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Defining Masculinity

Defining Masculinity

Ava Green, Staff Writer
May 8, 2017
Filed under Features, Top Story

A common stereotype for a man would likely be the image of Gaston from Beauty and the Beast; an ultra-macho, weapon-brandishing fighting machine. However, it’s not every day you meet a man brave enough to face the world with a full face of makeup like James Charles. The changing ways of the pro...

Modest is Hottest

Modest is Hottest

Kathryn Pedroza and Anna Jordan
April 10, 2017
Filed under Features, Top Story

In the early 2000s, Principal Dr. Shelly Butler noticed her students and coworkers changing their sense of style. As a popular pop artist at the time, Britney Spears showed an influence on the outfits and appearance of men and women alike as the past standard of modesty slowly went away. “You j...

The Science Behind Success

The Science Behind Success

Jake Stacks, Staff Writer
March 23, 2017
Filed under Features, Top Story

Shouts of encouragement ring throughout the natatorium, but the cool, chlorine-filled water rushing by her ears retains senior Haley Yelle’s focus. Her arms and legs pump, propelling her through lap after merciless lap, until, finally, she reaches the end of her event, touches the wall and comes out ...

Breaking News: Real or Not

Breaking News: Real or Not

Lexi Ellis and Felicity Veliz
March 8, 2017
Filed under Features, Top Story

With social media being one the most influential sources of information distribution throughout the world, junior Mackenzie Mohr refuses to believe everything on the screen. Misinformation rapidly spreads on platforms like Twitter and Facebook. Comments and personal opinions are often mistaken for tr...

Leading the Silver Spurs

Leading the Silver Spurs

Ashley Bow, Staff Writer
March 3, 2017
Filed under Features

Senior Abby Lodrigues sits on the floor at Staley’s Dog House. Her friends sit in a circle with her, each one enraptured with their own three-day-old puppy. She smiles and brushes her puppy’s fur lightly as it rolls over. They gathered partly for the dogs and partly because they, the leadership team of the Silver Spurs, have an opportunity to volunteer their tea...

Cafeteria Food Regulations Hinder Taste

Cafeteria Food Regulations Hinder Taste

Jose Cruz, Staff Writer
February 22, 2017
Filed under Features

Junior Alex Vo plays a game of chance every day. Every time he walks in through Legacy’s doors he never knows if lunchtime will provide a period of satisfaction or of disappointment. Vo and hundreds of Legacy High School students purchase their lunch from the cafeteria every day. With this, lunch fo...

Living in a Meme World

Living in a Meme World

Morgan Richards and Ben Schnuck
February 14, 2017
Filed under Entertainment, Features

Laughter erupts from the lunch table as junior Ryan King passes his phone around to show his friends a screenshot of Kermit the Frog talking to a hooded version of himself. Exclamations of “same” and “me too” voice themselves at the relatable situation addressed in the caption of the picture...

The Dangers of Drowsy Driving

The Dangers of Drowsy Driving

Lauren Hargrove, Staff Writer
February 8, 2017
Filed under Features, Top Story

Hours passed and no one was picking up the phone. Junior Stephanie Lewis and her mom call about every 15 minutes praying that her dad would answer. After about three phone calls, they start to worry. At last, they find out why. Lewis’ dad was in a life-threatening car accident as a cause of drowsy driving. Since his first accident, ...

National Signing Day and the Meaning Behind It

National Signing Day and the Meaning Behind It

Kendra Washington
February 2, 2017
Filed under Features, Recent Stories, Top Story

As the second semester of the school year wears down, senior athletes are focusing on the recruitment process and where they might be continuing to pursue their passions. Senior varsity football player Zadok Esters remains undecided about whether or not he will be signing in this signing season. If I...

Environment Empathy

Environment Empathy

Jose Cruz, Staff Writer
January 20, 2017
Filed under Features, LBTV, Top Story

As laughter fills the classroom and the daily chatter of adolescence begins, junior Carissa Chavarria can’t take her mind off of what she considers a more important matter at hand. In the midst of a consumerized world preoccupied with the happenings of celebrity figures, junior Carissa Chavarria fin...