The Lance

Donut Wars: Hull explores the hole truth

Donut Wars: Hull explores the hole truth

by Madeline Hull, Editor

November 19, 2019

National Donut Day was on November 5, and it inspired me to decide once and for all which donut shop is the best in Frederick, Maryland. Dunkin Donuts 3.3 Miles from Linganore We teens are huge fans of Dunkin Donuts. It’s close by, and it has our essentials: iced coffee and donuts.  I’m qualified...

Selective Service: I object to a system that includes men but not women

Selective Service: I object to a system that includes men but not women

by Bailey Spore, Managing Editor

November 15, 2019

October 2019: I am 18 years old. I am a legal adult in the United States of America. Now I can buy fireworks, skydive, go to jail, play the lottery, and swim in the pool during adult swim. I'm also legally required to enroll for Selective Service in the case of a military draft. If this is your first time hear...

The Swamp

The Swamp

by Matthew Strahlman, Reporter

November 11, 2019

“A man is known by the company he keeps” - Aesop  President Trump said that he wanted to “drain the swamp.” Ironically, each of these actors associated with Trump's administration has been indicted, jailed, or tried in court for criminal activity: Paul Manafort, Donald Trump's c...

How do we cure the reading allergy?

How do we cure the reading allergy?

by Ruby Cerny, Reporter

November 6, 2019

Almost everywhere you go, the eyes of children, teens, and even adults are glued to the screens of their smartphones. Nowadays, cellphones are often used as a form of entertainment, where is reading daily for pure enjoyment in a teen’s life? Who takes time to read a book? An American Time Use study from 2...

DNA tests satisfy curiosity and answer “Who am I?”

by Delaney Cabe, Reporter

November 6, 2019

I recommend getting your DNA tested because it is a fun and exciting experience for you and your family. You can settle your curiosity about your ethnicity, traits, health, and much more once you take the test! Taking the test also might give you a sense of belonging and what you are.  Teenagers ar...

Fake News: How to avoid its overtake on social media

Fake News: How to avoid its overtake on social media

by Josh Todd, Reporter

November 6, 2019

The use of social media in the modern age is destroying the way our culture views and uses the news. The art of reporting on current events is a necessity for our democracy. This art is being degraded into fake stories to stir up publicity and conspiracy theories that spark calls for action. G...

Lancer Media Kitchen; Pumpkin Spice Taste Test 2.0

Lancer Media Kitchen; Pumpkin Spice Taste Test 2.0

November 5, 2019

Every year during the fall season food lovers look forward to one thing, pumpkin spice. From lattes to dog treats companies take advantage of the season to create and sell all sorts of products, and the world has mixed feelings about it. The majority of students at Linganore High School think Pumpkin ...

Palacios predicts the 2019-2020 NBA season winners

Palacios predicts the 2019-2020 NBA season winners

by Francisco Palacios, Reporter

October 31, 2019

The 2019-2020 NBA season has just started, and it’s already shaping up to be a dramatic and exciting year for its fans. During the offseason, teams and players have made decisions that are changing the organizations from a rebuilding era to a championship contender team era. Rookies and stars are warm...

The Trump Impeachment Inquiry: a debate between the two sides

The Trump Impeachment Inquiry: a debate between the two sides

by Matthew Strahlman, Carson Buck, and Evan Gobien

October 31, 2019

Impeachment is “to charge (a public official) before a competent tribunal with misconduct in office”(Merriam-Webster). It is the constitutional process, not the conviction or removal from office, whereby the House of Representatives may "impeach" (accuse of misconduct) high officers of the federal govern...

The student news site of Linganore High School
Opinion