LION Newspaper

Top 25 Moments in Sports of 2018

Hayden Claesson and Tommy Layden, Sports Editor

December 7, 2018


Filed under Multimedia, Sports, Uncategorized

Join sports editors Tommy Layden and Hayden Claesson, as well as WLTL sports director as we journey through this past year of sports and cover the top 25 moments of 2018.  ...

It’s Coffee Time!!!! (video review)

Camilla Breen, Pilar Valdes, and Georgia Dougherty

December 6, 2018


Filed under Multimedia, Online Exclusives, Pulse, Videos

Where's the best place to get your caffeine fix? LION staffers Photo Editor Camilla Breen, Art Director Pilar Valdes and Co-pulse Editor Georgia Dougherty seek out the answer for you. Do you agree? Disagree? Are furious we didn't review your go-to coffee place? Let us know in the comments on the video or...

Grade Inflation: Point-Counterpoint-Counterpoint (video/article)

Grade Inflation: Point-Counterpoint-Counterpoint (video/article)

Diane Makovic, Olivia Janik, and Hayden Claesson

December 3, 2018


Filed under Multimedia, Opinion, Point/Counterpoint

Test-retakes, Curves and Extra credit is a staple of high achieving classrooms. Students love it. But is it actually helping students master the subject matter? That is the question on this issue of Point Counterpoint Counterpoint. You can watch a video of this debate bellow. Or, you can watch the video in a new tab on LTTV's Yo...

Podcast: Happenings of the Halls ep. 3 (Teacher Contracts)

Podcast: Happenings of the Halls ep. 3 (Teacher Contracts)

Lars Lonnroth, Managing Editor of Breaking News and Multimedia Content

December 3, 2018


Filed under Multimedia, Online Exclusives

For almost an entire semester, LT teachers have been working without a contract. Behind the scenes, the school administration and the teacher’s union have been unable to work out the details to produce a contract both parties agree on. Also, Over the past couple years, Illinois high school students...

NFL Podcast November 2018

Hayden Claesson and Tommy Layden, Sports Editor and Assistant Sports Editor

November 30, 2018


Filed under Multimedia, Online Exclusives, Sports, Uncategorized

For the third time this year, we have teamed up with sports director Jacob Nevis '19 of WLTL to create a podcast covering the Chicago Bears and other NFL action. For more sports coverage, tune into the WLTL app or on 88.1 Thursday nights from 8-10 p.m. ...

In-Treble Episode 2 (Thanksgiving)

Nina Shearrill, Business Manager

November 20, 2018


Filed under Multimedia, Online Exclusives

On this episode of InTreble, Nina, Lars and Paige discuss what Thanksgiving means to them. And then, Nina hits the halls to figure out what others in the LT community feel about the holiday.    

American Exceptionalism: Point/Counter-Point (Article/Video)

American Exceptionalism: Point/Counter-Point (Article/Video)

Greg Smith and Grace DeKoker

October 25, 2018


Filed under Multimedia, Opinion, Point/Counterpoint

Is America truly exceptional? That is the question we seek to answer in this issue's installation of Point-Counter point. The LION's Managing Editor Greg Smith faces off against LION's Editor-in-Chief Grace DeKoker on how great America really is. You can also watch a video version of this debate loca...

Podcast: Happenings of the Halls Ep. 2 (Drug use at LT)

Podcast: Happenings of the Halls Ep. 2 (Drug use at LT)

Lars Lonnroth, Managing Editor of Breaking News and Multimedia Content

October 25, 2018


Filed under Multimedia, Online Exclusives

LT is home to drug and alcohol use. All high schools are. But a survey students took last year suggest that substance abuse at LT is higher than other schools in our area. Also, the LION is covering the mid-term elections, so on today’s show we go deep into what this election means for America.

NFL Podcast 10/19/2018

Hayden Claesson and Tommy Layden

October 19, 2018


Filed under Multimedia, Sports

About a month ago, we paired up with WLTL to release an hour-long podcast covering the first week of NFL action. Yesterday we sat down and crammed five weeks of missed action in 75% of the time, with (what we hope) to be the same quality as the first episode. For more sports coverage turn to LION pages...

WLTL/LION Podcast: In Treble (Episode One)

Nina Shearrill, Business Manager

October 4, 2018


Filed under Multimedia

On this episode of In Treble, Nina, Ingrid and Paige talk about feminism in the music industry—and how we can be better consumers of music.  ...

Podcast: The Happenings of the Halls Ep. 1 (School Security)

Podcast: The Happenings of the Halls Ep. 1 (School Security)

Lars Lonnroth, Managing Editor of Breaking News and Multimedia Content

September 21, 2018


Filed under Multimedia, Online Exclusives

There is so much happening in the halls of LT, and that why the The LION’s Happenings of the Halls is here. On today’s show, we discuss the new security measures taken by the LT Administration in the wake of the heightened awareness of gun violence in America. And after that, we talk to LION editor...

Socialism: Point/Counter-Point (article/video)

Socialism: Point/Counter-Point (article/video)

Pilar Valdes and Greg Smith

September 20, 2018


Filed under Multimedia, Opinion, Point/Counterpoint, Videos

It is the first issue of The LION Newspaper. That means it is also the first Point/Counterpoint, too. Facing off on the topic of Socialism, Managing Editor Greg Smith and Art Director Pilar Valdes tackle this topic. You can also watch a video version of this debate located below. Or, you can watch the vide...

NFL Podcast September 13, 2018

Hayden Claesson and Tommy Layden

September 13, 2018


Filed under Multimedia, Online Exclusives, Sports

With the first week of the NFL season closed, join LION sports editor Hayden Claesson, WLTL sports manager Jacob Nevis, and LION reporter Tommy Layden in our first podcast of the year covering the first week of NFL action, predictions, and funny commentary about professional football. Make sure to listen...

Students walk out in protest, respect for lives lost

Students walk out in protest, respect for lives lost

Spiro Kass, Editor-in-Chief

March 14, 2018


Filed under Multimedia, News, Online Exclusives, Top Stories

At 10 a.m. sharp on March 14, hundreds of LT NC and SC students respectfully exited their third period classrooms and walked outside of each campus in unity to participate in the National School Walkout. The demonstration was made to support student safety and honor those who have died from gun violence...

LT loses OT thriller in “Blackout” game

LT loses OT thriller in “Blackout” game

Luke Lusson, Sports Editor

February 17, 2018


Filed under Multimedia, Sports, Top Stories

Friday’s annual boys basketball “Blackout” game had more storylines coming in than usual. The return of Super Bowl champion Jake Elliott ‘13, the half-court shot attempt to win a car and the Decade of Darkness theme for the game had all of the LT community filled with anticipation. However, ...

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