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Getting your dream job is no longer a nightmare

Getting your dream job is no longer a nightmare

by Olivia Goldstein, Editor

November 4, 2013


Filed under College Blog, Opinion, Showcase

Generation Lost: Many students, both high school and college age, have no idea what they want to do for the rest of their lives. I am not one of the select few who know exactly what they were born to do, and actually pursue and become it. We all dream of becoming a CEO or a professional athlete but...

Top 10 best cars at Linganore

Top 10 best cars at Linganore

by Phoebe Kolesar, Reporter

October 30, 2013


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Opinion, Showcase

Look no further than the student parking lot for some of the hottest cars- Here is Lancer Media’s picks for the top 10 best cars at Linganore. 10.) Mark Geppi – Ford F150 9.) Alec Ocopal – 2007 Ford Truck F250 8.) Melanie Woods – 2008 BMW 328i 7.) Kyle Nicolet – 2008 Hummer H3 ...

Good girl gone bad: Miley Cyrus album review

Good girl gone bad: Miley Cyrus album review

by Theresa Bentz

October 28, 2013


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Opinion, Showcase

Disney channel’s “Hannah” has turned into a fearless “bad girl” releasing her new album Bangerz on October 8th; songs range from smooth R&B to electronica dance music to rap.  The song “We Can’t Stop” defined was the theme song for most teenagers’ summer. Also “Wrecking Ball...

The truth behind energy drinks

The truth behind energy drinks

by Hannah Jaffe

October 28, 2013


Filed under Features, Opinion, Showcase

  Soft drinks are out, energy drinks are in. According to a recent survey conducted by Wells Fargo Securities, nearly 60% of convenience store retailers said they expect energy drinks will surpass carbonated soft drinks sales as soon as 2015. What is everyone actually drinking when they con...

Tumblr: parents’ views vs. kids’ views

Tumblr: parents’ views vs. kids’ views

by Caitlin Denny and Erin Formulak

October 28, 2013


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

Late into the night, many students around the globe are awake not studying, but “blogging” on the social media website, Tumblr. Tumblr is a site where anyone can run a blog, posting whatever they please. Users can post audio, pictures, text, video, and more. Tumblr was started in 2007, but in...

Halloween: The time for screams, spooks, and skin?

Halloween: The time for screams, spooks, and skin?

by Olivia DuBro, Reporter

October 28, 2013


Filed under Lancer Media Blogs, Opinion, Showcase, The Other Side of the Spear

  When did Halloween go from being a candy–gathering adventure to a universal night for teen girls to show off their stomachs and cleavage? Why is dressing like this universally expected nowadays? The pressure to show more skin and look what society considers ‘sexy’ has undeniably ...

Redskins: Should the name be changed?

Redskins: Should the name be changed?

by Kobi Azoulay, Reporter

October 28, 2013


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

  Equal to Ravens purple or Steelers gold and black, on most days students sport Redskins jerseys, hats, and other Redskins-related clothing. Despite the team’s dedicated fan base, there are many people who believe the Redskins name is offensive to Native Americans. This issue has had recent...

Eminem releases new single, ‘Berzerk’

Eminem releases new single, ‘Berzerk’

by Hannah Jaffe, Reporter

October 3, 2013


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Opinion, Showcase

Although I was a toddler when Eminem first began making music, I have been listening to him since middle school. I love his music and he is by far my favorite rapper. His creative style and honest lyrics drawing from his troubled past are what make him unique amongst all of the other hip hop artists...

Fresh not frozen: Could LHS join the salad bar movement?

Fresh not frozen: Could LHS join the salad bar movement?

by Nichole Baye and Kaycee Oland

October 2, 2013


Filed under News, Opinion, Showcase

What if the school put in a fruit/salad bar filled with different varieties of fruits, lettuces, toppings, all fresh and delicious? The cafeteria serves the basic kinds of fruits and small side salads that are low in price. Peaches, oranges, strawberries, and apples are a typical fruit served in the...

Holding hands: How much is too much?

Holding hands: How much is too much?

by Olivia DuBro and Kate Mannarino

October 1, 2013


Filed under Lancer Media Blogs, Opinion, Showcase, The Other Side of the Spear

“No, I love YOU more” “No, I love YOU more!” “Aw, babe, no I love you most!” We’ve all heard the couple that just can’t get enough of each other, but in public, when is enough enough? At Linganore High School, PDA rules are not very strict. Couples hold hands while they walk to class;...

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