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Binge. Starve. Binge: My constant fight with my eating disorder.

Binge. Starve. Binge: My constant fight with my eating disorder.

Contributing Writer, FreeLancer

January 18, 2019


Filed under OPINION, Showcase

This writer of this article has chosen to remain unnamed due to the sensitive nature of this topic. I’m sitting at the dinner table, and as I lift my fork to take a bite, my mother makes a casual comment about calories. The scoreboard in my head illuminates. 75 for the pasta. 65 for the sauce. 31 for the green beans. Total of 171. Far too much. ...

Pep rally skit decision made without considering compromise

Pep rally skit decision made without considering compromise

Liz Iaconis, Editor-in-Chief

January 10, 2019


Filed under OPINION, Showcase

The Mack Plaque pep rally this past fall might’ve been the worst in LHS history. This event leading up to the most anticipated weekend of the year for Lancer athletics lacked spirit and put many students in extremely uncomfortable situations. But now, five months later, the repercussions of this fail...

One guy’s response to ‘rape culture’ article recently published in Lancer Spirit magazine

One guy’s response to ‘rape culture’ article recently published in Lancer Spirit magazine

Chris DeWolf, Reporter

December 13, 2018


Filed under OPINION, Showcase

I lived in a bubble. A bubble constructed of willful ignorance, of social normality and simultaneously social isolation. But I also live in a world where sexual harassment is more common than I ever thought. But there's one difference between me and most of the other people who want to approach thi...

Stop enabling ‘rape culture’ behavior.

Alana Wyatt, Reporter

December 13, 2018


Filed under OPINION

Rape Culture is an environment in which rape is prevalent and in which sexual violence against women is normalized and excused in the media and popular culture. Rape culture is perpetuated through the use of misogynistic language, the objectification of women’s bodies, and the glamorization of sexual v...

Support from the Sidelines: What it means to be a good ally

Support from the Sidelines: What it means to be a good ally

Ash BarNoy, Reporter

November 9, 2018


Filed under OPINION, Showcase

Why do we need allies? According to society, the role of an ally is to sit passively alongside a struggle and take pride in the fact that they are not actively contributing to the problem. However, there are students that face the effects of prejudice and bigotry every single day that need support fro...

Red Sox odds look good heading into the post season

Red Sox odds look good heading into the post season

Zach Malcolm, Sports Editor

November 1, 2018


Filed under OPINION, Showcase, SPORTS

Updated 11/01/18 The Los Angeles Dodgers didn't stand a chance, as the World Series champions are once again the Boston Red Sox. The Dodgers have made two straight championship appearances with nothing to show for it. Boston's biggest weakness was believed to be their bullpen, but they played extremely...

Message from freshmen: We’re not as bad as you think we are

Message from freshmen: We’re not as bad as you think we are

Courtney Clark and Laura Haas

October 3, 2018


Filed under OPINION, Showcase

Most students left the last Friday's pep rally listening to the band playing their final song. Not the Class of 2022, however. Due to the poor behavior of a small group of students, the entire class was held back in order to be reprimanded. Apparently, a group of freshman students chose to m...

How the legalization of sports gambling affects the world of sports

How the legalization of sports gambling affects the world of sports

Nick Desrosiers, Sports Editor

May 22, 2018


Filed under OPINION, Showcase, SPORTS

One week ago it was announced that betting on sports has been legalized by the U.S. Supreme Court, and ever since it has became a trending topic throughout social media. According to NBCNews.com, the Supreme Court decided in a 6-3 ruling to rescind a federal law that said states must ban gambling on the outcome of sporting events. Oddly en...

Days away from graduating and surprisingly, I’m a mess.

Days away from graduating and surprisingly, I’m a mess.

Jill Spencer, Reporter

May 11, 2018


Filed under OPINION, Showcase

Since I began high school, the only thing on my mind was, “When can I get out of here?” They say these four years fly by and up until around a week ago, I never believed that. It’s crazy to me that I’m graduating in a month. When thinking about graduating, I have always been so excited, a...

If you believe ‘enough is enough,’ vote

If you believe ‘enough is enough,’ vote

Madison Martin, Editor in chief

March 28, 2018


Filed under OPINION, Showcase

    This past weekend I participated in the March for our Lives satellite march in Nashua. The March for Our Lives was a student-organized march lead by students from Marjorie Stoneman Douglas High School to rally against gun violence. While the Stoneman Douglas students gathere...

LGBTQ+ students seek understanding, not harassment

LGBTQ+ students seek understanding, not harassment

Amy Overhulser, Reporter

February 1, 2018


Filed under OPINION, Showcase

There are LHS students in the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer community (LGBTQ+) who have been relentlessly bullied and taunted because of who they are. We don't want LHS to be on that list of schools where this type of bullying, or any bullying for that matter, takes place.  ...

The senior “Bill of Rights”

The senior “Bill of Rights”

Tim Kenney, Reporter

January 26, 2018


Filed under OPINION, Showcase

Sometimes you hear it near the end of the school year, or maybe even you have made the complaint now. Why do seniors get to skip finals? Why do they get these big senior field trips? Why do they deserve this treatment? Juniors, we get where you are coming from when you ask why we seniors get all t...

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