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The Vinyl Boom

Abbey Hardin, Staff Writer 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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That’s A Wrap!

Ella Gaskill, Staff Writer March 28, 2023

M Hall is swarming with people. One student walks by strumming a guitar, while in a corner, two dancers dressed in pink and black practice their tap combo. Singers warm up in the brightly lit choir room....

A pop culture staple: Alternative albums turning a decade old in the new year

A pop culture staple: Alternative albums turning a decade old in the new year

Zainib Al-Jayashi, Co-Editor-in-Chief March 7, 2023

Black eyeliner. Fanfictions. Doge. Fandoms. Tumblr. 2013 was the year of a new pop culture revelation as the internet transformed into a world of normalized media consumption. Thousands of videos plowed...

Matilda the Musical poster

Matilda the Musical

Mili Kagan, Staff Writer March 6, 2023

In 1988, children's book author Roald Dahl published the book “Matilda”, which would eventually go on to sell around 17 million copies worldwide. The success of “Matilda” facilitated the production...

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...

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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...

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...

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,...

The four-person cast of The 39 Steps acts in their one-act. Photo cred: Kelsey Sejkora

Winter One Acts Wrap-Up

Claire Usher, Staff Writer December 23, 2022

On Dec. 1 and 2, the LSE theatre department performed their Winter One Acts. The first Winter One Act performance is “The 39 Steps Even More Abridged,” which will be followed by the performance of...

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Tapping into the spirit of giving

Molly Leyden, Staff Writer December 22, 2022

In religions and cultures across the world, the holiday season is about community and celebration. However, many people do not have the resources or support that others do. To help those in need this season,...

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