Lake Views



The Editorial Board

February 18, 2020

In years past, kids have attempted backflips at school dances. This year, there were just a lot of black outs. Indubitably, the slow dance at Winter Formal was the most fun, not for the singles out in the crowd, but for the t...

Repairing the environment takes all of us

The Editorial Board

February 18, 2020

As the voice of the school community, Lake Views values writing that highlights solutions, not just problems. When writing about climate change, it is easy to focus on problems: certain regions of the world are literally burn...

A tribute to *NSYNC

Megan Woolard, Editor-in-Chief

February 18, 2020

Throughout the late 90’s boy bands were an essential piece of pop culture and the music industry. The matching outfits, the synchronized dancing, it was beautiful. Of the many boy bands that rose during the 90’s, there were tw...

AP tests give little bang for the buck

Andrea Yang, Editor-in-Chief

February 18, 2020

College testing is a business that’s crescendoed to a billion-dollar industry, of which AP tests play a crucial role for both the conscientious student and the revenue-conscious CollegeBoard official. Considering that most col...

Oscar nominations continue to lack diversity

Olivia Ellerbruch, Sports Editor

February 18, 2020

On Jan. 7, the Oscar nominations were released to the public, and they were immediately faced with infuriated backlash. The public noticed that all of the nominations for the category of Best Director are male, even though many o...

Stumptown? More like Stunktown!

Grey Kautto

February 18, 2020

When I wake up in the morning, the first thing I look forward to is that sweet cup of joe. Now, I’m not very particular when it comes to my choice in beans, brewing method, and/or style of coffee. I always thought that coffee c...

The transformation of online media

Ella Musgrove, Technical Design Editor, Photo Editor

February 18, 2020

2020. It’s a new year, a new decade, and it has technological revolution written all over it. The likes of which haven’t been seen since the late nineteenth century. Soon the world will be overrun with AI, GMO babies and ne...

The ‘climate crisis’ is more than the climate

Cameron Iizuka, Editor-in-Chief

February 18, 2020

Oftentimes when we discuss climate change, it turns into a debate only about rising temperatures and sea levels, when in reality, there are underlying consequences that affect specific people greater than is understood. For instance, climat...

‘Little Women’ empowers women brilliantly

Penelope Spurr, News Editor

February 13, 2020

I wouldn’t be surprised if I watched more movies during winter break than I had during the previous six months. I watched “Marriage Story” alone, and late. I probably cried my bodyweight in tears. Soon after, I watched “...

Oscars award preview

Conor Mehaffey, A&E Editor, Columnist

February 3, 2020

BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR Tom Hanks - A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood Brad Pitt - Once Upon a Hollywood Anthony Hopkins - The Two Popes Joe Pesci - The Irishman Al Pacino - The Irishman This race is absolutely stuff...

January Democratic Debate heats up

Olivia Ellerbruch, Sports Editor

January 30, 2020

On Jan. 14, the first Democratic Debate of 2020 occurred in Des Moines, Iowa. With the six candidates, most of the public expected that one of the more dominant points of debate was going to be about the recent conflicts that...

Weather forecasters suck: no snow this week

Serena Lum, Editor-in-Chief

January 15, 2020

So, here we are, at school, and while the weather outside remains bitter cold, snow did not prevail. Let’s take a moment to mourn the loss of our no-school days, and another to be annoyed at the deception we all experienced th...

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