Lincoln High School Statesman

Flesh-eating bacteria is on the rise in 2019

The Hutchinson Island beach is near the Gulf of Mexico.

Abbie DeKramer, Staff Writer

November 28, 2019

As the coastline of the U.S and its waters begin to heat from seasonal changes and now climate change, necrotizing fasciitis, a flesh-eating bacteria, have started to increase.  This bacteria can be fatal and the effects are often irreversible. What makes this specific infection so dangerous is the s...

From one tall girl to another: ‘Tall Girl’ movie review

Luke Eisner as Stig and Ava Michelle as Jodi in a scene from the Netflix movie “Tall Girl.”

Anna Langseth, Staff Writer

September 20, 2019

On September 13, 2019, Netflix released a new romantic comedy, in partner with McG of Wonderland Sound and Vision, called “Tall Girl’’ starring Dance Moms star Ava Michelle and Sabrina Carpenter from Disney’s “Girl Meets World.” The story takes place in modern-day New Orleans and follows Jodi...

LHS introduces the new Captain’s Council

The LHS Captain's Council is a new addition to the school this year.

Lauren Teller, Staff Writer

May 21, 2019

“The happiest people I know are those who help others,” said LHS athletic director Joey Struwe. Struwe has recently selected a lineup of “captains,” students who have been selected by heads of their individual activities to represent and collaborate with others regarding student leadership....

Generation Zzzz

Generation Z: the cohort of individuals that came of age after Sept. 11, 2001

Lauren Teller, Staff Writer

March 19, 2019

Generations change inevitably with the passage of time and influence societal values, politics and most importantly: consumer products. Advertisers throughout the years have remained intent on simplifying generational differences to categorize and stereotype generations. Simply put, members of the ...

‘The Inventor: Out for Blood in Silicon Valley’ dives into scandal and fraud

The story of Theranos, a multi-billion dollar tech company, its founder Elizabeth Holmes, the youngest self-made female billionaire, and the massive fraud that collapsed the company.

Lauren Teller, Staff Writer

March 5, 2019

Warning: Spoilers ahead. The word Theranos; a hybrid of the words therapy and diagnosis. Simple, innovative and simply ahead of its time. Similar to its namesake, once revered inventor Elizabeth Holmes’ $9 billion company was set to revolutionize the healthcare and technological industries by storm....

When is it “okay” to steal art?

Prince's show featured essentially a gallery of women's Instagram photos.

Lauren Teller, Staff Writer

March 1, 2019

Jerry Saltz, senior art critic for New York Magazine, once Instagrammed his own tweet storm on the topic of artist copyright. Don’t ask me how I came across this, because I probably couldn’t tell you. However, after a significant amount of time spent noodling over what Saltz had to say, my inter...

Political tweets: divide and conquer?

From Kanye West's MAGA rant to Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's dispute with President Trump, Twitter is somewhat of a battleground for politics.

Lauren Teller, Staff Writer

February 8, 2019

If you back the second amendment, then you are a Republican. If you support abortion rights, then you are a Democrat. If you had to Google the second amendment, or any other measure making an appearance in the news recently, then you probably are the average American youth; one whose political awareness n...

Shave me from the liberals

Shave me from the liberals

Lauren Teller, Staff Writer

January 24, 2019

“Gillette: the best a man can be.” The commercial ends and the screen once again shows Sunday football. But something feels off. Hmmm… am I too straight, white and male to continue using my trusty Gillette razor? Strolling through the aisles of my local supermarket, I come across a glimmering...

New year, new me?: Why New Year’s resolutions suck

Common New Year's resolutions are eating healthier, exercising more and saving money.

Lauren Teller, Opinion Editor

January 9, 2019

Each year on Jan 1, a large majority of Americans will be joining new gyms, starting new projects and laying down their vices in the name of self-improvement, hoping to quit bad habits or begin new ones abruptly. However, as the year changes, many people repeat the same cycle of succumbing to th...

The 116th Congress welcomes newly elected members

Members of the 116th Congress are the most diverse in 200 years of lawmaking.

Lauren Teller, Opinion Editor

January 8, 2019

On Jan 3, 2019, both houses of Congress convened for the first time during its 116th session. This crop of new members has the greatest race, gender and class diversity ever seen before in Congress’s more than 200 years of lawmaking.   The “Pink Wave” A record number of women were ...

LHS’s Club 17

LHS's Club 17 provides everyday items to students in need.

Lauren Teller, Opinion Editor

January 3, 2019

Club 17: The name may sound like a secluded underground nightclub, but it serves a much more purposeful role for students at LHS. After reading a book this past summer that discussed first generation poverty, Principal Grimm was inspired to start a program that would provide simple, everyday items ...