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The Lance

The student news site of Linganore High School

The Lance

The student news site of Linganore High School

The Lance

A seemingly stressed student sits at a desk doing work.

A mental health crisis: Are FCPS students getting the help they need?

by Tate Haskins, Reporter May 15, 2024

Mental health problems among students saw a massive spike in 2020 when students were quarantined in their homes due to the coronavirus (COVID 19).  Anxiety and depression became commonplace and it hasn’t...

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MLB THE SHOW 24 Review: Is it a good game?

by Danté Hudson, Editor April 23, 2024

On March 15, "MLB THE SHOW 24" was released to awaiting fans. Gameplay has relatively stayed the same compared to previous versions, except for the updated lighting system, which has the game looking...

A group of Longhorns roam the fields on the borders of Linganore High School.

Out with the old, in with the new: Are the Linganore Longhorns our future?

by Leila Gibril and Ellie Lubitz April 17, 2024

The history of the Linganore High School mascot is one fraught with controversy, stemming primarily from the Native American imagery associated with it. In addition to generating an ongoing source of debate,...

Grande poses on the album cover for Eternal Sunshine.

Ariana Grande dazzles listeners with new album ‘Eternal Sunshine’

by Lily Hanson, Editor April 9, 2024

On March 8, pop sensation Ariana Grande released her seventh studio album entitled "Eternal Sunshine." This is Grande’s first album since 2020 when she released “positions”.  Her hit single,...

The Maryland womens basketball team plays Penn State at their Red Rush game. In the past, it has been a struggle for the team to sell tickets, but because of the rise in womens sports, they successfully sold out multiple games this season.

‘The Caitlin Clark Effect’: Equality in women’s sports isn’t such a long shot after all

by Mia Lucas, Editor-in-Chief March 20, 2024

For many years, women’s sports have often been looked down upon. Until recently, men’s sports have been the default to watch and has been the focus of marketing toward consumers for decades.  However,...

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Stop Trend Hopping: Overconsumption consumes younger generations’ time and money

by Lily Hanson, Editor March 11, 2024

When walking into a Linganore classroom, one may be bombarded with the sight of 2024’s new trendy water bottle, the Stanley 1913 tumbler, littered across desks and shoved into backpack pockets. Four...

Lancer Media Podcast: The Ruby Franke case is franke-ly disturbing

by Caroline Tucker, Reporter December 14, 2023

In this Podcast, Lancer Media reporters Caroline Tucker and Daniel Apau talk about the details gathered from the Hulu “IMPACT x NIGHTLINE: Ruby Franke: A Momfluencers Double Life?” documentary. The...

Love Triangles: Which brother is better?

by Emily Rice, Editor-in-Chief November 6, 2023

In this podcast, Editor-in-Chief Emily Rice talks to seniors Chloe Little and Maddie Madariaga about their opinions on specific love triangles in current TV shows. The love triangles discussed are from...

Cancel culture is taking social media by storm and impacting lives, whether warranted or not.

The Cancel Culture Paradox: Silencing voices, amplifying conversations

by Daniel Apau, Reporter October 20, 2023

In an age where tweets hold more weight than the truth, the power of public opinion has never been stronger, and it is reshaping the way people view and interact with one another.  The phenomenon of...

Could new medical science help us cure age-related illness?

by Asher Long, Reporter October 13, 2023

Since the beginning of time, people and animals have aged, and with aging came illness and disease. As it happens, people always have a higher chance of illness when they get older. So, when a group of...

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