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Why Messi is better than Ronaldo

Alex Polania, Sports Staff Writer October 18, 2021

The Lionel Messi versus Cristiano Ronaldo is arguably the most tremendous and the longest sports rivalry of all time. I'm here to inform you on why it shouldn't be a debate on who is better and that they...

The Iphone 13 is out, but is it special?

Jack Petillo, G&B News Staff Writer October 18, 2021

Apple has been one of the frontrunners in technology and innovation for the past several years, creating revolutionary products such as the Mac, the iPad, iPods, Airpods, Apple Watches, and the iPhone....

Ms. Leeman welcomes back students with open arms

How do teachers feel about all students being back at school?

Tiahona Williams, LHS News Staff Writer October 18, 2021

I went out on a mission to find out how teachers felt about all the students being back in person and here are some of their responses: Dr. Martin said, “I think it's great to have the students back...

A day and B day Bell Schedule

Pros and cons of block days

Saniya Scott, Photographer October 5, 2021

Wish you only had a few classes per day? Do you feel like the amount of classes you have in one day is overwhelming? That’s what block days are for. Block days are used in academic scheduling so that...

Bag of Ice

An ice pack a day keeps the students away

Jackie McNair, Editor in Chief October 5, 2021

Imagine: you’re sitting in class, and your brain feels as though it is pulsating against your skull. You can no longer focus on your assignment because of the pain. You contemplate going to the school...

Kris Rants: Movie theaters are actually the worst

Kristopher Woodley, Opinions Staff Writer September 30, 2021

Movie theaters, there isn’t a single person on this planet that hasn’t been to a movie theater. We all tend to have pleasant memories of going to the movies with our friends, family, or taking someone...

Animated movies > live action movies

Ola Fashola, Opinions Staff Writer September 29, 2021

Movies or films are an ancient form of visual arts, projected through a screen, used to entertain humans since the late 19th century. Throughout the past two centuries, movies have changed a lot over the...

Sydney Scott eating the Saweetie Meal at McDonalds for the first time.

McDonald’s new Saweetie meal review: 2.5/5 stars

Sydney Scott, 2nd Opinion Editor September 24, 2021

McDonald’s came out with a meal dedicated to an American female rapper with the popstar name of Saweetie, so of course the name of it is the Saweetie Meal. The Saweetie Meal is based on the multi-platinum,...

Student struggling in a writing class

Gateway is back, but should it be a graduation requirement?

Loreyna Martinez, Opinions Staff Writer September 22, 2021

Gateway is a writing test high school sophomores and juniors take which Gwinnett County uses to judge students on how they perform academically. It’s usually a test that is for Science, History, and...

Student wears the shame shirt that students who get dress coded have to wear

Is dress code fair? Students and teachers weigh in

Kirsten Vanden Bos, Opinions Editor September 22, 2021

A student’s point of view: The dress code at Lanier High School is unfair and should be changed. The dress code is extremely selective, there are far more restrictions on girls than there are on boys,...

A class at work

A better idea for academy time?

Lydia Lunceford, Opinions Staff Writer September 21, 2021

As we all know, students at Lanier High School usually use their Longhorn Time to either scroll on their phones, talk to their friends, sleep, or get their schoolwork done. This class takes place on Thursdays...

Lanier Lunchroom

Is 20 minutes long enough for lunch?

Ava Abdouli, Opinions Staff Writer September 21, 2021

Is 20 minutes of lunch enough? Many students are unsatisfied with the short period of lunchtime they have. Why? Skinny day lunches are 22 minutes long, including transitions. It takes roughly three to...

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