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The more and more users engage with social media, the greater a motive for companies to increase psychological tactics to increase time spent on the platforms. Users would do well to monitor their time and use of it on social medias, to make sure they - not watching companies - are in control of their online experience. Photo liscensed under Unsplash

The money-motivated science of social media

Kylie Brown, Staff Writer, Editor April 24, 2024

Humanity lives in a social age like never before, with dozens of social media apps provided free of charge at the fingertips of anyone who owns a phone. But though the advertised benefits of these apps...

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...

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...

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....

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