Summer beckons, with all its allure and weather-related calamities

May 1, 2018

“It’s hard to relax by the pool when you start thinking about the gallons of water California doesn’t have, or Flint, Michigan, for that matter. It’s almost impossible to think about hitting the beaches and getting that tan when you remember the beaches themselves are eroding as water levels in the Great Lakes continue to drop.”

Go learn sign language

Maya Stawarski, Perspective Editor

March 14, 2018

Out of the 50 million or so children and young adults attending schools in America today, about 3 million have a hearing loss. With the vast majority of these people currently attending a public school, simply put, it’s a...

International community’s hopes in Olympics thawing relations with North Korea ill-founded

Alex Tsymbalisty, Perspective Editor

March 6, 2018

Ah, the Olympics: a time for countries to put their differences aside and engage in some friendly competition. Playing sports is the ultimate way to reduce tensions and bring people of all countries together. Or is it? When...

One to one initiative yielding results good for learning, staff, school

Joe Tita, Guest Writer

January 30, 2018

Lake Park teachers are amazing and make magic happen every day. They continue to implement innovative teaching strategies and experiment with the technologies available to them. We are all privileged to be among such hard-working,...

“Ask Sarah” advice column debuts

Sarah Abraham, Staff Reporter

January 30, 2018

From pimples to crushes and everything in between, high school is so rough. Juggling school, work and extracurriculars is no ordinary feat. But sometimes, life’s hardest problems can’t be solved by yourself. Or even by...

Think Net Neutrality debate is over? Think again

Mason Shen, Staff Reporter

November 16, 2017

"The situation at hand is a nightmare for consumers. But the fight isn't over yet. People can still call and email their senators and state representatives to let them know that these rules cannot be taken away, and that Net Neutrality is a gem universally sought out as every man, woman, and child benefit from its fruits."

Opinion: Saudi Arabia gives women right to drive, but let’s not get carried away in our praise

Alex Tsymbalisty, Perspective Editor

October 17, 2017

In a stunning turn of events, Saudi Arabia agreed to give women the right to drive on Sept 26th . This comes from a country that has consistently punished, and even arrested, women that dared protest for this almost universal...

Hundred-day mark arbitrary, but revelatory for Trump

Jacob Ballmaier, Staff Writer

May 18, 2017

Note: As the Perspective went to press, there were a lot of "developing stories" about leaks, Russia, the FBI and late-night tweets. Sadly, our deadline precluded us from covering these issues. Since Franklin D. Roosevelt’s unpreced...