"The best way to predict your future is to create it." Abraham Lincoln

Lincoln High School Statesman

"The best way to predict your future is to create it." Abraham Lincoln

Lincoln High School Statesman

"The best way to predict your future is to create it." Abraham Lincoln

Lincoln High School Statesman

During this past weekend, the northern lights were visible in many countries across the globe. (Photo used with permission by TripleXAdventures)
Northern lights frenzy
Vivian Kiesow-Knudsen, Entertainment Editor • May 19, 2024

During a large-scale geomagnetic storm this past weekend, the aurora borealis was visible to Americans across the nation.  More commonly referred to as the Northern Lights,...

The dress code for the 2024 Met Gala was “The Garden of Time.” (Photos used with permission by Sensvector, goodstudio, Charlotte May)
About the Met Gala
May 19, 2024
A view of the eclipse from the ground in Sioux Falls, SD at around 1:45 p.m.
Another cloudy eclipse
April 14, 2024
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A group picture of all the students and mentors after a successful fashion show event. Photo taken by Justin Alex.
Breaking cultural barriers in Sioux Falls
Katya Surendran, News Editor • May 20, 2024

When immigrants move to this country, they face everything from racial stereotypes to isolation; they do so while battling the juxtaposing pressures to assimilate and keep...

LHS junior Elise Groher, who is going on a mission trip through her church to the Dominican Republic. 

Photo provided by Elise Groher.
Building through faith
April 11, 2024
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While racist remarks are never exceptionally harmful by themselves, they build up over time, coming together and creating negative self-images, ultimately harming the psyche of young children.  Photo taken by Julie Cooper.
Maybe don't be racist?
Shalom Kato and Katya Surendran May 29, 2024

When I was six, a bright red Confederate flag plastered on a house’s porch caught my eye in the car. Curious, I turned to my older brother, pointed to the embellished fabric...

Plantius Reginald “Planty” Angeleyes iii, looking majestic per usual.
Plant Father
May 21, 2024
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This summer, 2024, has very many highly anticipated show and movie releases.
Shows and movies of summer 2024
Stella Sonnichsen, Staff Writer • May 25, 2024

Summer break is finally here. Without school, students are destined to have an abundance of time on their hands. Although it is great to be outdoors and enjoy the heat and...

The seasonal changes of winter and summer cause many to experience what is known as seasonal affective disorder.
Feeling SAD?
May 22, 2024
Summer break officially starts on May 24 this year.
Summer Prep
May 22, 2024
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JJ McCarthy and Dallas Turner are both top 5 in betting odds to win Offensive and Defensive Rookie of the Year respectively
Vike's Corner: The future
Cooper Schultz, Sports Editor • May 21, 2024

The Minnesota Vikings had a disappointing season last year finishing with a record of 7-10. With the departure of Kirk Cousins and Danielle Hunter, questions about the Vikings’...

According to FanDuel, Caleb Williams is -10000 to be drafted first overall. In other words, if you bet $100 on him to go first overall, you would only profit $1.
2024 NFL Mock Draft
April 22, 2024
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The Patriots completed against the Cavaliers on May 7.
Photo gallery: Lincoln vs Jefferson softball
Ashlyn Hoffman, Staff Writer • May 21, 2024

2024 summer trends
2024 summer trends
April 12, 2024
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Meet the Staff
Nathan Thompson
Nathan Thompson
News Editor

Nathan Thompson is a junior, first year staff writer and news editor for the Statesman. When he is not running for the cross country team (or from hordes of admirers) he is likely putting off his homework...

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