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Physics, Math/Science policy changes

Physics, Math/Science policy changes

Garrett Ariana, Editor in Chief

December 16, 2015


Filed under News, Online Exclusives, Top Stories

No harm final encourages students to take exam

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Album Review: Purpose

Album Review: Purpose

Caroline Konstant, Copy Editor

December 16, 2015


Filed under Pulse

Bieber comes back with a flare

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Staffer of the Week 12/14

December 16, 2015


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Meet Ceili Doyle '16, News Editor

Issue #3 Dec. 4

December 15, 2015


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LTXC crosses state borders, finishes strong

LTXC crosses state borders, finishes strong

Charlie Stelnicki, Assistant Sports Editor

December 11, 2015


Filed under Online Exclusives, Sports, Top Stories

As Danny Kilrea ‘19 lined up alongside 199 other high school athletes from across the nation on a soggy golf course in Portland, Oregon, the starting horn blew and after his first step, he found himself on the ground, fallen and muddy. After being helped up by teammate Alex Pall '17, Kilrea hastily...

Church League Power Rankings: Week One

Church League Power Rankings: Week One

December 10, 2015


Filed under Online Exclusives, Sports, Top Stories

Week 1 Power Rankings   GLC (1) GLC defeated Hope Sr. 36-26 in what we hope wasn’t a showcase of their fullest potential. With all of the scoring options GLC has available to them, including five previous LT basketball players, we expected a little more than 36 points. Griffin Hick...

Alumni inducted into Hall of Fame

Thomas Atseff, Assistant Online Editor

December 8, 2015


Filed under News

The LT Hall of Fame represents alumni and friends of the school who have followed their career at LT with great success and virtue. The 2015 class of inductees includes philanthropist Dr. Edgar (Ted) Gifford, photographer James Davis, engineer and businessman James Littlejohn, P.E., and television producer...

Will the force awaken?

Will the force awaken?

Izy Scott, Art Director

December 7, 2015


Filed under Pulse

This is not just a movie, and this is not just George Lucas trying to make a buck (He already has billions of those). This is a continuation of a legacy that began in 1977 when Lucas allowed North American pop culture to travel to a galaxy far, far away. This is "Star Wars: The Force Awakens," and despite...

A guide to Star Wars

A guide to Star Wars

Tim Mikulski, Assistant Pulse Editor

December 7, 2015


Filed under Pulse

“A New Hope”, 1977 Originally titled just “Star Wars”, the first film takes place “a long time ago, in a galaxy far, far, away” where the oppressive Galactic Empire controls almost every planet in the galaxy with its white-armored “stormtroopers.” The main character, orphan Luke Skywalker,...

LT student gets VIP access

LT student gets VIP access

Grace Palmer, Reporter

December 7, 2015


Filed under Pulse

Meghan Magats '16 has always known her love for music, but what she didn’t know was that this would lead her to be sitting at a dinner table with the band, “The Lovely Bad Things,” who she had recently admired in concert while they took Tabasco shots. Magats is able to be a part of things l...

Student explores Germany

Student explores Germany

Lauren Hucko, Pulse Editor

December 7, 2015


Filed under Pulse

Sophomore studies abroad in Germany for a year, helps refugees weekly

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Student contends in Super Smash Bros.

Student contends in Super Smash Bros.

Hallie Coleman, Reporter

December 7, 2015


Filed under Pulse

Although most teenage boys have an avid love for video games, Filip Radunovic's ‘16 is unlike any other. Beyond casual play, he has spent hours of his time training on his Wii U and competing at high level Super Smash Bros tournaments. “I’m not as much of an ‘intense’ gamer anymore, but I s...

Nous sommes Paris

December 7, 2015


Filed under Editorials

Lying in a pool of blood, surrounded by hundreds of bodies, approximately 80 of which had ceased to have a heart beat, hundreds of innocent concert-goers hid or played dead in sheer terror for 10-minutes as unmasked gunmen mercilessly slaughtered those inside the Bataclan concert center at one of six...

Wrestling gears up for season

Sydney Hansen, Reproter

December 5, 2015


Filed under Sports

With 10 seconds left, Zach Villarreal '17 was just two points down in a match that gave him the opportunity to individually advance to the state tournament. Villarreal went on to tie his opponent as the buzzer rang, going on to win in overtime. This victory would ultimately lead him to earn sixth pl...

College Conundrum

Bailey Blum, Sports Editor

December 4, 2015


Filed under Columns, Sports

On Oct. 30, 20-year-old Ohio State quarterback J.T. Barrett was arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol. As a result, head coach Urban Meyer decided to suspend him for one game, a decision that has garnered plenty of criticism and debate over the last month. Personally, I think this decision is absolute...

Letter to the Editor Issue #3

Donna Bredrup, LCPC Student Services Division Chair

December 4, 2015


Filed under Opinion

In the October 23, 2015, issue of Lion, a letter to the editor called for a change in the counseling policy at LT after a student passes away. It’s important to note that LT does not have a hard and fast policy as it relates to a death. Instead, we have a compassionate, productive process we follo...

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