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Important Voter Registration Information

Important Voter Registration Information

Mikaela Larson, Sports Editor

January 21, 2018


Filed under Top Stories

Attention Students: Will you be 18 by Nov. 6? Well then you can vote in the upcoming March 20 Primary Election! Using the link below, you can register to vote with the State of Illinois. It takes only a few short minutes and some basic personal information. Register now so your registration is proce...

Second Women’s March in Chicago draws LT students, 300,000 protesters

Second Women’s March in Chicago draws LT students, 300,000 protesters

Lars Lonnroth, Assistant News Editor

January 20, 2018


Filed under News, Top Stories

CHICAGO—People from all over Chicagoland descended on Grant Park Jan. 20 for The March to the Polls, the second large-scale demonstration by the people who organized last year’s Women’s March. The event, organizers say, drew 300,000-400,000 people—even more than last year—including some LT s...

Boys cross country state champion competes internationally

Greg Smith, Assistant Opinions Editor

January 20, 2018


Filed under News

Danny Kilrea ’18 arrived in Edinburgh, Scotland on Jan. 11 to compete in the 2018 Simplyhealth Great Edinburgh XCountry Junior International Challenge. Kilrea and five other junior American athletes represented the United States, competing against teams representing Great Britain and Europe, as well ...

Pack the Place honors former player

Pack the Place honors former player

Maddy Cohen, Art Director

January 18, 2018


Filed under News, Top Stories

The NC field house was filled with a bittersweet atmosphere during the Pack the Place on Friday. The number 41 adorned the back of all of the t-shirts of the players, staff and student section; it was a subtle reminder of the death of former Special Olympics basketball player and member of the LT transition...

False ballistic missile alarm causes panic in Hawaii, receives national attention

False ballistic missile alarm causes panic in Hawaii, receives national attention

Greg Smith, Assistant Opinions Editor

January 17, 2018


Filed under News, Top Stories

On the morning of Saturday Jan. 13, the Washington Post reported that a human error during a drill at the Hawaii Emergency Management Agency caused a text alert to be sent out to all cell phones in Hawaii-residents and tourists alike. “BALLISTIC MISSILE THREAD INBOUND TO HAWAII,” the message read....

Politics belongs to politicians

Politics belongs to politicians

Camilla Breen, Assistant Photo Editor

January 12, 2018


Filed under Guest Columns, Opinion, Top Stories

In recent months, there has been a substantial increase in the amount of celebrities talking about politics. I, for one, am all for it--I love the idea of stars using their platforms to speak out for what they believe, and the concept lends itself to an important principle of free speech in our society....

Girls Basketball vs. Romeoville

January 11, 2018


Filed under Sports Score

Bag of clothing sparks police response at St. Cletus

Bag of clothing sparks police response at St. Cletus

Lars Lonnroth, Assistant News Editor

January 5, 2018


Filed under News, Top Stories

A suspicious package was left unattended at the St. Cletus Church in La Grange on Thursday afternoon. It led to an almost four hour-long police investigation that eventually discovered the package was only a duffle bag filled with clothing, according to a press release from the La Grange Police Depar...

A memory enshrined: local student’s life memorialized by fund fighting cancer

A memory enshrined: local student’s life memorialized by fund fighting cancer

Lars Lonnroth, Assistant News Editor

January 3, 2018


Filed under News, Top Stories

Dominic Cairo was first diagnosed with cancer when he was only 5 years-old. After vigorous treatment, he emerged cancer free. Then, 18 months later, it happened again—he relapsed. Like the last time, he emerged cancer free. It took three cancer diagnoses and a three-year fight with cancer to take the lif...

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