"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

Re-Ranking the sports

Re-Ranking the sports

Nathan Thompson, News Editor April 16, 2024

In 2018, Statesman Editor Slater Dixon published an article called “Whatever… let's rank the sports.” It has been over four years since that article was published, and it seems outdated. I figured...

Several LHS students share similar experiences, feelings of hope in the midst of the darkness grief creates in the form of signs their loved ones have left them.
(Artwork used with permission by Canva/doodlerco, graphhixmania, HEDZ IRYNA, ekaterina, pixabay & creatchees.std)

A special sign

Grace Miner, Perspectives Editor April 9, 2024

Everything serves as a reminder of those who have passed away from their loved ones. My life has been permanently altered since losing my grandma, who was ingrained into every aspect of my life. My attempts...

My joyful face mere hours after surgery

Some wisdom on wisdom teeth

Lily Gruber, Sports Editor April 8, 2024

This past week, I had the pleasure of getting my wisdom teeth extracted (this sentence is satire, the rest is actual advice I promise). And let me tell you, I was TERRIFIED. Mostly of going under anesthesia,...

Procrastinate: to delay or postpone action; to put off doing something

The art of procrastination

Laila Miller, Staff Writer April 7, 2024

There is no worse combination than being a perfectionist while also being afraid of failure and a procrastinator. That is exactly what I am, and I am sure a large majority of my fellow classmates also...

Teachers and students debate whether virtual learning is beneficial or not.

Why virtual learning?

Sara Mathison, Staff Writer April 3, 2024

Virtual learning refers to an environment in which students study a digital-based curriculum. Back in March of 2020, over seven in every 10 schools moved to online learning due to the COVID-19 pandemic....

My (dirty) 2015 Jeep Willys Wrangler that I enjoyably drive.

Love, Jeep

Kei Vandenbos, Staff Writer April 3, 2024

The 2015 Jeep Wrangler Willys is easily my favorite car. I am lucky enough to be able to own and drive it. I also am lucky enough to participate in the Jeep traditions such as “Ducking” and “Jeep...

Bacon, a common  meat found in any supermarket, maybe what destroys mortality once and for all [Used with permission by Pexels]

98% of scientists agree that bacon is the key to immortality

Shalom Kato, Staff Writer March 26, 2024

Neil Armstrong was not wrong with what he said, in fact, mankind has made multiple leaps since then. From discovering numerous nebulas in space to creating cures for widespread diseases like COVID-19,...

(Artwork by Naomi Jespersen)

I got joy

Naomi Jespersen, Staff Writer March 25, 2024

In the past year, I have developed an anthem; it is something I listen to when I feel the presence of joy, or perhaps, its absence. Ben Rector’s “Joy” lives up to its name and consistently reminds...

To maintain the “clean” look never let your hair pass your shoulders and always cut short bangs because that will let people know that you are always staying on top of your hair length.

It’s not a phase, it’s a lifestyle

Porter Stangeland, Staff Writer March 21, 2024

Hygiene, some care about it and some simply have not heard of it, but it is an essential part of everyone's life whether they like it or not. Have you ever been strolling through the halls of LHS to get...

The tombstone that represents the fallen careers. (Used with permission by Canva)

In memory, those who fell off

Kei Vandenbos, Staff Writer March 21, 2024

Being a celebrity is a dream that can be accomplished by anyone who truly believes. One can become famous by blowing up on social media, making music, acting or anything that has a sort of relevance in...

While the saying most definitely applies in aspects surrounding parenting, “it takes a village” can apply to each individual’s every day. (Artwork by Laura Heckenlaible)

An ode to the village

Laura Heckenlaible, Editor-in-Chief March 19, 2024

It is a tale as old as time, a historical saying that has prevailed over generations and led cultures all over the world. The saying “it takes a village” has been around for decades, but among my recent...

School is a great place to show off your fashion and it’s inspiring to see goth and coastal styles in one glance. I also find it unnecessary to judge someone for the style they identify with, everyone is different and their likes differ as well. (Artwork by Kadence Dean)

Clean girl done dirty

Kadence Dean, Social Media Coordinator March 19, 2024

In recent controversy, people are splitting at the boom of living by aesthetics. Aesthetics are specific “vibes” that revolve around certain aspects such as clothing, products, colors and people. Specifically,...

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