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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 ...

College applications are sent— Now what?

College applications are sent— Now what?

Laynie Holk, Reporter

December 14, 2017


Filed under OPINION, Showcase

Alright seniors, we are nearing the end of the first semester. Quarter one grades are finalized and sent out as well as college applications themselves. We are almost home-free. Once second semester begins January 22, 2018, it is our time. Our time to give up. I know what you’re all thinking...

Net Neutrality: Why you should care

Net Neutrality: Why you should care

Alex McIntosh, Reporter

December 14, 2017


Filed under OPINION, Showcase

The internet you have come to know and love might be drastically changed for the worse. The Federal Communication Commission (FCC) are meeting today to decide the fate of a regulation known as “Net Neutrality.” Net Neutrality, to put it simply, is the idea that any sort of traffic from the int...

Students stuck on social media: a new kind of addiction

Students stuck on social media: a new kind of addiction

Kait Bedell, Online Chief

November 29, 2017


Filed under OPINION, Showcase

684 followers, 24 snapchat streaks, and 211 people hit that like button. Voicemail box is full and who knows how many messages there are. This is the new reality. It is not a smile or a moment of shared laughter. Life has become the number of shares on a post. The world is officially revolvin...

Sharing confessions of a safe gun owner

Sharing confessions of a safe gun owner

Nicole Sarno, Reporter

November 29, 2017


Filed under OPINION, Showcase

Hi, my name is Nicole Sarno. I’m a sophomore at LHS and... I shoot guns for fun. Without knowing anything else about me, you have probably already decided what you think of me. Sadly, the majority of you most likely think of me as a violent person or a murderer on the verge of a shooting spree ...

Living in the center of a genderqueer Venn Diagram: My life as Androgynous

Living in the center of a genderqueer Venn Diagram: My life as Androgynous

JJ, Staff Writer

November 15, 2017


Filed under OPINION, Showcase

I don’t have a name yet.  For the one assigned to me at birth, much like my genitals, doesn’t fully describe who I am. So for now, I am nameless. I would like to think that for a long time, I have known that I didn’t fit into either binary gender. But that is a lie. I complied to what was tau...

Never let a tragedy go to waste: Current events need to be discussed in school

Never let a tragedy go to waste: Current events need to be discussed in school

Juliana Hamel, Opinions Editor

November 13, 2017


Filed under OPINION, Showcase

On the Monday following the Las Vegas shooting, I came to school in search of reassurance that things would be okay, but when the day passed and only a few teachers mentioned what had happened, I felt let down and confused. I wondered--why wouldn’t teachers discuss such a significant event with their studen...

Teens aren’t too old to trick-or-treat

Teens aren’t too old to trick-or-treat

Kathryn Maheras, Reporter

October 31, 2017


Filed under OPINION, Showcase

With Halloween tonight and trick-or-treating on Friday, all us teens are presented with the question, “Will I go trick-or-treating this year?” Some may think, “No that’s for little kids!” but others may be counting down the days until they get their free candy. Almost every other day of the year, teen...

Eat candy. Eat turkey. THEN have your eggnog.

Eat candy. Eat turkey. THEN have your eggnog.

Josh Ryan, Reporter

October 31, 2017


Filed under OPINION, Showcase

If you are dancing to Christmas music, drinking eggnog, and binge watching Hallmark movies, Knock it off! We haven’t even gone trick-or-treating yet. I mean, why are there Christmas commercials right after I just bought pencils and notebooks during my back-to-school shopping? Like come on, Walmart...

How to be a good ally

How to be a good ally

Abi Whitcomb, Podcast & Opinions Editor, Marketing Manager

October 1, 2017


Filed under OPINION, Showcase

You may feel enlightened knowing that Neil Patrick Harris, who plays womanizing Barney Stinson on “How I Met Your Mother," is actually gay. Or you might feel "open-minded" because when you come home from school each day you turn on "Ellen," hosted by Ellen Degeneres, who is an open lesbian. But...

Lights off? All bets off.

Lights off? All bets off.

Sean Cavanaugh, Food Editor

September 25, 2017


Filed under OPINION, Showcase

All high school students have had that moment when we begin to drift off in class. We had a long night before doing homework, working on that project we may or may not have procrastinated on, or studying. Then we end up going to bed either late or not at all. Teachers expect us to be awake whil...

Editorial: Lancer Nation rises above misinformation

Editorial: Lancer Nation rises above misinformation

Lancer Spirit Editorial Board

September 21, 2017


Filed under Editorials, OPINION, Showcase

Alright, it's time for us to come clean. We’re done lying and back-peddling, so we’re going to be honest about “Old Glory-Gate.” You found us out.  It’s true.  The halls of Londonderry High School are saturated with Bernie supporters and Social Justice Warriors [SJW’s] that hate Trum...

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