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The Editorial Board

March 6, 2020

After spending seven months debating a gender-neutral Mayfete court, we may not even have a real Mayfete anymore. And does anyone but the Senior Class care? Probably not. February is Black History Month, but February’s biggest...

Potential changes to Mayfete revealed

John Redinbo, Staffer

February 13, 2020

In addition to the recent overhaul of the Mayfete court system, possible changes may be heading towards the actual format of the celebration. There have been issues in recent years concerning Mayfete attendance, with some stu...

Senate postpones the royalty amendment

Jon Wood and Michael Murray

January 9, 2020

The LOHS student Senate voted to postpone an official vote on an amendment to degender the Mayfete court. The amendment would remove the gender-based requirements and labels for the Mayfete court, and rename the court members as...

Student senate votes to degender Mayfete court

Michael Murray and Jon Wood

January 6, 2020

The LOHS student Senate voted to approve an amendment to the LOHS student constitution that would degender the Mayfete court. The amendment officially removes the gender-based requirements and labels for the Mayfete court, renaming the court memb...

The Mayfete solution nobody is talking about

Penelope Spurr, News Editor

November 30, 2019

Mayfete originates from May Day, a seasonal Greco-Roman festival. Originally involving debauchery likened to Dionysus and Aphrodite, it evolved into a celebration of luck associated with spring. In nineteenth-century May Day festi...

Lack of communication at LOHS impairs student involvement in school affairs

The Editorial Board

October 28, 2019

THE SENATE Last year, in response to concerns regarding attendance and accountability, former ASB President Eli Rowland restructured the Senate in hopes that Senators would reliably report to and represent their English class...

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