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Festive movies to watch to jumpstart the holiday season

Erin Geschwender, Staff Writer November 18, 2020

With the holiday season fast approaching many are preparing for the popular tradition of sitting down to watch holiday movies on a chilly evening. And with it being altered due to COVID-19, there is no...

LSE Speech team at the second to last competition of last year’s season.

A hopeful start to the 2020 Speech season

Emily Stoner, Photo Editor November 12, 2020

2020 has changed the way many sports and activities are able to compete and practice. For the LSE Speech team, that meant competitions going fully on Zoom using new resources like Speechwire and NSDA Campus....

Lily Larsen (11), Jalijah Rieck-Brown (12), Dawson Trumbley (12) and Jack Liegl (12) running through the show Take 5.

LSE Theater presents a collection of One-Acts; including student-directed pieces

Mason Apking, Online Editor November 5, 2020

The Lincoln Southeast Theater program decided to break the tradition of participating in the district theater competition in Gretna this year. Instead, they will be showcasing a collection of One-Acts....

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Alternatives to Halloween to keep the spirit going

Fatima Al-Jayashi, Design Editor October 22, 2020

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, many people have had to modify the way they celebrate holidays in order to be safe. With Halloween approaching, potential Halloween parties will look different this year....

Lilienthal performs at the LPS Marching Showcase.

The final show: LPS Marching Band Showcase

Meg Rajala, Photo Editor October 13, 2020

After all marching band competitions were cancelled in July, many band members across LPS, especially seniors, were extremely disappointed to hear they may never perform again. After some consideration...

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Southeast theater makes a comeback with fall play 

Chloe Fitzgibbon, Copy Editor October 6, 2020

Performances of the LSE fall play, “All I Really Need to Know I Learned In Kindergarten” have wrapped up after weeks of hard work and the first ever attempt at online live streaming.  While only...

Illustration by Cheyenne Hernandez

33,000 Hours: From freshmen to senior year in high school for the Class of 2020

Cheyenne Hernandez, Staff Writer & Graphic Designer May 27, 2020

When freshmen first entered the doors of Lincoln Southeast High School on August 15, 2016, the fresh-out-of-middle-school students had no idea what would come within the next four years. Fashion, trends,...

Ksenia Geovorkova's (10) unicorn birthday cake, picture by Ksenia Geovorkova

Bake with LSE during quarantine

Nicole Tinius, Online Editor May 26, 2020

Phrases like “the quarantine 15” have been circulating through the media, poking fun at the expected amount of weight people might gain during this time of high stress levels and extreme boredom. With...

Abandoned Scene: How local art venues and students are dealing with the recent pandemic

Abandoned Scene: How local art venues and students are dealing with the recent pandemic

Brayden Adcock, Staff Writer May 14, 2020

Walking up the narrow stairs into The Mez — a local all-ages music venue and art space — feels unnatural. At least it is, considering the contrast between the murky streets that surround it at night...

Opinion: Teenage Dreams — As teen movies takeover streaming sites, it can be hard to stay realistic in the sea of idealistic high school portrayals

Opinion: Teenage Dreams — As teen movies takeover streaming sites, it can be hard to stay realistic in the sea of idealistic high school portrayals

Emma Botelho, Staff Writer May 12, 2020

As you’re scrolling through Netflix, looking for something to watch, you’re bound to see at least one teen movie in the “Trending Now” category, or tucked somewhere else on your homepage. Even...

Opinion: Coloring outside of the lines — The value of creativity in school

Opinion: Coloring outside of the lines — The value of creativity in school

Taylor Washburn, Staff Writer May 8, 2020

How often in school have you been told to answer a set of specific questions from a textbook? Only speak when you have been called on? Follow step-by-step directions exactly as they are given to you? Based...

'The Perks Of Being A Wallflower' now on Netflix: Spend your quarantine with this popular coming-of-age film

‘The Perks Of Being A Wallflower’ now on Netflix: Spend your quarantine with this popular coming-of-age film

Lilly Young, Co-Editor-in-Chief April 20, 2020

It’s no April Fools’ joke — On April 1, 2020, “The Perks Of Being A Wallflower,” starring Logan Lerman, Ezra Miller and Emma Watson, was released to the masses on Netflix. Man, what a time to...

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