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Get off the bandwagon: Throw the “backpack challenge” away

Get off the bandwagon: Throw the “backpack challenge” away

by Beau Cameron, Managing Editor
February 22, 2017
Filed under Opinion, Spring 2017

Remember the cinnamon challenge in 2011-2012? We tried to eat a spoonful of throat-drying oxygen-impairing cinnamon with no water. We all did it (I certainly did), and we all laughed as our peers choked and coughed. Even after 222 teens had to be rushed to the hospital over the course of 2012 and four-year-old Matthew Radar was pronounced dead from inhaling cinnamon, some of us were still laughing. With...

A Eulogy to Vine: A girl devastated for more than six seconds

A Eulogy to Vine: A girl devastated for more than six seconds

by Nicole Muller, Reporter
November 17, 2016
Filed under Fall 2016, Features, Showcase

Vine, the popular 6-second video social media site, was purchased by Twitter and officially launched in January 2013.  In October 2016, Twitter announced it would gradually shut down the service. A Eulogy to Vine: Many lives have been affected by you, Vine. You’ve inspired millions across the...

On the Way to 50K: Discover the author inside yourself during NaNoWriMo

On the Way to 50K: Discover the author inside yourself during NaNoWriMo

by Elizabeth Anderson, Reporter
October 29, 2016
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Best of SNO, Fall 2016, Showcase

    It's been lurking in the shadows for nearly a year, ready to pounce on the first of November. . . NaNoWriMo. Don't worry, it's not a terrible monster--this is National Novel Writing Month, called NaNoWriMo for short and sometimes NaNo for shorter. It's an annual event, hoste...

Trick-or-Treat: Send Lancer Media your throwback Halloween costume photo

Trick-or-Treat: Send Lancer Media your throwback Halloween costume photo

by Grace Weaver, Editor-in-Chief
October 7, 2016
Filed under Fall 2016, Halloween, Showcase

Do you wish you weren't too old to Trick-or-Treat? What was your favorite costume as a kid? You can win a Halloween candy bucket from the Lancer Media giveaway! To enter the drawing, you must meet these criteria: Be following LHSJournalism on Instagram or Twitter, or like Lancer Media's Faceboo...

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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