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Staff Editorial: Teaching Democracy

October 21, 2014

Filed under Editorials, Opinion, Top Stories

It doesn’t take a political science major to realize that the contemporary form of democracy in the United States hasn’t exactly maintained the grandeur it began with. It’s hard to miss the obvious signs of stagnation within our government: almost daily updates on the trials of fraudulent officials,...

Staff Editorial: Breaking Rank

October 21, 2014

Filed under Editorials, Opinion

Recently, LT published its testing results for assessments such as the ACT, SAT and AP tests; and by all standards, LT was above average. ACT scores were higher than ever, despite the fact that students with special situations were included in the overall score. The amount of students taking and succeeding...

Staff Editorial: Study Hall Lockdown

Lion Staff

October 9, 2014

Filed under Editorials, Online Exclusives, Opinion

Last Friday, Oct. 3, the usual laid back rules of North Campus study hall were stripped away from all seven periods. On Thursday, someone vandalized a desk and then stupidly put it on the popular app Street Chat. With the administration monitoring the anonymous picture app, the period after the pictur...

Staff Editorial: Feud with Ferguson


September 29, 2014

Filed under Editorials, Opinion

The world may never know the exact consequences that led 18-year old Michael Brown to be shot dead on Aug. 9, but we do know a few things: he was unarmed, the responsible police officer was white, and he sustained six bullet wounds, one of which was at the top of his head. The shooting has ignited...

Staff Editorial: Reliable Information on Social Media Vital to Society

September 10, 2014

Filed under Editorials, Opinion

In this day and age, articles railing against social media are completely obsolete. The benefits of a user-friendly communication network that spans the globe are so abundant and obvious that any argument in opposition to social media is laughably old-fashioned. While it is virtually impossible to...

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