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Activism Beyond the Screen

Georgia Wood, Design Editor January 26, 2023

A teenager opens their phone to Instagram. They click through story after story calling for action. There is a seemingly endless pile of Instagram stories reposting one post, urging them to “read this!!!”...

Crowd surge safety

Crowd surge safety

Zainib Al-Jayashi, Co-Editor-in-Chief January 12, 2023

Over the Halloween weekend of 2022, the festive spirit spread nationally in places outside of the United States (U.S.), one of those places being in a country across the world, South Korea. Itaewon, a...

Standardized Testing is Broken

Standardized Testing is Broken

Ava Keim, Staff Writer January 11, 2023

All students can learn and succeed, but not on the same day, or in the same way. Standardized testing is an outdated and unfair way to measure student success that often leads to undue anxiety.  Standardized...

Sleep or Study?

Sleep or Study?

Mili Kagan, Staff Writer January 10, 2023

It’s not uncommon to hear students compare how little sleep they got the night before a big test or express how tired they are during class. Balancing classes, extracurriculars and jobs can be a struggle...

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Make Your Face Happy

Maren Steinke, Copy Editor January 9, 2023

Serums. Face masks. Jade rollers. Do’s and don’ts. Wear sunscreen all the time to look 30 when you’re 50! If you’re a member of TikTok, Instagram, or Pinterest, you’re probably familiar with...

Varsity Bowling joins winter sports

Varsity Bowling joins winter sports

Lilly Penner, Staff Writer January 6, 2023

For the first time in the school’s history, LSE will be offering varsity bowling as a sport for the winter season.  This was set in motion two years ago after Nebraska recognized bowling as a high...

Feature Friday: Johanne Hagen is Seeking New Things

Feature Friday: Johanne Hagen is Seeking New Things

Lilly Penner, Staff Writer January 6, 2023

Shadowing her older brother, Johanne Hagen wanted the international experience of being a foreign exchange student. For her junior year, Hagen is attending Southeast as a foreign exchange student from...

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The Wax Museum

Amiah Robinson, Staff Writer January 5, 2023

Light poured in through the large windows of the studio. The whole room was saturated in vivid shades of yellows, blues, and whites. It was bright and spacious, and everything was glowing with the hue...

The Podcast Craze

The Podcast Craze

Maren Steinke, Copy Editor January 4, 2023

Podcasts have increased in popularity over the past few years due to their increased accessibility on platforms such as Spotify and Apple Music, the wider variety of podcasts that are being produced and...

Post-pandemic testing reveals a down-turn in learning

Post-pandemic testing reveals a down-turn in learning

Lauren Martinez, Staff Writer January 4, 2023

The year of 2020 was a hard year for everyone, but little did people know that the outcomes of academics would have a drastic change. During the school year of 2019-2020 and 2020-2021, students had the...

Jesse Reynolds gestures at the board as he teaches his AP World History class. Photo cred: Maren Steinke

Making His Own History

Maren Steinke and Abbey Hardin January 3, 2023

“Go Knights!” If you’ve ever met Jesse Reynolds, you’ve probably seen his collection of cool Southeast shirts that display his Knight Pride. Reynolds has been teaching for four years at LSE, as...

A few out of the many artworks displayed in the show.

LSE Fall Art Show

Zainib Al-Jayashi, Co-Editor-in-Chief December 23, 2022

On Dec. 8, 2022, the LSE Art Department held its annual fall art show for students to showcase their work created throughout the first semester. Student work from  all art classes and levels such as drawing,...

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