"The best way to predict your future is to create it." Abraham Lincoln

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Terror strikes New York

Terror strikes New York

Hannah Hansen, Staff Writer

December 14, 2017


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Dec. 11 brought heartache to the citizens of New York as a suspected terrorist detonated an explosive device in the New York City subway system. This attack is the latest amongst the wave of terrorism that continues to flood the U.S. and the entire world as ISIS propaganda spreads. The suspect, 27-ye...

The Downtown dilemma

The Downtown dilemma

Jenna Becker, Staff Writer

December 14, 2017


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Unglued, a small crafting shop in Downtown Sioux Falls, has announced it will be closing its doors this January. The shop’s livey feel and unique crafting items made this sad news a shock to many of their dedicated shoppers, though the news may not be so surprising. Downtown’s recent track r...

Today’s USA (Week of Dec. 13)

Today’s USA (Week of Dec. 13)

Lauren Teller, Staff Writer

December 13, 2017


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Today’s USA is a weekly column that aims to brief LHS students on major world events. New York City Subway Station explosion Last Monday morning consisted of a typical activity for many New Yorkers; commuting to work among the swarms of their fellow big apple residents. However, for those who...

Climate change; a “rising” problem

Climate change; a “rising” problem

Taylor Ericson, Staff Writer

December 12, 2017


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A recent video released by National Geographic has gone viral causing everyone who watches it to cringe in disbelief at the sight of a struggling animal. This video displays a brittle Canadian polar bear searching for food in a trash can because it’s usually meal, a seal, is nowhere in sight. What...

Thomas Fire continues blazing in California

Thomas Fire continues blazing in California

Cathleen Weng, Staff Writer

December 12, 2017


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Calif. - fires blaze throughout the Golden State, covering over 230 thousand acres of land. All around the state, firefighters struggle to battle these wildfires, the largest of which is the yet to be contained Thomas Fire. There has been a drought in Calif. that has contributed to the amount of fir...

Sioux Falls stands for Net Neutrality

Sioux Falls stands for Net Neutrality

Lillian D., Staff Writer

December 8, 2017


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Dec. 7 was the day of nation-wide protest to keep Net Neutrality in place. Sioux Falls was one of the many cities to join in, with its citizens vocally standing outside Verizon to make themselves heard. Ranging from high school students to older people, the city stood together. The freezing 20 deg...

Time for empowerment

Time for empowerment

Jenna Becker, Staff Writer

December 8, 2017


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Time’s person of the year is a title only few will have the honor of securing. The award is given to the top influencers of the globe, and this year is no different. 2017’s choice recognizes the silence breakers, or all those who have spoken out against sexual assault and harassment. Every year,...

Principal Grimm shows support for freshmen

Principal Grimm shows support for freshmen

Jack Fehrs, Feature editor

December 7, 2017


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At LHS, 22 credits are required to graduate and it is possible to earn 24 credits if no classes are failed throughout four years of attendance. Because of this, it is important to get off on a good foot freshman year and it is evident that Principal Robert Grimm is determined to do his best at making strugg...

Today’s USA: Week of Dec. 6

Today’s USA: Week of Dec. 6

Lauren Teller, Staff Writer

December 6, 2017


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Today’s USA is a weekly column that aims to brief LHS students on major world events. Anchor Matt Lauer Becomes the News After a career spanning 20 years, the Today Show anchor, Matt Lauer, was fired amid allegations of ¨inappropriate sexual behavior in the workplace.¨ Three women have been cited f...

21st century slave trade

21st century slave trade

Cathleen Weng, Staff Writer

December 5, 2017


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The general consensus on slavery is that it is one: A horrendous part of history, and two: History. However, slavery is not as completely tied to history books as the mortality of people would like to think. For one, human trafficking has always been a very real and prevalent threat, and in addition to...

Bezos’ business boom

Bezos’ business boom

Hannah Hansen, Staff Writer

November 30, 2017


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If you have ever found yourself filling your online shopping cart on Amazon, you have contributed to the net worth of $100 billion Amazon’s founder, Jeff Bezos, now holds to his name - a net worth that is making history. With its start in 1994, Amazon has continued to advance and alter the way s...

Saving the Internet – one man at a time

Saving the Internet – one man at a time

Lillian D., Staff Writer

November 30, 2017


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The Internet as the world knows it may soon be subject to change. The law known as Net Neutrality is keeping the whole Internet open to every person who pays for it. Soon, that might change. Will Howes, an LHS junior is passionate about keeping the Internet intact for the world. His ambitions and int...

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