Faith Perkins

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

Public Education
Denver Public Schools appears to have paid hush money to prevent board VP from suing, newly released document reveals

Colorado’s largest school district secretly signed an agreement with its board vice president to prevent him from suing. The revelation comes after the district released a copy of the settlement… Read More

October 5, 2023
‘It’s unfair to everyone else’: The worldwide governing body for fishing has banned biological men from competing in the women’s category

Biological males can’t compete in women’s fishing competitions, the sport’s international governing body ruled Friday. “In line with the recent debates wondering around the question whether it is fair to… Read More

October 4, 2023
Public Education
US House, Senate pass bill to reverse Biden admin ban on school hunting and archery programs; Biden expected to sign

The U.S. House passed legislation Tuesday to block the Biden administration from cutting federal funding from schools with archery and hunting programs. The House approved the Protecting Hunting Heritage and… Read More

October 3, 2023
Public Education
‘If you’re a candidate or lawmaker who opposes school choice and freedom in education – you’re a target.’ New PAC formed for school choice

A school choice advocacy group announced a new Super PAC last week, promising to go after state lawmakers who oppose school choice expansion. The American Federation for Children, a nonprofit… Read More

October 2, 2023
Public Education
Parents sue Virginia school board for rejecting Gov. Youngkin’s transgender policies

Two parents are suing their Virginia school district for refusing to follow state policy regarding transgender students’ bathroom use and sports participation. The guidance, which was… Read More

October 2, 2023