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Opinion: The Weeknd’s new album, “Dawn FM”, is his best work yet

Chloe Fitzgibbon, Copy Editor, Social Media Team January 20, 2022

The pop singer known as The Weeknd [born Abel Tesfaye] has released a new album, setting the bar for musicians in 2022 exceedingly high. His album, “Dawn FM”, reflects on major themes regarding the...

Cao Nguyen

Cao Nguyen

Benjamin Sommerich, Sports and Variety Editor December 22, 2021

This semester, Lincoln Southeast High School (LSE) welcomed its newest teacher of the arts, Cao Nguyen. Nguyen directs two of Southeast’s choirs, and aspires to be a teacher that can work with students...

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LSE Court Choir conducts first in-person concert since COVID-19

Tyler Vander Woude, Staff Writer April 16, 2021

Lincoln Southeast’s (LSE) Court Choir performed in front of a live audience on April 12, the first time since winter of 2019. Aside from a few members who performed in New York over spring break last...

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Spring activities to enjoy the warmer weather

Erin Geschwender, Design Editor April 8, 2021

With the arrival of spring and the warmer weather brought along with it, it is the perfect time to get outside and enjoy some outdoor activities. While it is unsafe to partake in some activities due to...

LSE students participate in State Speech and Debate

LSE students participate in State Speech and Debate

Callie Cook, Staff Writer March 31, 2021

The Nebraska Sports and Activities Association (NSAA) State Speech & Debate took place on March 18 through March 20. Many high school students, including six Lincoln Southeast (LSE) students, practiced...

Anna Dvorak in front of some of her notes from designing the set for Rabbit.

Anna Dvorak: The junior with an interest in set design

Mason Apking, Online Editor March 22, 2021

Anna Dvorak (11) has been part of the Lincoln Southeast High School (LSE) Drama Department since her freshman year. This year she has taken on a big role as the Assistant Set Designer for the upcoming...

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The Reality of Toxic Relationships

Meg Rajala, Photo Editor March 22, 2021

Coming of age in a society saturated by media, many teens today grow to have an unrealistic view of what a relationship should look like, especially in high school. Although some expectations involve...

The Little Women cast begins their first read through of the script.

“Little Women” musical cast members announced

Brayden Adcock, Staff Writer February 11, 2021

The Lincoln Southeast Theater program has begun rehearsals for their production of the musical "Little Women". The production, based on the classic American novel of the same name by Louisa May Alcott,...

Auditions begin for next year’s choirs

Auditions begin for next year’s choirs

Nathan Damme, Staff Writer February 4, 2021

Auditions for next year's choirs are happening right now at Lincoln Southeast (LSE). There are three audition dates: Feb. 3, 6 and 13. Choir is one of LSE’s many popular activities. Auditions are...

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Review: Marvel’s “WandaVision” is a mysterious masterpiece

Lauren Van Treeck, Staff Writer January 29, 2021

On Jan. 15, Disney+ released a brand new addition to the Marvel Cinematic Universe: “WandaVision”. The sitcom imitates television of decades past, reminiscent of shows such as “The Dick Van Dyke...

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Get your caffeine fix at these local cafes

Zainib Al-Jayashi, Design Editor January 23, 2021

Every great product or idea is made better with a little competition. Take these examples -  Marvel vs. DC. Nike vs Adidas. Xbox vs PlayStation. Coke vs Pepsi, and of course, coffee vs. tea. Although...

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Häxorna: From senior capstone project to amateur independent film

Jerrica Zuhlke, Copy Editor January 13, 2021

2020 has undoubtedly a year of unexpected changes. From school closings to economic collapse, the effects of COVID-19 have been felt far and wide. With these major changes in society, many people have...

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