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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...

Standing Ovation

Standing Ovation

Keeley Higley, Staff Writer

October 16, 2017


Filed under Community, Opinion, Showcase

What began as a silent and peaceful protest in the summer of 2016 has morphed into a debate about politics and respect. Colin Kaepernick, quarterback of the 49ers, challenged the country and its racial integrity during his third game with the team in 2016. The protest began with Kaepernick sitting ...

Gun violence in America

Gun violence in America

Keeley Higley, Staff Writer

October 6, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

What began as a festival for music lovers on Sunday, October 1st, quickly morphed into a terrifying massacre. In Las Vegas, while Jason Aldean performed at the Route 91 Harvest music festival, a gunman opened fire on the venue from the 32nd floor of a nearby hotel. The gunman shot and killed 58 peopl...

Summer Fashion

Summer Fashion

Kaitlyn Waldschmidt, Staff Writer

May 26, 2017


Filed under Opinion

With summer just around the corner, it is very important to keep it cool in 2017’s hottest summer trends. From festival apparel to sleek swimwear, here is your go-to summer fashion guide.   When thinking of summer, one’s mind typically considers the following events: concerts and music fest...

Dangers of credit card debt

Dangers of credit card debt

Natalie Burchert, Staff Writer

May 26, 2017


Filed under Opinion

As former high school seniors begin to settle into their new lives as college freshmen, one of the things they should be wary about is the countless offers they will receive from different credit card companies trying to get them to use their card. One of the issues is that interest rates vary; some credit cards...

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