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Let it Blow

Let it Blow

Georgia Wood, Staff Writer May 19, 2022

It’s allergy season again. That means runny noses and sniffles are in the air. Allergies are common and blowing your nose becomes a necessity when your nose is runny. Yet a fear that so many people share...

Conspicuous Consumption

Conspicuous Consumption

Zainib Al-Jayashi, Design Editor May 4, 2022

As the Earth begins to burn to its end due to the ongoing climate crisis, voices around the world have been insisting on taking action before it is too late. Although some steps have been...

Elise Anderson modeling her hand-made crochet bucket hat.

Embody Apparel

Carmin Sims, Staff Writer May 4, 2022

As the focus on sustainable clothing continues to grow, there have been more people who want to contribute to saving the environment. Some have decided to visit nearby thrift stores, and others have decided...

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OPINION: Archery should be added as an NSAA activity

Amiah Robinson, Staff Writer May 4, 2022

Archery is an amazing sport that helps students develop confidence, good hand-eye coordination and self-discipline.  Although there is no school-sponsored Archery Team at LSE, the school has had an...

Earth Week fundraiser brings in money for new courtyard project

Earth Week fundraiser brings in money for new courtyard project

Carmin Sims, Staff Writer April 29, 2022

During the week of April 18-22, Lincoln Southeast High School (LSE) Neature Club held a fundraiser in honor of Earth Day, which is celebrated on April 22. This fundraiser was conducted in order to raise...

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Opinion: Standardized testing is overrated

Nicole Tinius, Editor-in-Chief April 28, 2022

As the temptations of summer creep closer to the end of the school year, one final obstacle stands in the way of letting loose until fall: standardized testing, specifically those included in the Advanced...

LSE Varsity Cheerleader Emily Schmid poses with other cheerleaders during the Spring Signing Day event. Schmid committed to cheer and swim and Nebraska Wesleyan University. 

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Senior athletes commit to future schools during Senior Signing Day

Angel Paz , Staff Writer April 28, 2022

Lincoln Southeast High School (LSE) hosted two senior signing days on Feb. 2 and April the Jennifer L. Dorsey-Howley Performing Arts Center.  Emily Schmid (12) signed one with  Nebraska Wesleyan...

Students dancing on the floor while dawning their diverse outfits
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2022 Prom Fashion Trends

Ksenia Gevorkova, Online Editor April 20, 2022

Over the past few months, clothing stores have been flooded with people looking for their perfect prom outfit. Students often make it a ritual to go out searching for a luxurious dress or suit that they...

Senior Skip Day tradition at LSE

Senior Skip Day tradition at LSE

Georgia Wood, Staff Writer April 14, 2022

Seniors at  Lincoln Southeast High School (LSE) took part in the annual “Senior Skip Day” last Friday, April 8. Senior Skip Day is a designated day during which many seniors skip school. At LSE, it...

Kaitlyn Freudenberg: Star on and off the track

Kaitlyn Freudenberg: Star on and off the track

Maren Steinke, Staff Writer April 14, 2022

Kaitlyn Freudenberg didn’t really expect to make varsity when she joined track at Southeast. She played soccer for a while before realizing it wasn’t for her.  “[I’ve always] been pretty good...

Caffeine in schools: should the cafeteria be providing energy drinks? 

Caffeine in schools: should the cafeteria be providing energy drinks? 

Chloe Fitzgibbon, Copy Editor, Social Media Team April 12, 2022

Upon entering a Lincoln Southeast High School (LSE) classroom at 7 or 8 a.m., one may notice that caffeine is everywhere. Scattered across the desks are wide varieties and different flavors of coffee and...

Ketanji Brown Jackson. Photo credit: Harvard Gazette

Opinion: Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson maintained composure in face of frustrating questions from Republican senators during Confirmation Hearing

Araya L Schroder, Staff Writer April 12, 2022

On March 7, 2022, the Supreme Court appointed its newest judge - Ketanji Brown Jackson - who makes history as the first Black woman to be confirmed to the U.S. Supreme Court. Prior to the confirmation,...

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