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Fight the Cycle

April 24, 2018

Report addresses hateful social media accounts

Hala Hamid, Reporter

May 5, 2015

Logging onto Twitter a couple weeks ago, I saw many of my fellow classmates mentioning and tweeting about a new account called LKnudes. The account has since been suspended, but during its short-lived reign, it was significantly...

Pros, cons of waiting to start higher education

Maddie Birchfield, Reporter

March 8, 2015

As my senior year comes to a close, the idea of leaving Lawrence to start out on my own becomes more and more daunting. A new experience at a new school in a new town all seems very…new. For some, moving on from high school...

Bird’s Word: AP approach and single-gender classrooms

Maria Carrasco, Print Managing Editor

February 6, 2015

Students' reactions to AP classes and single-gendered classrooms

Review: Eleanor & Park

Maria Carrasco, Print Managing Editor

November 20, 2014

At a camp I went to this year, someone posed the question: “Who is your fictional dream boy?” Girls around me screamed, “Augustus Waters!” or, “Edward Cullen!” I replied with “Holden Caulfield.” See, I’ve...

The Struggle of Stress

Libby Stanford, Reporter

October 13, 2014

Entering my junior year, adults and other high school students told me that this one is the hardest. They describe a year overflowing with mounds of homework, full of stressful exams and looming with the question of college. Every...

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