Lincoln High School Statesman

Staying healthy during winter

Staying healthy during winter

Katie Osmundson, Staff Writer

November 30, 2017


Filed under Features

Winter is coming and with it the increase of food, decrease of activity and the rise of germs. Before you crawl into bed and begin to hibernate here are five tips to help you stay safe, fit and healthy over the winter holiday: Stay hydrated! It may sound cliché but the easiest way to keep your body...

Don’t call me pretty

Don’t call me pretty

Abbie Griffin, Entertainment Editor

November 30, 2017


Filed under Editorials

Every since I entered into my preteen years, all I wanted was to be considered pretty by anyone and everyone. I would wake up extra early and straighten my hair for no one in particular, put on foundation that didn’t even match my skin tone and dress in clothing that emphasized my physical features...

Vikings hit their stride

Vikings hit their stride

Landon DeBoer, Staff Writer

November 30, 2017


Filed under Sports

As a diehard Detroit Lions fan, it pains me to say, but the Minnesota Vikings are probably the best team in the NFC, if not the entire NFL. The Vikings have hit their stride after Case Keenum came in to play quarterback for the injured Sam Bradford in week five of the NFL season. With stellar play...

Without net neutrality the Internet will die

Without net neutrality the Internet will die

Jack Fehrs, Feature Editor

November 30, 2017


Filed under Editorials

Imagine if I told you that in less than a month you’re going to have to pay a monthly fee to use Instagram and Twitter. What about Netflix? Or YouTube? This could be America’s reality if a vote concerning net neutrality passes on Dec. 14th of this year. Net neutrality allows all websites to operat...

“All I want for Christmas is…”

“All I want for Christmas is…”

Brita Quello, Staff Writer

November 30, 2017


Filed under Features

As the holiday season rolls around, some LHS students scurry to put together holiday wishlists. When it comes to finding items that will take the sacred space on “the list,” it may be harder than you think. Below are some popular items that may be found on thee list of a girl, LHS attendee: Th...

Bezos’ business boom

Bezos’ business boom

Hannah Hansen, Staff Writer

November 30, 2017


Filed under News

If you have ever found yourself filling your online shopping cart on Amazon, you have contributed to the net worth of $100 billion Amazon’s founder, Jeff Bezos, now holds to his name - a net worth that is making history. With its start in 1994, Amazon has continued to advance and alter the way s...

Girls frantic for formal

Girls frantic for formal

Somer Luitjens, Staff Writer

November 30, 2017


Filed under Features

Winter formal is right around the corner, and girls are starting to go crazy. While all boys have to do is take a quick shower, change and show up, girls have at least 4 different appointments. There are hours upon hours of time girls put into looking their best for the dance and it is time everyone t...

Best way to spread Christmas cheer

Best way to spread Christmas cheer

Chloe Crissman, Staff Writer

November 30, 2017


Filed under Entertainment

The best way to spread Christmas cheer is singing loud for all to hear, but if you are not a gifted singer, here are some other ways to ring in the holiday season. Grab some friends and head to the hills for some sledding. Make lots and lots of Toll House cookies and then eat them as fast a...

Saving the Internet – one man at a time

Saving the Internet – one man at a time

Lillian D., Staff Writer

November 30, 2017


Filed under News

The Internet as the world knows it may soon be subject to change. The law known as Net Neutrality is keeping the whole Internet open to every person who pays for it. Soon, that might change. Will Howes, an LHS junior is passionate about keeping the Internet intact for the world. His ambitions and int...

Is formal worth the fuss?

Is formal worth the fuss?

Jenna Becker, Staff Writer

November 30, 2017


Filed under Editorials

Formal, spinsters and prom. To some, these words conjure an automatic reaction of joy and excitement; yet to others, these words bring about immediate dread. Formal can be a great way to spend time with friends, to get dressed up and enjoy the party. Yet, more often than not, this night seems to ...

Royal Engagement makes history

Royal Engagement makes history

Lauren Teller, Staff Writer

November 29, 2017


Filed under News

The latest announcement among the royals is certainly set to make history. The engagement of Prince Harry and his fiance, American actress Meghan Markle was announced on Monday. Markle is not only an American commoner, but also a divorced, bi-racial African American woman, so their marriage brings...

Scoot your homework to Scooters

Scoot your homework to Scooters

Kate Fehrs, Staff Writer

November 29, 2017


Filed under Editorials

After a long day of school, most students would rather be spending their time with friends than feeling stressed and overwhelmed with homework. However, there is still a way to be able to get homework done while being with friends. Going to coffee shops to do homework and meet up with friends is...