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Gilbert’s “Big Magic” lends inspiring advice about living creatively

Gilbert’s “Big Magic” lends inspiring advice about living creatively

Emily Schackart, Online Chief, Lifestyle Editor

March 22, 2017


Filed under A & E, Showcase

Big Magic by Elizabeth Gilbert is an essential read for creative thinkers. Often times, a creative life is associated with glamour. We forget the starving artists of the world and we relish in the works of successful actors, famous musicians, and wealthy authors and artisans. We don’t think ab...

‘Logan’ a memorable send off to wolverine

‘Logan’ a memorable send off to wolverine

Riley Walberg, News Editor

March 20, 2017


Filed under A & E, Reviews, Showcase

Since the release of Iron Man in 2008, we have seen an explosion in superhero movies. Every year, we get a few more, whether it was Sony making Spider-Man movies just to keep the rights to him or DC's recent attempts to compete with the Marvel's dynasty of movies. This recent renaissance of superhero...

Today’s fine art display displays today’s finest artists

Today’s fine art display displays today’s finest artists

Mrs. DeWinkeleer, Adviser

January 17, 2017


Filed under A & E, Showcase

Students in Mrs. Dyson's Advance Placement Art class exhibited what they have been painting, drawing, sculpting and designing this past semester during today's annual art show, which took place in room 221.   Unlike in other AP classes, there is no written final exam for these AP Art students. Rathe...

‘Why Him?’ leaves audiences in stitches

‘Why Him?’ leaves audiences in stitches

Michaela Tarquinio, Reporter

January 11, 2017


Filed under A & E, Showcase

From the moment a daughter is born, there is an instant connection between her and her father. They say a daughter’s first love is always her father, her hero. The same goes for Stephanie and her father, Ned, in the romantic comedy “Why Him?” by John Hamburg. Until Laird comes along. Laird is a free...

Review: Apple AirPods most beneficial to iPhone 7 users

Review: Apple AirPods most beneficial to iPhone 7 users

Riley Walberg, News Editor

January 3, 2017


Filed under A & E, Reviews, Showcase

After a week of using Apple's new wireless headphones, the Apple AirPods, I have come to the conclusion that they are only worth buying if you have the iPhone 7. Advantages: The AirPods have a very generous battery life, with five hours from a single charge and the case doubling as a charging st...

Lancer Spirit on the Air: Reel Talk on Dr. Strange

Lancer Spirit on the Air: Reel Talk on Dr. Strange

Chance Broderick, Josh Stambach, and Abi Whitcomb, Producer

December 20, 2016


Filed under A & E, Multimedia, Reviews, Showcase

Reporters Chance Broderick and Josh Stambach talk about and review the new blockbuster hit Dr. Strange. Listen to our new podcast Lancer Spirit on the Air. ...

‘Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them’ is a fantastic return to the Wizarding World

‘Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them’ is a fantastic return to the Wizarding World

Chance Broderick, Reporter

December 15, 2016


Filed under A & E, Showcase

In the five years that have passed since Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2, Harry Potter fans have remained just as passionate as before. Ever since Fantastic Beasts was announced, fans have been eagerly awaiting the return of the Wizarding World. This movie marks J.K. Rowling's first orig...

‘The Girl on the Train’ delivers with quality screenplay

‘The Girl on the Train’ delivers with quality screenplay

Michaela Tarquinio, Reporter

December 9, 2016


Filed under A & E, Showcase

The psychological thriller, The Girl on the Train, directed by Tate Taylor and produced by Marc Platt is not everyone’s idea of an enjoyable movie. Just like Taylor’s hit movie, Gone Girl, the characters are both self destructive and deceitful, creating a sense of discomfort throughout the movie. Rachel, ...

Art in a can: What Proulx can do

Art in a can: What Proulx can do

Bobby LeBrun, Reporter

November 28, 2016


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Senior Brandyn Proulx’s imagination turns into masterpieces when he’s handed a spray paint can. Over the last few months, Proulx has taken up spray paint art, which is exactly what it sounds like: creating artwork with a spray paint can.  Proulx began his new hobby after tearing his AC...

LHS Sculpture Garden getting a makeover

LHS Sculpture Garden getting a makeover

Melina Illinger, A&E Editor, Art Director

November 10, 2016


Filed under A & E, Showcase

  With this school year being her last, Ms. Johnson is ready to leave her mark on Lancer Nation. She plans on making an outdoor classroom in the Sculpture Garden, with bench seating modeled after stadiums and college lecture halls.     Early Tuesday morning, Ms. Johns...

‘Time Takes a Cigarette:’ Remembering 40 years of David Bowie

‘Time Takes a Cigarette:’ Remembering 40 years of David Bowie

Conor Battles, 2015-16 Lancer Spirit Editor-in-Chief

November 8, 2016


Filed under A & E, Showcase

This review was originally published in the February 2016 print edition of The Lancer Spirit. The writer Conor Battles, 2015-16 editor-in-chief, was recently awarded a 1st place Gold Circle award from the Columbia Scholastic Press Association in the "Entertainment Reviews" category for this article. &...

Photo Gallery: Highlights from Prism 2016

Photo Gallery: Highlights from Prism 2016

Emily Schackart, Online Chief, Lifestyle Editor

October 31, 2016


Filed under A & E, Gallery, Showcase

The music department hosted it’s annual Prism concert on Saturday, Oct. 29 at 7 p.m. and Sunday, Oct. 30 at 1 p.m. and 5 p.m. in the cafeteria. The concert featured the chorus, jazz ensemble, orchestra, as well as multiple student soloists and groups. Tickets for admission were on sale for $12 each and co...

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