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...

Brett KavaNO Abortion

Caroline Aguilar, Editor-in-Chief

October 2, 2018

With a vacancy in the Supreme Court, President Donald Trump has nominated Brett Kavanaugh to fill in the role. However, a psychology professor in California, Christine Blasey Ford, has recently accused him of sexually assaulting her in high school. This has postponed the Senate’s vote on whether he...

Serena Williams U.S. Open Controversy

Jalen Garrett, Writer

September 26, 2018

At the 2018 U.S. Open championship, Naomi Osaka became the first Japanese player, male or female, to win the final. However, her celebratory day was overshadowed by her opponent: Serena Williams. Williams was defeated in two sets, but it was how she lost that caused so much controversy. Williams was...

Summer Starting Late

Aaron Cubillos, Writer

June 5, 2018

The school year is finally ending this week, Friday, June 8, for all schools in GISD. It took us a long time to get here but we finally made it. But why so late? When most school districts in Texas end their school years last week, an entire week before us. Dallas, Houston and Austin have all already clo...

R. Kelly’s Backlash May Backfire

Jessiyah Sanders, Writer

June 1, 2018

The TimesUp Movement has recently created the hashtag #MuteRKelly to silence the singer, songwriter, and producer due to the rumors and news for decades of his mistreatment and sexual misconduct against women of color. “Today we join the call to #MuteRKelly and insist on safety & dignity for...