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Silence the fear on suppressors

Silence the fear on suppressors

Danny Kilrea, Copy editor January 23, 2017

IL SB206, which proposes gun suppressors (silencers) to be legalized, will be voted on by the Illinois Senate this week. At first, this sounded ludicrous to me. Gun suppressors would be legalized? I thought...

Hillary Rodham Clinton

Sydney Hansen , News co-editors October 27, 2016

Highly controversial yet politically experienced, Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton made history by becoming the first woman nominated for president by a major party.   As a former...

Donald J. Trump

Donald J. Trump

Danny Kilrea, Copy editior October 27, 2016

The 2016 election may be considered one of the most peculiar elections in American history. It became especially unusual when Donald J. Trump announced his candidacy for President.  It was unexpected...

Hockey club gains attention

Mikaela Larson, Reporter October 27, 2016

The LT hockey boys knew they were in for a challenge when it came to playing St. Rita on the road Sept. 15. Not only was St. Rita a top-10 team for most of the 2015-16 season, but they had also knocked...

Forcing fear

Thomas Atseff, Opinions editor October 27, 2016

If you have ever watched CNN, msNBC, Fox News or any other mainstream news media program, you are constantly reminded that at any moment you may be killed in a terrorist attack. If you watch or read any...

Veterans dominate court

Greta Markey, Copy Editor October 27, 2016

As girls varsity volleyball nears the end of its season with a record of 12-4, Abby Vulich '17 and Rhiannon Schueunemann '17 recognize the hard work and dedication it will take for their team to make it...

Safe spaces don’t make a safe school

Tim Mikulski, Art director October 27, 2016

It makes sense that talk of safe spaces is centered on places of education. High school and college are intensely formative times, and students encounter frequent new ideas compared to the relative isolation...

Mark Kirk Campaign

Brandt Siegfried , Reporter October 27, 2016

On Nov. 2, 2010, Republican Mark Kirk was declared the winner of President Barack Obama’s former Senate seat. Kirk narrowly defeated Illinois treasurer Alexi Giannoulias 48 percent to 46 percent in a...

The divided states of America

October 27, 2016

A Gallup Poll found in 2011 that only 44 percent of Americans believe that the next generation will have a better life than their parents. This is the lowest amount of Americans since the question was...

Go safe or go home

Juliana Halpin, Managing editor of online content/social media content October 27, 2016

Whether it is intentional or unintentional, those who argue that safe spaces are unnecessary and have no place on school campuses are inadvertently arguing for students and staff to feel unsafe while on...

Security for students

October 27, 2016

The common misconception regarding our town is that we live in a perfect community. Tragedy has hit us in the past, and even if crime hasn’t personally affected you, letting your guard down and blowing...

Issue #2 10-27-17

October 27, 2016

Today’s assignment: Kindness

Hallie Coleman October 27, 2016

Although we LT students are blessed to go to a school with endless opportunities and such brilliant students, I believe this is also one of the hardest parts of attending LT. Students are so focused on...

Tammy Duckworth campaign

Tammy Duckworth campaign

Sheirdan Spiess, Pulse co-editors October 27, 2016

Congresswoman Tammy Duckworth is an Iraq War Veteran and former Assistant Secretary of Veterans Affairs. She has been a U.S. Representative of the 8th Congressional District of Illinois since 2013. Before...

Letter to the editor Josh Leak ‘17

Josh Leak October 27, 2016

Growing up, I had some of the best examples of Black Men to look up to. My Uncle Garry, the educated, smart, caring pastor who instilled in me the importance of sacrifice. He taught me how a Black Man...

Competition awaits cheer

Maddy Cohen, Assistant Pulse Editor October 27, 2016

  As tryouts for winter sports are approaching, another activity will be offered to all students: competitive cheerleading. After many years of consideration, cheer coaches Bobette Pulliam,...

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