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The student news site of Linganore High School

The Lance

The student news site of Linganore High School

The Lance

True crime documentaries on Netflix gain a lot of attention and often spend time in the top most-watched list for series or films.

Entertainment over ethics: Has true crime gone too far?

by Alexa Waser, Editor November 30, 2022

Nearly half of Americans say they watch and enjoy true crime, and the number of viewers it draws seems to multiply every time a new series is released.  With true crime series being released so often,...

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...

The cover art of Netflixs Dahmer -- Monster: The Jeffrey Dahmer Story series.

Serial killers seducing social media

by Emily Rice, Managing Editor October 27, 2022

The sexualization of serial killers is nearly as bad as the crimes they commit. How has modern society stooped to such an all-time low?  On September 21, Netflix released “Dahmer,” a documentary...

Junior Siena Phaup works on a creative writing project in class.

New creative writing class takes an interesting turn

by Izabella Manning, Editor October 3, 2022

After three years, Linganore is finally offering a Creative Writing course again. Unlike other classes in which students just write book continuations and poetry, this course is covering a vast variety...

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...

A word map made by Alexis Simmerman

It’s okay to not be okay

by Alexis Simmerman, Reporter May 19, 2021

Mental health= a smile on your face, a sunny attitude, and everything under control. NOPE.  Mental health isn’t about being free of all stress and problems, but it’s about learning how to deal...

Galilea Hernández’s artwork, “La Barrera del Alcohol” and the theme of the March 2021 edition of Albricias.

Lancer Spotlight: “Active” Spanish Honor Society members published in national student journal

by Alex Dembeck, Editor April 21, 2021

Every March and November, the American Association of Teachers of Spanish and Portuguese (AATSP), the sponsor of the Sociedad Honoraria Hispánica, publishes a student journal titled Albricias. This is...

Some are determined to work out to fight the pandemic with healthier bodies and minds.

Training the mind while training the body: How to improve mental health through exercise

by Zach Tilmont and Julian Rodriguez March 12, 2021

Taking time to train your mind while also training your body is the ultimate combination. During this long and dreadful global pandemic, many people are finding new ways to get through it and they are...

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