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Which way does the wind blow? The future of clean air in Maryland is at stake.

Which way does the wind blow? The future of clean air in Maryland is at stake.

by Cindy Zheng, Reporter
March 21, 2017
Filed under Opinion, Showcase, Spring 2017

Under the Clean Air Act, Maryland has asked the Environmental Protection Agency to require Ohio, Pennsylvania, Kentucky, Indiana, and West Virginia to continuously run their air pollution controls during the ozone season (May 1 to October 31). These controls are used to maintain the purity of the air standa...

Why the Electoral College needs to go

Why the Electoral College needs to go

by Grace Weaver, Editor-in-Chief
November 18, 2016
Filed under Opinion, Showcase

This is not just Democratic sour grapes. After every modern election, there is a general cry  for the Electoral College to be dissolved. While I'm not asking for a complete overhaul of the Electoral College, I just want the states to divvy up the electoral votes based on the proportion of the popular...

Student journalists gets ‘New Voice’ with Maryland legislation

Student journalists gets ‘New Voice’ with Maryland legislation

by Grace Weaver, Editor
May 9, 2016
Filed under News

Maryland has now joined many states with the “New Voices” bill that has made it through the State Senate.  The Maryland House had an overwhelming 130-6 vote to pass the new legislation. It will need to be signed by Governor Hogan and then go into effect on October 1, 2016. The New Voices Bill...

Maryland Politics: Do you know who represents you?

Maryland Politics: Do you know who represents you?

by Elena Guardia, Reporter
March 14, 2016
Filed under Opinion, Showcase

There's campaign ads on every channel; the news showing a constant coverage of politics; and everyone is preparing for April 26th, election day in Maryland! Did you know that there is more than one election?  The Maryland primaries decide state offices, too. With all the buzz about the presidential ele...

A drone’s eye view: A Mt. Airy snow story from the air

A drone’s eye view: A Mt. Airy snow story from the air

by Lancer Media Staff
January 26, 2016
Filed under Features, Showcase

While many were sledding or removing snow from their cars on January 25, senior Ryan Bond took his drone for an aerial drive through Mt. Airy.  The town looks pristine and peaceful from the sky.      ...

What are they waiting for? Change the Maryland state song

What are they waiting for? Change the Maryland state song

by Garrett Wiehler, Reporter
October 23, 2015
Filed under Opinion, Showcase

Local and state officials all across the country are moving to change government-sponsored symbols that have ties to the Confederacy and, by implication, to racism. The catalyst for these changes was the shooting of nine people in the Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston, North Carolina, by a teenager who was ...

Record Store Day, April 18: Vinyl sales grow

Record Store Day, April 18: Vinyl sales grow

by Jackson Kinsey, Reporter
April 17, 2015
Filed under Features

Vinyl is not dead. Are you a fan of artists like the Front Bottoms, the 1975, and the Bob Dylan? If so, you should participate in 8th annual Record Store Day, on Saturday, April 18th, which record stores everywhere will be celebrating. All these artists will have exclusive content released on viny...

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