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The Lookout | May 23, 2019

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Staff Editorial

Travolta marathon a fun experience

March 14, 2019 |

By Larry HookThe Lookout AdviserLast November, I decided to try to collect all of the movies ever made by John Travolta. My goal was to get them all, and then watch them in chronological order

“Why Travolta?” you ask. Well, … Read More

EDITORIAL: Lawmaker’s comments vile

March 1, 2019 |

A West Virginia legislator is under fire after making several anti-LGBTQ comments in the media.

Eric Porterfield, a Republican member of the West Virginia House of Delegates, is being condemned by Democrats and Republicans alike.

In an interview with … Read More

Column: Growing up with 16 siblings

February 15, 2019 |

By Islam AmirStaff Writer

The average American has about 2.5 children. But what is it like having 15 siblings?

Sometimes we have to make the most important decisions of our lives. For my parents, a big decision was the number … Read More

STAFF EDITORIAL: Pets are not necessarily good holiday gifts

November 30, 2018 |

An adorable puppy or cute kitten sounds like the perfect Christmas present; that is until it chews up your furniture the next day, or has an accident on your carpet.

According to MLive, the Humane Society and other animal shelters … Read More

Thousand Oaks tragedies a reminder

November 14, 2018 | 1

It has been a devastating month for the residents of Thousand Oaks, Calif.

On Nov. 7, the city became the target of the country’s latest mass shooting. While enjoying their evening at the Borderline Bar and Grill, 12 innocent people … Read More

Editorial: Synagogue shooting saddens

November 2, 2018 |

Another act of hate was committed Saturday, Oct. 27 in Pittsburgh.

Worshippers gathered at the Tree of Life synagogue for a service that started at 9:45 a.m. A shooter entered the building, yelling anti-semitic remarks, and made an attack that … Read More

Staff Editorial: Supporting Kavanaugh for Supreme Court sends bad message

October 4, 2018 |

The list keeps getting longer.

Harvey Weinstein, Larry Nassar, Bill Cosby, Matt Lauer and Donald Trump are just a small sampling of the hundreds of powerful men who have been the subject of sexual assault, harassment or misconduct allegations in … Read More

Staff Editorial: U.S. Open sparks debate

September 20, 2018 | 2

Sexism was the name of the game at the 2018 U.S. Open. It all began with a quick shirt adjustment, which left French tennis player Alize Cornet receiving an undeserved code violation for “indecent exposure.”

It followed with Serena Williams … Read More

Editorial: Journalists aren’t enemies

August 30, 2018 | 1

In a time where the words “fake news” are seemingly everywhere, the importance of journalism today is often overshadowed.

Conceivably the biggest critic of the media, President Donald Trump has worked hard to diminish the work of journalists around the … Read More

Stocken Speaks: Beach Boys concert fulfills a lifelong dream for reporter

July 23, 2018 |

By Shauna Stocken A&E Editor

In the introduction chapter of my memoir, I reminisce memories from my youth surrounding my mom and my younger sister.

This included memories of cruising in my mom’s GEO Metro and dancing throughout the house … Read More