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The student news site of Linganore High School

The Lance

The student news site of Linganore High School

The Lance

Finding the Truth in a Social Media Feud

Finding the “Truth” in a Social Media Feud

by Mack Mullinix, Reporter May 25, 2022

On April 25, Twitter and Elon Musk began the process of turning the huge social media app into a privately owned business. Musk Tweeted the day after "Truth Social is currently beating Twitter & TikTok...

GenZ TikTok and Snapchat users deal death blow to Instagram

GenZ TikTok and Snapchat users deal death blow to Instagram

by Marissa DePalma, Editor March 4, 2022

Instagram was released on October 6, 2010. After twelve years it has been slowly becoming less relevant.  Instagram trends are constantly changing and the features added to keep a lot of people interested,...

Sophomores Tess Engel and Grace Booth feeling connected through in-person schooling.

Post covid friendships easy to break, hard to make

by Leeda Djourshari, Reporter September 22, 2021

Snap. Post. Tweet. Share. Like.  It's a few clicks to gain followers, but those are not your friends. Going back to school isn't easy, but having to remake friends makes it extraordinarily complicated...

A few of Addison Raes comments from her latest TikToks.

TikToxic:👍 but don’t be mean behind the screen

by Madeline Hull, Managing Editor October 5, 2020

Charli D'amelio, Addison Rae, Loren Gray, Bryce Hall, Chase Hudson, Sienna Gomez, Dixie D'amelio, and Josh Richards are just some of our many favorite tiktockers.  TikTok has become a place where anybody...

TikTok: Wasting time, has little to offer but distraction.

TikTok: Wasting time, has little to offer but distraction.

by Delaney Cabe and Aaron Eng January 28, 2020

TikTok was declared the fastest growing social media in 2018. There is no doubt that the app has grown much more in the past few years with over 500 million users. "With the simplicity of a scrolling...

On the left, a teenager happily reading a book. On the right, a teenager expressionless staring at the screen of her smart phone.

How do we cure the reading allergy?

by Ruby Cerny, Reporter November 6, 2019

Almost everywhere you go, the eyes of children, teens, and even adults are glued to the screens of their smartphones. Nowadays, cellphones are often used as a form of entertainment, where is reading daily...

Josh Todd

Fake News: How to avoid its overtake on social media

by Joshua Todd, Reporter November 6, 2019

The use of social media in the modern age is destroying the way our culture views and uses the news. The art of reporting on current events is a necessity for our democracy. This art is being degraded...

16-year-olds arent ready to vote.

Why we should not lower the voting age

by Alex Dembeck, Reporter November 19, 2018

Would allowing teens to vote at 16 have changed the midterm elections? Probably. After students began to use their voice in light of tragedies, such as the Parkland shooting, many politicians have acknowledged...

Deputy Jones giving a presentation on the dangers of social media

Deputy Jones gives a presentation on the negatives of social media: Photo of the Day 4/19/18

by Sammie Hoefs, Reporter April 19, 2018

As a part of the Lancer Lecture Series, school resource officer Deputy Jones spoke to students about the good, the bad, and the ugly of social media. On April 16, during PREP, students attended Jones'...

Facebook Live:  Viral birth video warns of TMI to come

Facebook Live: Viral birth video warns of TMI to come

by Olivia DuBro, Editor-In-Chief May 19, 2016

You're scrolling through your news feed. You 'like' your cousin's prom picture. You 'love' your mom's status about how proud she is of her kids. You even go out of your way to read the article your best...

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