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American Horror Story: Freak Show offers more entertaining episodes despite complex plot line

American Horror Story: Freak Show offers more entertaining episodes despite complex plot line

Jennifer Butler, Opinions Editor
October 29, 2014
Filed under Opinions, Opinions, Reviews, Top Stories

It's back. The horror television series returns for its fourth season. American Horror Story: Freak Show (AHS), is inspired by circus-life and those who inhabit the circus: freaks. This season features conjoined twins Bette and Dot (Sarah Paulson) who, after killing their mother and... Read more »

Almost, Maine questioned unjustly

Almost, Maine questioned unjustly

Madison Kesselring , Business Manager/ Reporter
October 26, 2014
Filed under Blog, Opinions

In DeSoto, Missouri a concerned parent requested that his daughter's high school not continue with their production of Almost, Maine because one scene features a gay couple falling in love. LHS just wrapped up production of this exact show, and as the assistant director, I support the show wholeheartedly. This... Read more »

My Weekend as a Mother

My Weekend as a Mother

Mary Adcock , Reporter
October 23, 2014
Filed under Blog, Opinions

Seen as the dreaded assignment of the semester, Child Development I students must bring home a RealCare baby. This baby acts like... Read more »

The Judge Review

The Judge Review

Grant Norfleet, Reporter
October 17, 2014
Filed under Opinions, Opinions, Reviews

In The Judge, Robert Downey Jr. stars as big city lawyer Hank Palmer, who returns to his childhood home where his estranged father, the town's judge (Robert Duvall), is suspected of murder. Hank sets out to discover the truth and along the way reconnects with the family he walked away from... Read more »

Banned Books Week: Of Mice and Men

Banned Books Week: Of Mice and Men

Kayley Allen , Staff Reporter
October 1, 2014
Filed under Opinions, Opinions, Reviews

A novel that has surprisingly been attempted to be banned at libraries across the country is Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck. Set in the times of the Great Depression, Of Mice and Men is a tale of two men travelling from farm to farm looking for paying job opportunities. George,... Read more »

4 Mobile apps to enhance school life

Bryan Woode, Reporter
October 1, 2014
Filed under Opinions, Opinions

Life at school can be very busy. Sometimes it can be overwhelming or even unorganized. However, there are four free mobile apps that make school life a bit easier. First, there's a well known app called Infinite Campus. Infinite Campus allows students in over 2,000 school districts to check their... Read more »

Banned Books Week: Howl

Banned Books Week: Howl

Mary Adcock, Reporter
September 29, 2014
Filed under Blog, Opinions, Opinions, Reviews

"America, why are your libraries full of tears?" Howl is about life. It is an epic, stretching poem illustrating America in the 1950's from the perspective of the freaks. Or the Beats. In a generation characterized by ready-made washer machines to buy for mass produced button... Read more »

Banned Books Week: Looking for Alaska

Banned Books Week: Looking for Alaska

Alaina Strollo, Asst. Webmaster
September 26, 2014
Filed under Blog, Opinions, Opinions, Reviews

Unlike many of the other banned books, Looking for Alaska, written by John Green, is a potential up-and-coming classic. The Fault in Our Stars (TFIOS) did leave an imprint on the adolescent mind, but Looking for Alaska simply blew TFIOS out of the water. The novel is centered around a gawky, socially... Read more »

Banned Books Week: To Kill a Mockingbird

Banned Books Week: To Kill a Mockingbird

Garrett McBay, Reporter
September 25, 2014
Filed under Blog, Opinions, Opinions, Reviews

In the past To Kill a Mockingbird has been banned on the basis that it supports white supremacy, but in reality the opposite is true. The story  is a coming of age tale about Scout, the book's main character and narrator, growing up in a racially biased fictional Alabamian town. Scout's... Read more »

Banned Books Week: The Kite Runner

Banned Books Week: The Kite Runner

Jennifer Butler, Opinions Editor
September 24, 2014
Filed under Blog, Opinions, Opinions, Reviews

If you go to the American Library Association (ALA) and find the top ten banned and challenged books for 2012, number six will be The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini. The reasons listed are for homosexuality, offensive language, religious viewpoint, and sexually explicit scenes. While I do not... Read more »

Banned Books Week: The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian

Banned Books Week: The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian

Bryan Woode, Reporter
September 23, 2014
Filed under Blog, Opinions, Opinions, Reviews

The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian by Sherman Alexie is a book about a first-person account of young 14-year-old Native American boy nicknamed “Junior” who writes about his hard life. Junior is a character that represents the author himself as he grows up so many of the things in the... Read more »

Banned Books Week: Fahrenheit 451

Banned Books Week: Fahrenheit 451

Patrick Levine, Reporter
September 22, 2014
Filed under Blog, Opinions, Reviews

To understand what Banned Books Week is, go to: http://lhsimage.com/news/2014/09/22/banned-books-week-publicizes-challenged-banned-literary-works-in-schools/ Of all the books that have been banned or challenged in different school districts across America, I believe Fahrenheit 451 is by... Read more »