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Limiting our losses with new DUI law

November 9, 2017

Washington’s new distracted driving laws are both reasonable and necessary, especially in light of our growing dependence on phones for constant communication. Nearly everyone will acknowledge that driving...

Is that really cultural appropriation?

November 9, 2017

Every Halloween, conservatives and liberals don their armor and go to war over whether popular Halloween costumes are a form of cultural appropriation or not. Cultural appropriation is always a fun discussion...

Cutting away at LSN

November 9, 2017

LSN is always a fun part of Fridays; students get to relax and watch while enjoying the news and comedy of the show. But not everything students produce gets broadcasted. In the last broadcast Admin...

Tests should reflect learning, not speed

November 9, 2017

We’ve all felt the rush before: the race with the clock, scrambling to calculate that last answer, or skim that last passage. Our education system distributes timed tests often enough, whether through...

What’s good: Falling in love with fall

November 9, 2017

Besides being aesthetically pleasing for your Instagram photos, the color change in leaves--from green to all shades of red, orange, yellow, and purple--adds a spot of happiness to an otherwise dismal...

What’s good: “Hello!” in the hallway

November 9, 2017

You’re walking down the hallway, your mind immersed in the AP Calc quiz you just took and the Honors Physics exam you have next class. It’s an understatement to say you’re overwhelmed with your schoolwork....

Taking a knee for injured players

November 9, 2017

As part of the band, I attend every Liberty home football game. And while my attention is constantly being divided between talkative clarinet players, boxes of Junior Mints, my ice cold toes, and the actual...

Freedom of speech or hate speech?

November 9, 2017

My eyes widened one night as I was scrolling through my Instagram feed when I saw a post that openly encouraged Islamophobia and discrimination of Muslims. What had shocked me the most was that it was...

Press Perspective: Gun control

November 9, 2017

Gunfire echoes and screams erupt as the crowd ducks, scrambling for cover. On October 1 at the Route 91 Harvest festival in Las Vegas, Nevada, Stephen Paddock, a 64-year-old male, open fired on the concert’s...

Chill out; stress is not a competition

November 9, 2017

We are all aware of the battle that is waged at our lunch tables the day following a long night of frustrating calculus problems, a monstrous physics packet, an English essay that could dismay Dickens,...

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