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Are we too old to trick-or-treat?

Are we too old to trick-or-treat?

Alex Kring, Staff Writer

November 7, 2018


Filed under Events, Opinion

There’s a spooky feeling going throughout the halls of La Porte High School.   It’s a feeling that’s characterized by jack o’ lanterns, costumes, and most of all, candy.  But is everyone entitled to this fabulous holiday? When is the line drawn between being too old for trick-or-treat and ju...

Wild goose chase

Wild goose chase

Cedric McCoy, Staff Writer

November 7, 2018


Filed under Corporation, Humans of LP, Opinion, Showcase

A detective’s work is never over. This is Detective McCoy. This is a consort of the current evidence and information I have regarding the situation with our missing subject, The Goose. I am writing this on day 18 of The Chase, and still, we have received just crude, minute clues leading to any su...

“The Predator” Review

“The Predator” Review

Alex Kring, Staff Writer

October 5, 2018


Filed under Opinion

It’s said that a sequel rarely ever lives up to the original, especially when that original has Schwarzenegger-sized shoes. In 1987, John McTiernan’s masterpiece Predator was released, raking in $98.7 million, and, although it didn't receive renown praise, it has since become a classic of the actio...

Eminem VS MGK

Eminem VS MGK

Alex Kring, Staff Writer

September 24, 2018


Filed under Opinion

A new beef in the rap genre has recently come to an end.  Who won is still being debated. Most hip hop fans were pleased when Eminem released a surprise album titled ¨Kamikaze¨.  It received generally positive reviews. One of the biggest parts of discussion being the amount of other rappers M...

Senior Goodbye: Autumn Prast

Senior Goodbye: Autumn Prast

Autumn Prast, Editor-In-Chief

May 21, 2018


Filed under Humans of LP, Opinion, Showcase

I don’t think words could describe how badly I have wanted this part of my chapter to close. Now that it is about to, I have realized it is more about what I have experienced because of high school than that of itself, and I am grateful. If I had been anything like I am at the beginning of freshman ye...

The importance of “Love, Simon”

The importance of “Love, Simon”

Makayla Blinco, Staff Member

April 27, 2018


Filed under Opinion

It is without a doubt that “Love, Simon” is one of the biggest and most anticipated film of the year. The film was heavily promoted before the film hit theaters; many celebrities and teenagers were patiently waiting for the release date, March 16th. The film is about a 17-year-old Simon Spier ...

5 things that need to stay in 2017

5 things that need to stay in 2017

Autumn Prast, Editor-In-Chief

January 12, 2018


Filed under Community, Opinion, Showcase

The end of 2017, or any year, signifies a cleansing for the upcoming months. It is a time where people aim to start over, to improve, or just to become something different entirely. Most of the events that take place in previous years are usually nothing but a mere memory come January 1st, and anyone wh...

Soulmates

Soulmates

Kirsta Greer, Staff Writer

December 1, 2017


Filed under Opinion

There are many twins in the world who vary from the same gender to different genders, from identical to fraternal. They may look very similar, but there are many differences between them. One of the many twins around LPCSC is Mrs. Pangborn, a Family Consumer Science teacher at LaPorte High Schoo...

What is Net Neutrality?

What is Net Neutrality?

Autumn Prast, Editor-In-Chief

December 1, 2017


Filed under Events, Opinion, Showcase

The Internet has always been open to the United States. The country has the option to search anything they want, to access social media like Facebook, Twitter, Snapchat, or Instagram, and most of this can be done without any restrictions and limitations. All of these freedoms are thanks to Net Neut...

Should cellphones be allowed in classrooms?

Should cellphones be allowed in classrooms?

Kirsta Greer, Staff Writer

October 23, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Cell phones in classrooms have been causing problems for quite some time now. Cellphones are a distraction in classrooms, and students may often misuse them. According to TIME, research shows that when cellphones are not present in the classroom, test scores go up. Many schools are starting to adop...

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