Lincoln High School Statesman

Leone’s film is good, bad and ugly

Leone’s film is good, bad and ugly

Joe Hiatt, Entertainment Editor

April 28, 2016


Filed under Entertainment

The year 1966 was a groundbreaking year in cinema with movies like “Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf,” “Persona” and “Blow-Up.” But the movie that has made the biggest impression on film history from this year is Sergio Leone’s “The Good, the Bad and the Ugly.” “The Good, the Bad ...

‘The Graduate’ gets great reviews

‘The Graduate’ gets great reviews

Joe Hiatt, Entertainment Editor

April 28, 2016


Filed under Entertainment

Mike Nichols 1967 film, “The Graduate” tells the story of Benjamin Braddock, (Dustin Hoffman) an uncertain college graduate who is torn between his much older lover and her daughter. “The Graduate” is one of the most complex stories told in the most simple of ways. The subtle growth of the story almost make...

Nemmers to retire after more than 30 years at LHS

Nemmers to retire after more than 30 years at LHS

Madison Landon, Staff Writer

April 28, 2016


Filed under Features

When Christina Nemmers entered the LHS Spanish department in 1982, she was the only Spanish teacher. Since then, many things have changed, and many teachers have come and gone, but Nemmers has always been loyal to the school. Well-respected by so many students over the years, Nemmers’ retirement a...

Prom 2016: behind the scenes of the boardwalk theme

Prom 2016: behind the scenes of the boardwalk theme

Julia Breukelman, staff writer

April 28, 2016


Filed under Features

The expectations of prom are set to an extremely high standard from a very young age. Little girls fantasize about their over-the-top dresses while young boys can not wait to look sharp in their suits. This night to remember has been talked up and bragged about by every Disney Channel TV show, any mo...

The issue surrounding today’s issues

The issue surrounding today’s issues

Kade Walker, Sports Editor

April 28, 2016


Filed under Editorials

      Being an active and patriotic American, I feel obligated to cast my vote in the first presidential  election that I’m able to vote in. The problem being for me is that, the presidential election these days looks less like a process of how we decide our next great leader, and more lik...

NBA Finals prediction: Warriors to win back to back championship over Cavs

NBA Finals prediction: Warriors to win back to back championship over Cavs

Sydney Rosinsky, Staff Writer

April 28, 2016


Filed under Sports

Breaking the record for most amount of wins in a regular season, the Golden State Warriors ended their 2015-2016 season with an astonishing 73 wins and nine losses. Talk of yet another championship was present from the beginning of their season which started out with 24 consecutive wins. With all-star...

Hard work in the offseason pays dividends for athletes

Hard work in the offseason pays dividends for athletes

Megan Landon, Staff Writer

April 27, 2016


Filed under Sports

When a sports season ends, for many athletes it is a long time until the next time that sport comes back around. Because of the large gap of time between athletic seasons, it has become increasingly important to coaches and athletes to participate in some sort of offseason program. This is in order to s...

Never let where you are affect what you want to accomplish

Never let where you are affect what you want to accomplish

Joe Hiatt, Entertainment Editor

April 27, 2016


Filed under Editorials

“I can’t wait to get out of this city and start my life,” are words spoken too often, mostly said by hopefuls with crazy-big-dreams. But, I have news for those hopefuls - one’s life started years ago and living with that attitude and mindset will deliver a rude awakening. Unfortunately, I...

AP classes far from done after final tests

AP classes far from done after final tests

Maddi Barness, Staff Writer

April 27, 2016


Filed under Features

As students begin to cram for AP tests beginning next Monday, it is no surprise that they are looking forward to the weeks after where there is not much to do in their AP classes. Unfortunately, that is not the case anymore. Teachers will still be covering material and doing activities along with putting...

Sometimes it snows in April: In memory of Prince

Sometimes it snows in April: In memory of Prince

Lizette Wright, Staff Writer

April 26, 2016


Filed under Features

Someone once told me there are a limited amount of “greats” in this world: people who can come in and change the atmosphere with their presence alone. Within recent years our hearts have been ransacked at the loss of so many musical greats, to name a few, Michael Jackson, Whitney Houston and David Bowie...

A letter to the editors: The crisis of ISIS: Ibrahim’s perspective

A letter to the editors: The crisis of ISIS: Ibrahim’s perspective

Anwar Ibrahim, LHS student

April 26, 2016


Filed under Editorials

I am a Muslim student who goes to Lincoln High School. With all the problems going on around the world and all the innocent people who are suffering every day I am deeply hurt and so disappointed about it. The groups, such as ISIS, are very bad. I myself, as a Muslim, know that every single day which...

The oxymoron of technology: adding stress and ease to life

The oxymoron of technology: adding stress and ease to life

Erin Daugherty, Feature Editor

April 26, 2016


Filed under Editorials

Fast food, Netflix and the internet; these are just a few of the many things that we as a human race have come to cherish over the past century. The answer as to why these things have become so popular is not hard to figure out, it’s because these things give us what we want quickly and inexpensively....