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There’s no better time than now to become a nurse

May 12, 2021 By Barbara Sales Staff Writer May 12 is recognized as International Nurses Day and National School Nurse Day. Therefore, there is no better day than today to recognize the crucial role nurses play in the healthcare industry. Nurses coordinate pati... More »


People are getting too relaxed about the pandemic

March 18, 2021 By Christa Ruiz Staff Writer March 13, 2021 was the last day of school for all students of LHS, and even most students across the nation. People were told there would be a two-week period of remote learning and then life would go back to busines... More »


Covid-19 vaccines are the key to bringing back America

March 12, 2021 By Prires Sahiti Staff Writer As the United States approaches its one-year anniversary since the pandemic was first announced, the country still has not been able to slow down the rise of Covid-19 cases. Among the solutions is a coronavirus vacc... More »


Everyone should care about politics

Dec. 17, 2020 By John Mulvaney Staff Writer Politics is a sort of a taboo word in western society. But whether people like it or not, politics is all around us, and people should be more involved in it. From how towns are governed to who serves in Congress, po... More »


President should act cautiously to reduce spread of Covid-19

Nov. 15, 2020 By Ella Sorg Staff Writer When President Donald Trump announced in a tweet on Oct. 2 that he tested positive for Covid-19, many Americans were left wondering: How could someone as well-protected as the president have contracted this deadly virus?... More »


HEAD-TO-HEAD: Mail-in ballots are ruining the election process

Nov. 3, 2020 By Prires Sahiti Staff Writer With the difficult events of this year, many have come to realize that this presidential election is far more important than any other in recent history. With Covid-19 and police brutality against African Americans do... More »


HEAD-TO-HEAD: Parents should track their kids’ phones

June 5, 2020 By Kevin Garcia Staff Writer As a throwback to The Lighthouse’s Head-to-Head column in the print issue, The Lighthouse is featuring its final Head-to-Head of the school year on its website. The world can be a dangerous place, and children’s safety... More »


Kevin Durant will shine on the court next season

June 1, 2020 By Robert Bloom Staff Writer Kevin Durant, who has made a name for himself as one of the most prolific scorers in NBA history, was born in Washington, D.C. on Sept. 29, 1988. When Durant was a year old, his father Wayne left the household and spen... More »


Once again, Pete Rose appeals lifetime ban

May 29, 2020 By Adam Venezia Staff Writer Pete Rose is arguably one of the best-ever players in the MLB, and he isn’t even in the Hall of Fame. He is the all-time leader in career hits with 4,256. He also posted a career average of .303 and 1,314 runs batted i... More »


Gun stores are essential retailers during the pandemic

May 21, 2020 By Jake McCann Staff Writer Governor Phil Murphy closed all non-essential stores in New Jersey on March 21 due to the coronavirus pandemic. While gun stores were not originally considered an essential store, it was added to the list on March 30 af... More »