Looks Can Kill

Caroline Aguilar, Writer

December 11, 2017


Filed under Editorials, Opinion

Rabbits are mild-tempered, easy to handle, and easy to incarcerate. These are the things that make them so easy to be abused in laboratories for many reasons such as testing cosmetics, or skincare products used by thousands of people. 100 million animals including: mice, rats, frogs, dogs, cats, ra...

“Not that Bad” isn’t Good Enough

Hailey Grizzaffi, Writer

November 16, 2017


Filed under Editorials, Opinion

Disclaimer: The views expressed in the following editorial are the opinions of the writer and do not necessarily reflect the views of the Patriot Post staff, adviser, the LCHS faculty or administration, or GISD.My dearest America, I'm afraid you are settling, and frankly, I am tired of it. Before and im...

Should School Start Later?

Aabha Kc, Writer

November 16, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Student Life

Waking up at 5:20 a.m. everyday to sit in class for 90 minutes at a time isn't an effective way to teach teenagers. Sitting down for eight hours a day can lead to health related problems. Sleep deprivation may lead to a host of health problems including obesity, diabetes, cardiovascular disease, and eve...

The Misconception about Minutemen

Nena Roland, Writer

November 10, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Student Life

There’s sixty seconds left in the fourth quarter, and Lakeview’s down by 5 points. They just need one more touchdown to win. Everyone in the crowd is at the edge of the bleachers while watching the play. The crowd goes from silence to screaming and jumping from their seats. Touchdown! Band plays th...

Feminism matters in school

Aabha KC, Writer

November 8, 2017


Filed under Editorials, Opinion

Feminism matters in the school environment because it’s important that young girls feel safe and welcomed. School is meant to be a safe space for kids, but often times many girls don’t feel like they’re being respected in school environments. “I've been called a skank and slut multiple times and told I w...

Do We Dare to Dream?

Caroline Aguilar, Writer

November 6, 2017


Filed under Editorials, Opinion

On September 5, the President of the United States of America decided to act on evicting young adults who are and have been a part of the DACA program (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals). That would be about 800,000 children living in America who have approximately five months left to live in fea...

Is there an age limit to Halloween?

Aaron Cubillos, Writer

November 2, 2017


Filed under Editorials, Opinion

As I sat outside my front porch helping out my parents give out Halloween candy to the  neighborhood kids, I saw something that caught my attention: a large group of high school students going around trick-or-treating. But does age really matter when it comes to celebrating a beloved holiday like Hallowee...

Why is the Fair so expensive?

Aaron Cubillos, Writer

November 2, 2017


Filed under Editorials, Opinion

The Texas State Fair is a wonderful attraction that comes to town once a year for about a month. It's an exciting place if you're looking for thrilling rides, savor rare cuisine, and experience an overall taste of Texan culture. One problem though, it's unreasonably expensive. A person uses about 70 tick...

The Bystander Effect

Jessiyah Sanders, Writer

November 2, 2017


Filed under Editorials, Opinion

If you were a bystander of someone in need would you drop everything and help or would you turn you back hoping that somebody else would help instead? In March of 1964, 28-year-old Catherine “Kitty” Genovese arrived at her home from work, and as she reached her apartment entrance she was brut...

Why can’t we wear Halloween costumes to school?

Hailey Grizzaffi, Writer

November 1, 2017


Filed under Editorials, Opinion

Halloween is a popular holiday that many people have used to express themselves and be creative while growing up. It is something fun and a way for everyone, especially teenagers, to be somebody else for a day. Per Lakeview’s administration, students are not allowed to wear costumes on campus. A...

Hip Hop Isn’t to Blame for Your Kids’ Acts of Violence

Jessiyah Sanders, Writer

October 9, 2017


Filed under Editorials, Opinion

Since its sudden emergence in the late seventies and early eighties, hip hop has been controversial. The explicitness, language, and substance abuse are just some of the themes that exist within the lyrics. These cause some parents and guardians to worry when their children listen to hip hop music, and fo...

Everything’s Bigger in Texas, even the Climate Change

Aabha Kc, Writer

October 5, 2017


Filed under Editorials, Opinion

Americans, more so Texas and Texans, are affected by climate change everyday. With a super-sized state, the impacts of climate change are bigger and badder than in the other 49. Texas has experienced 75 weather and climate disasters between 1980 and 2015, each of which produced at least a billion dolla...

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