June 4, 2019

      Companies know your home address, your name and date of birth, childrens names, parents names, pets, cars you drive, devices you own, credit card information, bank statements, your annual income, and so much more. Sometimes, you even provide it readily without thinking. Amazon Alexa and Google Home have made getting this information easier than ever. Back in the Cold War era, the general public had become very concerned...

April 12, 2019

    Each year on Earth day, April 22, marks the anniversary of the birth of the modern environmental movement in 1970. War was raging in Vietnam and students all over the nation overwhelmingly opposed it. At the time, Americans were using leaded gas, and industries let smoke and sludge out into the atmosphere, with little to no fear of legal consequences or bad press. Air pollution was commonly accepted as the smell of “prospe...

March 29, 2019

    There’s been a lot of talk about the “dream high school” lately. Basically, there’s this idea that the way high school runs as of right now (meaning the way the school day runs, how our periods work, how our grades work, etc.) is the old way, and high schools need to be completely transformed and updated according to today’s world. Thus, high school students are being asked what aspects or things that could be added, chang...

March 26, 2019

Abolish Class Rank

A Top Ten’s Perspective

    There is no escaping it.  Class rank is a concept that is ingrained into the mind of every student in Lincoln High School. Even if students don’t spend their time worrying about class rank, they cannot avoid that final report card which bears their rank compared to their peers’. While to some it may seem benign, even a good way to judge how well you are doing, there is something ver...

March 19, 2019

    “I’m 66 and I never thought in my life I would live to see something like this. Not in New Zealand,” said eyewitness and first responder Jill Keats, via an interview by the BBC.

    On March 14, one year after the American March For Our Lives to regulate guns, a terrorist opened fire on the Al Noor Mosque and the Linwood Mosque in Christchurch, New Zealand. According to Christchurch police commissioner Mike B...

December 12, 2018

    Since the first day of freshman year, this idea is built in our minds that you must take part in anything and everything because you want to like a ‘well-rounded’ student on your college application. You must do sports, clubs, student government, etc. because otherwise you will fall behind in the race towards the perfect college application— a race that won’t teach you how to pay taxes, or to build relationships, or to enj...

October 4, 2018

     A National Congressional Resolution passed by the Senate and House of Representatives has officially recognized October 2018 as National Principals Month. This time recognizes the dedicated service and professional commitment of principals.

This are the perfect description words of Lincoln High School’s own Mr. Kevin McNamara. He has done the most to make sure each student is as happy as possible with their high...

October 3, 2018

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