Opinion

Members of the Class of 2017 pose in front of the newly-painted senior alcoves.

In defense of the Class of 2017

Members of the Class of 2017 pose in front of the newly-painted senior alcoves. On May 31, The Lasso published an editorial, “High praise for Hills,”written by Editor-in-Chief Kate Karstens, as a way to tha...

High praise for Hills

I see our principal every single day. I’m pretty sure his secretary, Ms. Flanigan, has seen me so often that she can identify how urgently I need him merely based on my face and how I knock on the door. Maybe o...

The 18 Year Old Declaration makes me feel 8

I love being 18. I’m excited to be able to vote. I can buy lottery tickets and drive after midnight. I can get selected for jury duty and must now make my own doctor’s appointments. I am an adult. I, howeve...

A response to alternative facts

Kellyanne Conway has attempted to redefine how we see and determine truth, but I’m not falling for it (cartoon courtesy of Steve Sack/Minneapolis Star Tribune). Imagine you are doing a presentation in front...