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A Background and Review of ‘Scream VI’ (2023)

Julia Alvarado, Freelance Writer March 24, 2023

When it comes to horror movies, the audience is usually split up into two sections—those familiar with the genre, and those who are decidedly less familiar with it. There are some crossover films that...

La Grange ‘Restaurant Week’ advertisement (photo courtesy of LGBA website).

Village of La Grange holds 10th annual ‘Restaurant Week’

Katie Garrity, Reporter March 24, 2023

From Feb. 27 to March 5, La Grange hosted “Restaurant Week,” an organized event featuring discounted meal combos and special offers from 16 different restaurants, as well as additional support from...

Chicago’s Millennium Park offers a unique destination for students this spring (Huffman/LION).

Bored over break?

Mckinley Huffman, Reporter March 23, 2023

For most students, spring break is the only thing getting them through the past few weeks of homework, tests, and stress–the coveted days off before the rush of the end of the year. But once school gets...

Gunnar Garelli ‘24 wrestles opponent from DeKalb High School at IHSA State Meet on Feb. 18, wins match 11-1 (photo courtesy of Garelli).

Junior wrestler places fourth at State Championships

Lillian Davis, Reporter March 17, 2023

Gunnar Garelli ‘24 has been wrestling since he was 3 years old. He has wrestled with Izzy Style Wrestling club year round since he was 7 years old, as well as with LT for the past two years, he said....

Movie poster for Orphan (2009) (photo courtesy of IMDB).

A Background and Review of Orphan (2009)

Julia Alvarado, Freelance Writer March 16, 2023

In 2007, Czech authorities were amazed and astounded by the case of Barbora Skrlová: a thirty-three-year-old woman who had just spent four months in Norway posing as a thirteen-year-old schoolboy called...

Kirschbaum’s Bakery remains open with a boarded-up front window covered with St. Patricks Day advertisement (Moran/LION).

Car crashes into Kirschbaum’s Bakery

Ellie Moran, Reporter March 10, 2023

Six staff members and one customer were present in the building at approximately 11 a.m. on Feb. 22, when a car crashed through the front window of Western Springs business Kirschbaum’s Bakery, located...

(From left to right) Courtney McMullen ‘23, Sophie Barrett ‘23, London Shannon-Muscolino ‘25 and Nicholas Barbera 23 at the state final competition at the Peoria Civic Center (photo courtesy of Madeline Morris).

Speech team ends strong season

Sadie Ruppert, Reporter March 10, 2023

The LT Speech Team ended its 2023 season by making history. They sent four competitors to the State competition at the Peoria Civic Center, which was the most students they’d ever sent. London Shannon-Muscolino...

Niklas Polonowski ‘23 expresses his emotions after knocking down a three-point shot against Hinsdale Central (Klos/LION).

Through the season with boy’s hoops (2022-2023)

Matthew Klos and George Ross March 9, 2023

This year's varsity boys basketball team concluded their season after falling to Hinsdale Central 46-40 in their Sectional matchup on March 1. LT completed their season with an overall record of 26-6 and...

Promotional poster for season 3 of Outer Banks (photo courtesy of Netflix).

Are you a Pogue 4 life?

Nina Ivancevic, Reporter March 8, 2023

The time has finally come, season three of “Outer Banks” has been released on Netflix. The show has been very popular over the last few years. Many people binged it during COVID-19 due to the fact...

Stephen Sanchez dances on stage on Feb. 25 at a sold-out concert at Lincoln Hall (Mardegan/LION).

Stephen Sanchez: Live

Jeanne Mardegan, News Editor, Web Editor March 7, 2023

Two men run past the line outside Lincoln Hall as the security guard checks out my bag before letting me in the venue. My body goes numb as I realize one of the men is none other than Stephen Sanchez,...

The 2022 TYR Pro Series Westmont took place at FMC from March 2-5 (Forebaugh/LION).

Local natatorium to host second world class meet

Lindsay Forebaugh, Freelance Writer March 3, 2023

For My Community Natatorium [FMC] will host its second TYR Pro Series meet, bringing professional swimming to Illinois, which exposes local athletes to elite competitions. “Our goal is to host high...

Jackson Niego ‘23 jumps into the air and scores a basket over defenders (Ludden/LION).

From regular season to regional champs

Julia Ludden and Nina Ivancevic March 2, 2023

This gallery contains photos from LT’s wins at their Blackout and Whiteout games. On Feb. 17, LT had their annual Blackout Game themed “Beyond the Rim” defeating Lake Park 52-46, their last regular...

Band director Mark Dahl conducts the Wind Ensemble in playing ‘Awayday’ in NC Reber Center on Feb. 2 (Davis/LION).

Wind Ensemble plays college level music at February concert

Lillian Davis, Reporter February 22, 2023

A show that only took roughly two hours to perform really took about three months to prepare and practice for. The Wind Ensemble, as well as the Symphonic band and concert bands, performed a collection...

Harry Styles singing song Keep Driving and dancing on stage at the Kia Forum on Jan. 27 (Ivancevic/LION).

‘The Love on Tour’ concert review

Nina Ivancevic, Reporter February 17, 2023

The feeling of finally walking into the pit of the KIA Forum made the torture of waking up at 4 a.m. to wait in line for five plus hours suddenly not feel like torture anymore, and all that was left was...

Interact club hosts coat drive

Zoe Knott, Freelance Writer February 17, 2023

This year from Jan. 23 to Feb. 4 Interact Club hosted a coat drive. The coats were donated to the Bears 34th Annual Coat Drive which aims to help people in the Chicagoland area who are less-fortunate stay...

M3GAN movie poster (2023)

A Review of M3GAN (2023)

Julia Alvarado, Freelance Writer February 17, 2023

From “Child’s Play” to “Annabelle,” killer dolls never go out of style, and “M3GAN” is here to prove it. This polished take on a classic trope follows a woman, Gemma (Allison Williams),...

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