LION Newspaper

NFL trade deadline analysis: Campbell

Grant Campbell, News Editor

November 2, 2017

In our conflicting columns, Luke Lusson and I will attempt to rank five crucial deals that got done before the NFL trade deadline on Oct. 31 at 4 p.m. We hoped to rank six, but the Browns’ terrible management resulted in the deal for A.J. McCarron not going through because they forgot to inform the...

Reason behind scary clown phenomenon

Pilar Valdes, Assistant Pules Editor

November 1, 2017

This year, Andy Muschiett’s film adaptation of Stephen King’s novel “It” surpassed “The Exorcist” as the highest grossing horror movie of all time—a record that has been held since 1973. The movie, which is a remake of the 1990 mini-series with the same title is based off of Stephen Kin...

‘It’ will leave you speechless

Maddy Cohen, Art Director

November 1, 2017

“’IT’” is a hard R.” After hearing this from the ticket collector as I walked into the movie theatre, I didn’t know what to expect from “IT”. Upon leaving the theatre, two hours and 15 minutes later, I had an empty bucket of popcorn, a new fear of red balloons and the immense satisfaction...

Pay for parties, audition for popularity

Sarah Grier, Pulse Editor

November 1, 2017

Doors open to girls squealing, clapping and chanting in unison: “I wanna go adpi. Boom! Boom!” While watching recruitment sorority videos on YouTube to get more insight on Greek life, I've never been more terrified. It was as if the gates of hell were unleashed. Some of my other favorite videos...

Today, tomorrow, forever: brothers and sisters

Isabel Tuisl, Reporter

November 1, 2017

What comes to mind when someone mentions a college sorority or fraternity? Parties? Hazing? Society’s connotation is usually negative, but that is just another reason to be a part of Greek life: to prove to the public that stereotypes surrounding the college lifestyle are wrong. Greek life is built...

Senior assists hurricane victims, helps raise money

Taylor Schmitt, Reporter

November 1, 2017

For an aspiring paramedic, it is especially devastating to hear about the destruction of so many lives in the Caribbean and Southern United States due to the trifecta of hurricanes that recently swept the region. As a part of the Young Explorer program with local fire departments, Lorenzo Esquivel '18 h...

Student starts National Guard basic training

Mary Devine, Reporter

November 1, 2017

Waking up at 3:30 a.m. on a mid-summer day to exercise for two hours, put on his uniform, and finally start his day was the lifestyle of Sam Fonseca '18 from June 12 to Aug. 24 this past summer. Fonseca decided to join the National Guard and went through his first part of basic training in Georgia this past...

Musician plans to release album

Camilla Breen, Reporter

November 1, 2017

Rhyan Komsthoeft ‘18 just finished performing her solo at The Jam Lab when the chief recording engineer of the studio, Colin Peterik, approached her and asked her to record music with him. She happily agreed, and this seemingly small interaction kickstarted the opportunity of a lifetime for Komsthoeft. ...

Students begin to embrace photography as creative visual outlet

Lindsey Hauch, Pulse Editor

November 1, 2017

A picture is worth 1,000 words, but it seems like now-a-days, these words are clearer, have better quality and are perfectly edited. While an increasing number of students vest time and money into photography, what is the attracting factor about this hobby that has begun to sweep LT?  "There is a deg...

Free speech hypocrisy

November 1, 2017

The war on media has picked up a lot of traction in the recent years, particularly due to President Donald Trump’s continuous attacks on the so-called “liberal and unfair” media. In response, the public has outcried that this is an attack on a key pillar of democracy, and a contributor to the president...

Enough is enough

Sydney Kaehler, Opinions Editor

November 1, 2017

One of the most vivid memories of my childhood occurred Dec. 14, 2012. I was 12. I knew something was wrong when I came home, and my mom explained what had happened. I wasn’t even able to understand why someone would ever go to Sandy Hook Elementary School and murder 20 children and six adults. As...

Spiro Kass responds to criticism

Spiro Kass, Editor-in-chief

October 31, 2017

After the distribution of the Sept. 22 issue featuring my profile on Nick Fuentes, I was well aware that my profile would stir discussion, one of the major reasons why I chose to write the article in the first place. Since the distribution, I have kept updated with all local complaints surrounding the int...

Climate consideration

Greta Markey, Managing Editor of Print Content

October 31, 2017

I grew up in an environmentally conscious home. In middle school, instead of following the “Twilight” sagas, I would stay up late and watch documentaries about fracking and garbage island with my mom. I learned from a young age that many human activities have a major impact on our natural world;...

McClure supports Texas school

McClure supports Texas school

Pilar Valdes, Assistant Pulse Editor

October 31, 2017

McClure Junior High School’s principal Dan Chick has reached out to Watkins Middle School in Houston, Texas to organize a gift card drive for students impacted by Hurricane Harvey that recently hit that state, Chick said. Chick reached out to Watkins principal Jose Martinez to see how he and his students co...

Hinsdale Central, LT join forces

Mary Okkema, Reporter

October 31, 2017

In the week leading up to the rivalry football game between LT and Hinsdale Central on Friday, Oct. 13, the schools changed the tune of their typical competitive spirits and decided to do a joint fundraiser to help the victims of Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico. “Just to do something different, especially...

Park Junior High generates donations

Christina Rossetti, Photo Editor

October 31, 2017

Devastation, the loss of your home, water damage. Thinking about these in the same context could mean one thing: Hurricanes. On Aug. 3, Texas was hit with a devastating blow: Hurricane Harvey. Many people lost homes, valuables and countless other objects in the wake of this natural disaster. Then, on A...

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