The Warrior

Teachers recall previous bizzare job experiences

December 18, 2009

By Julie Dimas Ever wondered what it would be like to work as a rat wrangler and train animals to be on television commercials? Or work at a mental asylum? Or travel to sell wine at a stranger's house? How about work at...

Students face difficulties at work

December 18, 2009

By Vanessa Landa Crazy customers, flirty employees, and difficult bosses are just some of the horrors students encounter at their after-school jobs. Angry customers often prove to be the most difficult. “I...

Multi-racial relationships inspire different reactions

December 18, 2009

By Melanie Johnson Dan Baroja, Div. 045, is Filipino and is currently in a relationship with an African-American girl. Although he loves his girlfriend, he is often confronted by racist comments about his relationship...

PE Leaders, Best Buddies teach life lessons

December 18, 2009

By Ashley Grant For the first couple weeks of school, Bernard - an autistic boy in my PE Leaders class known to all as "BJ" - refused to run. No one could even get him to walk fast. Everyday the class was full of voi...

Students face the truth and open up to friends and family

December 18, 2009

By Caitlyn Kolakowski “Starting freshman year, I began to come to terms with the idea that maybe I was different, maybe I wasn’t straight, but gay. That was probably one of the hardest things for me, and I think [it...

Lane student takes on animal rights through veganism, protests

December 18, 2009

By Maria Murczek Nicole Gianni, Div. 171, sits outside of Macy's on Michigan Ave. wearing a faux fur coat covered in fake blood, shouting "fur is murder." She protests weekly for the creatures of the earth with no voice:...

Lane students describe swine flu effects as mild

December 18, 2009

By Erik Prado Most students would give almost anything to miss finals. But would it be worth missing finals if it meant being diagnosed with swine flu? The week before finals during last school year, a student...

Students give up shaving for good cause

December 18, 2009

By Alejandra Jimenez After a few weeks of going unshaven, the hair on the face of Salar Dean, Div. 053, had spread like thick moss. Dean sported this burly look for No Shave November, a month-long event of no shaving, intended...

Glee club debuts at Lane

Glee club debuts at Lane

December 18, 2009

Fully functioning apartment built for special education

December 18, 2009

By Grace McQueeny In a room down the short hallway near door M, special needs students learn to cook on a ceramic stove top, use a microwave, bake cakes, choose food from a refrigerator, and launder and put away their clothes. ...

Cafeteria workers get mixed treatment from students

October 16, 2009

By David Pohlad The school bell rings, Lane students pour into the halls, and hundreds flood the cafeteria. This is the most hectic part of the day for Lane’s brave cafeteria workers like Marylin Ware, Mary Brabata, and...

Birth order linked to personality differences

October 16, 2009

By Stephanie Pineda Steven Flores, Div. 372, constantly strives to be the opposite of his older sister Michelle Flores, Div. 055. While Michelle is very academically focused and works hard to maintain a high GPA, Steven...

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