Lincoln High School Statesman

BOOKS! READ ALL ABOUT IT: Easy Summer Reads 2018

BOOKS! READ ALL ABOUT IT: Easy Summer Reads 2018

Lauren Teller, Staff Writer

May 31, 2018


Filed under Entertainment

Ughhhhhhh, READING? Yeah, don’t act like the only activities that you do to exercise your watered-down mind during the summer are the occasional summer reading assignment and skimming the descriptions of Netflix shows. We’ve all been there. What if I told you that there was a way to prevent your brain fr...

V2: what happened?

V2: what happened?

Lily Becker, Staff Writer

May 31, 2018


Filed under Entertainment

At the beginning of December, many hearts glowed while they glanced over a brief photo with the letter V and the number 2 side by side on a light mint green background. That is when Dom Hoffman posted a tease of what he claimed to be the new “Vine.” Hoffman spoke about how it would be similar to Vine...

Summer 2018 has big things in store for rap

Summer 2018 has big things in store for rap

Jack Fehrs, Feature Editor

May 31, 2018


Filed under Entertainment

Many notable artists will be releasing projects this summer to fans anxious for music to fulfill their summer time itch. First and foremost, Drake will be releasing his album “Scorpion” sometime in June. This marks Drake’s first full album release since he released “More Life” in March of...

“The story of Adidon” Pusha T releases his diss track

“The story of Adidon” Pusha T releases his diss track

Hunter Merkley, Staff Writer

May 31, 2018


Filed under Entertainment

Drake is one of the most well-known rappers of the 21st century, from his radio hits such as "Hotline Bling" to his multi platinum albums “More Life” or “Take Care,” it's easy to say Drake has made a name for himself in the rap industry. With his newest album “Scorpion” dropping sometime in June Drake...

‘Bachelorette’ kickoff

‘Bachelorette’ kickoff

Somer Luitjens, Staff Writer, Meet the Varsity Editor

May 31, 2018


Filed under Entertainment

The time has come where millions of people from all over the country begin to spend their Monday nights gathered around the TV to watch 28 men fight for one woman’s heart. A show that is a guilty pleasure for most Americans no matter how hard they try to avoid it. It is “Bachelorette” season. ...

New flicks on Netflix

New flicks on Netflix

Ellie Lamberty, Meet the Varsity

May 30, 2018


Filed under Editorials, Entertainment

Netflix rebooted their system just in time for summer binge-watching to begin. Plenty of series labeled as “must watch” were updated with their second or third season, while other new movies and shows were put on the chopping block. Some shows were instant hits and left viewers staying up until r...

May Issue of Statesman

May Issue of Statesman

May 29, 2018


Filed under Editorials, Entertainment, Features, News, Satire, Sports

The Statesman has created a May issue that will only be available online. Here is the link to view it:            

Clairo: individuality from the get-go

Clairo: individuality from the get-go

Timothy Stolp, Staff Writer

May 29, 2018


Filed under Entertainment

With the summer quickly approaching, accumulating some new music is a necessity for LHS students. Clairo’s music is worthy of making it onto summer playlists. The release of music from Claire Cottrill, the young singer under the stage name Clairo, draws parallel to the voice of alt-rocker Grime...

LHS teacher’s favorite Snapchat filters

LHS teacher’s favorite Snapchat filters

Jayde Engel, Journalism Student

May 24, 2018


Filed under Entertainment

Social media is starting to consume the lives of many teenagers. One app that seems to be very popular is Snapchat. Snapchat is an app that many teens and even adults enjoy using to keep connected with others through pictures and live stories. I went to the teachers of LHS to find out what their favo...

Being the shadow

Being the shadow

Kinsey Capaldo, Journalism Student

May 24, 2018


Filed under Entertainment

My entire life I have been an older sister to my little brother Cole, as well as a younger sister to my brother Caiden.  Although we all get along, sometimes it is easy to feel overlooked when you have a super cool older sibling. As a freshman student at LHS, I am already at the bottom of the food chai...

‘Deadpool 2’: the eponymous fighter is back

‘Deadpool 2’: the eponymous fighter is back

Alex Turner, Journalism student

May 24, 2018


Filed under Entertainment

Beware, spoilers below! Seeing “Deadpool 2” proved to be a wild ride, taking me through several emotions very quickly. The movie, as entertaining as it was humorous, included big cameos, the very first LGBT superhero relationship and a satirical parody of the X-Men. We all know Marvel’s ...

How to Flirt With Trees – A Five Step Process

How to Flirt With Trees – A Five Step Process

Slater Dixon, Journalism Student

May 24, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Satire

For many teenagers, high school is a time to improve their academic endurance, physical strength and emotional maturity. For others, though, they just want that cute gf to get them through the next three months. But getting a dating companion can be difficult and keeping one can be even harder. If yo...