Tide Pods: Cleaning Out The Gene Pool

Alexis Rodriguez, Writer

February 14, 2018


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The "Tide Pod Challenge" is literally the greatest thing to ever happen for the theory of evolution by natural selection. The idea that eating literal pods of laundry detergent is a “challenge” proves not only how low our bar for challenges is, but also shows the power of memes. Eating t...

I Bet You’re Reading This On Your Phone, Aren’t You?

Aaron Cubillos, Writer

January 23, 2018


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Have you ever tried to have a conversation with someone and they repeatedly check their phone? Have you ever felt ignored by somebody while trying to talk because of their addiction to their cell phone? It's not the best feeling, is it? It’s as if checking the latest tweets or Snapchat stories is m...

How The Climate Changes, No Matter How Much You Say It Does Not

Tim Kihneman, Hailey Grizzaffi, Natalie Taylor, and Matthew Montague

January 17, 2018


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I’m sorry, but the argument you’re pressing is simply wrong. You pulled your “facts” directly from Wikipedia. For the record, you are denying climate change completely, and the “scientific evidence against it” that you gave is irrelevant and inconsistent with your argument, not to mention incorr...

Diversity During The Holidays

Khivani Young, Writer

December 14, 2017


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“Happy Holidays” is a phrase you hear quite a lot during the holiday season, it’s used frequently in education and workplaces as an alternative way of saying “Merry Christmas” in order to maintain the holiday season as a more religious and cultural inclusive time. For many people they see ...

Dear NCAA, Pay Your College Football Players

Jessiyah Sanders, Writer

December 13, 2017


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College football athletes put their body, their life, and future NFL career on the line during every snap and every play they are on a football field. They suffer injuries across the body, gain serious concussions, that can affect them later in life, because of a very physical and dangerous game nam...

Fat Shaming: Real Life versus Television

Khivani Young, Writer

December 13, 2017


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Fat-shaming is a commonality in today’s society, and especially on our social media platforms. We may advocate for body positivity, but at the end of the day there will always be those in the background who shoot down the positive comments for unwanted body biases. So, what does that say when fat-sha...

Looks Can Kill

Caroline Aguilar, Writer

December 11, 2017


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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


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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...

Feminism matters in school

Aabha KC, Writer

November 8, 2017


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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


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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


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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...

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