The Lions' Pride

Fascist ideals of the American left

Ava Ganz

November 6, 2018


Filed under Shul & State

Fascism as described by Merriam-Webster is “a political philosophy, movement, or regime...that exalts nation and often race above the individual and that stands for a centralized autocratic government headed by a dictatorial leader, severe economic and social regimentation, and forcible suppression of opp...

Should College Applications Require a Letter of Recommendation?

Should College Applications Require a Letter of Recommendation?

Ava G

October 26, 2018


Filed under Current Events, Lions' Den, Shul & State

The college admissions process can be an arduous experience for many high schoolers looking to further their education. There are various elements that go into a college application: application forms, fees, a high school final transcript, admission test scores, essays, auditions, portfolios, intervie...

California General Elections

California General Elections

Maxwell B, Opinion Writer

October 26, 2018


Filed under Culture, Current Events, Shul & State

It’s almost November which means campaigning and advertising for proposed legislation have begun.   In regards to the Senate, incumbent Dianne Feinstein is being challenged by Kevin De Leon, both Democrats. De Leon has built up a lot of support from various groups such as the “Californi...

The Maverick

The Maverick

Maxwell B.

September 21, 2018


Filed under Current Events, Shul & State

John Sidney McCain III was born on August 29th, 1936 in Coco Solo, Panama, an ex United States naval base on the Atlantic side of the Panama Canal. McCain was born into a military family, and by the time college came around John McCain enrolled in the United States Naval Academy.   In 1967,...

Erykah Badu Backlash

Erykah Badu Backlash

Gaby T

February 1, 2018


Filed under Current Events, Shul & State

The supposed free-spirited and peaceful Erykah Badu on January 23, had an interview with Vulture to talk about her upcoming work and her perception of Hip-Hop and changes to the industry. During the interview she spoke on her appreciation of artist XXXTenacion’s work even though he is not considere...

The American Dream is Dead

The American Dream is Dead

Ava Ganz

November 30, 2017


Filed under Current Events, Shul & State

The American Dream is Dead 48% of millennials believe that the American Dream is dead, but millennials are the ones who killed it. (http://redalertpolitics.com/2015/12/10/millennials-48-think-american-dream-dead/) One of the greatest things that our beautiful country was founded on is the “American...

Sexual Predator Kevin Spacey

Sexual Predator Kevin Spacey

Isabella Shulman, Editor in Chief

November 2, 2017


Filed under Current Events, Entertainment & Technology, Shul & State

Recently, famous child actor Anthony Rapp accused Kevin Spacey of sexual assault in an interview with Buzzfeed News Publications. The actor says he was 14 when the alleged attempted sexual advance occurred with a then 26 year old Spacey. Rapp had been acting in a broadway play at the time and was invite...

Steve Scalise Shooting

Victoria E.

October 30, 2017


Filed under Culture, Current Events, Shul & State, Uncategorized

https://www.nytimes.com/2017/06/14/us/steve-scalise-congress-shot-alexandria-virginia.html Steve Scalise, a Republican Senator from Louisiana, was shot by a lone gunman on June 14th, 2017. He was practicing for the annual Congressional Baseball Game for Charity that was taking place the following da...

Free Speech Battle at UC Berkeley

Free Speech Battle at UC Berkeley

Ava Ganz

October 30, 2017


Filed under Shul & State

 Freedom of speech, included in the first amendment of the constitution, is one of the most fundamental rights to our freedom as Americans. Everyone deserves freedom of speech, even malevolent people deserve this right. If you don’t like what somebody is saying, you have the right to challenge them...

Tech Giants for California Secession

Tech Giants for California Secession

Gaby T

October 30, 2017


Filed under Current Events, Shul & State

From upcoming startups to the biggest tech companies in the world, they all had the same message to our President: They wanted out. Shervin Pishevar, a big investor in Uber and one of the co-founders of Hyperloop, sent a series of tweets explaining his plans to fund “a legitimate campaign for Califo...

Visa Applicants and Vetting

Visa Applicants and Vetting

Gaby T

September 29, 2017


Filed under Current Events, Shul & State

Since the initial travel ban approved by the Trump administration in January there have been countless revisions and controversies on the right, the left and in other government agencies, and because of this the Trump administration is continually working to revise the ban before their ninety day dea...

Confederate Statues: Heritage or Hate?

Confederate Statues: Heritage or Hate?

Avi Kister

September 29, 2017


Filed under Current Events, Showcase, Shul & State

On August 12th in Charlottesville Virginia, white supremacists gathered in a “Unite the Right” rally, in order to protest the removal of a Robert E. Lee statue. When counter protestors arrived, white supremacist James Alex Fields got into his car and plowed through the crowd of counter protesters, ...

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