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ALBUM REVIEW: “Free Spirit” by Khalid

ALBUM REVIEW: “Free Spirit” by Khalid

Carson Luther, Staff Writer

April 18, 2019


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R&B singer Khalid released his second album, "Free Spirit", on April 5. This album had a lot to live up to after his debut single "Location" went quintuple platinum and his debut album "American Teen" went double platinum as well. Khalid’s style, which consistently flows between pop and R&...

OPINION: Congress should end Tax Day stress

OPINION: Congress should end Tax Day stress

Alex Rozar, Opinions Editor

April 16, 2019


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April 15, the federal government’s designated due date for income tax returns. For many, the buildup to Tax Day can be stressful, time-consuming and costly. And now that it’s over, we can all take a sigh of relief. But what if I told you it didn’t have to be this way? For the majority of ...

MOVIE REVIEW: How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World

MOVIE REVIEW: How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World

Makayla Archambeault, Staff Writer

April 11, 2019


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*This review contains major spoilers for How to Train Your Dragon and How to Train Your Dragon 2. On Feb. 22, How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World, the final installment of the How to Train Your Dragon trilogy, made its way into theaters. From Dean DeBlois, the director of Lilo and Stitch as wel...

OPINION: Why I stand for the Pledge of Allegiance

OPINION: Why I stand for the Pledge of Allegiance

David Blessing

April 9, 2019


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David Blessing is a sophomore at Lafayette and a member of the Air Force Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps (AFJROTC). He chose to submit this piece as a guest column for The Lancer Feed. One thing that we share as Americans is that every single day we have the opportunity to pledge our allegiance to ...

OPINION: What do you want from incoming Superintendent Mark Miles?

OPINION: What do you want from incoming Superintendent Mark Miles?

Hayden Cottrell and Alex Rozar

April 8, 2019


Filed under Local News, News, Opinions, Photo Opinion, Photos, School News, Top Stories

On March 25, a community reception was held to welcome incoming superintendent Dr. Mark Miles. The Lancer Feed spoke to different members of the community to hear what they would like to see from Miles in the upcoming school year when he assumes his position.

ALBUM REVIEW: “When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go?” by Billie Eilish

ALBUM REVIEW: “When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go?” by Billie Eilish

Alex Rozar, Opinions Editor

April 4, 2019


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On her debut album "When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go?", 17-year-old artist Billie Eilish has proved herself a force to be reckoned with. Wait, what? Yes, you read that right. SEVENTEEN. Despite being younger than many of the students at Lafayette right now, Eilish has 16 million Instagram followers,...

OPINION: Special Olympics deserves funding

OPINION: Special Olympics deserves funding

Shelby Darnell, Staff Writer

April 2, 2019


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This March, the Trump administration sent a budget plan to Congress that included a proposal to eliminate funding for the Special Olympics proposed by the Department of Education. Thankfully, President Trump recently stated he had “overridden” the proposal and the Special Olympics will continue to be funded. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos has said she i...

OPINION: Five reasons for and against bread sliced bagels

OPINION: Five reasons for and against bread sliced bagels

Jack Weaver and Travis Bodell

March 29, 2019


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A social media debate began Monday when Twitter user Alek Krautmann shared a photo of bread sliced bagels from Panera Bread, or Bread Co. as we call it here in St. Louis. The debate gained national attention and eventually picked up the hashtag #BagelGate. Some St. Louis natives defended the bread sliced style, while others mocked it. Here are five reasons for and against br...

MOVIE REVIEW: Captain Marvel

MOVIE REVIEW: Captain Marvel

Makayla Archambeault, Staff Writer

March 26, 2019


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*This review contains minor spoilers for Captain Marvel. Eleven years after the release of Iron Man, the movie that kicked off the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU), Marvel has released their first solo female superhero movie, Captain Marvel. Anna Boden and Ryan Fleck, the film's directors, were a...

MOVIE MANIAC reviews The Prodigy

MOVIE MANIAC reviews The Prodigy

Jacob Ward, Staff Writer

March 12, 2019


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The Prodigy is a new horror film from the producers of The Exorcism of Emily Rose. Based on the trailers for this film, I thought it was going to be a cliché and maybe slightly creepy story about a little possessed boy. However, the film took a surprising and unexpected turn that I wasn’t expecting. ...

MOVIE MANIAC reviews Glass

MOVIE MANIAC reviews Glass

Jacob Ward, Staff Writer

February 19, 2019


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Glass is the newest film by director M. Night Shyamalan. Starring James McAvoy who plays Kevin Wendell Crumb, and reprises his 23 split personality characters. Also starring Bruce Willis as David Dunn, Samuel L. Jackson as Elijah Price, AKA Mr. Glass, Anya Taylor-Joy reprising her role from Split, C...

OPINION: MLB change reflects long-needed recognition

OPINION: MLB change reflects long-needed recognition

Morgan Vehige, Staff Writer

February 12, 2019


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Over the last few weeks, Major League Baseball (MLB) has been abuzz with new rule changes and rumors flying around unconfirmed. One rule change that is here to stay, isn’t much of a rule at all. The MLB’s disabled list is now instead called the injured list. The injured list will still h...

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