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Female student assaulted on campus

Female student assaulted on campus

Lars Lonnroth, Managing Editor of Breaking News and Multimedia Content

February 14, 2019


Filed under News, Online Exclusives

A female LT student reported being assaulted Feb. 14th in a NC bathroom, according to the LTHS website. The female student entered a NC bathroom around 1:30pm when a male student jumped out of a bathroom stall and pulled the student to the ground, the report said. The male student then fled the scene. According ...

ValenTAN’s Day helps Lurie Children’s Hospital

ValenTAN’s Day helps Lurie Children’s Hospital

Nina Shearrill, Business Manager

February 12, 2019


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As Valentine’s day comes around, many people are focused on planning a date with their significant other, a night out with friends or just staying home watching Netflix. No matter what those plans are, we all find ways to enjoy the holiday of love. LT Teacher Sylvia Tanious is trying to extend that h...

Spiritual based yoga class offered at church

Spiritual based yoga class offered at church

Anna McCormick, Reporter

February 12, 2019


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Pastor Katherine Willis Pershey, while studying to be a yoga teacher, created a Faith and Flow yoga class last spring to help people reduce stress, build strength and flexibility, and deepen their spirituality. “The Faith and Flow class is especially beneficial for people who identify as Christians who want ...

WLTL, LTTV host annual Rock-A-Thon

WLTL, LTTV host annual Rock-A-Thon

Anna McCormick, Reporter

February 12, 2019


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For 88 hours straight, WLTL will collaborate with LTTV and live broadcast gimmicks, stunts, music and talk shows for the 32nd annual Rock-A-Thon, a fundraising event for WLTL and LTTV. “It is the only fundraiser we do,” general manager Chris Thomas said. “The school is very supportive of providi...

Esports club competes in playoffs

Esports club competes in playoffs

Georgia Dougherty, Pulse co-editor

February 12, 2019


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Although coming to fruition last January, Esports, a competitive video gaming club at LT, is thriving and recently competed at Nationals. “Esports club is a place for students meet and form teams with other students who play the same games as them,” Esports member Erik Westegaard said. “And we are still ...

The All-school Assembly is back

The All-school Assembly is back

Grace Kulat, Photographer/Reporter

February 11, 2019


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The lights were out and every single phone flashlight was on while LT students cheered on the Special Olympics basketball team as they entered the Vaughan gym ready to play an eventful game to wrap up the 18th annual All-school Assembly. Most students at LT were looking forward to this year’s All-school...

2019 Oscar nominations

2019 Oscar nominations

February 8, 2019


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The 2019 Oscar nominations are out for the Feb. 24, 91st Academy Awards, and once again, I’m here to recap the nominees of the most popular categories for you, honoring movies released in 2018. Performance by an actor in a leading role – Christian Bale in “Vice,” Bradley Cooper in “A Star ...

Proposal for new condominiums to be built in place of antique mall

Proposal for new condominiums to be built in place of antique mall

Tessa Voytovich, Reporter

February 7, 2019


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La Grange could be getting a new addition to its skyline in the replacement of an old facade. A proposal has been released for a condominium complex to be built on the site of the Jackson Square Mall at 112 E. Burlington Ave. One concern that residents have is that the old Jackson Square Mall must b...

Lyon Con day one highlights community’s ‘geek culture,’ despite week’s weather

Lyon Con day one highlights community’s ‘geek culture,’ despite week’s weather

Lars Lonnroth, Managing Editor of Breaking News and Multimedia Content

February 2, 2019


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For the second year in a row, people of all ages descended on the LT Corral Saturday for the first day of Lyon Con, a weekend of festivities celebrating the community’s so-called “geek culture.” Not only did people play a variety of different games, but some people even came dressed up as their f...

Dangerously cold temperatures brings school closure to second day

Dangerously cold temperatures brings school closure to second day

Lars Lonnroth, Managing Editor of Breaking News and Multimedia Content

January 30, 2019


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As a result of forecasts projecting that the dangerously cold weather conditions that shuttered operations at government buildings and schools on Wednesday will continue to pound Chicago on Thursday, the LT Administration made the decision Wednesday morning to yet again cancel school for a second day....

Drastic weather conditions result in cancellation of school

Drastic weather conditions result in cancellation of school

Anna McCormick, Reporter

January 29, 2019


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Around 12:30 p.m. today, NC Associate Principal Kevin Brown announced school would be closed Jan. 30 due to extreme weather conditions. This is the second “cold day” LT has had in the past 10 years. “It is rare LT cancels school due to cold weather, but these conditions are also extremely ...

Brookfield Zoo opens new rink

Brookfield Zoo opens new rink

Dani Almase, Reporter

January 29, 2019


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When Erin Purcell ‘20 heard that Brookfield Zoo was opening up a new rink made of ‘glice’ instead of regular ice, she knew she would have to experience it herself. She has always loved skating, and this rink was something she could not miss out on. “The new rink was very different and cool,” Pur...

Pregnancy center opens in La Grange

Pregnancy center opens in La Grange

Lars Lonnroth and Pilar Valdes

January 25, 2019


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Driving down LaGrange Road, one’s interest may be piqued by the bright pink sign outside of a house converted into an office building. The building is home to the newly opened branch of the Women’s Care Center (136 N. LaGrange Rd.), an Indiana-based pro-life organization offering ultrasounds and...

LT Theatre to perform fun, classic musical ‘Grease’

Nicole Klein, Reporter

January 25, 2019


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Due to the directors wanting to put on a fun, well-known musical, LT theatre will be putting on the beloved, high school teen-romance “Grease” Feb. 14-17 in the NC Reber Center. “We hope everyone in and watching the musical has fun,” director Mike Kuehl said. “If the audience doesn’t leave sin...

‘Newsies’ features student actors, premieres tonight

Maggie Kahn, Reporter

January 25, 2019


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The production of “Newsies”, which premieres tonight, Jan. 25 at 7 p.m. at The Community House in Hinsdale, tells the story of a young boy named Jack Kelly who will lead his coworkers in a strike against power-hungry newspaper owners of New York. “This show is important because it is a true...

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