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Stan’s donuts disappoints

Grace Palmer, Pulse editor
April 13, 2017
Filed under April 13, Print Issues, Pulse

As I walk into the new District area of the Oak Brook shopping mall, I was welcomed into a warm and modern take on a food court. With a variety of options such as Mexican, barbeque, pizza, Greek and burgers, it caters to every typical American’s food needs. In the corner of the food court lays a...

Lucid dreaming

Grace Palmer, Pulse editor
April 13, 2017
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Dreams provide us with images of our lives or things we have for which we have no explanation. For example, we may have a dream about a hard day at school or possibly a cow flying through the sky with a pig on its back. These dreams, however, often appear blurry and we do not always remember every part...

Senior impresses with musical drive

Tim Mikulski, Art director
April 13, 2017
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The music program at LT covers plenty of ground—between band and orchestra, theater performances, vocal groups, radio shows and various other personal projects among students, there’s no shortage of melody in the student body. Michael McInerney ‘17 has taken full advantage of these past four years ...

This issue’s puzzle answers

This issue’s puzzle answers

March 3, 2017
Filed under March 3, Online Exclusives, Print Issues, Pulse, Top Stories

Caroline’s Chaos: Pot of gold Bagpipe Clover Ireland Leprechaun Shamrock FINAL WORD: Corned Beef Crossword puzzle: ACROSS 9. Vita Plena 10. Eighteen Eighty Eight 12. COD 14. Heart rate 15. Health 17. Biology   DOWN 1. Waterman 2. Bennet 3. ...

Topgolf offers exciting alternatives for outings

Caroline Konstant, Pulse Editor
March 3, 2017
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When first approaching Topgolf Naperville (3211 Odyssey Ct., Naperville), one may think it’s just a typical golf range, but it’s far from that. The bright colors and large dome-like structure contrasted the hilly plains that surrounded the complex, and the grand staircase outside led into an immense...

Good luck with luck

Henry Groya, Reporter
March 3, 2017
Filed under March 3, Print Issues, Pulse

Luck is supposedly everywhere: in gambling, in science, in business and even in sports and academics. The point is that luck does not exist. It is reasonable to say that an individual can be fortunate with some events or outcomes throughout their lifetime. However, that is not because of luck. Everything...

Luck of the game

Caroline Konstant, Pulse Editor
March 3, 2017
Filed under March 3, Print Issues, Pulse

Luck gives us the flexibility to explain the unexplainable. Whether it’s the so called “lucky” socks that you refuse to wash or the luck of the draw, there are some instances that call for luck. Otherwise why would the word exist? Luck can be very easily confused and misused when someone ...

Local teen travels abroad to use her ‘superpower’

Christina Rossetti, Reporter
March 3, 2017
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After many months of applications and interviews, last March Ayse Kelemet ‘18 received her Argentina acceptance letter, notifying her that she would be studying abroad for her entire junior year. “I decided to go abroad because I wanted to learn Spanish,” she said. “That was one of my huge m...

Addictiveness of gambling

Phil Smith, Editor in Chief
March 3, 2017
Filed under March 3, Print Issues, Pulse

With the exception of Hawaii and Utah, every state allows at least some significant form of gambling, and betting is only as far away as your phone, due to a rapid increase in online gambling. But what can the constant allure of casinos and betting do to the brain? The American Psychiatric Assoc...

The best albums of 2016

The best albums of 2016

Tim Mikulski, Art Director
December 14, 2016
Filed under Online Exclusives, Pulse, Top Stories

Few words can describe 2016 better than emotional. Between natural disasters, political tensions, and the loss of so many icons (musical and otherwise), no one left 2016 unshaken. However, such intense emotion carried with it intensely emotional music, and because of this 2016 has been the best year...

“Rogue One: A Star Wars Story” Review

“Rogue One: A Star Wars Story” Review

Thomas Atseff, Opinions Editor
December 13, 2016
Filed under Pulse, Top Stories

After the success of last year’s “The Force Awakens,” Disney and LucasFilm will be churning out at least one “Star Wars” movie every year for the foreseeable future. Every other year, however, we will have a break from the episodic films for a spin-off story; this year, “Rogue One: A Star...

Type A? Type B? Both.

Charlie Stelnicki, Managing editor of print content
December 2, 2016
Filed under December 2, Print Issues, Pulse

In this time of newfangled crazes like BuzzFeed and other online quizzes and old(er)-school trends like daily horoscopes, there never seems to be an end of quick ways to definitively identify yourself. Personality quizzes are particularly popular (be honest, we’ve all taken “What Disney Princess...

Frank’s on First review

Frank’s on First review

Grace Palmer, Pulse editor
December 2, 2016
Filed under December 2, Print Issues, Pulse

Mac and Cheese is an awesome and classic meal but when put on a hotdog, it feels like we’re on another planet. At Frank’s on First in downtown Hinsdale, crazy combinations like pulled pork, bacon and mac and cheese loaded onto a hotdog are a common and exciting occurrence on the menu. I decided...

Naf Naf Grill goes above and beyond

Tim Mikulski, Art Director
December 2, 2016
Filed under December 2, Print Issues, Pulse

In a saturated market for Mediterranean lunch joints, restaurants go to great lengths to try to separate themselves from the pack. Naf Naf Grill thankfully forgoes the pretense of trying to stick out, and instead stands out just as simple, delicious Mediterranean food. First walking into Naf Naf Grill...

LT alumna finds relief after body image struggle

December 2, 2016
Filed under December 2, Print Issues, Pulse

The world constantly revolves around the way we look. It is difficult to avoid the constant comparisons that people make with themselves and others.  Sara Nutley ’14 found herself in this situation not too long ago leading to her unhealthy obsession to be thin, spiraling into two eating disorders...

Social media’s effect on our body image

Grace Palmer, Pulse editor
December 2, 2016
Filed under December 2, Print Issues, Pulse

Before the days of social media apps like Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat and Facebook, we were only exposed to the perfect bikini body and abs on billboards, magazines and commercials. With this, the viewer would often do a quick workout and soon forget about it. However, with the rise of social media...

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