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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...

Dear parents, let’s talk about grades…

Dear parents, let’s talk about grades…

Anna Drabik, Reporter

January 23, 2018


Filed under OPINION, Showcase

“My grades are my self-worth.” -Anonymous freshman Dear parents/guardians of LHS students, As report cards are soon to be coming out, it’s time to take a step back and evaluate. Whether you’re a parent who puts too much pressure on their child (what I like to call the ‘pressure p...

The Protest Trend

The Protest Trend

Rhea Hernandez, Reporter

January 18, 2018


Filed under OPINION, Showcase

Paint this scene in your head: People in the crowd scold the football players as they continue to kneel during the national anthem at the start of the game. The players don’t rage back at the audience nor try to justify their actions because, to them, what they’re doing already says enough. ...

A + B should equal no midterm for seniors

A + B should equal no midterm for seniors

Alex McIntosh, Reporter

January 16, 2018


Filed under OPINION, Showcase

It is a fact of life here in LHS that seniors are afforded the ability to avoid the midterm exams. It isn’t a free pass given to seniors because they don’t want to take the exams, but rather a privilege earned through hard work. In order to avoid midterm exam for a class, the senior must score at...

Why rate us?

Why rate us?

Ashley Arrigo, Reporter

January 11, 2018


Filed under OPINION, Showcase

Throughout our lives girls are told to “look pretty” by our parents, siblings, grandparents, friends, and pretty much all of society. At this point, what does “look pretty” even mean? Is it against the Feminine Code of Conduct for me wear my favorite pair of sweats because they don’t hu...

New Year, Same Resolutions.

New Year, Same Resolutions.

Kait Bedell, Reporter

January 4, 2018


Filed under OPINION, Showcase

The Christmas music has come to an end, the tree has come down, and all that is left is a long winter filled with lots of hot cocoa to come. As Jan. 1 rolls around, so do those extra pounds you gained from Christmas dinner. After looking in the mirror you have reached the conclusion that you definit...

Girls need to have each others’ backs, not stab them.

Girls need to have each others’ backs, not stab them.

Kate Ehl, Reporter

December 22, 2017


Filed under OPINION, Showcase

Art by Rhea Hernandez Ever since I started going to school, I have found girls often worry about one thing: fitting in. Sadly, I know I’ve wondered if that outfit I bought is “cute” or not, so I’ve sent pictures of my outfit to my friends on Snapchat to get their approval before I step foot o...

Why you should vote Supreme in 2020

Why you should vote Supreme in 2020

Tyler Wilbur, Reporter

December 14, 2017


Filed under OPINION, Showcase

On Monday, December 4, Vermin Supreme sued Concord, New Hampshire. The city refused to grant him a permit that would allow him to protest with ponies. What was he protesting? Hillary Clinton’s book signing. In less than 24 hours after his lawsuit, the city granted him a permit without ...

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