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Chromebooks offer many benefits for students, however technology always comes with dangers as well. Students who are always online can have disadvantages in their learning experience.

Benefits and harms of excessive Chromebook use in schools

Avari Wischhof, Staff Writer April 14, 2023

All kids grades K-12 in Lincoln Public Schools have the resource of using a school issued chromebook. While this handy technology driven tool can be very helpful when navigating the reins of schoolwork,...

The TV show The Last of Us was released earlier this year. Many fans loved season one and are excited for whats to come.

“The Last of Us” show is a hit sensation

Chelsea Embury, Staff Writer April 14, 2023

“The Last of Us” show has become popular amongst many audiences. The show was initially released earlier on January 15, 2023. But it became available on March 10, 2023, on Hulu. “The Last of Us”...

This is the promotional poster for Hocus 
Pocus 2.  The first promo poster came out on August 30th, 2022, with the trailer for the movie coming out shortly after on September 9, 2022.

The Sanderson Sisters make a comeback in 2022

Ella Herzberg, Staff Writer, Social Media Editor November 7, 2022

It’s just a bunch of hocus pocus! Everyone’s favorite witches are back, but in 2022! “Hocus Pocus 2” came out on September 30, 2022, exclusively on Disney Plus. The movie’s stars include Bette...

A look into how work accumulates into a grade, taken October 26, 2022.

Letter grades, should they pass or fail?

Kylie Brown, Staff Writer, Editor November 2, 2022

What's the first thing that comes to mind when thinking of the public school system? Is it cartoon caricatures of a schoolhouse? Classrooms full of learning students? Or is it grades? One thing that...

Photo by Conner Baker on Unsplash 2017

The One-Drop Rule still affects Black communities today, here’s why

Elliot Grant, Staff Writer, Editor October 15, 2022

According to the article “‘One-drop rule’ persists” by Steve Bradt in the Harvard Gazette, as recently as 1985, a Louisiana woman was denied the ability to identify herself as “white” on her...

Students in Mr. Schiltzs 6th period Academic Center, also known as Study hall, work diligently on homework and other class assignments on September 28, 2022. Study Hall provides a quiet space for students to get their homework done, instead of trying to fit it in after school with their busy scedules.

Students having study halls required in all schedules

Ella Herzberg, Staff Writer, Social Media Editor October 5, 2022

From a young age, kids are given the responsibility of homework. As a young child, doing homework gives children things to do after school, such as looking forward to the next day when they are given the...

Social media is the biggest thing for most teenagers in todays generation. What could happen when one takes 48 hours off of their social apps?

48 hours without social media can be eye opening

Nora Link, Staff Writer October 4, 2022

48 hours without social media seems almost impossible to most teens. However, 48 hours off of social media can open some teen’s eyes to how damaging social media can be. I took 2 days off of social media...

One of several companies mentioned in this article, Chagrin Valley Soap and Salve makes eco-friendly hygiene products like shampoo bars, deodorant, and other types of soaps.

It’s not an easy thing to be green: Part 2

Julia Ehlers, Editor-in-Chief May 5, 2021

Not all companies are created equal when it comes to sustainability, and unfortunately, some of the best ones I have found are not well known. Especially when it comes to fast fashion, it’s important...

Eren (top), Mikasa (bottom left) and Armin (bottom right), who are the main characters of the series.

“Attack on Titan” brings action and adventure, as well as new characters, with its newest season (Minor Spoilers)

Faqeha Qureshi, Staff Writer April 26, 2021

Last month was the finale of Season 4 of “Attack on Titan,” a fantasy show based off the manga series by Hajime Isayama. There are three main characters: Eren Jaeger, Mikasa Ackerman, and Armin Arlert....

Earth Day is about protecting and giving back to our planet for all it gives to us, but with a few tips, you can make Earth Day last all year.

It’s not an easy thing to be green: Part 1

Julia Ehlers, Editor-in-Chief April 22, 2021

I’ve always been very passionate about climate change and protecting our planet for the generations that come after us, and during quarantine, I finally had time to start doing more digging into learning...

The Tailor of Gloucester was written by Beatrix Potter in 1903. This edition of the book features a mouse sitting on a spool of thread reading a newspaper.

The Tailor of Gloucester: The underrated and unheard of Christmas story

Joel Bierbower, Staff Artist, Staff Writer December 21, 2020

This year more than ever, holiday movies and TV specials offer a welcome distraction as 2020 comes to an end. This time of year, many families gather on the couch to watch traditional favorites. And whether...

Elegance 2019-2020 poses for a picture with a pack of orbit gum, last year.

The benefits of being involved during high school

Isabella Villanueva, Social Media/ Feature Editor December 17, 2020

As a senior at Lincoln East, I have learned just how important it is to get involved in clubs in high school. Over the past four years I have been involved in Speech, NHS, Student Council, Computer Science...

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