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8 Reasons To Watch The 8th Season Of TWD

8 Reasons To Watch The 8th Season Of TWD

by Jacob Blue, Reporter

October 27, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

The Walking Dead First aired on AMC October 31, 2010. Seven years later the show is growing more popular every day. Season 8 premiered, October 22, 2017, her's why you need to watch. 1. Modern-Day horror Story We follow the story of Rick Grimes (Andrew Lincoln) as he wakes up from a coma as a resu...

Movie Review: Happy Death Day – emphasis on happy not scary

Movie Review: Happy Death Day – emphasis on happy not scary

by Lindsey Russo, Reporter

October 25, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Get up. Live Your Day. Get Killed. Again. Happy Death Day (PG-13) is a mystery/thriller movie that came out Friday, October 13th. A girl named Tree, played by Jessica Rothe, has a normal day, with a twist. Tree wakes up in a dorm room of a young man named Carter who is confused when she wakes...

Cuphead: A game from the 1930’s – timeless fun for today

Cuphead: A game from the 1930’s – timeless fun for today

by Nicholas Stephan, Reporter

October 25, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

The run and gun indy game Cuphead developed and published by StudioMDHR Entertainment hit Xbox and PC consoles late 2017. The game stars the titular character Cuphead as he traverses strange worlds, acquire new weapons, learn powerful super moves, and discover hidden secrets. Cuphead began develop...

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...

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