When people talk about Lick-Wilmerding High School, they praise the shop classes, the impressive academics, the diversity, and the school’s maxim, “Private school with a public purpose.” But none of these important parts of Lick would exist without long-time Chief … Read More
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Zoe Foss Will Develop Educational Technology
After working as the Development Associate at Lick for three and a half years, Zoe Foss is embarking on a new journey in education technology. For three months, she is going to take courses in web development programs from General … Read More
Update: The Fight Agains Ebola Goes On
As of February 2, 2015, there are 22,334 cases of Ebola in Guinea, Liberia, and Sierra Leone. There are 13,773 laboratory-confirmed cases and 8,921 deaths. On January 15, 2015, one year after the first Ebola cases surfaced in Guinea, the … Read More
SF Youth Commission Proposes Voting Age Be 16
In March 1971, Congress passed the 26th Amendment, lowering the voting age from 21 to 18. In January 2015, fifteen youth on the San Francisco Youth Commission, a city-mandated body that advises the Mayor and Board of Supervisors, are seeking … Read More
Assisted Suicide: Liberty or Crime?
The debate over assisted suicide has been re-sparked by terminally ill brain cancer patient Brittany Maynard, who died by prescribed lethal overdose. Maynard was given six months to live after being diagnosed. She chose to forego full brain radiation, which … Read More
Update: Who is Responsible for the 2014 Ebola Outbreak?
Since the article “Who is Responsible for the 2014 Ebola Outbreak?” published in the Paper Tiger on October 30, 2014, the Ebola outbreak has slowed down in Liberia, previously one of the countries with the most widespread and intense virus … Read More
Who is Responsible for the 2014 Ebola Outbreak?
Friday, October 24, 2014 “It’s impossible to look into a glass ball and say we’re going to have this many or that many [cases], but we anticipate the number of cases occurring per week by that time [December] to be … Read More
YouTube “Hauls”: A New Way to Advertise
You’ve been told this before: the Internet saturates your life., influencing what you like, what you know and mainly what you buy. The latest marketing strategy is YouTube hauling videos, which give large companies a low-investment way of promoting their … Read More
Too Much Test Preparation Or Just Enough?
The SAT, a globally recognized standardized test, was first administered in 1901 as a universal way to determine if students were prepared for college-level work. The SAT no longer holds that same connotation. These three letters not only bring stress … Read More
At Last, Peer Educators Returns to LWHS
Drumroll please… Peer Educators is back at Lick-Wilmerding High School! Since it ended in 2006 because of the schedule change, supporters of the Peer Educators program have fought hard to bring the class back into Lick-Wilmerding’s curriculum. After 5 years, … Read More