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The Many Strangenesses of Mock Trial

The Many Strangenesses of Mock Trial

Mira Bohannan Kumar, Web & Copy Editor

April 2, 2019


Filed under OPINION

Anyone who has ever participated in Mock Trial knows that there are a few strangenesses common--and rather unique--to the activity. One might think of them as occupational hazards. For me, these quirks are what make Mock Trial--as an institution, as an activity, as a community--wonderful to participate...

We Can’t Wash Away Bush’s Legacy

We Can’t Wash Away Bush’s Legacy

Rhys Holman, Opinion Editor

April 2, 2019


Filed under OPINION

March 19, 2019 marked the 16th anniversary of the Iraq War, one of the most costly wars in history, both in money and lives. Yet discussion of the Iraq War and George W. Bush’s role in it has become relatively sparse and there’s far less discussion of it than is justified for something of its magnitude ...

LH Cartoon: Fixing the Potholes

LH Cartoon:  Fixing the Potholes

March 27, 2019


Filed under OPINION

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Why Black Lives Matter is not a Hate Group.

Why Black Lives Matter is not a Hate Group.

Nick Legue, Reporter

March 20, 2019


Filed under CULTURE, OPINION

Imagine actually thinking a progressive, non-violent, social activist group actually supported racism and violent hate group tactics.

Outstanding Oscars

Outstanding Oscars

Jesse Hausknecht-Brown and Emme Perencevich

February 28, 2019


Filed under OPINION

With no host, the 2019 Oscars was already going to be different. From Chris Evans winning our hearts by helping Regina King, Best Supporting Actress winner, to the stage, and Olivia Colman’s heartwarming acceptance speech, it was one of the best, and most diverse, Oscars in recent memory. After cont...

Don’t Eat Red Meat

Don’t Eat Red Meat

William Irvine, Reporter

February 22, 2019


Filed under OPINION

With growing concerns over climate change, people are looking for any way they can find to help the environment and to decrease greenhouse gas emissions in our atmosphere. With Global Warming becoming a growing issue, one cause of this has become apparent. Consumption of red meat hurts not only the ...

Change Starts at Home

Change Starts at Home

Shoshie Hemley, Reporter

February 18, 2019


Filed under OPINION

As you go through your Instagram feed during summer breaks, there tend to be plenty of snapshots of your peers building schools or playing with orphans in places like Africa, Asia, and Central and South America. Most posts are often captioned with how these trips have changed the volunteer’s life ...

Head to Head: Is Show Choir a Sport?

Head to Head: Is Show Choir a Sport?

February 14, 2019


Filed under OPINION

“No One Was Told:” On the Temporary Closing of the Gender-Neutral Bathroom

“No One Was Told:” On the Temporary Closing of the Gender-Neutral Bathroom

Phil Tyne, Guest Writer

February 13, 2019


Filed under OPINION

Going to the bathroom. It’s something everyone needs to do, and it can be agreed upon that one should not be forced to withhold going to the bathroom. Yet on Friday, February 1, I went to use the gender-neutral bathroom, the only bathroom in this school that I feel okay going into, the bathroom in whi...

Silent Anniversary

Silent Anniversary

Mira Bohannan Kumar, Web and Copy Editor

February 11, 2019


Filed under OPINION

Today is Valentine’s Day. It’s a day for cutting half-hearts out of a folded sheet, exchanging notes, candy, and flowers, a day for cheesy romance quizzes and special additions to The Little Hawk. But this day now has a far more sobering meaning as well: it’s the anniversary of one of the deadl...

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