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What champions are made of

What champions are made of

Bethany Schuster, Staff Writer

February 9, 2017

Gabby Douglas captured the hearts of millions and opened the door for several other girls when she broke the race stereotype in gymnastics. Douglas, an Olympic gymnast for the United States, has accomplished and changed the world because of her hard work and dedication. She was the first African Ame...

Jesse Williams: human rights activist

Jesse Williams: human rights activist

Rachel Noll, Co-Editor-In-Chief

February 3, 2017

Most people know Jesse Williams as heartthrob Doctor Jackson Avery on Grey’s Anatomy, but when he is off set he is one of the biggest human rights activists out there. He uses his social media to openly speak about issues he holds close to his heart, and he does not and never has cared about what ...

New year, new you

New year, new you

Kaitlyn Waldschmidt, Staff Writer

January 30, 2017

Each year, people all around the world create a list of changes or resolutions to fulfill throughout the new year. Whether they stay true to these resolutions, or even follow them to begin with, it gives people hope for a great year.   The history of these resolutions dates back to the Ancient ...

Those who left us in 2016

Gala Serrano, Staff Writer

January 20, 2017

Not long ago 2016 said goodbye to let 2017 in, and even though it has brought some of great news such as the Olympics or our new female senators, it also is known as a year when the U.S. mourned countless icons.   Some of them are iconic actors and singers like David Bowie who died Jan. 10, after...

New Year, New Resolutions

New Year, New Resolutions

Gala Serrano, Staff Writer

January 20, 2017

Just a couple weeks ago, 2017 showed up, and with it came the famous new year resolutions. At the end of each year everyone promises to themselves to quit all those bad habits they have and to start the new year better, healthier, and in fact, happier. But, why do they wait to the first day of Januar...

Choosing the right career

Choosing the right career

Rachel Noll, Co-Editor-In-Chief

January 18, 2017

When it comes to high school students and college freshmen, the number one question they get asked is, “What do you want to do with the rest of your life?” For some, they have known the answer to that question since they were a child. For others, they must figure it out by taking the time to truly...

Varying necessities of feminism vs meninism

Varying necessities of feminism vs meninism

Danielle Kmiec, Staff Writer

January 9, 2017

  Meninism is a movement that has been gaining attention through social media and Internet forums since 2001 and has made appearances at LPHS on the chests of several students. T-shirts and hoodies bearing the ‘MENINIST’ slogan advertise the concept that has vastly differing interpretation...

Staying winter strong

Staying winter strong

Kristen Seibert, Staff Writer

December 16, 2016

Many students’ motivation tends to slip after coming back from Thanksgiving break, but normally, this unwillingness to do anything progressively gets worse leading up to winter break for the average student.      “As winter break gets closer, I start to feel down, but I get more motivated. The...

What is courage?

What is courage?

Gala Serrano, Staff Writer

December 16, 2016

Everyone has heard at least once that “there is always risk with reward,” but many times people would rather stay in their comfort zone, scared of what would happen.   The only way that people can reach their goals is not to fear failing and be courageous, but, what is courage?   “I...

Where are you Christmas spirit

Where are you Christmas spirit

Kristen Seibert, Staff Writer

December 16, 2016

The day after Thanksgiving, Black Friday of course, used to always get me excited for Christmas, even though it was a month away. My mom used to go shopping really early until the afternoon and my brothers and I used to talk about what we thought she was getting.      The first holiday song that I hea...

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