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The student news site of Linganore High School

The Lance

Linganore senior Lily Reynolds reads one of her favorite books, City of Girls, by Elizabeth Gilbert.

A rise in teens reading: Social media’s impact on the classic pastime

by Alexa Waser , Editor-in-Chief March 15, 2023

For so long, getting teenagers to read felt like pulling teeth. Over the last couple of years, however, this has seemingly changed. Many more teens today are willingly picking up novels and reading to...

Netflix is failing to appeal to many watchers, causing them to lose subscribers.

The fall of Netflix: Is Netflix slowly destroying themselves?

by Faith Kyere, Reporter December 9, 2022

Netflix, the supposed best streaming service, has been falling behind in recent years. Their outdated library causes subscribers to find themselves spending more time scrolling through their feed than...

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...

Joseph Hawkins makes a variety of videos on his Tiktok.

Lancer Spotlight 9/13/22: Teachers beginning to use social media to connect with students

by Kiefer Ely September 13, 2022

The Covid pandemic forced many teachers to find new avenues to communicate and relate to their students. This led social studies teacher Joseph Hawkins to publicize his previously private TikTok in 2020,...

Downtown Frederick: Perfect for a spring shopping, eating, Instagramming adventure

Downtown Frederick: Perfect for a spring shopping, eating, Instagramming adventure

by Marissa DePalma, Editor-in-chief May 5, 2022

You may have seen an Instagram post of downtown Frederick, locals posing on top of parking garages with the city-scape in the background or standing in front of the Carroll Creek, but besides being a very...

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,...

Baby Keem rides a bike in the middle of a desert during the Issues music video.

Music Review: Rising artist Baby Keem releases most popular album, The Melodic Blue

by Eric Simonson, Reporter October 29, 2021

The California hip hop artist Baby Keem dropped his first studio album The Melodic Blue, using plenty of beat switches and flow changes mixed with creative lyrics to make a unique album. Hykeem Jamaal...

TikTokers, Nikita Dragun, Thomas Petrou, Larri Merritt, Alex Warren, Hudson, Kouvr Annon, Sienna Mae Gomez, and Jack Wright collab with Netflix for the Hype House Show.

Netflix “Hype House Show” gets negative hype – Please cancel it!

by Sarah Webb and Alyssa Pizer May 27, 2021

Fans threaten to cancel their Netflix subscriptions because of the new Hype House show. We agree and are against the idea of the Hype House and their new reality TV show simply because these TikTokers...

Pictured from left to right with their twitter accounts: Harmonie Deflippis (@MotherMulatto), Cinnamon (IG: @CinnamonnBaby), Gorda (@FierceFatFemme), and Jamila (@TheSirachaBro). These women are in the modeling industry.

Body Positivity 101: History, Journey, Acceptance

by Jessie Hernandez, Reporter May 19, 2021

A 12-year-old girl who's supposedly 50-lbs overweight stands in line at the Walmart checkout counter with her mom. She sees countless fat-shaming magazines headlines about Kim Kardashian. "Kim Kardashian...

Courtesy of Jessie Hernandez. A four-panel comic showcasing how each of the grades are doing as a result of many high school traditions and events being canceled, and just the reaction of how this year has started. The freshmen are wild and crazy, the sophomores are stuck being freshmen, the juniors are tired, and the seniors are depressed.

Four classes, one pandemic: Ongoing battle for the biggest pity party

by Jessie Hernandez and Leila Gibril March 2, 2021

Freshmen, sophomores, juniors, and seniors are all fighting for the gold medal of pity. Class presidents are trying to build school spirit, and the new school principal amidst all this has to get to know...

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