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The student news site of Linganore High School

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Beauty standards in part revolve around the use of a variety of cosmetics on different facial features.

The Truth Behind Beauty

by Katherine Lopez, Reporter December 11, 2022

Beauty standards today are very surprising. Society expects girls to be thin and have fair skin, a small nose and high cheekbones. Of course not everyone can live up to this standard. Not only is this...

Lancer Media Podcast: Michael Clark-Borenstein helps teens cope with mental illness

by Emily Rice and Kiefer Ely November 29, 2022

In this podcast, Editors Emily Rice and Kiefer Ely talk to Michael Clark-Borenstein about his mental health counseling practice. His practice, Bright View Counseling, is located in Charlotte, North...

How can young adults cope with stress?

How can young adults cope with stress?

by Leslie Zampier, Editor November 18, 2022

On November 14, Lingnore High School hosted a guest speaker to talk to students about stress, depression and anxiety. Stress and depression are common mental health issues for young adults and teens....

Talking to a therapist can feel like unraveling your thoughts.

Maryland law expands mental health help for children

by Ruby Cerny, Editor November 3, 2021

Regardless of the ever growing acceptance for mental health, it is still a widely unexplored topic in many households. Despite this stigma, it is completely okay not to be okay.   Recently, a new...

Sometimes, your mental battery is drained and leading a normal day does not seem to be the right thing to do.

Check in with yourself: We need mental health days alongside sick days

by Chloe Little, Reporter May 26, 2021

The alarm clock rings. Snooze it. It rings again, a quick 10 minutes later. No cough, no fever, just a general “I can’t do this today,” and that’s okay. It’s okay to take a break for mental health.  May...

When people have too much time on their hands, they can get trapped in negative thoughts.

Uncertainty + Idle time = Pandemic Depression

by Gillian Humphreys and Cameron Pattison October 23, 2020

New baby, bundled up, headed home from the hospital… but instead of welcome home banners and the family waiting to cook you a meal, advise you from experience, and shower the baby with love… you feel...

Instead of toys in Santas bag, its causes of holiday stress.

Winter break: It’s not always the most wonderful time of the year

by Elizabeth Anderson and Ashley Baker December 18, 2019

At first glance, the holiday season might seem like a period of happiness and rest, particularly for students and teachers who have almost two weeks of winter break. But underneath lies the looming shadow...

Mental health certification: How does that make you feel?

Mental health certification: “How does that make you feel?”

by Alaina Burger and Grace Gaydosh December 18, 2019

Breathe. Just breathe. I’ve had two panic attacks in school but nobody knows how to  help me--I’ve been sent home both times. If I had broken my arm, this story would be a lot different. The staff...

drawn by Katie Lehman

Stress Awareness Month: How do we cope with our feelings?

by Katie Lehman, Editor April 12, 2017

Psychiatric patients in the ‘50’s had the same level of stress and anxiety as high school students do today, according to the American Psychological Association. Shocking, right? Well, not for students....

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