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Use your head: Think before you ask questions about a black woman’s hairstyle

African American girls endure constant comments related to their hair--much of it comes from the speaker not understanding the black hair basics.

by Maya Apau, Editor

May 12, 2020

***This is PART 2  of a series of stories about the black experience at a suburban Maryland high school. In Part 1, Lancer Media reported on the spark of activism created when the  AACC (African American Culture Club) spoke to the staff at a faculty meeting.  They described the intentional and unintentional di...

Still I Rise: African American Culture Club teaches lessons about racism to staff

Minority students at LHS explained that they deal with these negative experiences on a daily basis.

by Maya Apau, Editor

May 11, 2020

**This is Part I of a series of stories featuring the African American experience in a suburban Maryland high school. As African American students in a predominantly Caucasian school, there are multitude of inherent differences from peers. The primary tensions and adversities arise from skin color and cult...

New clubs introduced at fair: Photo of the Day 9/14/18

Karlee Duda, sophomore, signs up for Futsal Club with officers Bailey Bennett and Braden Weinel.

by Lilly Player, Managing Editor

September 14, 2018

Sing up for clubs by the end of the day on September 14! Find the Google survey to sign up for clubs on the Linganore SGA website. Club signups took place in Main Street with tables and representatives for each club. Kojo Benefo, a junior and officer of the African American Culture club, said, "I think...

AACC hosts guest speaker, Grace Hewitson: Photo of the Day 11/15/17

African American Culture Club members pose for a photo with guest speaker Grace Hewitson.

by Devin Barge, Editor

November 15, 2017

The African American Culture Club (@lhsAACC) hosted guest speaker Grace Hewitson who is a recent graduate of the Class of 2017. Hewitson recently participated in the Miss Maryland Teen USA pageant 2017. During her pageant's interview she was asked, "What does everybody need?" She responded, "I think that ev...

Welcome Class of 2021: Clubs – How they work, what they do, and why you should join some

drawn by Katie Lehman

by Katie Lehman, Editor

June 2, 2017

Students have the opportunity to join a various number of different clubs. With around 45 different clubs to chose from, it’s important to know how they work. This guide will help you with what you need to know. The first thing to know about clubs is how to sign up for them, what clubs there are, ...

Ani Boghossian-James increases profile of African Americans with new club

The African American Culture Club poses for their yearbook photo.

by Kelsey Ward, Reporter

February 3, 2017

With less than three percent African American students on campus, it's easy to disappear in the crowd. An opposite problem is in a mostly white school, as a subgroup, African Americans can get unwanted attention. The African America Culture Club is a solution to both of these problems. Class of 2018 member, Ani...

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