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Drama shows audiences the lottery you never want to win

Drama shows audiences the lottery you never want to win

by Emma Wynkoop, Reporter

November 10, 2016


Filed under Fall 2016, Features, Showcase

What comes to mind when you think of winning the lottery? Fortune, happiness, glory? In the drama department's production of "The Lottery", winning brings the exact opposite. The final of the three one-act shows in The Nightmare Zone, "The Lottery" presents a small town in an ambiguous time per...

Howard’s acting gives new meaning to phrase “It’s all in your head”

Howard’s acting gives new meaning to phrase “It’s all in your head”

by Emma Wynkoop, Reporter

November 9, 2016


Filed under Fall 2016, Features, Showcase

How many times have we heard these phrases in our lives? "It's all in your head." "Life's what you make of it." "We create our own problems." In Linganore Drama's production of Mind Games, a one-act play, part of the larger themed night The Nightmare Zone, senior Lincoln Robisch plays a therapist...

Inktober Drawing challenge improves artwork

Inktober Drawing challenge improves artwork

by Nicole Muller, Reporter

October 23, 2016


Filed under Fall 2016, Features, Showcase

It takes most artists hours to complete a good, detailed piece. What if they had only one day? Artists across the globe are up to the challenge. In the month-long “art-athon” called Inktober, the artist is challenged to complete one drawing in ink per day that follows the daily one-word prompt. As a part...

The Nightmare Zone: Drama’s fall production gives audiences thrills and chills

The Nightmare Zone: Drama’s fall production gives audiences thrills and chills

by Emma Wynkoop, Reporter

October 20, 2016


Filed under Fall 2016, Features

Instead of one fall play, the drama department this year will be producing three short one-act shows, each running about  half an hour. These one-acts include The Lottery, Mind Games, and The Actor's Nightmare. Each show has a creepy and frightening theme to it, giving inspiration to the night's...

Yammarino flashes back to kindergarten for internship

Yammarino flashes back to kindergarten for internship

by Kelsey Ward, Reporter

October 20, 2016


Filed under Fall 2016, Features

One, two, three, eyes on me! On October 11, I became a kindergartner again at Kemptown Elementary School. For Alyssa Yammarino, Class of 2017, this is a regular occurrence. She leaves school before third block to attend her internship. "There are 36 interns this year, 14 of which are helping at an ele...

Linganore bands together for a cure to breast cancer

Linganore bands together for a cure to breast cancer

by Savannah Sitler, Reporter

October 20, 2016


Filed under Fall 2016, Features, Showcase

Breast cancer is the most common cancer, with more than 249,000 new cases expected for the year of 2016. It is increasingly important that doctors and scientists find a cure to this disease. Breast Cancer Awareness Month has occurred in October for the past 31 years. Since then, there have been numerous...

Take a second look at secondhand

Take a second look at secondhand

by Cassie Harris, Reporter

October 18, 2016


Filed under Fall 2016, Features, Video

  Reused fashion does good for your closet, your community, and our planet Roll up your sleeves. Open up your mind: let's go shopping! Oh, but wait. We aren't going to the mall. The real treasures can be discovered in secondhand shops. If you are still wary, here are all the reasons to take a...

Homecoming Week 2016: “No Place Like Home”

Homecoming Week 2016: “No Place Like Home”

by Kaycee Morris, Reporter

September 27, 2016


Filed under Fall 2016, Features, Showcase

This week outside the cafeteria, tickets for the homecoming dance are on sale for 22$ each. Students can nominate the homecoming court, too. The homecoming dance will be October 8th,  from 8- 10 pm. The dance will follow at the end of spirit week. If you are a part of Class of 2020, then you might...

Brown volunteers in Rio and “gives something back” to the games

Brown volunteers in Rio and “gives something back” to the games

by Alicia Nasto, Editor-In-Chief

September 26, 2016


Filed under Fall 2016, Features, Showcase

The 2016 Summer Rio Olympics was a major success for countries all over the globe. Anita Wlodarczyk of Poland broke the world record with her amazing hammer throw; Justin Rose of Great Britain shot the first ever hole-in-one in Olympic history; and Ibtihaj Muhammad of the United States became the first...

Little Lancers keep Wolfe’s memory alive with lemonade stand

Little Lancers keep Wolfe’s memory alive with lemonade stand

by Kennedi Ambush, Editor

September 26, 2016


Filed under Fall 2016, Features, Showcase

In memory and tribute to former teacher, Mr. Christopher Wolfe, Mrs. Kate Lane dedicated her Little Lancers lemonade stand to him.  Wolfe taught Woodworking, Foundations of Technology, and Engineering. He was a huge part of the Lancer community both in academics and athletics. He passed away suddenly from cancer soon before the...

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