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Linganore needs its headdress back — and here’s why

Linganore needs its headdress back — and here’s why

by Ethan Hart, Reporter

October 9, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Our values and history as a school have been thrown into the spotlight in these last couple months. Ever since the “Tribe” leader was banned from wearing a Native American headdress, the student body has been torn apart by arguments about the ethics of wearing a Native American artifact for football ...

Community debates how to solve the headdress issue

Community debates how to solve the headdress issue

by Devin Barge, Editor

October 2, 2017


Filed under Fall 2017, News, Showcase

The school administration is mailing a letter to all households stating that the PTSA will be forming a Heritage Committee that will partner with the Boosters, Alumni Association, administration and community. The purpose of this committee is to explore ways that will honor the traditions of Linganore...

Honoring our history, the right way

Honoring our history, the right way

by Beau Cameron, Co-editor-in-chief

September 29, 2017


Filed under Fall 2017, Opinion, Showcase

When I went to my first Linganore football game, I loved The Tribe. I loved how excited the crowd got, the feeling of community and togetherness. However, that feeling didn’t come from the headdress. I understand that it is an important symbol, but if it can be taken as offensive, and its intention...

One Tribe — One Headdress

One Tribe — One Headdress

by Bridget Murphy, Opinions and Layout Design Editor

September 29, 2017


Filed under Fall 2017, Opinion, Showcase

One of our first school-wide lessons this year was to watch a video that is about tolerance for everyone, with John Cena as the star. Throughout the video, Cena asks you to picture the 'average American,' but you really can't, because America is a melting pot of different ethnicity and cultures. "Almost ...

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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