Lion Tales

ASB Election Revotes to Hold Revote for Uncontested Candidates

ASB Election Revotes to Hold Revote for Uncontested Candidates

Generic Chair, Board of Chairs

May 16, 2014


Filed under Op/Ed, Satire

In light of the newest developments of the ASB and class council elections, uncontested candidates will also take part in the re-vote. The decision was made based off of popular demand by uncontested candidates that decided they wanted to make sure that not a single vote for them was missed, and that...

CAASPPs to Spawn two new Spinoff Assessments, More Planned for Future

CAASPPs to Spawn two new Spinoff Assessments, More Planned for Future

Generic Chair, Board of Chairs

May 8, 2014


Filed under Op/Ed, Satire

(Edit: Fixed a missing section)   The California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress association announced on Tuesday that there were two new planned assessments on the way. The first one, CAASW (California Assessment of Student School Work) is designed to assess the amount as well ...

Violence Strikes San Jose

Violence Strikes San Jose

Eli Schenk, Editor

April 25, 2014


Filed under Community, Op/Ed

Calling all criminals in San Jose: you better watch your next move. The popular TV show, COPS, began to cruise along with officers of the San Jose Police Department on April 15, and plans to follow the action for the next 10 weeks. The show's film crew will be focusing on the Midnight and Swing shifts,...

CAASPP Computer-Based Tests Review

CAASPP Computer-Based Tests Review

Eli Schenk, Editor

April 11, 2014


Filed under Op/Ed, Showcase

All Lincoln juniors underwent a trial round for the new series of standardized tests earlier this week. They were among the first students to ever take the tests, so there were bound to be some bugs. For three days, students had to be patient while the administration was figuring out the logistics of...

San Jose: Quintessential City?

San Jose: Quintessential City?

Ana Palma, Reporter

March 21, 2014


Filed under Op/Ed

Dennis Wyatt, editor of the Manteca Bulletin, posted an article titled "San Jose: California's city in a world of its own" which explains why San Jose is a quintessential city, the epitome of Silicon Valley. Is San Jose really a quintessential city? Here's the argument from the article: Sant...

Malaysia Airlines Flight 370: A Futile Search?

Malaysia Airlines Flight 370: A Futile Search?

Eli Schenk, Editor

March 20, 2014


Filed under Op/Ed, Showcase

The world was shocked when it first learned that a giant passenger aircraft on its way to Beijing, a trusty Boeing 777, had suddenly and inexplicably lost all contact with air traffic control just an hour after take-off on March 8. It was even more shocked 3 days, and then a week, and now 12 days later,...

“Fill In The Bubble”

“Fill In The Bubble”

Eli Schenk, Editor

March 7, 2014


Filed under Op/Ed, Showcase

When a student goes to public school, he or she can expect to be greeted with countless standardized tests per year, beginning from before the time kids even know how to write (standardized, multiple-choice tests have been given to kindergarteners! See here). By the time they get around to high school, standardized testing is a pretty firmly-planted reality of anyone's...

Cyber bullying…ish

Cyber bullying…ish

James Sobolov, Op/ Ed

February 3, 2014


Filed under Op/Ed

What makes a presentation good? Is it believability? Is it proper portrayal? Is it a few good speakers? Yes. It's all of these and more. But it was not the cyber bullying presentation held in the media center on January 27th. At least, it wasn't the entire presentation. The cyber bullying presentation...

Common Sense on the Internet

Common Sense on the Internet

Nick Zandbergen, Staff Writer

January 15, 2014


Filed under Op/Ed

The Internet is a wonderful thing, but it also contains detrimental software that will attempt to harm your computer. It is important to be safe on the internet, as there are many malicious viruses. How to prevent this horrible fate from happening to you? It's simple. Don't get a computer Don't down...

Profanity on Campus is a Cause for Controversy

Profanity on Campus is a Cause for Controversy

Eli Schenk, Editor

January 13, 2014


Filed under Op/Ed, Showcase

"F*** off." "I didn't call you a w****; I called you a s***." "Last g**-a** f****** snapchat I'm recording." All of these (now censored) comments and more, including many sexual innuendos and explicit jokes, have been heard this week at Lincoln. Swearing, a phenomenon common in teenage conversations,...

Stranger Danger: Looks Can Be Deceiving

Stranger Danger: Looks Can Be Deceiving

Eli Schenk, Editor

December 9, 2013


Filed under Op/Ed

Editor's Note: This editorial explores stereotypes in our community. Do not talk to strangers.  We’ve all had the rule drilled into our young, impressionable minds throughout childhood. Our parents were well-founded in teaching us this “golden rule” of sorts, with abductions and assaults bein...

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