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Upcoming Movies to Be Hyped For: The Threequel

Upcoming Movies to Be Hyped For: The Threequel

Drew Rosenblum, Associate Editor January 15, 2023

In the past few weeks, there have been some mind blowing movie announcements and trailers that must be talked about. Knowing everyone here watched all the bangers from last year’s “Upcoming Movies...

Students in the theater department with their awards.

Spotlight on STANJ

Lara Areiqat, News Editor January 13, 2023

On Saturday, January 7, the students from the theater department competed in the annual Speech & Theatre Association Of New Jersey (STANJ) Governor’s Awards Competition at Montclair University. Students...

Hot Takes Resolutions

Hot Takes Resolutions

Charlotte Atalla and Olivia Connell January 5, 2023

Hey guys, welcome back to everyone’s favorite part of The Lance: Hot Takes. And Happy New Year! Today we’re in a good mood; we’re really embodying the whole “new year, new me mentality.” No more...

Ho-Ho-How You Lose your Holiday Spirit in 9 ½ days

Ho-Ho-How You Lose your Holiday Spirit in 9 ½ days

Addison Gioffre, Sofia Mangano, and Jahnavi Vaghasia December 26, 2022

Everyone agrees that the day before holiday break is one of the most cheerful days of the year. But as gifts, family, and the holidays themselves come and go, we experience a rollercoaster of emotions....

The latest celebrity gossip, broken down by teenage girls. (Amelia Murphy)

Hot Takes: Holiday Edition

Charlotte Atalla and Olivia Connell December 26, 2022

Hey guys, welcome back to everyone’s favorite part of The Lance: Hot Takes. Today we’re here with a very special Holiday edition. You won’t even need your cozy winter blanket or a cup of hot cocoa...

Because I Love You

Because I Love You

Maria Silva, Staff Writer December 23, 2022

Getting people in your life good presents is extremely hard. We all want to give them something thoughtful–something that expresses how much we love them, but when I asked everyone in my family what...

Mr. Zelcer offers his wisdom on navigating and avoiding difficult discussions at the dinner table

Mr. Zelcer’s Survival Guide: Family Holiday Dinners

Christine Kim, Staff Writer December 21, 2022

Food, festivities, family, fighting—the yearly tradition most are too familiar with, and one nobody wants to be a part of. As the holidays swiftly approach, family dinners are an inevitable part of the...

Teams To Hate Over the Holidays

Teams To Hate Over the Holidays

Justin Garber, Kiran Gurunathan, and Kevin Ju December 20, 2022

Though you may have a favorite team that you will cheer for throughout the holiday break, we think what is far more important is who you should root against. Follow our anti-rooting guide and you will...

How to Fake a Reaction to Presents That are Worse Than Coal

How to Fake a Reaction to Presents That are Worse Than Coal

Alex Cleary, Staff Writer December 20, 2022

It’s Christmas day, and you can finally open that present you’ve been eyeing under the tree for the past week. As you tear through the wrapping paper, you imagine all the possibilities of what the...

Which artists are on the naughty list this holiday season?

Spotify’s Naughty List

Kara Long , Staff Writer December 19, 2022

With the holidays right around the corner, one thing is for sure: holiday music will be playing everywhere. I love Christmas music, but there is no denying that some artists should just shut up during...

Archie, staff writer Olivia Lombardos dog, relaxes while he avoids his annoying relatives.

Happy Howlidays

Ina Rhee, Staff Writer December 16, 2022

Family is complicated, messy, and chaotic, and school may have already burnt out the last remnants of your sanity and patience. But dogs? These fluffy angels who give you unconditional love and affection...

The Lance Playlist: Spotify Wrapped

The Lance Playlist: Spotify Wrapped

Addison Gioffre and Sam Cruz December 6, 2022

As 2022 comes to an end, we explore the many ways to reflect on the year – reminiscing with friends, looking through pictures, and the highly-anticipated Spotify Wrapped. This year, we were curious to...

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