• Disparities Between Lafayette and Jamestown Clear
    News

    Disparities Between Lafayette and Jamestown Clear

    Ellie Klee, Op-Ed Editor

    December 11, 2017

    The students, staff, and families of Lafayette High School have always had a chip on their shoulder.  It’s widely suspected that Lafayette’s rival, Jamestown High School, receives more money, resources, and attention. From a socioeconomic standpoint, it’s no surprise that Jamestown is perceived as the superior school.  According to the US News and World Report, 17% of students at Jamestown...

    Students who can look past Lafayette's slightly dingy exterior will find a supportive, close-knit community.

    Ellie Klee

  • Matt Lauer and Louis C.K. are Show Business’  Biggest… Touchers?
    News

    Matt Lauer and Louis C.K. are Show Business’ Biggest… Touchers?

    Ryan Dorsett, Sports Editor

    December 8, 2017

    In recent months, countless allegations of sexual harassment have emerged accusing big names in show business of misconduct.  Matt Lauer, Louis C.K., Charlie Rose, Kevin Spacey, members of congress, and more have been thrown into a swarm . This has brought up myriad questions including, “Who else is going to be exposed?” As time goes on, the likelihood more accusations is almost guaranteed. Ma...

    Matt Lauer is seen by many these days as an example of how even the most highly respected figures in show business are not immune to abuse of power.

    By David Shankbone - Own work, CC BY 3.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=19240898

  • The Battle For Net Neutrality
    News

    The Battle For Net Neutrality

    George Haramis, Staff Reporter

    December 8, 2017

    Net Neutrality is the law that ensures that all online data is to be treated equally, no matter who is sending or receiving that data. The internet service providers must guarantee equal priority to all websites and customers to access sites, and are not to show favoritism to a specific website or platform. Net Neutrality highlights an important concept that all websites are equal and need to be treated...

    Net Neutrality's removal can affect many online companies, such as Netflix.

    George Haramis

  • Jay-Z Inspires and Delights in Washington
    Entertainment

    Jay-Z Inspires and Delights in Washington

    Stephen Council, Editor

    December 7, 2017

    The Brooklyn-born rapper strategically mixed his new releases and early hits, playing fan favorites from across his entire 21-year career. 99 Problems, Big Pimpin’, Run This Town, Izzo (H.O.V.A), N***** In Paris, Can I Live, and Public Service Announcement kept the crowd bouncing and singing along with every single word. READ MORE »»

    The lights pulse at Jay-Z's Washington D.C. concert on November 29th. The rapper played his classic hits as well as newer, more personal tracks.

  • Holiday Traditions
    Lifestyles

    Holiday Traditions

    Carly Orlowski, Staff Reporter

    December 6, 2017

    During the holiday season, there are many different holidays people all over the world celebrate. From Christmas to Hanukkah to Kwanzaa, each one of these special holidays have their own beliefs and traditions.  Christmas is celebrated on December 25 to remember the birth of Jesus Christ, who Christians believe is the Son of God. Throughout the Christmas season there are many traditions people o...

    The Feast of Santa Lucia is one of many ways various holidays and celebrations are observed around the world this time of year.

    By Malene Thyssen - Own work, CC BY-SA 3.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=347204 By Claudia Gründer - Claudia Gründer, CC BY-SA 3.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=3221537

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