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Kianna Isom (11) practices “O Magnum Mysterium”

LSE musicians make melodies that move

Kristina Gevorkova, Staff Writer February 29, 2024

Students step one by one into the judges room while soft, melodic rhythms surround the busy environment. Shiny instruments are being prepared for a nerve-wracking performance. The participants shuffle...

(From left to right) Garrett Amundsen (11), Olivia Eitzman (12) and Chantelle Runyan (12) play “Funkathustra”.

Dear Diary: Nite of Knights variety show was one for the books

Mina Jan, Staff Writer February 27, 2024

Hot, bright lights shine in the faces of the performers on stage as the soft murmurs of the audience soon erupts into thunderous applause after each act. The crowd is gathered to witness an LSE tradition...

LSE’s Jazz Band I poses for a group photo, within the walls of Southeast.

LSE Chamber Orchestra and Jazz Band I play for NMEA

Lily Deitering, Staff Writer January 30, 2024

To anybody involved in a local music group, the acronym NMEA might sound familiar. It stands for Nebraska Music Educators Association, a non-profit organization of music educators who provide various opportunities...

Buddy, played by Levi Baker, hugs Santa.

Elf Jr. comes to LSE

Jenna Steinke, Staff Writer January 30, 2024

Many people know the storyline of the 2003 movie “Elf”, where Buddy the Elf embarks on a journey through New York City and has many adventures along the way, so students were excited to learn that...

The LSE Marching Band performs to show off their team spirit and hard work.

Marching Knights Celebrate Successful Season

Jackson Hergenrader, Staff Writer November 8, 2023

As the crowds flooded in while the endless clouds flew across the sky above the stadium seats at Seacrest Field, the sounds of trombones, flutes, trumpets, drums and so many other instruments filled the...

The Southeast Knight

Historic hallways hold on to history

Jenna Steinke, Staff Writer November 6, 2023

As students walk down the halls of Lincoln Southeast High School (LSE), they see many emblems, such as the knight mascot and the shield, that have represented the school since its starting years. However,...

YES orchestra practicing during the 2020-21 school year at Irving Middle School, with co-director Austin Hegert. 
Photo Courtesy: YES Website

Orchestra students play without paying

Jenna Steinke, Staff Writer October 31, 2023

Musicians trickle into the room one by one, find their seats and start to unpack. The sounds of an orchestra warming up start to fill the room. It sounds like a professional orchestra that might play at...

Triangle Factory Fire Project cast’s portrayal of labor strikes.

Review: “Triangle Factory Fire Project”

Lily Deitering, Staff Writer October 31, 2023

Burning clothes, scorched hair, smoke-filled halls and young women on fire were the real-life scenes that the cast of “The Triangle Factory Fire Project” was able to gracefully portray on an almost...

Graphic by Evangeline Ahern

Bloody Good Films to Watch This Halloween

Evangeline Ahern, Staff Writer October 30, 2023

According to a school-wide survey about what students are planning to do this Halloween, 40% of students are going to Halloween parties and 16% are trick-or-treating, but the other 44% are most likely...

Graphic by Canva

The Vinyl Boom

Abbey Hardin, A&E Editor May 15, 2023

Collecting vinyls has been a trend since the first long-playing record was invented in 1930, when they were mostly used by radio hosts and DJ’s, but the invention of CD’s began to bring the popularity...

5 Best Musical Biopics to Watch This Summer: Dive Deep Into The Lives Of Your Most Beloved Artists

Amiah Robinson, Staff Writer May 10, 2023

Elvis (2022)  In this movie we are guided through the life of Elvis Presley (played by Austin Butler) through the eyes and narration of Colonel Tom Parker – Presley’s corrupt manager of 22 years...

Spring into a Spectacular Summer

Spring into a Spectacular Summer

Mili Kagan, Staff Writer April 25, 2023

With spring beginning, warmer weather brings about a whole new variety of events and activities that people can participate in. In addition, the lack of school during the summer months gives students the...

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