LION Newspaper

Beautifully Incorporated promotes body-positivity

Beautifully Incorporated promotes body-positivity

Quinn Riordan, Reporter and Photographer

September 18, 2019

At the beginning of summer, four newly graduated LT students started a campaign about body-positivity and self-confidence. Using social media and photography they have conveyed these messages to spread positive feelings. Project starter and Indiana University freshman Lauren Scriba ‘19 has worked to cr...

Metra implements summer pilot schedule permanently

Charlotte McLaughlin, Reporter

September 18, 2019

Following the recently implemented pilot schedule for Metra over the summer, some additional changes were also due to take permanent effect Sept. 3. This past June, one new train traveling in both directions was added to the BNSF line for Saturday and Sunday, Metra spokesman Michael Gillis said. Because of...

Tyler The Creator, made his second stop on his tour at the Credit Union One Arena in Chicago

Tyler The Creator, made his second stop on his tour at the Credit Union One Arena in Chicago

Alfonso Fernandez, Reporter

September 18, 2019

“IGOR” is a new, daunting character in Tyler’s career. It is a vivid chronological album about the toxicity of love and relationships and presents listeners with new, soulful sounds with a twist of modern ones as well. This was all prevalent on his Sept. 4 performance. At 7 p.m the concert started...

Post Malone does it again

Post Malone does it again

Tommy Layden, Co-Sports Editor

September 12, 2019

Whether you are working out, studying late at night, or just wanting to have good time, “Hollywood’s Bleeding” has something that you can blast on repeat. The new Post Malone album is yet another addition the artist’s growing collection of successful studio releases. Post already has two certifie...

Welcome back

Welcome back

Olivia Janik and Diane Makovic

August 20, 2019

Dear LT students, staff, parents and members of the community,   The 2019-2020 school year has begun, and with it, here at LION Newspaper we are starting our coverage of school and community news. While our first print issue does not come out until Sept. 20, LION is dedicated to updating ...

Horoscopes: LiOnion

Pilar Valdes, Art director

May 23, 2019

Aries Your love life is expected to take a fiery up turn very soon, similar to the Indian food you had for lunch today. Don’t take things too fast though, or your heart will experience a feeling similar to what your bowels felt earlier.   Taurus Go cow tipping tonight. Venus is in ...

Senior prank creates physical experience

Grace Dekoker, Editor-in-Chief

May 23, 2019

As is tradition at LT, the senior class has pulled yet another elaborate prank to commemorate their four years at LT. Students pulled a classic prank, Joe Kester ‘19 said. “We were really pressed for time, since so many of our senior class members were busy with assassin this year,” he said...

Load-and-go leaves student trampled

Anna McCormick, Reporter

May 23, 2019

Around 7:46 a.m. at NC Assistant Principal Shelly Panik’s voice illuminated through the PA stating, “There is a load-and-go situation. I repeat there will be a load-and-go situation today after school.” LT students knew there would be chaos, but no one could anticipate the nearly fatal injuries o...

Student goes out but doesn’t post; did she really go out?

Georgia Dougherty, Pulse co-editor

May 23, 2019

One week ago Brittany Parti ‘19 claimed she went to a college fraternity party at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Yet her Instagram, Snapchat and VSCO accounts remain empty, which poses the question: did she really go out? LION’s reporters were on the case. “Brittany was supposed to ...

Superlatives cause conflict

Tessa Voytovich, Reporter

May 23, 2019

Senior superlatives have always been a big deal at LT, but this year, seniors took it to the next level. Not only did students promote themselves on social media, but they created smear campaigns to take down their competitors. “I was scrolling through Instagram and saw an anonymous account that...

Local police target SC goose

Olivia Janik, Opinions editor

May 23, 2019

In an effort to get the public involved in keeping crime out of the neighborhood, the Western Springs Police Department has created a top 10 most wanted criminals list. At the very top of the list lies a criminal familiar to all LT students: the goose from the South Campus courtyard. The goose gained...

Teachers turn to social media

Grace Dekoker, Editor-in-Chief

May 23, 2019

Walking through the halls of LT, it is evident the majority of the student body is more engrossed in their phones than those around them. Further, when the LION newspaper conducted a survey of 967 NC students and 759 SC students about their in-class Snapchat or Instagram use, only one student responded...

‘Fashion Nova’ sponsors change in LT gym wear

Dani Almase, Reporter

May 23, 2019

On May 1, LT principal Dr. Byron Aguahombre announced over the intercom the new gym clothes policy that will be taking place next school year for all students. “I am proud to introduce the clothing brand that will be sponsoring the new gym uniforms,” Aguahombre said. “No more ugly, blue, knee...

Stress leads to success

Olivia Janik, Opinions editor

May 23, 2019

Gym teachers are reporting that it is taking less and less exercise for students to reach the “healthy zone” on heart rate days, where the grade for the day depends on reaching a certain amount of time where the students’ heart rate remains in the “active healthy zone”. According to students,...

Football team takes new approach for success

Pilar Valdes, Art director

May 23, 2019

After a losing season, the Lion’s football squad will be reinventing their practices by focusing less on strength and agility and more on aligning their chakras, auras and energy fields. New coach Dan Futballman has brought new practices to the team in hopes of creating a winning culture. “At this point we’...

New sport emerges in IHSA called chirpball

Georgia Dougherty, Pulse co-editor

May 23, 2019

A new sport has been introduced and passed by the IHSA with only two schools in the conference, Hinsdale Central and LT. This sport is known as chirpball. It involves two teams competing in a battle of wits and comebacks on social media. It is usually played before other matches, like soccer and baseball,...

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