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Italian exchange enjoys 15th year abroad

Italian exchange enjoys 15th year abroad

Christina Rossetti, Photo Editor

April 18, 2018


Filed under News

Italy: the country famous for the Leaning Tower, pizza, the Colosseum and so much more. But for Jess Pelletiere ‘18, there was something else that made going to Italy on LT’s Italian exchange trip stand out. “My favorite part was the Trevi fountain in Rome because it was such a Lizzie McGuire...

Media Mayhem: Inside the Chicago Tribune’s unprecedented push for unionization

Media Mayhem: Inside the Chicago Tribune’s unprecedented push for unionization

Lars Lonnroth, Assistant News Editor

April 16, 2018


Filed under Lars Lonnroth's Media Mayhem, News, Top Stories

As long-time readers of the Chicago Tribune can attest, the prestigious newspaper's editorial page has consistently published eviscerating editorials that have taken a vociferous anti-union posture. But despite that long-held position, staffers at the nearly 171 year old paper are pushing for un...

Fashion to raise money for domestic violence victims

Mary Devine, Reporter

April 13, 2018


Filed under News

On April 15 at 11 a.m., Lyons Township will host a fashion show in the SC Performance Arts Center. Admission will cost $5, and the proceeds will be donated to the Constance Morris House for domestic violence awareness. The fashion classes at NC, along with many volunteering students have been preparing...

Mathletes to host trivia fundraiser for Dare2Tri

Taylor Schmitt, Reporter

April 13, 2018


Filed under News

The LT Math Team will be hosting a trivia night fundraiser on April 14 in the NC cafeteria to support the organization Dare2Tri. The event, which will begin around 6:30 p.m., will feature five rounds of trivia questions over a variety of topics, a split-the-pot raffle and prizes from local businesses....

Student named winner of Third District Congressional App Challenge

Harper Hill, Reporter

April 13, 2018


Filed under News

When Programming teacher Natalie Carlson casually introduced the concept of the Congressional App Challenge to her Programming Club students, Scott Turro ‘18 jumped at the opportunity to submit his complex app to the highly selective contest. “I submitted it to experience publishing a totally f...

Staple LaGrange businesses close

Staple LaGrange businesses close

Mary Okkema, Assistant Online Editor

April 13, 2018


Filed under News

A recent surge of business closures in downtown La Grange has caused residents to question the viability of La Grange as a pro-business community. “La Grange contains many diverse small businesses,” Community Development Director Charity Jones said. “One positive aspect of this business mix is ...

In memoriam: Hayden Miles ’21, 2002-2018

Grant Campbell, News Editor

April 13, 2018


Filed under News

The LT community lost Hayden Miles ’21 in a tragic accident on Monday, March 5. Miles was struck by a train in Western Springs at around 7 p.m. Despite the tragedy of his death, members of the community still remember his charisma and happiness, including his Boy Scout troop leaders Jim and Beth Kor...

Students march, walkout

Students march, walkout

Spiro Kass, Editor-in-Chief

April 13, 2018


Filed under News, Top Stories

For the past two months, there has been an outbreak sweeping across the country. Not a typical epidemic of some miscellaneous infection, but rather something far less tangible and far more empowering. From coast to coast, there has been an outbreak of student voices. Voices that are aggressively stirring...

Domestic abuse evolves

Domestic abuse evolves

Nina Shearrill, Freelance Reporter

April 9, 2018


Filed under News, Online Exclusives

Elaine did not realize her relationship was spiraling out of control. Jake, her former partner, grew increasingly controlling in his behavior. She tried to see the good in him and focused on those aspects. Over the course of their 13 month relationship she continued to adapt to his behavior instead of...

Spring Art Show: Ready to showcase student talent

Spring Art Show: Ready to showcase student talent

Travis Morales, Freelance Reporter

April 9, 2018


Filed under News, Online Exclusives

LT gets set to celebrate the creativity, hard work, and dedication of many talented students in the annual Spring Art Show running from April 11 – April 17 at South Campus Room D103.   The show will feature artwork from a variety of levels including drawing and painting, ceramics, jewelry and metalsmithing, d...

March for Our Lives

March for Our Lives

Camilla Breen, Grace DeKoker, and Mary Devine

April 5, 2018


Filed under News, Online Photo Galleries, Top Stories

The March for Our Lives occurred across the United States on March 24. Lion staff members Camilla Breen, Grace DeKoker and Mary Devine documented the events in Chicago and San Diego. The following photo gallery highlights key moments from the march.

Candidates declare victory in local races

Candidates declare victory in local races

Brandt Siegfried, Online Editor

April 4, 2018


Filed under News, Top Stories

Illinois voters, including a number of LT students, went to the polls on March 20 to select candidates to represent their parties in the Nov. 6 general election. This fall, voters will select the winners of the governorship, other statewide offices, representatives for Illinois’ 18 congressional districts...

Cupid’s Cabaret charms in light of recent school, national events

Claire Williams, Freelance Reporter

March 16, 2018


Filed under News, Online Exclusives

Devon Mott ‘20 stood on the stage of the Corral on Feb. 23. As the second act of the night the room was quiet, but nerves still coursed through his veins as he sang “Castle of Glass” by Lincoln Park. Bubbling just above those nerves was a desire to do well. “For me, specifically, it was more ever...

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 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...

Waterman: Student dies in ‘tragic accident’

Waterman: Student dies in ‘tragic accident’

Lars Lonnroth, Assistant News Editor

March 6, 2018


Filed under News, Top Stories

LT student Hayden Miles ‘21 was killed Monday evening in what LT Principal Brian Waterman called a “tragic accident,” according to a Tuesday morning email to school staff. At around 7:50 p.m. Monday evening, police were called to the pedestrian crossing west of Central Avenue in Western Spr...

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