The Warrior

Security guard Wright does double duty as reverend

October 30, 2011

By Emina Cirkic He is a security guard by day and a reverend by night. Students and faculty at Lane may only think of Mr. Wright as the tall security guard with watchful eyes, but many do not know he has been a reverend for...

Underclassmen trust siblings to hand down advice on Lane

September 25, 2011

By Sophia Swenson Palms sweaty and hearts pounding, more than 1,000 freshmen and LTAC students enter Lane’s doors. All are nervous and, while plenty find themselves lost, only some have their own personal guides pointing...

Behind the lens with Lane models

February 23, 2011

By Mary Presley People may say that a picture is worth a thousand words, but Lane models know that the behind the scene, moments are worth even more. There is more to a photo than just a perfect shot. Most people on the...

Going away to college not all it’s cracked up to be?

February 23, 2011

By Aleksandra Pavlovic “I sat on my bed the second day I was at U of I,” said Lane alumni Izabela Bierc. “I thought, ‘Man, I need to get out of here.’” The idea of claiming independence and going out...

Classroom posters make for good distraction

February 23, 2011

By Aleksandra Bursac Why is that poster even up there? Students may come to question the odd posters or sculptures they see in their classrooms, but teachers like to put posters and other decorations all over their rooms...

Importance of adolescent confidence starts at home

February 23, 2011

By Sapna Rathod A firm handshake, eye contact, and a natural pace of speech are ways to evoke confidence through body language. This is sometimes hard to fake in high school. Mr. Bertenshaw, a teacher in the English...

Cross it off your bucket list before you kick the bucket

February 23, 2011

By Annie Chrzanowska A man looks down and sees the world before him. Literally. Clenching his fists and trembling with nervous anticipation, he braces himself for the fall. After one final look into his palm to make sure...

Unique teaching styles work to keep students attentive

February 23, 2011

By Mary Nguyen & Jasmine Mayberry The teachers that leave the most lasting impressions upon their students must work for it. Teenagers are typically unimpressed and bored, but the right teaching methods can bring out...

AP US History rivalry adds motivation for students

February 23, 2011

By Emina Cirkic Lane is well known for the competitive attitude it brings when playing sports, but many do not realize the type of competitiveness that occurs in AP classrooms, especially AP U.S. History (APUSH). ...

Undocumented immigrants left wondering about college

February 22, 2011

By Airis Cervantes Anahi Tilapa, Div. 281, crossed the U.S.-Mexican border alone at the age of eleven. The guides that took her across were not very hospitable. She spent a day without eating, locked in a room. She was...

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