Is The Time For Lunch Too Short?

Is The Time For Lunch Too Short?

November 21, 2017


Filed under 2017-2018, Op-Ed

35 Minutes is all the time that students in public schools have to consume their lunches. For the freshmen and sophomores, that may not be a problem, but the upperclassmen that are able to go out to get food, struggle to eat and be back by the allotted time. Students that are able to leave school ground...

The American Health Care Act

The American Health Care Act

July 31, 2017


Filed under 2016-2017, News, Op-Ed

Recently Republicans narrowly passed a bill in the House of Representatives to repeal and replace The Affordable Care Act, often known as Obamacare. According to Time, this bill would “gut health coverage for millions of Americans while delivering tax cuts to the rich.” The bill is called The ...

SeaWorld Saving Whales Or Reputation?

SeaWorld Saving Whales Or Reputation?

May 3, 2017


Filed under 2016-2017, Featured, Op-Ed

Animals in captivity are nowhere near new to the controversial backlash handed out by pet lovers. SeaWorld has been the target of animal activists since its doors opened in 1964. The specific animal under concern at SeaWorld are their killer whales, also known as orcas. Blackfish is a documentary tha...

Looking Ahead with Tarot

Looking Ahead with Tarot

April 28, 2017


Filed under 2016-2017, A&E, Featured, Op-Ed

Throughout history people have looked for a way to see one’s future. Why wonder about the future when you can know what is to come? Various forms of divination have surfaced, but many people are often sceptical of these methods. Take tarot for example: a deck of 78 cards used as means of fortune-telli...

Passive-Aggressive Letter from an Upperclassman

April 18, 2017


Filed under 2016-2017, Op-Ed

Dear Students of Lincoln Northeast High School, I am writing to tell you a thing or two I have noticed about our wonderful school and student body. There are several things that go unnoticed that the students here at Northeast do and should definitely be recognized for. I mean the positive, upbeat...

Feminist Fight Against Social Media

Feminist Fight Against Social Media

April 18, 2017


Filed under 2016-2017, Featured, Op-Ed

International Women’s Day, formerly known as “International Working Women's Day”, was earlier this year on March 8. And for numerous reasons this year, the day holds a lot more importance for women, especially across the U.S. According to the International Women’s Day official website, Inter...

A Guide to Surviving Finals

A Guide to Surviving Finals

April 3, 2017


Filed under 2016-2017, Activities, Op-Ed

Every high schooler can relate to the very dreaded and stressful week during finals. Not only are teachers cramming in lessons and more homework assignments, but we also have to study for the biggest tests in the semester. Finals week drags on forever, while the week prior goes by in what seems like fiv...

Don’t shop, adopt: 5 great reasons why adopting a dog is better than buying one

Don’t shop, adopt: 5 great reasons why adopting a dog is better than buying one

April 3, 2017


Filed under 2016-2017, Op-Ed

A dog is the most common household pet in the United States. With such a high demand of puppies as pets, corporations breed them to sell more to people. When people are thinking of getting a dog or puppy, they are more drawn to a “new” puppy, instead of a “used” one from a shelter. If you pla...

A Day Without A Woman

A Day Without A Woman

April 3, 2017


Filed under 2016-2017, News, Op-Ed

International Women’s Day occurred on March 8th of this year. The organizers of the monumental Women’s March decided to plan A Day Without a Women on this day as well. Women play a huge part in society and nothing would work flawlessly without the presence of women. Girls across the nation wanted...

Tips for Taking the ACT

Tips for Taking the ACT

March 31, 2017


Filed under 2016-2017, Op-Ed

The ACT is a standardized test that all high school students must take their junior year if they are planning to go to college. It is divided into four multiple choice subject tests that include reading, writing, math and science. The types of questions will range for something students would have learned in...

What is Making America Fat?

What is Making America Fat?

March 24, 2017


Filed under 2016-2017, Featured, Op-Ed

Today, more than two-thirds of American adults are overweight, and this number is only increasing. With the way these statistics are heading, there is only one question to ask - what is making America fat? It is no secret Americans love their fast food. It is quick, easy, and affordable, well for th...

Donald Trump and Fake News

Donald Trump and Fake News

February 27, 2017


Filed under 2016-2017, Op-Ed

In November 2016, Oxford Dictionaries announced “post-truth” as its 2016 International Word of the Year, defining it as, “relating to or denoting circumstances in which objective facts are less influential in shaping public opinion than appeals to emotion and personal belief." A fitting word, consi...

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