The Lions' Pride

NFL Kneeling a History

October 30, 2017


Filed under Current Events, Featured Sports

It all began 13 months ago when the 49ers football player, Colin Kaepernick, decided to sit down during the national anthem. At first, his actions went unnoticed, but he later decided to stop sitting and rather “take a knee” in order to show respect for the military. At this point he began to at...

Trump Responds to Hurricane Harvey and Hurricane Irma

Trump Responds to Hurricane Harvey and Hurricane Irma

September 29, 2017


Filed under Current Events, Uncategorized

Hurricane Irma and Hurricane Harvey Trump Response On August 25th, 2017, Hurricane Harvey struck Texas as a category 4 hurricane and the largest to have hit Texas since 1961. Hurricane Irma soon followed in September, originating as a category 5 Cape Verde storm and then traveling North, devastating Ge...

Trump Transgender Ban

Trump Transgender Ban

Victoria Elfend, Editor

September 29, 2017


Filed under Current Events, Shul & State

President Trump announced to the world via twitter that he was banning the entry of Transgender people into the military. Expectantly, this created a lot of uproar from both Democrats and Republicans. Many transgender people have already filed lawsuits. Trump’s goal is to cut government spending o...

Protesting the Pipeline

Protesting the Pipeline

Kyla S., Culture Editor

February 6, 2017


Filed under Shul & State

Shortly after his inauguration, President Donald Trump signed an executive order allowing the continuation of the building of the Dakota access pipeline in North Dakota. The pipeline has the ability to threaten the water and land of the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe. Recently, many were outraged at this act,...

Memorable Moments at the Golden Globes

Memorable Moments at the Golden Globes

Kyla S., Culture Editor

January 23, 2017


Filed under Entertainment & Technology

The 74th Annual Golden Globes were held at the Beverly Hilton on January 8, 2017. Hosted by Jimmy Fallon, the night was sure to be a great night for all the nominees and guests. Fallon's monologue opening was a hit as he imitated the record breaking nominated movie La La Land. They shut down a whole...

And the Winner is…

And the Winner is…

Kyla S., Culture Editor

November 22, 2016


Filed under Shul & State

The Election that took place on November 8, 2016 was 18+ months in the making. Some outcomes of the election were wins for America, and others were debatable, but in the end I think that it’s safe to say that  America was greatly surprised by the results of the election.  The two major party candidates were business...

What to Expect in the Next Four Years Under Trump’s Presidency

What to Expect in the Next Four Years Under Trump’s Presidency

Isabella S., Editor-In-Chief

November 21, 2016


Filed under Shul & State

When he is inaugurated on January 20th, 2017, Donald Trump will be the 45th president of the United States. Following his policies elucidated on the campaign trail and after his election announcement, the ideals belonging to his current cabinet picks (and even those on his shortlist), his VP's, Mike...

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