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Lincoln East Express show choir showcases their talent at a recent competition. The group has had an impressive year, taking home the grand champion title at 4 different competitions.

Lincoln East Express excels in 2024 competition season

Kendra Riekenberg, Staff Writer, Editor April 12, 2024

Lincoln East show choir put their name on the map with an incredible 2023-2024 season. Express, ,took home the Grand Champion title four times, and left each competition with a long list of hard-earned...

Braxton Frederick, junior, shakes hands with his interviewer after completing his mock interview on March 27, 2024. The mock interview assignment is assigned to help prepare students for future job interviews, and teach them the skills they need to be successful in their future job search.

Take Charge mock interviews prepare students for their future

Claire Weibye, Staff Writer, Editor, Layout Editor April 8, 2024

On March 27, 2024, Take Charge students from around Lincoln East dawn their most professional outfits and enter the library for one of the most important assignments of the class: mock interviews. In the...

On March 21, 2024, therapy dogs surrounded Lincoln East’s commons area. The service animals visit our school to provide a sense of comfort for students during Wish Week.

Wish Week: Lincoln East teams up with Make-A-Wish Nebraska for kids in need

Peyton Svehla, Staff Writer, Co-Editor-In-Chief April 8, 2024

During the week of March 18, 2024, Lincoln East Student Council hosted Wish Week, a fundraiser that partners with Make-A-Wish Nebraska to collect donations for children with critical illnesses. Through...

The Price is Right LIVE came to Lincoln, NE on March 21, 2024, as the second stop on their east coast tour. Several contestants were randomly selected to come play their games!

The Price is Right LIVE stops in Lincoln on tour

Hope Shortridge, Staff Writer, Co-Editor-In-Chief April 8, 2024

“COME ON DOWN! You’re the next contestant on ‘The Price is Right!’” From March 20, 2024, until May 2, 2024, “The Price is Right LIVE,” based on the popular recorded show, is making its...

March Madness creates a time of excitement and love for the sport of basketball. The first and second rounds of the tournament left viewers with upsets, and brackets in shambles.

March Madness madness

Kaitlyn Peitzmeier, Staff Writer April 3, 2024

It’s that time of year again; College basketball is reaching its end, and it’s time for the craziness of the March Madness tournament. Brackets have people following the tournament closely for the...

Trev Alberts, the University of Nebraska-Lincolns previous athletic director, announced his resignation on Wednesday, March 13. Alberts took a job as the new athletic director for Texas A&M, while Troy Dannen has taken over as the AD for Nebraska.

Trev the Traitor

Avari Wischhof, Staff Writer April 3, 2024

On Wednesday, March 13, Trev Alberts, the Athletic Director for the University of Nebraska, announced that he was leaving Nebraska to take a job as the Athletic Director for Texas A&M. After 15 years of...

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...

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...

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...

New Years marks the beginning of a fresh start for many while also prompting feelings of necessary changes in the form of new years resolutions. These resolutions, however, often find unsuccessful results because of some misguidance in the process of trying to achieve ones goals.

New year, new me

Avari Wischhof, Staff Writer February 1, 2024

On December 31 every year, millions of people make resolutions to become “better versions of themselves”. Usually these resolutions revolve around things like improving health, doing more of this,...

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