Everything You Need to Know About Human Trafficking

Caroline Aguilar, Editor-in-Chief

May 8, 2019

Let’s Talk About Human Trafficking Human trafficking is a major issue that faces many countries in the world. It’s modern day slavery. There are 20 to 30 million human trafficking victims reported around the globe today. This is a substantial amount of people that should be protected under the U.S...

The Truth About Immigration in America

Natalie Taylor, Copy Editor

April 12, 2019

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...

Wake Up America – We Need Sex Education

Natalie Taylor, Copy Editor

February 28, 2019

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...

Reuben Foster Domestic Violence Controversy

Jalen Garrett, Writer

December 17, 2018

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,...

BTS Delivers Speech at United Nations

Keila Rubealcaba, Writer

November 14, 2018

Bangtan Boys (BTS) gave a speech at the United Nations General Assembly about their “Love Yourself” campaign on September 24. Their campaign partnered with UNICEF (United Nations International Children's Emergency Fund) to end violence against children and teenagers. The leader of the group, Kim...

Chance for Unity In the United States

Jessiyah Sanders, Writer

November 8, 2018

Last month, Kanye West was interviewed by TMZ’s Harvey Levin to discuss several different topics, including his idea of bringing Colin Kaepernick to the White House with President Donald Trump to bring unity in places they differ. It’s no secret that President Trump is not a fan of Kaepernick’s...

Discussions About Race in Class

Aabha Kc, Writer

October 29, 2018

Teachers are influential role models for many students, ranging from what they teach to the discussions they have in class. Students learn from teachers, so it is important for teachers to openly talk about race and racism in the classroom. “Teachers provide an example of how I should live my...

Cold Fronts and Rain Disrupt Student Routines

Aabha Kc, Writer

October 29, 2018

Since last week, the temperature in Texas has dropped significantly with the strong cold front that moved in, dropping temperatures into the low 40s and bringing an increase in rain. According to Dallas News NBC 5 forecast, this October is already the second wettest month this year, with September...

The Promise Leading Students to Success

Cristopher Tule, Writer

October 25, 2018

The Dallas County Promise is back for a second year in a row. With senior year rolling by fast, the encouragement from teachers to sign the pledge is increasing daily. By offering free acceptance to any of the seven community colleges in the Dallas area with little requirements and the ability to...

PSAT Test Confidentiality

Ian Dacus, Writer

October 25, 2018

When a student signs the confidentiality contract on the back of the PSAT or SAT, they don't always follow the binding agreement. Five minutes after the PSAT concluded, memes flooded the internet that revealed questions that were on the PSAT and the answers that were provided. “College Board is...

Beto and Ted Face Off

Ian Dacus, Writer

October 11, 2018

The current major candidates for the Texas Senate are Republican Senator Ted Cruz and Democrat Beto O’Rourke. There are varying opinions on the two candidates, ranging from their stances on policies to future plans for Texas. “I’m a democrat so anything I [say] would be biased,” history teacher...

Join the WRIOT!

Caroline Aguilar, Editor-in-Chief

October 11, 2018

WRIOT is a creative writing club that welcomes all poets, fictional writers, artists, and photographers to come together and share their ideas. The club produces a yearly literary magazine that accepts submissions from Lakeview’s young writers and artists and even teachers. However, what makes this...