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Hope Amidst Chaos: How to stay positive during COVID-19

Hope Amidst Chaos: How to stay positive during COVID-19

Tori Kegebein, Staff Writer

April 15, 2020

Since the Corona virus has spread across the United States, panic has seemingly been the only thing the media wants to cover. Despite the constant coverage on this scary pandemic, the world is still full of plenty of hope. I know that hearing everyone talk about how important this currently is is...

Businesses that should be brought to La Porte

Businesses that should be brought to La Porte

Tori Kegebein, Staff Writer

March 12, 2020

According to NWI Times, La Porte was founded in July of 1832, and since then, many promising businesses have come and gone. In recent years, La Porte has expanded its franchises heavily, but here are some businesses that would best benefit this cozy town. The closest Barnes & Noble to La Porte i...

Black History Month: Frederick Douglass

Black History Month: Frederick Douglass

Jamaal Salary, Staff Writer

February 28, 2020

Frederick Douglass’s impact on Black History and history, in general, is just one of the many reasons he is considered one of the major intellectuals and a Civil Rights leader of his time.  According to Encyclopedia Britannica, Douglass was born in February of 1818 in Cordova, Maryland. Separated ...

Black History Month: Michelle Obama

Black History Month: Michelle Obama

Tori Kegebein, Staff Writer

February 20, 2020

Michelle Robinson Obama, former First Lady of the United States, was born on January 17, 1964, in Chicago, Illinois. When looking back at the eight years she spent in office, her accomplishments are astounding.  Michelle is most known for passing The School Lunch program. According to BlackDoctor.o...

Black History Month: Jackie Robinson

Black History Month: Jackie Robinson

Ally Zila, Staff Writer

February 20, 2020

There are many important aspects to Black History Month: the people, their ideas, and their actions. Jack Roosevelt Robinson, also known as Jackie Robinson, is one of the most familiar baseball players of all time, who changed the rules of baseball. Robinson was born on January 31, 1919 in Cairo, Georgia. Robinso...

LPHS should offer mental health days

LPHS should offer mental health days

Tori Kegebein, Staff Writer

February 12, 2020

As the years pass, schools all around the world change and advance their curriculum. While this excels some students’ minds, it only damages others. With the hardening of school work partnered with individual problems at home, it would benefit LPHS to allow students to take mental health days. ...

Black History Month: Duke Ellington

Black History Month: Duke Ellington

Alli Glen, Editor

February 10, 2020

When many people think about the significance of Black History Month, many leaders, innovators, and strong people come to mind. One of the most well-known, best of all time jazz musicians who embodies every aspect of jazz, Edward Kennedy “Duke” Ellington changed and brought the world together with...

Black History Month: Kendrick Lamar

Black History Month: Kendrick Lamar

Tori Kegebein, Staff Writer

February 7, 2020

Kendrick Lamar Duckworth is an American rapper born on June 17, 1987, in Compton, California. Despite his harsh and unfortunate upcoming, Lamar has become one of the most critically acclaimed and influential rappers of his generation. He specializes in making poetic songs and writing intricate lyri...

Bryant leaves lasting legacy on and off the court

Bryant leaves lasting legacy on and off the court

Aidan Ross, Staff Writer

January 28, 2020

Legendary Lakers shooting guard Kobe Bryant and his daughter Gianna, along with seven others, passed away in a helicopter crash on Sunday. Among those killed were Bryant and his daughter, as well as head baseball coach of Orange Coast College John Altobelli, his wife Keri, and one of his three daug...

Top five new binge-worthy series on Netflix

Top five new binge-worthy series on Netflix

Tori Kegebein, Staff Writer

January 16, 2020

Every January, people tend to find themselves bundled up looking for the best show to pass the cold winter. In no particular order, here is a list of, in my opinion, five binge-worthy shows on Netflix right now.  #5 BoJack Horseman (2014) Despite having six seasons, BoJack Horseman has remain...

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