Lincoln High School Statesman

Hurry up, Hurricane Florence is on the way

Hurry up, Hurricane Florence is on the way

Johana Brower

September 20, 2018


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A raging storm has been blowing up the east coast, and the culprit is Hurricane Florence. This storm is currently the causing fear on the east coast. Hurricane Florence has winds picking up to 30 mph which categorizes this storm as a tropical depression instead of a hurricane. Do not take a tropica...

Botham Jean case

Botham Jean case

Yairis Alvarado, Staff Writer

September 19, 2018


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“I thought it was my apartment.” These words have been the controversial statement that is stirring up the killing of Botham Jean, an entrepreneur in Dallas who was shot in his own apartment. On Sept. 6, 2018, an off-duty police officer, Amber Guyger, entered into Jean’s apartment, confusing ...

Kavanaugh update: What we know so far

Kavanaugh update: What we know so far

Landon DeBoer, Sports Editor

September 19, 2018


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In the midst of the Supreme Court confirmation process, a woman from nominee, Brett Kavanaugh’s past has come forward saying that she was sexually assaulted by Kavanaugh in high school. Back in July, Christine Blasey Ford wrote a letter to Dianne Feinstein, a senior Democratic lawmaker and Califor...

EU passes ‘meme ban’ and sets a new copyright plan

EU passes ‘meme ban’ and sets a new copyright plan

Sophia Boyt, Staff Writer

September 19, 2018


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     On Wednesday Sept. 12, European parliament passed articles 13 and 11 in favor of a new digital copyright directive in an attempt to limit the sharing of copyright content.      Articles 13 and 11 are both part of the European Union’s plan to crack down on copyright infringement. Parliam...

The Kaepernick controversy

The Kaepernick controversy

Landon DeBoer, Sports Editor

September 13, 2018


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Looking back to late August into early September 2016, no one believed that a simple, peaceful protest by now former San Francisco 49ers’ quarterback, Colin Kaepernick would cause such an uproar and escalate into what it is now. Kaepernick made a household name of himself, not just because of his play on...

India legalizes gay sex in a unanimous ruling

India legalizes gay sex in a unanimous ruling

Cathleen Weng, News Editor

September 13, 2018


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Sept. 6, 2018: Confetti and cheer erupts through the streets of India as the Supreme Court reverses section 377, which outlawed gay sex. For years, LGBT activists in India have worked to reverse the law, which put a 10 year jail sentence on certain sexual acts, which highly impacted same-sex relati...

Forest fires and the environment

Forest fires and the environment

Elizabeth Boysen, Staff Writer

September 12, 2018


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Large forest fires in the US, particularly California, have become very common in the past couple months, forcing evacuations of some towns in northern and southern California. The Carr, Mendocino and Bull Draw fires burned a total of around 718,354 acres. The Carr Fire, which has been revered as t...

‘Lights, Camera, Lincoln:’ 2018 Homecoming will be here in a flash

‘Lights, Camera, Lincoln:’ 2018 Homecoming will be here in a flash

LHS Statesman

September 6, 2018


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The 2018 Homecoming theme and events have been announced. The theme will be “Lights, Camera, Lincoln.” The Student Council has been planning since the summer to make the week special and full of Patriot Pride. Homecoming week runs from Sept. 17-21. The Homecoming Video can be found below: The...

Senior send-off brings back memories

Senior send-off brings back memories

Kaden Karu and Levi Mickelson, Freshmen Connections Class

June 7, 2018


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At 9 p.m. on Sunday night, a group of LHS seniors gathered for their annual senior party at LHS. In celebration of their graduation.          The graduates walked through the same doors they walked through on the first day of their freshman year, the newly graduated seniors were greeted w...

DTSF trolley services are up and running

DTSF trolley services are up and running

Taylor Ericson, Staff writer

May 31, 2018


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A recent announcement has been made that despite the termination of trolley services in Sioux Falls back in April of 2018, they are to be up and running again this summer. This is very good news to those who enjoy using the trolley while spending a day in DTSF. The trolley services were said to close this...

Trump proposes defunding Planned Parenthood

Trump proposes defunding Planned Parenthood

Summer Ericson, OPED Editor

May 31, 2018


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Last week, Donald Trump announced his plan to cut funding for healthcare agencies that provide abortions. The president has been adamant about his views on abortions and his proposed plan does not come as a surprise to many. The proposed plan would prevent facilities that provide or refer abortions...

‘Roseanne’ revival cancelled after star’s Twitter outburst

‘Roseanne’ revival cancelled after star’s Twitter outburst

Cathleen Weng, Staff Writer

May 30, 2018


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From “Will & Grace” to “Twin Peaks” to “Charmed,” a number of hit shows from earlier decades have been receiving reboots or revivals that are hitting TV screens in 2018 - but the star of one particular show has come under fire. “Roseanne” was a sitcom that aired from 1988 to 1997. After ...