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Midnight premieres are more than just a movie

Midnight premieres are more than just a movie

by Olivia Goldstein, Editor
December 19, 2013
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Opinion

Crazy costumes. Late night. Long lines. Popcorn. That can only mean one thing: midnight premieres. And where there are midnight premieres, there is bound to be mischief and excitement. In the past few years, movie history has been made because of the fans that attend midnight showings worldwide. According...

Photo of the day: Thursday, December 19th

Photo of the day: Thursday, December 19th

by Brennan Nolan, Photographer
December 19, 2013
Filed under Photo of the Day

Members of the band played Christmas carols from the balcony this morning for the enjoyment of the student body.

News and announcements for Thursday, December 19

News and announcements for Thursday, December 19

by Lancer Media Staff
December 19, 2013
Filed under Daily Announcements

Great job to the members of the Linganore band who played us some wonderful Christmas music this morning. Just a reminder that applications for the Social Studies Historical Society are due tomorrow, December 20th. For any questions, see Mr. Burch or Mrs. Richardson for further details. Today is the last day to purch...

Winter sports look to have a strong season

Winter sports look to have a strong season

by Kyle Brodt, Reporter
December 18, 2013
Filed under Sports

With winter comes snow, warm fires, the holidays, and…. LHS winter sports! Whether it is basketball, ice hockey, indoor track, or wrestling there is plenty to cheer for. Fans have had a pretty good look at all the winter sports teams since the season has started, but here’s an inside look. Basketball             There has b...

Minimum wage debate heats up in Maryland

Minimum wage debate heats up in Maryland

by Hannah Jaffe, Reporter
December 18, 2013
Filed under News, Showcase

It has been more than four years since the official end of the Great Recession; yet most American workers’ pay has not been increased. The cost of living is continuing to rise while salaries remain stagnant, making greater numbers of Americans susceptible to poverty. Originally the federal minimum...

The top 10 Christmas movies and TV specials you won’t want to miss

The top 10 Christmas movies and TV specials you won’t want to miss

by Erin Formulak, Reporter
December 18, 2013
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Opinion

You cuddle up on the couch with a mug of hot chocolate and a big blanket. The tree is up; the decorations have been hung; and a warm fire is crackling. However, there is something missing from that cozy holiday feeling. You turn on the television and see many Christmas movies and specials playing on...

Teenage Heart-Throb Cody Simpson releases anticipated EP

Teenage Heart-Throb Cody Simpson releases anticipated EP

by Kate Mannarino, Reporter
December 18, 2013
Filed under Opinion, Showcase

Australian artist Cody Simpson released his much anticipated The Acoustic Sessions on November 19th, 2013.  This five-song EP, his third, covers four of his own tracks from previous albums, including “Pretty Brown Eyes,” “La Da Dee,” “All Day,” and “Wish U Were Here” and then wraps up the EP...

Thanksgivukkah: Turkey and latkes?

Thanksgivukkah: Turkey and latkes?

by Amanda Tapscott, Reporter
December 18, 2013
Filed under Features

Hanukkah is over. What? Christmas hasn’t even begun. The Hebrew word “Hanukkah” means “to dedicate.” The holiday is a Festival of Lights that begins on the 25th day in the month of Kislev on the Hebrew calendar and lasts for eight days. The Hebrew calendar is used predominantly by the Jewish...

Teachers decorate doors for the holidays: Vote for your favorite!

Teachers decorate doors for the holidays: Vote for your favorite!

by Lancer Media Staff
December 18, 2013
Filed under News

Check out these holiday doors and tweet @LHSJournalism your favorite for the People's Choice Award.                        ...

Should coffee be a controlled substance?

Should coffee be a controlled substance?

by Kobi Azoulay, Reporter
December 18, 2013
Filed under News

Almost every shopping center has a Starbucks; coffee has become a normal part of today’s culture.  The drink that used to be considered an “adult drink” has seen an increase in popularity among young people and has caused the FDA to investigate what effects it can have on them. In a consumer...

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