This is the Problem with the Criminal Justice System

Caroline Aguilar, Editor-in-Chief

October 18, 2019

Police officers are responsible for protecting the citizens of their community. Anyone with at least a high school diploma or a two-year college degree (though it’s not required) can sign up to become a police officer. This should be alarming to people within societies in poverty because it’s in...

Here’s the Thing About Dress Code

Caroline Aguilar, Editor-in-Chief

September 25, 2019

For a while now talk about dress code has gone viral on social media. Many high school students feel as if their schools’ guidelines for dress code is “too strict” and should be reconsidered. At Lakeview, dress code is accommodated to permit students to wear comfortable attire in a modest way. “As...

School Affects the Mentality of Students

Kit Kearney, Writer

September 11, 2019

From straight A’s to suicides, mental health in students is something affecting lives all across the board. Children in schools have been struggling with mental health issues, and the administration should be finding better ways to deal with it. Students who have mental illness are more likely to feel pressur...

GISD Closed Campus Policy

Abraham Mulat, Writer

September 11, 2019

It’s the start of the year and the teachers at Lakeview are already showing how strict they’re going to be about off campus lunch, from putting teachers by all the doors in our school to even trying to close the gates that allow students to drive out. This policy is unfair knowing some students do...

Eat, Sleep, Recycle

Victoria Rodriguez, Writer

September 11, 2019

Recycling and cleaning the ocean will help preserve ocean life. Many might question the importance of cleaning the ocean and how exactly it might benefit us, but it saves us resources such as being able to reuse used items to create new ones and saves us energy due to the fact that creating new mate...

Spider-Man is Leaving the MCU

Keila Rubealcaba, Writer

September 11, 2019

Update 10/2/2019 10:51 am: After millions of people were devastated and concerned over Spider-Man leaving the MCU, Marvel Studios and Sony agreed for two more Spider-Man films after weeks of discussion. This came to light once it was revealed that “Spider-Man: Far From Home” contained and ending sce...

Students Should Have Healthier Food Choices in School

Jadelyn Verdell, Writer

September 11, 2019

Children are more vulnerable to the effects of GMOs. Nutritional changes impact children more because their bodies convert more of the food they eat to build organs and tissues. However, adults convert more food to energy and store it as fat. Children should have more options for healthy non GMO and...

Why Don’t You Know About the Tennis Team?

Emily Regalado, Writer

September 5, 2019

Lakeview Centennial has many diverse sports team, including tennis. Although tennis isn’t a popular sport, many people find joy in playing the rigorous sport. Famous players such as Roger Federer, Serena Williams, and Rafael Nadal are well known among all tennis players. Most students know that...

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,...