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Tyler, the Creator improves image of himself with new release, IGOR

Tyler, the Creator improves image of himself with new release, IGOR

by Bailey Spore, Editor

May 24, 2019

May 17, Tyler Okonma, A.K.A. Tyler, the Creator dropped his fourth album, IGOR. IGOR is not meant to be rap, like his other albums. Although it is very different, it exceeded my expectations.  IGOR is Tyler's best work yet, and he really outdid himself, proving he's on a top tier of the rap game, unli...

Guarantee a good read with a Black-Eyed Susan nominee

Guarantee a good read with a Black-Eyed Susan nominee

by Madeline Hull and Emily Watson

May 8, 2019

Every year since 1992, the Black-Eyed Susan Book Award has been given to authors of exceptionally good books chosen by Maryland students. The award is used to promote reading by encouraging students to read quality literature. The Black-Eyed Susan nominations for High School 2019−2020 are: After...

Album Review: Khalid lets loose in “Free Spirit”

Album Review: Khalid lets loose in “Free Spirit”

by Madeline Williamson, Reporter

May 6, 2019

Khalid just came out with his second album called Free Spirit. I play his album, and I get the chills. When I first heard “Bad Luck,”I knew it was going to be a great. I couldn’t help but play his songs on repeat for a day. Khalid is America’s fourth most popular artist and never fails to amaze his audience ...

Movie Review: Avengers Endgame rocks theaters and audiences

Movie Review: Avengers Endgame rocks theaters and audiences

by Thomas French and Keifer Spore

May 6, 2019

Warning! This review contains minor spoilers for the beginning of Avengers: Endgame. May 2, 2008, Iron Man was released in theaters and kicked off Phase 1 of the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Now, 11 years later, the MCU comes to a close with the release of Avengers: Endgame. The Russo brothers, Ant...

Album Review: Billie Eilish releases her first album

Album Review: Billie Eilish releases her first album

by Lindsey Russo, Editor

May 1, 2019

On March 29, Billie Eilish released her debut studio album called “When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go?” Eilish’s album is a mixture of pop, electropop and trap. Each track has a different perspective, and they all tell their own story. They reveal how much Eilish has been through. E...

Review: Beauty and the Beast commands standing ovations

Review: Beauty and the Beast commands standing ovations

by Madeline Williamson, Reporter

April 15, 2019

Throughout the weekend, Beauty and Beast drew larger and larger crowds as word of mouth spread about the near-professional production. Co-Director Angela Smithhisler said, "I am extremely proud of the students! This was the first time selling out two of the three nights for the drama department whi...

Lancer Media’s Music Madness: Breaking down the greatest artist of all time; The Finale

Lancer Media’s Music Madness: Breaking down the greatest artist of all time; The Finale

by Jacob Bolger and Bailey Spore

April 9, 2019

Check out the final debate here, featuring guest speaker Dylan Miller! Who is the greatest music artist? This is a question endlessly debated by friends, casual listeners, and experts alike. As this is clearly a subjective topic, no one is necessarily wrong or right in their answer. Everyone has their o...

Lancer Media’s Music Madness: Breaking down the greatest artist of all time; round four

Lancer Media’s Music Madness: Breaking down the greatest artist of all time; round four

by Jacob Bolger and Bailey Spore

April 9, 2019

Check out the fourth debate here, which covers the East division! Who is the greatest music artist? This is a question endlessly debated by friends, casual listeners, and experts alike. As this is clearly a subjective topic, no one is necessarily wrong or right in their answer. Everyone has their...

Lancer Media’s Music Madness: Breaking down the greatest artist of all time; round three

Lancer Media’s Music Madness: Breaking down the greatest artist of all time; round three

by Jacob Bolger and Bailey Spore

April 4, 2019

Check out the third debate here! Who is the greatest music artist? This is a question endlessly debated by friends, casual listeners, and experts alike. As this is clearly a subjective topic, no one is necessarily wrong or right in their answer. Everyone has their own opinion and taste of music.  Staff m...

Lancer Media’s Music Madness: Breaking down the greatest artist of all time; round two

Lancer Media’s Music Madness: Breaking down the greatest artist of all time; round two

by Jacob Bolger and Bailey Spore

March 29, 2019

Who is the greatest music artist? This is a question endlessly debated by friends, casual listeners, and experts alike. As this is clearly a subjective topic, no one is necessarily wrong or right in their answer. Everyone has their own opinion and taste of music.  Staff members Jacob Bolger and Bailey...

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