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5 Social Media Hacks You Should Know

5 Social Media Hacks You Should Know

Melissa Blasquez, Reporter

May 13, 2016


Filed under Op/Ed

Here are some social media hacks to help you out with the apps you use probably on the daily. 1. Scared of liking someones picture on accident while looking through their Instagram profile? Go to their page and once all the photos have loaded, turn your phone on airplane mode. This way you can look...

Beauty App Review: Beauty and the Beast

Beauty App Review: Beauty and the Beast

Melissa Blasquez, Reporter

April 29, 2016


Filed under Op/Ed, Reviews

There are multiple beauty apps out there for people to edit and adjust lighting, soften the facial features and enhance other aspects. The point of these types of apps are to make a “selfie” look a little bit better. Sometimes people seem to go overboard with the effects, other times you can’t even n...

OPINION: Transgender and Gender Non-Conforming

OPINION: Transgender and Gender Non-Conforming

Melissa Blasquez and LeiLina Castillo

April 22, 2016


Filed under Op/Ed, Showcase

Some people think that there are only two genders; male and female because of the U.S.’s gender system. Others don’t identify with the gender binary, that is, the two genders the majority of cisgenders (someone who has a gender identity that aligns with what they were assigned at birth) think th...

Class of 2016 Grad Nite: Fundraisers, Car Show, and More

Class of 2016 Grad Nite: Fundraisers, Car Show, and More

Jordan Summers, Reporter

April 20, 2016


Filed under Community, Lincoln News, Op/Ed, Showcase

After four years of high school our seniors in leadership have organized the perfect way to say goodbye to their friends and high school as they know it. Lincoln hasn't had a "Grad Night" or senior class end of the year trip in many years. The trip this year is going to take place on June 2nd at 6...

Top 5 Disturbing Songs NOT to Play for Your Valentine

Top 5 Disturbing Songs NOT to Play for Your Valentine

Melissa Blasquez, Reporter

February 8, 2016


Filed under Lincoln News, Op/Ed

Many people give gifts, chocolate, flowers and even play songs for their loved one's on Valentine's Day. The music is ideally lovey dovey, tasteful and meaningful. Here are some songs that would probably have you end up being single if you played them for your valentine.   1. "Tip Toe Through the Tulips"- Tiny Tim ...

Do our “likes” define our self-worth?

Do our “likes” define our self-worth?

Melissa Blasquez, Reporter

January 29, 2016


Filed under Op/Ed

Being a teen in today’s society, you most likely have some form of social media you use quite often, maybe every day. Most forms of social media have the option to “like” or comment on things you post. But how does that affect us, or does it even have any effect at all? Do our “likes” de...

Top Ten Remixed Songs

Top Ten Remixed Songs

Melissa Blasquez, Reporter

January 15, 2016


Filed under Op/Ed

Up All Night (Skream Remix)- Alex Clare Habits (Hippie Sabotage Remix)- Tove Lo Stay (Branchez Remix)- Rihanna  Ridin’ Solo (ARVFZ Remix)- Njomza Pity Party (K Theory Remix)- Melanie Martinez Wanderlust (Snakeships Remix) - The Weeknd Bludgeoned to Death (Mantis Deathstep Remix)- Suicide S...

10 Ways to Rejuvenate Yourself Over Winter Break

10 Ways to Rejuvenate Yourself Over Winter Break

Jordan Summers, Reporter

December 18, 2015


Filed under Op/Ed

1. Sleep With all the late study nights, waking up early five days a week, and working hard at school for eight hours or more you should catch up on some sleep. Get back on a consecutive sleeping pattern so your body can recover and rebuild. 2. Eat Right As the holiday season flourishes don't forget to take ca...

Inaugural Pet of the Week: Lady

Inaugural Pet of the Week: Lady

Carlos Sandoval

November 20, 2015


Filed under Op/Ed

Is there a better pet than another?  Are bears are better than cats, or a monkey better than a fish or maybe the other way around is better to some because everybody has their own taste in animals (Note: Don't try to lick the animal). There is a big variety of people owning pets from people who can...

Not Getting the Joke: Is Shaming Part of Teenage Culture?

Not Getting the Joke: Is Shaming Part of Teenage Culture?

Melissa Blasquez, Reporter

November 18, 2015


Filed under Op/Ed, Showcase

If you’re a girl, you probably experienced hurtful name calling by a certain age, maybe middle school, or even a little before that. Names like “slut” or “whore,” and called this by both boys and girls. What were the reasons for this? Sometimes girls who started wearing makeup before everyone...

Capstone: What’s That?

Capstone: What’s That?

Jordan Summers, Reporter

November 4, 2015


Filed under Op/Ed, Showcase

This class has inspired my interests and exposed me to a lot of topics I had no idea I would be attracted to.

Grey Wolves

Grey Wolves

LeiLina Castillo and Lika Khoperia

November 2, 2015


Filed under Op/Ed

Wolves are animals often misunderstood by society. Some myths suggest that wolves are evil and most of the time were killed. Recently the wolf  population has been decreasing dramatically. Wolves are an endangered species because when wolves come into areas where livestock is kept farmers shoot them...

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