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Spider-Man: No Way Home Movie Review

You’re in free fall. Your chest feels like it’s sinking—like every towering tree of the Amazon Rainforest is propelling through your thoracic cavity at once. Your eyelids are glued tightly to your...

LHS & Productivity

Productivity is a treasured quality amongst Lexington High School students. You can find freshmen spending hours under a desk lamp on the third floor of Cary Memorial Library, or a group of students scrambling...

A Pandemic of Its Own: Screen Time Addiction

At the beginning of this year, I accidentally left my phone in the car when my parents dropped me off at school. I didn’t think too much of it—apart from rummaging through my empty pockets a couple...

Gondry’s Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind: Breathtaking

Your heart feels like it’s being hijacked by a drummer in an amateur rock band. You're certain everyone can hear its thunderous beat, which reverberates in your ears with the same intensity as striking...

Problems @ LHS: The Club Conundrum

At the beginning of every academic year, Dean Nicole Caniff receives hundreds of forms from students registering new clubs. About a month later, the Lexington High School Quad is teeming with colorful...

Petitions at LHS: Are They Effective?

Petitions are a straightforward way to engage with an issue you’re passionate about — but are they truly effective? I’ve seen many people reshare a petition on social media or tell a friend to sign...

The Lasting Effects of Zoom: How Have Learning Strategies Changed?

“It’s so weird to see everyone in person again!”—It’s the fourth time you’ve heard a teacher say that today. School is back fully in person, and once again, you’re waiting in crowded hallways...

Problems at LHS: College Admissions

“No way is she getting into [insert a top 20 college here according to U.S. News].” If you walk through the Lexington High School library or meander amongst the lunch tables, you might hear students...

Villeneuve’s Dune: A Captivating Take on a Classic Novel

You’re strolling through a crowded sidewalk in Lexington center: the sun’s out, there’s a light breeze, and the trees are swaying from side to side. But as you turn a corner and approach a new bakery,...

Collegebored: Be Water

Hi! I'm writing Collegebored this year. This space is where I'll share some thoughts about college applications as we go through the process together. Maybe it resonates with you. Maybe it'll give you...

An Overview of Vaccines

Alexander Tang, Staff Writer

A year has passed since Lexington residents entered quarantine due to the COVID-19 pandemic. However, we are gradually progressing towards normalcy with the help of vaccines. Pfizer, Moderna, and Johnson...

Boomers Reincarnated? Student Opinions on Internet Use

Natalie Olofsson, Staff Writer

For Gen Z, particularly Lexington High School students, there seems to be some hypocrisy in the way we use social media. Over half of us use social media for three or more hours a day, according to a recent...

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