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Famous last words: Don’t make the last words you text be your last words on earth

Famous last words:  Don’t make the last words you text be your last words on earth

by Lourdes Jack, Reporter
April 27, 2017
Filed under Features, Spring 2017

One choice could take a life. Choosing to drive distracted is choosing to put lives at risk. In 2015 alone distracted driving killed 3,477 people and injured 391,000. “If you have a phone, my best advice to you is before you start driving, lock it in the trunk.  Whatever it is, it can wait,” sa...

Get off the bandwagon: Throw the “backpack challenge” away

Get off the bandwagon: Throw the “backpack challenge” away

by Beau Cameron, Managing Editor
February 22, 2017
Filed under Opinion, Spring 2017

Remember the cinnamon challenge in 2011-2012? We tried to eat a spoonful of throat-drying oxygen-impairing cinnamon with no water. We all did it (I certainly did), and we all laughed as our peers choked and coughed. Even after 222 teens had to be rushed to the hospital over the course of 2012 and four-year-old Matthew Radar was pronounced dead from inhaling cinnamon, some of us were still laughing. With...

A Eulogy to Vine: A girl devastated for more than six seconds

A Eulogy to Vine: A girl devastated for more than six seconds

by Nicole Muller, Reporter
November 17, 2016
Filed under Features, Showcase

Vine, the popular 6-second video social media site, was purchased by Twitter and officially launched in January 2013.  In October 2016, Twitter announced it would gradually shut down the service. A Eulogy to Vine: Many lives have been affected by you, Vine. You’ve inspired millions across the...

Come see the best of the best at the annual NHS talent show

by Grace Weaver, Editor
March 11, 2016
Filed under News

The talent show will be held on March 17, 2016 in the theater at 6 p.m. The show supports the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society of Maryland, so come out for a great cause and to see Linganore's talented.

Win tickets to see your favorite Youtube vloggers this October

Win tickets to see your favorite Youtube vloggers this October

by Lancer Media
September 21, 2015
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

You can win two tickets from the Lancer Media giveaway! Youtube vloggers Eva Gutowski, Meredith Foster, Alisha Marie, Meghan Rienks, Mia Stammer, and musician Andie Case will be performing at Soundstage in Baltimore on October 6. More information can be found here. Thanks to Moxie, (a concert promotion company, specializing in marketing to teens) Lancer Media has gained acce...

Class of 2019 People you need to know: Mrs. Jamie Hendi, social studies

Class of 2019 People you need to know: Mrs. Jamie Hendi, social studies

by Alyssa Mattison and Jackson Kinsey
June 10, 2015
Filed under Video, Welcome Class of 2019!

Jamie Hendi has taught at Linganore High School for three years.  During the 2015-2016 school year, she will be teaching Government, AP Political Science, and World War II. In 1991, Hendi graduated from the University of Delaware and gained a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology.  In 1994, she graduated...

It’s Grace without the “daily”

It’s Grace without the “daily”

by Olivia Goldstein, Editor
February 7, 2014
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Culture Wars, Showcase

Vlog: a short video blog containing content that reflects the personality or life of the creator. Vloggers dominate the YouTube community, uploading daily and weekly videos about various topics, reeling in millions of views and raking in thousands of dollars each year. The YouTube community was shocked...

Top ten viral YouTube videos of 2012

Top ten viral YouTube videos of 2012

by Erin Stewart, Reporter
January 9, 2013
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Features, Showcase, Video

10- Bang (Original) - This cute and funny video was recorded by the little baby boy’s mom. She had a gun app and when the baby boy heard the noise he put his arm up and fell back like he was dead. The video was about 5 seconds but it went viral fast. This video might be cute and funny but it shows ...

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