The Truth About Immigration in America

Natalie Taylor, Copy Editor

April 12, 2019


Filed under Editorials, News, Opinion

No matter what side of the spectrum you fall on with American immigration and the militarization occurring at our US-Mexico border, it is important to know all the facts. Xenophobia and racial prejudice spreads today like the Black Plague in medieval Europe. I know I can’t change your mind on your...

An Album Review: Billie Eilish

Cristopher Tule, Writer

April 12, 2019


Filed under Entertainment, Opinion, Reviews

Singer-songwriter Billie Eilish’s debut album, “When We All Fall Asleep Where Do We Go?” is here and it embodies her beautifully odd yet chilling style perfectly! The project opens up with Eilish playfully introducing the album in a conversation about taking out her invisalign. The first song,...

“Us” Review

Jalen Garrett, Writer

April 12, 2019


Filed under Entertainment, Opinion, Reviews

Jordan Peele definitely delivered on his directorial debut, the critically acclaimed horror film “Get Out.” The 2017 film became one of the highest grossing films of that year, bringing in over $255 million worldwide. Now that 2019 is in effect, Peele keeps us amazed at his gifts as a director. On...

Buckle Up for This One Pt 3: Captain Marvel

Caroline Aguilar, Editor-in-Chief

April 8, 2019


Filed under Entertainment, Opinion, Reviews

WARNING: This review contains spoilers for “Captain Marvel.” March 8 was the official release date of a film that has been anticipated for a long time: “Captain Marvel.” The movie wasn’t as interesting in the beginning compared to the end, but there were so many twists and turns througho...

Buckle Up for This One Pt 2: Thank U, Next

Caroline Aguilar, Editor-in-Chief

March 27, 2019


Filed under Opinion, Reviews

She’s done it again folks! After only six months of releasing her album “Sweetener,” Ariana Grande announced her newest album “ Thank U, Next” two and a half weeks before its release. Longtime fans were shocked to hear that she was going to be releasing a new album so soon. “I was so surprised...

“On the Basis of Sex” Review

Aabha Kc, Writer

March 27, 2019


Filed under Entertainment, Opinion, Reviews

When I saw the trailer for the “On the Basis of Sex,” I was a little skeptical about it. Can a two-hour movie capture the complicated past of women’s issues? I was pleasantly surprised by the portrayal of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. Felicity Jones perfectly highlights the struggle Bader went...

Wake Up America – We Need Sex Education

Natalie Taylor, Copy Editor

February 28, 2019


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. In light of the current hushed nature about teaching sex education, it’s important that sex...

Marchin’ for Our Rights

Caroline Aguilar, Editor-in-Chief

January 30, 2019


Filed under Columns, News, Student Life

The annual Women’s Rights march was held January 20 in downtown Dallas. Women, men and children marched in protest for their rights. People held signs to speak up about not only women’s rights but other social issues as well. “I think that marching shows a lot,” junior Kassandra Oviedo said....

O.G. Fans Disappointed By The Grinch

Caroline Aguilar, Editor-in-Chief

December 17, 2018


Filed under Reviews

Imagine Entertainment left us hooked back in 2000 with “How the Grinch Stole Christmas,”and now, Universal Pictures released “The Grinch” 18 years and one day later. The movie was well animated, and the vivid colors really bring the characters to life. The plot of the story is the same as the...

Reuben Foster Domestic Violence Controversy

Jalen Garrett, Writer

December 17, 2018


Filed under Editorials

The National Football League (NFL) has been in an unyielding battle with domestic violence and other legal issues for years, and Reuben Foster has once again pushed the stereotype that the NFL is a league full of players who are violent towards women or can’t keep themselves out of trouble. Foster,...

Instant Family Review

Keila Rubealcaba, Writer

December 17, 2018


Filed under Reviews

“Instant Family” is a film that is based on the real life events of Sean Anders, the director and co-writer of the film, and about his experiences in fostering children. When many people try to decide if they should foster a child, they believe that they are doing it for the good of themselves...

School Grouping Into Success

Cristopher Tule, Writer

December 11, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Student Life

The goal of most parents and teachers is to set up their children and students for success. There are many systems available to help students achieve their goal. One of these is the grouping of students based on their academic abilities. The effects of this practice are promising. It should remain within...

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