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The Linganore Playlist: The Best of 2019 from the music world

The top 4 songs of 2019 voted for by the Linganore High School students.

by Jason Byrd and Andrew Lyons

January 28, 2020

Editors Jason and Byrd and Andrew Lyons made a Linganore Playlist of 2018, recapping some of the best songs, artists, and moments in music for 2018. This year, they’re back with a Linganore Playlist of 2019. As Spotify shows the album covers of the first four songs in a playlist, the first four...

Namaste: My experience with radical hospitality in India

Leah Stucke (NY), Madeline Klein (NY), Elizabeth Anderson (MD), Zack Visker (NY), and Nito Slack (MD), say goodbye to youth at Apostles Methodist Church in Delhi, where they were given flowers and books as well as tea and snacks.

by Elizabeth Anderson, Editor-in-Chief

January 28, 2020

"The divine in me bows to the divine in you." This is the meaning of the traditional Indian greeting “Namaste,” which is usually accompanied by the speaker’s hands pressed together in front of the chest while they give a small bow. On my recent trip to India, “Namaste” was the first thing I ...

TikTok: Wasting time, has little to offer but distraction.

TikTok: Wasting time, has little to offer but distraction.

by Delaney Cabe and Aaron Eng

January 28, 2020

TikTok was declared the fastest growing social media in 2018. There is no doubt that the app has grown much more in the past few years with over 500 million users. "With the simplicity of a scrolling finger you can laugh, cry and be inspired to reach past your comfort zone into a world of imagina...

New English course offers sophomores a challenge

New English course offers sophomores a challenge

by Ruby Cerny and Cullen Vogel

January 28, 2020

In 2020-2021, sophomores have the option to take a new English course. The course combines both 10th and 11th grade English to be one year-long course. Though this course is open to any and all, some high achieving ninth graders received a letter suggesting the student to take the course.  The le...

New vaccine laws spark discussion

New vaccine laws spark discussion

by Zack Hunsaker and Chandler McKinstry

January 28, 2020

Recently, there has been a lot of controversy around vaccinations especially in Maryland with new laws passed in October 2019, requiring doctors to report vaccinations. Most parents choose to vaccinate, but many have started to decide not vaccinate their children. There are many facts, opinions, and myth...

News for January 27

by Lancer Media

January 27, 2020

Interested in Girl’s Lacrosse? Attend the informational meeting today at 2:30 in the media center.  All students will receive a printed spring semester schedule in their first period class on Thursday, January 30th. Spring semester first period class assignments will be posted on Main Street an...

Instagram’s fact checker says this is false: Let’s see why

Instagram's fact checker says this is false: Let's see why

by Evan Gobien and Erik Gobien

January 26, 2020

Fake news is a problem that gets a lot of headlines today, but fake news dates back to when the printing press was still new. An English pamphlet from 1611 tells of a Dutch woman who lived for 14 years without eating or drinking. Who cares if its not true? Printers had the same argument internet “n...

News for January 24

by Lancer Media

January 26, 2020

Students who are considering a schedule change for spring semester have until today to submit a schedule change request form. No forms will be accepted from January 25th to February 2nd.  Do you like to play Badminton? Morgan Miller and Coach Easterday are organizing a Badminton Tournament durin...

Debunking college myths: Grace talks to Greg about what to expect

Grace's expectation of studying in college differs from Greg's reality of studying.

by Grace Gaydosh and Greg Gaydosh

January 26, 2020

For high school students, especially juniors and seniors, there can be lots of misperceptions about college-- excitement, nervousness, and rumors can create these misperceptions. There are so many things to look forward to. There are also some unknowns that might worry you. You might have some questi...

Movie Review: 1917 highlights the details of World War l

Movie Review: 1917 highlights the details of World War l

by Dane Shaw and Brian Bolger

January 24, 2020

Ten time Grammy nominated film 1917 is the most intense movie in theaters today. 1917 is a courageous World War l story that took place during the third battle of Ypres in France. The movie is about two British soldiers, Schofield and Blake, who were given direct orders to cross into German territor...

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Fall 2019