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While the dresses change with the decades, prom never goes out of style

While the dresses change with the decades, prom never goes out of style

by Lourdes Jack, Reporter

May 11, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase, Spring 2017

As the famous rhyme goes, April showers brings May flowers.  For the month of May, ‘tis the season not only for flowers, but also for the social event of the year, prom. Now  it's the time when girls can't find the perfect dress, until they try on the dresses available in the whole store, and guys ha...

Guardians of the Galaxy Vol.2 takes theaters across the universe by meteor storm

Guardians of the Galaxy Vol.2 takes theaters across the universe by meteor storm

by Beau Cameron, Managing Editor

May 10, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Best of SNO, Showcase, Spring 2017

As a long time Marvel fan and comic connoisseur, I was skeptical about the developing Marvel cinema. The first Guardians of the Galaxy, however, solidified my faith in the budding franchise. The movie introduced lovable and intriguing characters with complex backgrounds. Its sequel, Guardians of the Gala...

Podcast: Battle of the Fans–Which rules the galaxy? Star Wars or Star Trek

Podcast:  Battle of the Fans–Which rules the galaxy?  Star Wars or Star Trek

by Emily Reed and Beau Cameron

May 3, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase, Spring 2017

Click here for the podcast. B: Hello I am Beau Cameron-- E: and this is Emily Reed. B: --and today we will be arguing for a podcast on The Lance known as Battle of the Fans. Our argument today will be on the longstanding battle between the two fandoms Star Trek and Star Wars. E: I’ll be a...

Student band “jacket” signed by UMD recording studio

Student band “jacket” signed by UMD recording studio

by Brandon Cooper, Editor

April 12, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

In July 2016, the band "jacket." was officially formed. Linganore students Jackson Knight and Nick Belski are one half of the band. The other members are Linganore alumni Bryce Watson and Middletown student Cosimo Tauraso. jacket. is an alternative, indie rock band that has performed at places li...

Check this off your blacklist: The Blacklist is sure to thrill and hook you from the pilot

Check this off your blacklist: The Blacklist is sure to thrill and hook you from the pilot

by Ethan Hart, Reporter

April 12, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

3 seasons, 67 episodes Approx. 1 hour each The Blacklist is a crime action thriller that will have you on the edge of your seat watching every episode. Raymond Reddington is a high-profile criminal on the FBI’s Top 10 Most Wanted list that turns himself in with the intent on helping the FBI catch crimi...

“13 Reasons Why” blends polished storytelling with suicide awareness

“13 Reasons Why” blends polished storytelling with suicide awareness

by Madison Reeley, Reporter

April 12, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

13 Reasons Why is a recently released Netflix original series that focuses on suicide. As far as shows go, this is not one that you should watch if you’re looking for an uplifting or happy story. While this story is not a happy one, it is still captivating and important. The show is based on the...

One (Not So) Normal Night: singing in the Addams Family

One (Not So) Normal Night: singing in the Addams Family

by Garrett Wiehler, Editor

April 7, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

The weekend of April 7, 8 and 9,  the theater department is putting on the acclaimed musical,  Addams Family. The musical has many moving parts including dancing and acting, but it is the singing that ties the plot together and paints the stage with sound. Music teacher Damon Dye has been helpin...

Talking tech with the Addams Family

Talking tech with the Addams Family

by Garrett Wiehler, Editor

April 6, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

While the singers, dancers and actors have been working hard to put the story of the Addams Family together for the 12 weeks 40 technical team members have been working hard on making the show look good. From makeup and costumes to lighting and sound, the tech department has been working behind the ...

Add some plot to your story of spring break with “Arrow”

Add some plot to your story of spring break with “Arrow”

by Matthew Gelhard, Reporter

April 6, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Even though I am not a comic book type,  Arrow is a captivating series that gives a modern twist on the D.C comic, The Green Arrow. Stephen Amell plays the main character, Oliver Queen, who is rich man turned into trained fighter with a vengeance against the vile opposition who killed his father and is...

Learning and leading in the Addams Family

Learning and leading in the Addams Family

by Garrett Wiehler, Editor

April 6, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

On April 6th the theater department will be putting on the acclaimed musical,  Addams Family. In charge of a cast of 25  actors has been Mrs. Angela Smithhisler, Mr. Damon Norko and student-director Samantha Buntman. Buntman has been involved in the theater department for three years. This is h...

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