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
Texas teacher, three others, arrested in child sex trafficking investigation 

A north Texas teacher and three others were arrested by a joint task force last week in connection with a child sex-trafficking case in Dallas.   Gershon Caston, 36, is charged… Read More

July 28, 2023
Culture
‘Egregious injustice’: DoD refused to pay for fallen soldiers’ transportation to final resting place but allocates millions for ‘gender-affirming’ care

The Department of Defense refused to pay for fallen soldiers’ transportation to their final resting place, even as it forks over millions on transgender procedures for military members. U.S. Rep. Read More

July 28, 2023
Courts
High school student sues Tennessee school district and officials for a suspension over off-campus social media posts

A Tennessee high school student is suing his school district and administrator after being suspended for posting sardonic memes about the principal on social media. “This case is about a… Read More

July 27, 2023
Culture
World swimming body will create ‘open category’ for trans swimmers

The governing body for international water sports will set up an “open category” to allow transgender athletes to compete in swimming, while protecting fairness in the women’s division.  World Aquatics… Read More

July 25, 2023
Public Education
Denver school board fretted about blame for removing SROs in closed-door meeting after school shooting, recording reveals

A day after a March school shooting Denver school officials held a closed-door meeting supposedly to discuss security concerns. In fact, much of the discussion was about their own political… Read More

July 25, 2023