Faith Perkins

Faith Perkins is a staff writer for The Lion. She graduated from Missouri Western State University with a bachelors in convergent journalism.

Courts
New Jersey family reaches $9.1 million settlement with school district after bullied daughter’s suicide

The parents of a girl who died by suicide after being bullied won a $9.1 million settlement in a wrongful-death lawsuit against a New Jersey school district. Diane and Seth… Read More

August 8, 2023
Public Education
New Louisiana law requires ‘In God We Trust’ be displayed in every classroom

A new Louisiana law went into effect last week requiring public schools to display the motto “In God We Trust” in all classrooms.  The law, known as… Read More

August 8, 2023
Public Education
US Congressman’s bill would block Biden admin from withholding funding for schools with hunting, archery programs

A U.S. Republican Representative introduced legislation last week to protect federal funding for schools that have archery and hunting education courses. Rep. Mark Green, R-Tennessee, said his Protecting Hunting Heritage… Read More

August 7, 2023
Culture
Seattle Public Schools offers free gender-reassignments for middle and high school students through clinics

Two health centers in Seattle Public Schools with ties to the political Black Panther Party are offering free gender-reassignment medications to children as young as 11. The Meany Health Center… Read More

August 7, 2023
Culture
Bookstores, national bookseller associations file lawsuit against Texas law rating explicit books 

Several bookstores and national bookseller associations filed a lawsuit Tuesday over a new law intended to keep sexually explicit books from Texas schools. Bookstores Blue Willow Bookshop in West Houston… Read More

August 2, 2023