Feminism matters in school

Aabha KC, Writer

November 8, 2017

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

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

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

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...

The Bystander Effect

Jessiyah Sanders, Writer

November 2, 2017

If you were a bystander of someone in need would you drop everything and help or would you turn you back hoping that somebody else would help instead? In March of 1964, 28-year-old Catherine “Kitty” Genovese arrived at her home from work, and as she reached her apartment entrance she was brut...

Why can’t we wear Halloween costumes to school?

Hailey Grizzaffi, Writer

November 1, 2017

Halloween is a popular holiday that many people have used to express themselves and be creative while growing up. It is something fun and a way for everyone, especially teenagers, to be somebody else for a day. Per Lakeview’s administration, students are not allowed to wear costumes on campus. A...

Hip Hop Isn’t to Blame for Your Kids’ Acts of Violence

Jessiyah Sanders, Writer

October 9, 2017

Since its sudden emergence in the late seventies and early eighties, hip hop has been controversial. The explicitness, language, and substance abuse are just some of the themes that exist within the lyrics. These cause some parents and guardians to worry when their children listen to hip hop music, and fo...

Go See IT Now

Natalie Taylor, Copy Editor, Writer

October 5, 2017

Do you want to get scared? Then go see “IT.” “I really enjoyed the movie,” junior Skyler Smith said. “Not only as it scary at some parts, but it was also pretty funny.” The movie is an adaptation of the classic Stephen King novel, which tells the story of a town haunted by an evil clo...

Is Kneeling Really Disrespectful to the American Flag?

Jessiyah Sanders, Writer

September 29, 2017

During a rally in Huntsville, Alabama, on Friday September 22, 2017, President Donald Trump blasted NFL athletes who kneeled during the national anthem, proceeding to call them “sons of *******,” who are disrespecting American culture, and called for owners of these clubs to fire or suspend any pl...

Help Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria

Caroline Aguilar, Writer

September 29, 2017

Hurricane Maria hit Puerto Rico on September 18, and left the island powerless. Not only is the country powerless, but they haven't had running water since. We can all help contribute to Puerto Ricans, but what is our president doing about it? “Texas & Florida are doing great but Puerto Rico, which wa...

Maybe, Just Maybe, Climate Change is Real

Tim Kihneman, Editor-in-Chief

September 11, 2017

When two once in a lifetime hurricanes hit in the same week, it’s time to face the facts: climate change is real. Hurricane Harvey wreaked havoc across the Texas Gulf Coast, and we’re still scrambling to handle the flooding. Hurricane Irma just landed in Cuba on September 6, 2017, and the death toll has...

Colin Kaepernick’s Impact On Sports

Jessiyah Sanders, Writer

September 8, 2017

Before Colin Kaepernick would sit on the bench during the national anthem in the NFL’s 2016-2017 preseason, and eventually kneel during the national anthem in 2016-2017 regular season, national anthem protests were non-existent, not only in the NFL, but all of sports. Standing with your hand over yo...