Lincoln High School Statesman

Rigor samsa.

Rigor samsa.

Mara Fendrich, Staff Writer

May 23, 2019


Filed under Perspectives

The day never ends as it once began. Nevertheless, I must persist as though it did. At first, I didn’t notice my scars growing around me, caging me in; it started small. Every rejection, every low score, every fight began to pile up and condense into an armor. It wasn’t until my first true he...

The War to End All Wars

The War to End All Wars

Johana Brower, Staff Writer

May 23, 2019


Filed under Entertainment, Perspectives

‘The Office’ vs ‘Parks and Recreation’ vs ‘Brooklyn Nine-Nine:’ for the past decade, the three best TV-shows of all time have aired and people have been talking and debating over them. “The Office” premiered in the United States on May 24, 2005, and it was a huge success and eventual...

Save the world. Thrift.

Save the world. Thrift.

Kat Steffen, Staff Writer

May 23, 2019


Filed under Perspectives

As I wandered the color-coordinated aisles at Savers, my hands explored each piece of clothing as my mother stood unimpressed behind me. I felt the need to examine every item by feeling its textures, by imagining the expressive possibilities of the specimen. I surveyed every nook and cranny of the th...

i <3 internet

i <3 internet

Yairis Alvarado, News Editor

May 22, 2019


Filed under Perspectives

Satirical contents are quick to mock the dependency that our society has created on the idea of easy access to the Internet; however, the more we question, the more we realize if that mockery is even rational. Teenagers are the first to be poked at for our so-called “dependency,” yet easy Inte...

Genesis.

Genesis.

Mara Fendrich, Staff Writer

May 17, 2019


Filed under Perspectives

In the new age, I find myself looking forward to my deaths more than my rebirths. The process of destruction is one that begins in the mirror, having always represented the final form of vanity. Something about the fragility, the careful and breakable arrangement of molecules, sends a warning to my ...

Poetry Out Loud is a bop

Poetry Out Loud is a bop

Gage Gramlick, Editor-in-chief

May 14, 2019


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At the heart of my Poetry Out Loud experience is connection. Connection with the words. With the poets. With the students. Poetry Out Loud facilitates unity through education in the most miraculous way: compassion. My junior year, I decided to partake. I thought it would be similar to oral interp: co...

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...

The end of an era ‘Avengers: Endgame’

The end of an era ‘Avengers: Endgame’

Johana Brower, Staff Writer

May 7, 2019


Filed under Entertainment, Perspectives

Attention: “Avengers: Endgame” spoilers ahead! On April 22, 2019 “Avengers: Endgame” was released to theaters. The film made $1.2 billion on the box office opening weekend alone and was awarded the highest-grossing film of 2019. The first Marvel movie to come out was “Iron Man” in ...

It is cool to care

It is cool to care

Caroline Sudbeck, Entertainment Editor

May 5, 2019


Filed under Perspectives

This past Earth Day, and the entire month of April, my feed was filled with an exceptionally high number of posts dedicated to protecting the environment- a trend not quite as popular a year or two ago. I was so excited to see that users were beginning to showcase their support against harming th...

Is detention worth it?

Is detention worth it?

Xander Donahue, Staff Writer

May 3, 2019


Filed under Perspectives

When schools are forced to punish students for misbehaving, they usually revert to assigning detention. Detention can be served before, after or during school. It typically consists of a student or students sitting in a room for 30 to 75 minutes, and then... well, actually, that’s it. It seems a bit str...

A blank sheet of paper

A blank sheet of paper

Caleb Miller, Staff Writer

May 2, 2019


Filed under Perspectives

American painter Robert Ryman sold his painting “Bridge” at a Christie’s auction in 2015. It was painted in 1980 and fetched a whopping $20.6 million. The only catch is: it’s basically a white canvas. Born in 1930, Ryman was one of the most well-recognized founders of the movement in minima...

Guilty until proven innocent

Guilty until proven innocent

Abbie DeKramer, Journalism Student

April 30, 2019


Filed under Perspectives

Many students compare school to jail due to its long hours and locked doors. The direct difference between the two is that criminals receive a fair trial and have access to their civil rights. Students don’t. When it comes to the punishment and wrongdoings of students, every situation is unique....