The Lance

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...

Moana: The beginning of an era

Moana: The beginning of an era

by Beau Cameron, Editor

December 13, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Fall 2016, Showcase

When I first heard of Moana, I was unsure of what to think. I was happy that Disney was finally having a more ethnically diverse princess, but I was nervous about if Disney would be able to portray the character without stereotyping. When the incident with Disney's culturally insensitive Moana-themed costumes hit the news, I was tempted to avoid the movie comp...

Book Review: All American Boys takes a close look at racial profiling

Book Review: All American Boys takes a close look at racial profiling

by Elizabeth Anderson, Reporter

October 18, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Book Reviews, Fall 2016, Showcase

Eric Garner. Michael Brown Jr. Tamir Rice. Freddie Gray. Keith Lamar Scott. These are just a few of the many African American victims of police incidents reported and sensationalized in the news. And yet with all of the attention this subject is getting, I have never found a book about it until now. It's amazing to read a novel that looks at all sides, beyond the publicit...

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 ...

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