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Santoyo’s mission

Santoyo’s mission

Makayla Blinco, Staff Writer

May 2, 2017

Recycling is an important issue that is coming to the forefront of social issues again with the rise in concern of climate change. One of LPHS students, Haydee Santoyo, is passionate about the Earth and what people are doing with their plastic, cardboard, and paper.     Santoyo has been a part of a charge...

Success looks different on everyone

Success looks different on everyone

Danielle Kmiec, Staff Writer

May 1, 2017

  Though disheartening to one’s educational career, inadequacy in the classroom is a feeling familiar to every student. Unfortunately, students who find themselves struggling in STEM courses (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) face greater educational and social repercussions than s...

Giving back this Earth Day

Giving back this Earth Day

Danielle Kmiec, Staff Writer

April 21, 2017

Powerlessness can be a frustrating yet familiar feeling for many young activists in any situation. Beginning in 1970, a time of prominent nationwide movements and protests, April 22 has been designated as Earth Day worldwide. The occasion was created for the sake of spreading awareness to environmental issu...

Women’s History Month: J.K. Rowling

Women’s History Month: J.K. Rowling

Rachel Noll, Co-Editor-In-Chief

March 31, 2017

Most people know J.K. Rowling as being the author of the incredible book series Harry Potter, but what most people do not know are her affinity for social activism, the struggles she has had to overcome and how she got to where she is now. Some could admire Rowling simply for her writing and creati...

Building [Ruby] Bridges for women to follow

Building [Ruby] Bridges for women to follow

Kristen Seibert, Staff Writer

March 31, 2017

Most people fear standing out in the crowd because it is easier to blend in with everyone rather than to be noticed. Girls tend follow what other girls do and the same with boys. Usually those who follow their own path are deemed as odd. However, there was one young girl who decided that she did not ca...

Women’s History Month: Beyonce

Women’s History Month: Beyonce

Maria Castedo, Staff Writer

March 31, 2017

When someone ask me about a famous woman who inspires me, I always think, without doubt, in Beyonce.   I have followed Beyonce since I was young, and for me, she is such a strong woman who really shows what women are made of. She represents the entire women community and more specifically, the b...

The enduring artist

The enduring artist

Kate Luce, Co-Editor-In-Chief

March 31, 2017

Most people who know me are aware of how significant of an impact Frida Kahlo has made on my art and my life. Kahlo has been a role model to me in the few years I became educated about her. Her physical as well as emotional strength is something all we can look up to, but for me, she inspires me to ...

Women’s History Month: Danica Patrick

Women’s History Month: Danica Patrick

Kaitlyn Waldschmidt, Staff Writer

March 31, 2017

To many, NASCAR racing is dominated by men, but who is to say that women cannot successfully be a part of the madness, too? Danica Patrick is wholeheartedly a fierce competition in a “men's sport.”   In 2008, Patrick swiftly became the first woman to win an Indycar race, leaving the other racer...

The teacher who is more than inspiration

The teacher who is more than inspiration

Abby Zila, Staff Writer

March 31, 2017

There are numerous influential women in history, in the present day, and even right here in LaPorte High School. I have had numerous outstanding teachers who have helped me succeed in my academic career, but one teacher in particular has taken an average classroom and turned it into a place where st...

Why you should host a foreign exchange student

Why you should host a foreign exchange student

Maria Castedo, Staff Writer

March 29, 2017

 Most people want to travel all around the world to learn about other cultures and how they are different from theirs. Even though traveling is always something that most people want to do, it is not always as easy to do it as it looks. Fortunately, there are many other ways that you can still be in c...

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