The Warrior

Hard of hearing students sound off on experiences at Lane

February 9, 2010

By Adina Garneata Voices. A faint, continuous humming in the background. It is difficult for Leslie to make out what they are saying, but as they get closer, it gets easier for her to read them. Ethan sits across from...

Band Room attic, treasure vault of history

February 9, 2010

By Kelly Sineni The door opens with a rush of dusty air. Worn out stairs, lined with chipped paint and dirt, lead up to the band room attic. What used to house the radio club in the 1940s is now just another forgotten part...

Lane students take gamble with online poker

February 9, 2010

By Bill Felton Andrew Turner got home and turned on his computer and played online poker for hours that evening. Andrew Turner* is a gambler at Lane, and has made hundreds of dollars playing online poker. Student...

Economics classes try to turn profit

February 9, 2010

By Jessica Barajas For the past six years Mr. Vlahos, History teacher, has been challenging his economics students to come up with business ideas that will help them develop a sense of entrepreneurship. This hands-on activity...

Janitors share stories of after hours at Lane

February 9, 2010

By Alejandra Jimenez The sound of wheels gliding across the floors of Lane after hours belongs to none other than Lane’s janitorial workers pushing garbage cans. The people pushing these garbage cans keep Lane...

Biracial students struggle to fight stereotypes of identity

February 9, 2010

By Vanessa Landa Black, white, brown, and yellow; they are not just colors, but what some people see when they look at others. Many students place racial labels on their peers after only looking at their physical...

Teachers utilize games in lesson plans to help students succeed

February 9, 2010

By Nader Ihmoud At Lane, many teachers have come up with unique ways to help students review for upcoming tests and quizzes. Some play educational games such as “jeopardy” or “battle of the sexes.” Creating...

Busy work schedules mean less time with parents for Lane students

February 9, 2010

By Safiya Merchant For Kamile Sutaite, Div. 156, not seeing her father for a few days at a time is completely normal. Since he is a construction worker, he often has to fulfill jobs in other states. Like Kamile, many Lane...

Hidden relationships cause stress, adrenaline rush

February 9, 2010

By Nistha Tamrakar Ange Angarita, Div. 036, hid inside a Starbucks coffee shop for an hour and a half for her boyfriend, Hiathem Hamdan, Div. 168 to arrive. However, he was not late. Hamdan was returning her coat and purse...

Students claim friends as children, spouses on Facebook

February 9, 2010

By Julie Dimas Normally, holding someone’s hand, changing your status to “in a relationship,” exchanging rings, or running for the cutest couple would not be considered a new trend. However, at Lane there has been...

Infidelity brings relationships to an end

February 9, 2010

By Ashley Grant Cheating hurts and it’s one thing many don’t want to experience. “She said we gotta talk. ‘You know that bar in Tel Aviv with the big red cones?’ I instantly knew what she was gonna say. My...

Jersey Shore’s guidos and guidettes create Italian chaos on MTV

February 9, 2010

By Paulina Yousif Jersey Shore: two words that have created chaos for MTV, and an addiction for Lane students. The new reality show follows eight young Italian-Americans from various parts of New York that are vacationing...

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