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The Lookout | October 21, 2019

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Staff Editorial

Editorial: Just agree to disagree

October 21, 2019 |

Activist and political movements over the past few years have transformed the way society collectively speaks and acts toward one another. This newfound awareness and compassion toward different cultures, races, disabilities, genders, politic affiliations and more have both enhanced and … Read More

Editorial: Impeaching ‘Mr. President’

October 8, 2019 |

Only two presidents have been impeached in the history of the United States. The first was Andrew Johnson in 1868 and the second was Bill Clinton in 1998.  Both impeachments occurred under dubious circumstances, and neither president was convicted of … Read More

Editorial: GM walks the picket line

September 20, 2019 |

For many residents, the spirit of the community evolved from Lansing’s rich automotive history spanning back to the early 1900s.

In 1901, Ransom E. Olds moved Olds Motor Works to the city. Lansing is now home to two plants: The … Read More

Editorial: seriousness of suicide

September 12, 2019 |

The circumstances that lead individuals to commit suicide are undoubtedly complex, sensitive and immensely painful. At The Lookout, we strive to view suicide victims through humanistic eyes. September is suicide prevention awareness month. Suicide is a serious tragedy that affects … Read More

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