LION Newspaper

December Counterpoint: Control-Alt-Delete

Abby King, Reporter

December 2, 2014


Filed under Opinion, Point/Counterpoint

We have all seen the push for people to join science majors. Whether it be when you enter your science class and see the GEMs and STEMs posters plastered everywhere, or viewed commercials sponsored by phone companies trying to get your attentio­­n­, the pressure’s there. Nevertheless, requiring...

October Point: Help those who can’t help themselves

October Point: Help those who can’t help themselves

Gillian Dunlop, Editor-in-Chief

October 20, 2014


Filed under Opinion, Point/Counterpoint

For the last few months, the gruesome nature of the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) has been depicted on the 24 hour news cycle all over the world. Graphic videos display journalists being beheaded, merciless killings and other acts of terror that firm believers in democracy and humanity look...

October Counterpoint: “If I go there will be trouble; if I stay it will be doubled”

October Counterpoint: “If I go there will be trouble; if I stay it will be doubled”

Ceili Doyle, Assistant Sports Editor

October 20, 2014


Filed under Opinion, Point/Counterpoint

From 1979 through 1989, Soviets occupied Afghanistan. The U.S. government in response employed the policy of containment under the Reagan administration, providing assistance to rebels to fight against the U.S.S.R. Funding rebel troops resulted in an unforeseen catastrophe: the expansion of an extremist...

September Counterpoint: Construction causes disruption

Grace Gumbiner, Reporter

September 17, 2014


Filed under Opinion, Point/Counterpoint

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


Filed under Opinion, Point/Counterpoint

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...

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