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The Hunger Games; The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes paperback cover, written by Suzanne Collins in 2020. The book follows young president Snow during his time as a mentor for the 10th annual Hunger Games.

Reading the most recent addition to the Hunger Games book series; Is it like the movie?

Cyan Seymour, Staff Writer February 8, 2024

When books are turned into movies, it can be difficult to capture every single moment of the book and adapt it into a film. Details get left out of the movie version, or details that weren’t in the book...

Disneys Steamboat Willie entered the public domain on January 1, 2024. The copyright protection for the film and character ran for 95 years until the first of the year.

Oh boy! Disney’s “Steamboat Willie” enters public domain

Louis Hoffman, Staff Writer February 8, 2024

On January 1, 2024, copyright protection for Disney’s “Steamboat Willie” expired, meaning the film and characters portrayed are now public domain. “Steamboat Willie” originally premiered November...

The Wonka movie first premiered on Dec. 15 in theaters, and made approximately $39 that weekend. Since then, it has been capturing many viewers hearts with its beautiful musical numbers.

Is the Willy Wonka prequel worth the watch?

Tina Mashayekhi, Staff Writer February 8, 2024

In Paul King’s new musical look at “Willy Wonka’s Chocolate Factory”, viewers get to see the story of how Wonka claimed his fame. While Johnny Depp’s interpretation of the character was loved...

Cassidy Bell, senior, poses in front of the Nebraska State Capitol. Bell has always taken pride in using her voice when it comes to things she is passionate in, like period poverty.

Cassidy Bell helps to introduce Nebraska Bill 1050

Ava Heminger, Staff Writer February 8, 2024

Lincoln East senior Cassidy Bell took part in pushing for the state Legislature to consider LB 1050 throughout 2023. This bill would require all Nebraska schools to provide a variety of menstrual products...

The newest rom-com Anyone But You is taking over the media with differing opinions. The movie aired in theaters on December 22, 2023.

“Anyone But You” begins rom-com renaissance

Kendra Riekenberg, Staff Writer, Editor February 6, 2024

The newest romantic comedy “Anyone But You” starring Sydney Sweeney and Glen Powell was released December 22, 2023. It quickly became a hot topic in the media, as many were comparing it to 2000’s...

Exhaustion, lethargy, and the lack of willingness or motivation often felt as an effect of senioritis can make it increasingly difficult for students to focus on or complete tasks as the semester goes on.  Photo by Tony Tran, and licensed under Unsplash License.

Senioritis: What it is, what it causes, and how students can overcome it

Kylie Brown, Staff Writer, Editor February 6, 2024

With the second semester of 2023-2024 now in full swing at Lincoln East, and with graduation for many only a few months away, the senior student body is now squarely within prime time for contracting senioritis....

Mean Girls (2024) made its debut in theatres on January 12, 2024. Following the same storyline as Mean Girls (2004), with a musically inclined aspect.

Mean Girls (2024) creates a positive image for musicals by making its debut in movie theaters

Ella Herzberg, Staff Writer, Social Media Editor February 5, 2024

“So fetch!” Mean Girls (2024) made its debut in theaters on January 12, 2024. The movie stars Angourie Rice (Cady Heron), Renee Rap (Regina George), and Auli’i Cravalho (Janis ‘Imi’ike). It follows...

Although he is not truly a weatherman, Chuck Morgan has taken classes at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and taught as a geography teacher at Lincoln East High School, making him a reliable source for snow day predictions. Morgan has been making his predictions for over fifteen years.

Mr.Morgan leaves a positive impact on Lincoln East through snow day predictions

Peyton Svehla, Staff Writer, Co-Editor-In-Chief February 5, 2024

Chuck Morgan is a familiar face for many Lincoln East students and faculty members. He was a teacher in the geography department for 24 years until his retirement in 2021, where he later became a long...

The results from the Iowa Caucus show that Donald Trump is heavily favored as the 2024 Republican presidential candidate. Following the Iowa Caucus, DeSantis, Ramaswamy, and Binkley dropped out of the race, leaving it between Nikki Haley and Trump.

Is Nikki Haley the answer?

Claire Weibye, Staff Writer, Editor, Layout Editor February 2, 2024

On January 17, 2024, voters from across the state of Iowa entered polling locations to vote in the Iowa Caucus, an electoral event that occurs every four years. Voters gather to discuss and select candidates...

The Lincoln East girls basketball team huddles up right before tip off on January 23, 2024 vs. Lincoln Southeast. The Spartans ultimately lost 50-39.

Spartans fall to Knights in mental health awareness matchup

Hope Shortridge, Staff Writer, Co-Editor-In-Chief February 2, 2024

The battle of the “Eastside” was set for January 23, 2024 in the Lincoln East home gym. The Spartans girls and boys’ basketball teams were looking for big city-wide wins over the Southeast Knights,...

The East Girls Swim Team poses for a picture after their practice on January 18, 2024. The team has resumed practices following the multiple snow cancellations.

Behind the scenes: snowy sports cancellations

Kaitlyn Peitzmeier, Staff Writer February 2, 2024

It has been a snowy start to the second semester at Lincoln East. While everyone loves a snow day, winter sports have suffered the consequences of four snow days in two weeks. Rescheduled games, canceled...

Killers of the Flower Moon, Oppenheimer, and Barbie amongst others are nominated for the 2024 Oscars. The nominations were released on Tuesday, January 23, 2024.

Predicting 2024’s Oscar wins

Ava Chapin, Staff Writer, Editor February 1, 2024

With the recent unveiling of 2024’s Oscar nominations on Tuesday, January 23, this film awards season is entering its final stretch. With ceremonies like the Golden Globes and Critics’ Choice Awards...

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