LION Newspaper

ALS Ice Bucket Challenge: Chillingly Clear

Claire Quinlan, Pulse Editor

September 18, 2014

I don’t believe that the meaning behind the ALS Ice-bucket challenge has penetrated the thick skull that is our generation. Many a time, perusing my Facebook feed, I cannot seem to find a post that is not a video of friends of friends pouring lukewarm water (with recently added ice) onto their perfectly...

Is an Up Worth a Life?

Gillian Dunlop, Editor-in-Chief

September 18, 2014

We hear it during Freshman Experience Day. We hear it on the first day of school. We hear it reiterated to us every day for four years, yet why is treating each other with dignity and respect so hard? How hard is it to hold back unwelcome comments? To censor yourself online as you would in person? To...

September Counterpoint: Construction causes disruption

Grace Gumbiner, Reporter

September 17, 2014

I’m sure we all love screaming over the jackhammers in class so the teachers can hear us, but I think it’s safe to say that the construction and the noise it produces are not ideal. The excessive construction at LT consistently inconveniences students and faculty, making it easy to question its n...

September Point: Building a Better Future

Drew Cushing

September 15, 2014

The long-term benefits of the NC construction far outweigh the current noise and minor distractions that students have to deal with now.  While the noise does occasionally make it hard to hear in the classroom, most students are able to ignore the clamor and keep focused on their work. If the renovations...

Staff Editorial: Reliable Information on Social Media Vital to Society

September 10, 2014

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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