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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;...

The town of Mount Airy celebrates May Fest

The town of Mount Airy celebrates May Fest

by Brennan Nolan, Reporter

June 6, 2013


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Opinion, Showcase

Visitors today can imagine all of the hard work people did that came with the developing of Mount Airy. Citizens celebrate that hard work with the May Fest, established in 1988 by local businessman, Ben Gue. Ben Gue, who also owns the business Ben Gue Gifts and Collectibles, with ice cream cone in hand...

School Mascot-Offending or Honoring?

School Mascot-Offending or Honoring?

by Noah Ismael, Online Editor

February 15, 2013


Filed under Features, Opinion, Showcase

This article won The Frederick News Post‘s first place “Mike Powell Excellence in Journalism Award” for a column on a state or national subject.   This 50th school year marks a time to remember our past, celebrate traditions, and plan the future for Linganore. Does planning for the future mean that the school sh...

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