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The BookTok Trap

The BookTok Trap

Mina Jan, Staff Writer June 9, 2024

It Ends With Us. A Court of Thorns and Roses. Twisted Love. The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo. Shatter me. All these titles have something in common. They’re all very popular books, loved among the bookworms...

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Opinion: Women with Willpower

Kristina Gevorkova, Staff Writer May 3, 2024

Thousands of brave women marched up and down bustling streets all over the globe in order to protest for their rights. They demanded suffrage tired of being oppressed, advocating for social, political,...

OPINION: Student News Blues

OPINION: Student News Blues

Maren Steinke, Co-Editor-in-Chief February 29, 2024

I like to consider myself quite well-informed. I read the New York Times often, listen to NPR and watch the news on TV a few times a week, all to keep up with current events. I pride myself on being aware...

OPINION: “It’s hard to feel like I belong”

OPINION: “It’s hard to feel like I belong”

Rahel Teklu, Staff Writer December 20, 2023

Growing up as an African-American student, I couldn’t help but notice that there were very few students in my class who looked like me. I saw this trend continue at my former school, Lincoln High, the...



Jones O'Donnell, Staff Writer November 13, 2023

Your circadian rhythm is like an internal clock; it tells you when to get tired and go to bed, and when to wake up in the morning in order to ensure adequate amounts of sleep. When you turn 13 or so, your...

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...

The Problem with the Sad Girl Aesthetic

Lilly Penner, Staff Writer September 3, 2023

“I'm a sad girl”. These iconic Lana Del Rey lyrics have become a rally cry for those who embrace the “sad girl aesthetic”. The craze for this aesthetic originated on Tumblr and resurged recently...

Opinion: End Cycle Stigma

Opinion: End Cycle Stigma

Abbey Hardin, A&E Editor June 1, 2023

According to a recent article from the Associated Press, currently in Florida, lawmakers are trying to pass a law that would “restrict public school instruction on human sexuality, sexually transmitted...

Youre not safe: As sex trafficking becomes increasingly more prevalent in Lincoln, how can teens protect themselves?

You’re not safe: As sex trafficking becomes increasingly more prevalent in Lincoln, how can teens protect themselves?

Chloe Fitzgibbon, Co-Editor-In-Chief May 25, 2023

*Jane Smith is a pseudonym in order to protect the privacy of the individual in the story. *The tips in this article apply to all genders, however this story is mostly told through a woman’s lens due...

Not everything needs to change with the times

Not everything needs to change with the times

Ella Gaskill, Staff Writer May 9, 2023

“Or maybe your largeness / is like the Tardis / considerably roomier inside,” the ensemble sings, dancing along as a boy sits in the corner of the stage, shoving fistfuls of cake into his mouth. Bruce...

Pick the Picnic

Pick the Picnic

Maren Steinke, Co-Editor-in-Chief May 8, 2023

If we’re being honest with ourselves, screen time for high schoolers is at an all time high. We get up, go to school (usually by driving), are in school for an average of eight hours a day, spending...

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