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Punxsutany Phil and the rest of Pittsburgh celebrate on Groundhog Day 2022 (photo courtesy of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette).

The groundhog does it again

Scarlett Lestina, Copy Editor February 3, 2022

Without the infamous Punxsutawney Phil, I simply do not know how I, let alone the world, would function.  Every year on Feb. 2, Phil pops up from his beloved burrow to grace us with his presence and...

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...

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...

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.”...

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...

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...

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...

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...

‘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...

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...

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...

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...

LION editor updates letter to the editor count as readers become more sensitive (Valdes/LION).

LION can’t go one issue without offending someone

Pilar Valdes, Art director May 23, 2019

The LION Newspaper has recieved backlash for promoting beastiality after publishing a Pet of the Month with an editor’s rate that said “I would give anything to cuddle with you” about a snake (Mr....

Our tips to evaluate a date

Grace Dekoker, Editor-in-Chief May 23, 2019

How to tell if “she’s not like other girls” If she listens to Billie Eilish and thinks she’s indie. If she plans to wear Converse to prom. If she hangs out with guys because it’s just...

LT bans bathroom use, opens vape rooms

Anna McCormick, Reporter May 23, 2019

As of last week, Principal Byron Aguahombre declared all bathrooms will be closed due to the vaping epidemic. Students as well as staff will no longer have access to the bathrooms for the remainder of...

Latin students summon demon, adopt it as pet

Georgia Dougherty, Pulse co-editor May 23, 2019

What started as a simple oral recitation assigned by first year Latin teacher Romulus Remus took a dark turn when reciting a Latin translation of Enya’s song, “Only Time,” accidentally resurrected...

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