The Warrior

Noticeable names may influence job, college applications

February 22, 2011

By Bria Perry Clean hair and ironed clothes? Check. Over-priced body spray? Check. Breath mint? Check. Application? Check. Name on that application that is easy to recognize and pronounce… not so much. Unique and ethnic...

Liggins fights off cancer; now in remission

February 22, 2011

By Brianna Toney At age 18, life usually feels like it is just beginning and your biggest worry is what college you will attend or who you will take to prom. This is not the case for former Lane student Dominique Liggins....

Childhood cancer drives Huertas to help others fight disease

February 22, 2011

By Vanessa Pena On a warm summer day 14 years ago, Orlando Huertas, Div. 280, was in Puerto Rico walking around his backyard playing and laughing. His parents Milagros and Orlando Sr. were standing by the door cheerfully...

Biliary atresia does not slow Lane’s Mitchell

February 22, 2011

By Julia Kulon It is 5:50am. It is still dark, and Emily’s mother shakes her to wake her up for school. She takes a bath, then gets dressed, and goes downstairs to eat breakfast. After eating, she lines up about ten...

Class chips in to replace teacher’s stolen laptop

February 22, 2011

By Aleks Pavlovic As the eighth period bell rang to dismiss students for winter break, Ms. Sebestyen’s law class stayed put and did not show signs of leaving the room. A student in the class explained, “We’re waiting.” ...

Students express faith through clothing, sacred items

February 22, 2011

By Luis Rios Despite the separation of Church and State, some Lane students support the idea of expressing their faith at school. Through the use of burkas, salwar kameezes, crucifixes, and other religious items, some Lane...

Students looking to pop culture for Black History Month heroes

February 22, 2011

By Alexandria Martinez February marks the beginning of Black History Month, a nationwide celebration that provides the opportunity to reflect on the roles African Americans have played in shaping our country. During this...

Chicago mayoral election set for next week

February 16, 2011

By Kelly Sineni After many months of long campaigning, candidate drama, and uncertainty, the city’s mayoral election will finally take place Tuesday, Feb. 22. The race began with over 20 candidates in November when the...

Limewire shut down by government

February 16, 2011

By Bria Perry & Monica Hernandez Want to download your favorite artist’s new album for free? Not from Limewire you do not. The popular music file-sharing site was recently shut down by a federal court in New York for...

Class of ’09 graduate comes back to direct Gospel Choir

February 16, 2011

By Dirce Toca & Jasmine Mayberry Two years after graduating, 20 year old Joshua James has returned to Lane this year as the new director of Gospel Choir. Although he is only two to three years older than most of his students,...

Lifesource alls on Lane students for blood donations; 400 answer

February 16, 2011

By Kelly Sineni I was nauseous before the needle even came close. From the moment I signed up to donate at this year’s Lifesource Blood Drive, I had been dreading Tuesday, Nov. 9. What motivated me to sign up, I still...

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