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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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