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Promotional poster for Dune (2021)

Movie Review: ‘Dune’

Brooke Chomko, Sports Editor December 3, 2021

The highly anticipated movie “Dune” was released in theaters across the U.S. on Oct. 22, 2021 after a delay from an initial release date of Nov. 20, 2020. “Dune” is a science fiction movie based...

30 album cover.

Adele releases new ‘30’ album

Features ‘Easy on Me,’ ‘To Be Loved’ and ‘All Night Parking’ songs
Ella Mahaney, Managing Editor December 2, 2021

After six years Adele has finally released her new album, “30.” I, like many other Adele fans, was very excited to hear her new music. The album came out on Nov. 19 and has been a huge success. On...

Julia Almanza 22 calls out the Lotería cards (Barbera/LION).

Latinos Juntos hosts ‘Lotería Night’

Community members, students participate in board game fun
Nicholas Barbera, Reporter November 22, 2021

Latinos Juntos hosted an event on Nov. 5 open to all in the SC Sophomore Cafeteria based around a game rooted in Latinx culture - Lotería. The game, which is similar to Bingo, centers around placing markers...

Outside of RH (Fry/LION).

RH opens rooftop restaurant in Oak Brook

Brings aesthetic dining room to the suburbs
Morgan Fry, Editor in Chief November 18, 2021

The upscale American home-furnishing company RH (formerly known as Restoration Hardware), has been opening elegant restaurants across the country. With one restaurant already located in downtown Chicago,...

Olivia Mezan 22 and Hailey Markworth 22 attend Fall 2021 Signing Day on Nov. 10 (Wolf/LION).

LT holds signing day, athletes finalize their commitments

13 seniors sign letters of intent to play their sport in college
Molly Burke, Reporter November 18, 2021

Nov. 10 marked the National Collegiate Athletic Association's (NCAA) Fall Signing Day, where 13 LT seniors finalized their college commitments in the Vaughn Gym. Hailey Markworth ‘22, who has committed...

Will Caronchi 22 drives the ball down the fairway (photo courtesy of Caronchi).

Boys golf finishes season with state qualification

Team walks away with joy, sixth-place state finish
Molly Burke, Reporter November 15, 2021

The LT boys golf team is able to celebrate its season after placing sixth in the state tournament as a team--the first state appearance since the 2018-19 season--as well as having three individuals qualify.  Will...

Left to right: Susie Esseman as Susie Greene, Lucy Liu as herself, and Larry David as Larry David at a party with the typical companions of the show (out of shot) (photo courtesy of Tribune News Service).

‘Curb Your Enthusiasm’ returns with a much anticipated 11th season

Modern changes maintain signature magic of story
Nicholas Barbera, Reporter November 15, 2021

he 11th season of the show, “Curb Your Enthusiasm,” (Curb) created by Larry David, has returned for the first time since the last season premiere in 2020. The show stars David himself, who plays...

Shoe collection bin that was by the NC entrance (Cross/LION).

School teams up with Share Your Soles shoe collection

Future Healthcare Professionals, Interact club host shoe drive
Myrna Cross, Reporter November 5, 2021

The Future Healthcare Professionals (FHP) of LT, along with Interact club, have teamed up with the Share Your Soles Shoe Foundation to collect shoes for children struggling in countries such as Nigeria,...

Sculpture of Kahlos name (Morales/LION).

Frida Kahlo Timeless Exhibition

Janessa Mosqueda and Abe Morales November 4, 2021 Click the link to read Janessa and Abe's perspective on the Frida Kahlo exhibition.

LION Unsolved: The Haunting of the Hull House

LION Unsolved: The Haunting of the Hull House

Maddie Gee and Jeanne Mardegan November 2, 2021

Welcome to our first episode of LION Unsolved with Maddie Gee and Jeanne Mardegan. In this podcast, we will discuss crime cases in the Illinois area. Being that we’re both fans of the popular YouTube...

Taylor Swifts Wildest Dreams (Taylors Version) cover art.

Taylor Swift surprise releases “Wildest Dreams (Taylor’s Version)”

Leaves fans wondering what’s next
Hannah Race, Reporter November 1, 2021

In the past year, Taylor Swift has been re-releasing versions of her previously released songs, because Big Machine Records would not sell her the masters to her songs after her contract ended. Since Big...

Students watch poet Noel Quiñones present in the NC library on Oct. 5 (Barbera/LION).

Latinos Juntos invites guest speaker to promote idea of inclusion

Poet Noel Quiñones discusses the importance of culture, identity
Nicholas Barbera, Reporter October 25, 2021

In honor of Latinx Heritage Month, Director of Equity and Belonging Dr. Jennifer Rowe worked with Latinos Juntos to celebrate the concept of Latinidad—ethnic, geographic, cultural, or linguistic attributes...

From left to right: Becky Phillips 23 and teammate Maggie Adler 23 (photo courtesy of Phillips).

Junior swimmer Becky Phillips prepares for post season with girls swim

Phillips hopeful for a chance at state
Elle Simek, Reporter October 21, 2021

Becky Phillips ‘23 has been working hard in the pool since the girls varsity swim season began on Aug. 9. She spends day after day pushing herself to be a better swimmer taking the season one meet at...

Disturbia haunted house welcome poster (Mahaney/LION).

Distubia Haunted House Review

Morgan Fry and Ella Mahaney October 20, 2021

Editors note regarding homecoming story

Editor’s note regarding homecoming story

Morgan Fry, Editor in Chief October 6, 2021

Dear LT students, staff, parents and community members,   On Friday, Oct. 1, the LION newspaper sent the pages of our first print edition to the printing press with what appeared to be an...

LTHS South Campus (photo courtesy of

Two men charged after guns found in car prior to homecoming dance

Homecoming event cancelled due to safety threat
Abe Morales, News Editor, Multimedia Editor October 6, 2021

On Saturday, Oct. 2, at around 4 p.m., the Western Springs Police Department was contacted after an anonymous tip was sent to the Lyons Township Area Communications Center, claiming that two males may...

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