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Fans and fame: Teens flock to teen Billie Eilish for music, style, and message

Fans and fame: Teens flock to teen Billie Eilish for music, style, and message

by Gillian Humphreys and Lily Caton

March 9, 2020

Billie Eilish has one studio-released album out and one EP. Billie released her first album on March 29, 2019 called When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go? One of her number one hits, “Bad Guy,” was on this album along with 13 other songs. Billie’s EP was released August 11, 2017 called “D...

The Adventure Zone: This comedy D&D podcast is a critical success

The Adventure Zone: This comedy D&D podcast is a critical success

by Dana Kullgren, Editor

February 21, 2020

A human, a dwarf, and an elf walk into a cave and change the world of podcasts forever. The Adventure Zone is just one of the many podcast and video products created by the McElroy family, but for me and over 193.7K other D&D-loving fans of the show, it’s the best of the best. The Mc...

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

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

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...

Get into anime! Join the club

Get into anime! Join the club

by Joshua Barnes, Reporter

January 28, 2020

Most people would think that anime is just for those who are interested in Japanese culture.  Because it is a different culture of entertainment,  that alone turns many away. Still, there are students at LHS who are passionate about the art form. And some of those people banded together, thanks to...

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...

Cats movie: Pawsitively horrible

Cats movie: Pawsitively horrible

by Erica Blockinger, Reporter

January 24, 2020

The famous Broadway musical Cats has been adapted into a movie, and “meow” it's a bit more than strange. The plot of the movie follows the musical pretty well, but the most unsettling part of the new movie is the incorporation of CGI animation. Watching half cat half people is not something enjoyab...

2020 Oscar Predictions: Who will walk away with gold?

2020 Oscar Predictions: Who will walk away with gold?

by Jacob Blue and Rhiannon Seyfried

January 23, 2020

Roll out the red carpet and start writing those acceptance speeches because the 92nd Academy Awards ceremony is rapidly approaching on February 9, 2020, 8:00 PM EST on ABC.. The entertainment world has been buzzing with anticipation to find out who is loved and who is snubbed.  The nominations l...

Netflix Review: Cheer is everything I wanted

Netflix Review: Cheer is everything I wanted

by Madeline Hull

January 23, 2020

I dislocated my shoulder stunting at Manchester Valley Stampede Invitational cheer competition. I spent the following week on the couch, icing my shoulder, scrolling through Netflix. As I clicked on the "Start Episode" button for the newest documentary series Cheer, I wondered, would they show cheerleading for what ...

You Season 2 Review: Addictive, Draining, and Depraved

You Season 2 Review: Addictive, Draining, and Depraved

by Joshua Todd and Jenny Davis

January 22, 2020

Warning: This article contains spoilers for Season's 1 and 2 of Netflix's show You. Netflix's second season of the hit series You is guaranteed to disgust you to the core. The stalking and murder of the innocent people in Joe’s life, mixed with the countless scenes of macabre, makes the skin crawl. Even wi...

Juice Wrld’s rise to fame begins and ends with addiction

Juice Wrld’s rise to fame begins and ends with addiction

by Zack Hunsaker and Evan Gobien

January 6, 2020

Jared Higgins also known as Juice Wrld was born in Chicago, Illinois in 1998 and raised by his single mother, who was very religious and forbade him from listening to hip hop. The world was shocked when Juice Wrld died early Sunday, December 8, after experiencing a seizure in Chicago’s Midway Internat...

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