LION Newspaper

Childhood Nostalgia Previews

Isabel Tuisl, Website/Social Media co-editor

February 12, 2019


Filed under Multimedia, Online Exclusives, Pulse

Hearing rumors about sequels to your favorite childhood movies being released in 2019? Wondering if they’re true? We’ve got the scoop and again, I’m here to recap the films coming to a theater near you, sooner than you think. As a preface, this topic of childhood nostalgia movies is going to become...

Magical Movie Rankings

Camilla Breen, Grace Dekoker, Georgia Dougherty, and Pilar Valdes

January 25, 2019


Filed under Multimedia, Pulse, Uncategorized

1.) Prisoner of Azkaban 2.) Order of the Phoenix 3.) Goblet of Fire 4.) Deathly Hallows Part 2 5.) Half Blood Prince 6.) Sorcerer's Stone 7.) Deathly Hallows Part 1 8.) Chamber of Secrets

Hinsdale Central Pool thrown into uncertainty (video)

Lars Lonnroth, Managing Editor of Breaking News and Multimedia Content

December 11, 2018


Filed under Multimedia, Online Exclusives, Videos

Hinsdale Central and Hinsdale South High Schools are in a sticky situation after a referendum seeking millions of dollars in funding for infrastructural improvements failed. Now, the schools may be forced to make deep cuts to many programs and facilities—potentially even their pool and swim team.  ...

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 Pulse co-editors Camilla Breen '19 and Georgia Dougherty '19 and Art Director Pilar Valdes '19 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 o...

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...

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