Lincoln High School Statesman

Mike Rounds makes rounds at LHS

Mike Rounds makes rounds at LHS

Cathleen Weng, Editor-in-Chief

May 17, 2019


Filed under News

Friday, April 26 - students pack into LHS’ little theater, awaiting the arrival of and subsequent Q&A with SD Senator Mike Rounds. After giving a LHS senior Jack Elliott a commendation for his commitment to join the navy after graduation, Rounds gave a brief speech and opened the floor for ...

‘Never bite the hand that fed you’

‘Never bite the hand that fed you’

Johana Brower, Staff Writer

May 14, 2019


Filed under News

James Charles scandal update: Many have seen #JamesCharlesIsCancelled all over social media over this past weekend. Over three million people have unsubscribed from the beauty influencer James Charles’ YouTube page since because of his feud with fellow beauty blogger Tati Westbrook. Charles saw his...

Instagram experimenting with hiding likes and followers

Instagram experimenting with hiding likes and followers

Lauren Bickett, Staff Writer

May 10, 2019


Filed under News

Instagram, an app we all use it at all times of the day. Most of us would not admit to being addicted to it, but we are. It’s not clear what gets us so obsessive about the social media platform, but maybe it’s the pure adrenaline rush that goes through as we receive the first 100 likes or reach a ...

Avera’s race against cancer: an opportunity to care

Avera’s race against cancer: an opportunity to care

Caleb Miller, Staff Writer

May 9, 2019


Filed under News, Perspectives

You could drive the 750 mile long I-29, travel 383 miles across South Dakota or even workout along the 19 mile bike trails, but who knew that running 10 miles could make the impact of a lifetime? On Saturday May 11, 2019, people of all ages will have the opportunity to come together to make a diffe...

Trump uses executive privilege over the Mueller report

Trump uses executive privilege over the Mueller report

Landon DeBoer, Sports Editor

May 9, 2019


Filed under News

Yesterday, President Trump used his executive privilege to block the House Judiciary Committee from obtaining the full, unredacted report on Russian interference in the 2016 Presidential election by Special Counsel Robert Mueller. In response to President Trump’s use of the principle of executive priv...

Sioux leaders ban Noem from Pine Ridge Reservation

Sioux leaders ban Noem from Pine Ridge Reservation

Slater Dixon, Perspectives Editor

May 7, 2019


Filed under News

South Dakota governor Kristi Noem has been banned from the Oglala Sioux Reservation due to her support of two bills that would allow the state to sue promoters of “riot boosting.” The Sioux argue that the bills, which were created as a reaction to the Keystone XL pipeline protests, would limit the right...

Mr. LHS 2019

Mr. LHS 2019

Riley Rasmussen, Photographer

May 3, 2019


Filed under News

South Dakota gov. mandates that “In God We Trust” be displayed in public schools

South Dakota gov. mandates that “In God We Trust” be displayed in public schools

Slater Dixon, Perspectives Editor

April 30, 2019


Filed under News

A bill signed in late March by Governor Kristi Noem requires schools to prominently display the national motto “In God We Trust” in all South Dakota public schools. “The display may take the form of a mounted plaque, student artwork, or any other appropriate form as determined by the school...

Another attack in San Diego

Another attack in San Diego

Johana Brower, Staff Writer

April 30, 2019


Filed under News

Last Saturday, April 27, the Poway synagogue in San Diego was attacked. The suburb hit by this attack was Poway, a quiet shaded community where neighbors lived in peace and went to church services at the synagogue on Sundays. A gunman stormed into the synagogue yelling anti-semitic slurs and opene...

LHS goes viral

LHS goes viral

Landon DeBoer, Sports Editor

April 25, 2019


Filed under News, Sports

Before the four-day break for Easter weekend, the LHS track and field team headed to Fargo, ND without a clue in their minds that their trip would create a viral video viewed by millions of people worldwide. The meet produced a large amount of LHS winners in a variety of different events, but no...

Downtown is about to get a whole lot better

Downtown is about to get a whole lot better

Elizabeth Boysen, Staff Writer

April 24, 2019


Filed under News

Downtown Sioux Falls is already one of the most popular places to go all year round, but especially in the summer months. Now there will be another reason to spend summer evenings in the most lively part of the city. A new concert venue will be open for business this summer, hosting free concerts every...

Tiger Woods is a 15 time major-champion

Tiger Woods is a 15 time major-champion

Johana Brower, Staff Writer

April 24, 2019


Filed under News

On Sunday, April 14, Tiger Woods won his fifth Master’s title. Woods has won 15 majors, second of all time behind Jack Nicklaus’ 18 majors. He has also won (81) PGA Tour events, second only to Sam Snead (82) and eight ahead of Jack Nicklaus’ (73). After Woods not winning a Master’s tit...