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An A is an A: Why all grades should be able to exempt finals

Kristopher Woodley, Opinions Staff Writer May 10, 2022

Let’s be honest, if you have an A in any of your classes, that shows that you understand the material for that class. Taking the final exam serves no purpose, especially in the case if you fail that...

Worst dressed at this year’s Met Gala

Worst dressed at this year’s Met Gala

Zoe Zagotti, Sports Editor May 10, 2022

The Met Gala, a huge event in the fashion industry, is one of the most exclusive and elaborate parties that anyone could be invited to. Held at The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York, the gala is used...

Why students should get mental health days

Indigo Hollingsworth, Opinions Staff Writer May 10, 2022

A ‘mental health day’ is a designated day to take a break from one’s occupation or schoolwork, in order to prioritize mental health. Despite having many benefits, on the school level, students who...

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Vaping is overrated

Skyler Gaines, LHS News Staff Writer May 10, 2022

Vaping inside the school has become more of an issue every single day. Causing fire alarms to go off, and disrupting multiple classes, teachers, and students from working and learning. The school’s fire...

Is Elon Musk really the best person to buy Twitter?

Indigo Hollingsworth, Opinions Staff Writer May 9, 2022

Elon Musk, self-proclaimed “Technoking,” “free speech absolutist,” and co-founder of Tesla and SpaceX, has now bought the social media app Twitter for a sum of 44 billion dollars. Many have seen...

Movie review: Turning Red

Loreyna Martinez, Opinions Staff Writer May 9, 2022

In 2022, Disney and Pixar released their current top hit Turning Red. This is a movie about Meilin Lee, a 13 year old girl torn between being an obedient daughter and the chaos of her youth. As if that...

Moon Knight review

Zoe Zagotti, Sports Editor May 3, 2022

Episode one of Moon Knight came out March 30th, and it already has excellent reviews. Moon Knight is another Marvel show that is uploaded on Disney Plus every Wednesday. It’s based on the 1970s comic...

The dangers of fast fashion

Logoi Jackson, Opinions Staff Writer May 3, 2022

Fast fashion has had a lot of talk recently — between problems with the workers to chatter of environmental issues. But what’s the talk about? What’s the whole story? Fast fashion is a simple concept:...

The Book of Boba Fett Review

The Book of Boba Fett Review

Logan Kersey, LHS News Editor April 18, 2022

There are times when a side character is finally given their place in the spotlight. For Star Wars, fans were blown away by the Disney+ original series The Book of Boba Fett. The show was a blast to watch....


The latest Batman: movie review

Alex Polania, Sports Staff Writer April 18, 2022

Eight different actors have portrayed the caped crusader on the big screen; the hero has had 13 different movies yet, Matt Reeves’ The Batman feels entirely fresh and unique. Director Matt Reeves put...

Are teens addicted to Tik Tok

Ola Fashola, Opinions Staff Writer April 18, 2022

In this current day and age, social media is at an all time high. People, especially teenagers and young adults, spend most of their time on phones browsing through social media apps like Instagram, Twitter,...

Should athletes be held to a higher standard?

Zoe Zagotti, Sports Editor April 18, 2022

Professional athletes are seen as heroes, idols, and even role models. Kids look up to pro athletes and they grow up wanting to be like them. Therefore, when a kid sees a mugshot of their favorite player,...