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Top 10 of 2016: Events that changed history

Top 10 of 2016:  Events that changed history

by Summer Etzler, Reporter
December 15, 2016
Filed under Opinion, Showcase

This year will go down in history.  We'll remember this year for fake news stories, the election, and more.  Here are my top 10 events that changed America. January 2016 Executive action on guns: In January, President Obama gave a speech proposing to increase gun control in the wake of the Sa...

Disappointed, recovering, inspired: 5 ways to deal with the election results

Disappointed, recovering, inspired: 5 ways to deal with the election results

by Beau Cameron, Editor
November 16, 2016
Filed under Opinion, Showcase

On November 8th, Donald Trump won the majority of electoral college votes for President of the United States. For many people of color, Muslims, women, the LGBTQA+ community, and 57 million Americans, this loss was a crushing blow. However, the unwelcome vote doesn't have to define or destroy us, the "lose...

Thanksgiving 2016: We need a day of healing, no matter who is in the White House

Thanksgiving 2016: We need a day of healing, no matter who is in the White House

by Savannah Sitler, Emily Sherwood, Reporters
November 14, 2016
Filed under Opinion, Showcase

The past 18 months of anger and partisanship has taken a huge toll on the United States. Everyone has taken sides, constantly arguing and proving themselves to each other. November has been dreaded since the election process began. Now we look forward to another national November event. Thanksgivin...

Trump wins LHS Mock Election, mirrors national results.

Trump wins LHS Mock Election, mirrors national results.

by Cassie Harris, Reporter
November 10, 2016
Filed under News, Showcase

"You have to be knowledgeable to vote to vote. Knowledge is power." On Monday, November 7th students of all grades voted for who they want to become the next President of the United States. Voting took place during all lunch shifts, and all students are able to participate, regardless of their age. ...

Students vote for their next president in a mock election: Photo of the Day 11/7/2016

Students vote for their next president in a mock election: Photo of the Day 11/7/2016

by Savannah Sitler, Reporter
November 7, 2016
Filed under Photo of the Day, Showcase

Students had the chance to vote for the presidential candidate of their choice as a part of the mock election that took place during all lunch shifts on November 7, 2016. In the cafeteria, a polling booth was set up where all students were welcome to select their choice of president from the four...

One Linganore student feels the Bern… just a little bit

One Linganore student feels the Bern… just a little bit

by Kasal Smaha, Reporter
April 28, 2016
Filed under Opinion, Showcase

On April 22, I was fortunate enough to be able to attend a town hall debate in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, where presidential candidate Bernie Sanders would be speaking. I have seen many such events on television in years past, debates and the like, but I decided that I would like to witness something...

Eight run for BoE: How will they support students?

Eight run for BoE: How will they support students?

by Kasal Smaha, Reporter
April 14, 2016
Filed under News, Showcase

This election season, Americans have been subjected constantly to news stories and polls covering the race for the Oval Office, in which five candidates remain. How soon forget about the campaigns closer to us, like the one for retiring US Senator Barbara Mikulski’s seat and for the eight spots in the...

League of Women Voters help students register to vote: Photo of the Day 2/29/16

League of Women Voters help students register to vote: Photo of the Day 2/29/16

by Emily Gorham and Kasal Smaha
February 29, 2016
Filed under Photo of the Day, Showcase

On February 29th, the League of Women Voters of Frederick County held a voter registration during all lunch periods. Marc Welch of the Board of Elections, volunteer Melanie Smith Bell, and Val Dale of the LWV assisted eligible students to register to vote, revise their registrations, and sign up to be...

Top 10 of 2015: Worst political blunders from the top presidential front-runners

Top 10 of 2015: Worst political blunders from the top presidential front-runners

by Garrett Wiehler, Reporter
January 1, 2016
Filed under Holiday 2015

In 2015 we've heard a lot about next year's election. With the primaries for both parties coming up next year, many family members will be strongly asserting their opinion this holiday season. I've compiled a list of the worst things the front-runners have said, so you can quickly rebut your Cruz-loving-uncle...

Top 10 of 2015: Best celebrity nonsense of the year

Top 10 of 2015:  Best celebrity nonsense of the year

by Rose Fiore, Reporter
December 29, 2015
Filed under Showcase

Here are 10 examples of social media at its worst. From the serious to the silly, we all argued a little too much over these non-stories this year. March 25: Zayn Malik vs. One Direction On the afternoon of March 25, 2015, fangirls everywhere practically fainted when they found out about Malik’s departure f...

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