Dress Code: Practical or Prejudiced?

Written by Sydney Gutierrez, Editor in Chief

December 10, 2014


Filed under Opinion, Uncategorized

Have you felt the wrath of a write-up recently? In all likelihood, it was over Lockport’s dress code expectations. To be “covered from the shoulders to four inches above the knee,” has been the policy in recent years with a heavy focus on young women. The district censors LTHS girls more than...

Seniors are Silenced

Written by Kelsey Bekermeier, Staff Writer

October 22, 2014


Filed under Opinion, Student Life, Uncategorized

I’ve been waiting for this year of my life for as long as I can remember. Senior year is the year that every high schooler waits for and dreams about and it definitely lives up to the hype. To me, being a senior brings a feeling of importance and leadership and I believe we should be treated that way....

Lunch Phone Freedom

Written by Ellie Savant, Editor in Chief

October 22, 2014


Filed under Opinion

Think about it- what is the one thing you love the most that you are most often denied the pleasure of enjoying? What is attached to your person from sun-up to sundown? What is the miracle that allows you to surf the web, talk to friends, and stay updated? Your cell phone is the answer.  And to most...

The Punch Seen Round the World

Written by Ethan Phillips, Staff Writer

October 22, 2014


Filed under Opinion

One Second. That was all that was needed to cost Ray Rice his career. Just one second of bad judgement, and now a former Super Bowl champion is a public enemy, the poster child for domestic abuse, the punchline of jokes, and of course, unemployed.   This moment of bad judgement occurred within ...

Lessons from Ferguson

Written by Jon Schnell, Staff Writer

October 22, 2014


Filed under Opinion, Uncategorized

On Aug. 11, hundreds of members of the Ferguson community assembled outside of the Ferguson Police Department demanding justice for the murder of Michael Brown. He was shot and killed by Darren Wilson of the Ferguson police department on Aug. 9. Brown was shot between six and eight times, 35 feet...

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