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News for November 30

by Lancer Media

November 30, 2018

The Linganore Drama Department is holding auditions for their spring musical, Beauty and the Beast. All students are welcome to audition! Auditions are run from 2:30-6:30, and will be held in room D101 or onstage on December 11th, 12th, and 13th. Packets with all required information about the auditions...

Sister city anniversary march draws frustrated crowd to state capital

MC Monica Lewinsky addresses her fellow marchers.

by Beau Cameron and Sarah Brady

January 28, 2018

On January 20th, The Women’s March Alliance held anniversary marches around the country. Marches took place across the nation, with the “main” event being held in Las Vegas, Nevada. In Maryland, major events took place in Annapolis, Baltimore, and Frederick. This year, the march focused on voting in th...

Healthy snacks keep you moving in 2018

These ingredients make a smoothie that is healthy for the mind and body.

by Ave Boghossian-James and Allyson Duda

January 25, 2018

Ringing in the new year with resolutions to eat healthier is one of the most common. However, if you live a fast-moving life, then resisting the urge to grab something unhealthy can be hard. Making a snack beneficial for your body that provides energy for at least a few hours usually takes a while. Bu...

Holiday carriage rides spark protest in Frederick city

Protesters seen standing at the pick up and drop off area for the carriage rides.

January 25, 2018

Lambert's Carriage Company hosts seasonal horse drawn carriage rides throughout Downtown Frederick each year. Rides are scheduled throughout December in the evenings. On December 29, 2017, North Market Street was filled with bright white signs held by protesters standing silently in the freezing cold. A local animal rights activist group lead by Michael and Stacy Boyer protest the use of horses as carriage haulers.   ...

Con Carriage Ride- A cruel and outdated method of transportation

Protesters seen standing at the pick up and drop off area for the carriage rides.

by Fiona Rowan, Guest Reporter

January 25, 2018

An animal rights group led by Michael and Stacy Boyer have been protesting against the Lambert Carriage Company seasonal rides in downtown Frederick. I agree that horse drawn carriages are a cruel and outdated way of transport in busy cities. Not only is it inhumane, but it's dangerous to the hors...

Pro Carriage Ride–Keep Frederick’s beloved tradition

by Katie Gallagher, Reporter

January 25, 2018

I do not agree with the recent protests against the horse drawn carriage rides in downtown Frederick. Horses have been used to transport humans for centuries. The earliest sort of horse drawn carriage dates back to 2000 BC that was used in Mesopotamia and called a chariot. Horse drawn carriages we...

Safe and Sane holds Chick-Fil-A fundraiser: Photo of the Day 1/25/18

Seniors Kelsey Ward and Tommy Moyer dining at Chick-Fil-A  to support Safe and Sane.

by Katie Gallagher, Reporter

January 25, 2018

On January 24, 2018, Chick-Fil-A hosted a spirit night from 5-8 PM to support Linganore High School's Safe and Sane night for graduating seniors. Many students from Linganore dined at the new Chick-Fil-A location on Monocacy Blvd in Frederick. Tommy Moyer and and Kelsey Ward were two of the stude...

Dance Moms: Reality television is hardly realistic

Authors Ashley Nash and Kelsey Ward dance at a competition.

by Kelsey Ward and Ashley Nash

January 24, 2018

The Lifetime series Dance Moms is a show filled with drama, fighting, and of course -- dancing. The show first aired in 2011 and professes to reveal the real the behind the scenes of the Abby Lee Dance Company from Pittsburgh. There are seven dancers on the team. The show’s success comes from the...

Free speech is not an excuse for discrimination

Jack Phillips says cake is his art so he should have free speech

by Lilly Player and Rachel Player

January 24, 2018

In 2012, David Mullins and his partner, Charlie Craig, walked into Masterpiece Cakeshop, owned by Jack Phillips, and asked for a wedding cake. Phillips denied their request for a wedding cake, saying that making a wedding cake for a same sex marriage was against his religious beliefs. Mullins and Craig file...

Unpopular opinion: My love affair with Pandora

Pandora takes the throne of all music apps.

by Brianna Dellavalle and Bridget Murphy

January 24, 2018

All I need is an app that plays songs I enjoy, without charging me a monthly fee and without having to check my phone every two seconds to choose the next song. Many music listeners lean toward SoundCloud, Spotify or Apple Music as their ‘go-to’ source for their daily tunes. My unpopular opinio...

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