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Texting Addiction: The Fault in Our Phones

Texting Addiction: The Fault in Our Phones

Melissa Blasquez, Reporter

October 23, 2015


Filed under Op/Ed

A recent article “Compulsive Texting Takes Toll on Teenagers” written by Roni Caryn Rabin, talks about studies that show some data that constant texting is affecting teenagers performance in school. The study of more than 400 8th and 11th graders on texting, showed “teenage texters have a lot in common ...

OPINION: Enough is Enough

OPINION: Enough is Enough

Juan De Anda, Reporter

October 15, 2015


Filed under Op/Ed, Showcase

It’s a horrible thing to say, but on Thursday, October 1st, another mass shooting took place - this time on Umpqua Community College in Roseburg, Oregon. The shooter was a 26 year-old white male who took his own life after killing eight students and one assistant professor and injuring nine others. Even...

Scholarships: Pay Your Way to College

Scholarships: Pay Your Way to College

Lika Khoperia, Editor

September 23, 2015


Filed under Lincoln News, Op/Ed

Through some research Lincoln Lion Tales team found some awesome scholarships from SuperScholar and Edvisors for our Lions to apply to. Scholarships are a great way of paying your college expenses. Its an opportunity for you to save money and be freed from college debt after graduation. Below are som...

OPINION: How To Succeed In Your SAT/ACT

OPINION: How To Succeed In Your SAT/ACT

Manuel Villasenor and Jacqueline Moncada

September 14, 2015


Filed under Op/Ed

Do you plan on attending a four year University, or even a Community college? Senior year has either gone really well for you or has stressed you out to the point where you want to pull your hair out, but either way there’s no avoiding the college process. The issue not only derives from the many thi...

Opinion: Lunch Detention: Friend or Foe?

Opinion: Lunch Detention: Friend or Foe?

Jocelyn Rivera, Staff Reporter

May 27, 2015


Filed under Op/Ed

Lunch detention is given to discipline students when they are not doing what they’re supposed to. People think that lunch detention is useless because it takes time away from eating lunch and hanging out with friends. Though, the reality is that you can still eat your food as long as you sit and reflect...

Freddie Gray and the City of Baltimore

Freddie Gray and the City of Baltimore

Jose Luis Colin, Staff Reporter

May 22, 2015


Filed under Op/Ed

There have been riots, looting, and protests in Baltimore since the funeral of Freddie Gray. Baltimore also declared a state of emergency on April 27th because the city is experiencing a rise in crime. The city has a curfew in place, and even the national guard was involved at one point in controlling...

Freshman Opinion: Next Year’s Partial Block Schedule

Freshman Opinion: Next Year’s Partial Block Schedule

Meagan Lomboy and Kamilah Abdubek

May 12, 2015


Filed under Op/Ed, Showcase

Is 90 minutes of class too long, or just right? That is the question Lincoln students have been asking themselves following the school’s confirmation that there will be a partial block schedule next year. Next year, students will have to deal with 90 minutes of class on Tuesdays and Wednesdays....

OPINION: The Death Penalty – Outdated or Justified?

OPINION: The Death Penalty – Outdated or Justified?

Till Kleinert, Staff Reporter

April 28, 2015


Filed under Op/Ed

It is probably the most controversial punishment in human history, and maybe the oldest. The death penalty is a punishment in the United States since it got established. Over the last couple decades, the reasons for its use and how people are executed have changed quite a lot. However, the most recent...

Know Your Rights: The Five Freedoms

Know Your Rights: The Five Freedoms

Felicia Viano and Dorrin Akbari

April 23, 2015


Filed under Op/Ed, Showcase, Video

America: home of the free? We are often told from a young age that America is a nation of liberty, and that as people, we have certain rights guaranteed to us in the Constitution. The most prominent of these rights are freedom of speech, religion, press, peaceful assembly, and petition. However, many...

Dying Light Videogame Review

Dying Light Videogame Review

Bryam Becerril, Staff Reporter

April 7, 2015


Filed under Op/Ed, Reviews

At first, I was not interested in knowing what Dying Light was about. But as soon as I had seen the E3 gameplay demo, I was hooked. I was amazed at how the game turned out. I assumed it was going to be a horror type of game. It kind of is but that is not what Dying Light is intended to be. In Dyi...

OPINION: Germanwings Flight Crash: View of a German Exchange Student

OPINION: Germanwings Flight Crash: View of a German Exchange Student

Till Kleinert, Staff Reporter

April 2, 2015


Filed under Op/Ed

As an exchange student from Germany myself, the message hit me like a lightning strike. It is always a strange feeling if you know that people you might know have died, especially under conditions like this. It gets even worse if you know that some of them were in the same position as you, being an exchange...

Lion Tales Interview: Misha Leybovich, CEO of Trio

Lion Tales Interview: Misha Leybovich, CEO of Trio

Bryam Becerril, Staff Reporter

March 31, 2015


Filed under Op/Ed

Misha Leybovich who studied aerospace engineering at MIT, UC Berkeley student body president, Guinness World Records finalist for the world’s highest altitude snowman, traveler to 70 countries, and the CEO of a new app called Trio. On behalf of the Lion Tales staff,  I was given the chance to speak...

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