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Student switches sport to shot put, finds success

Kerry Conneely, Freelance Reporter

April 17, 2018


Filed under Online Exclusives

On March 3, Maggie Piwowarczyk ‘18 and her teammates had just completed their shot put portion of the York Invitational, but still had the last three hours of the meet to wait for the rest of the events to finish. Instead of waiting and watching, they decided to explore the large school by walking arou...

Softball readies for Pink Out game

Softball readies for Pink Out game

Claire Williams, Freelance Reporter

April 17, 2018


Filed under Articles, Online Exclusives, Sports

It was frigid on May 6, 2017 when a wave of pink players washed over the LT softball fields for the first Pink Out game in years. Despite the temperature, an exceptional number of fans came to cheer, most of whom were also wearing pink. “We got way more fans than we usually did and a lot of support...

Pilar’s playlists edition 5

Pilar Valdes, Assistant Pulse Editor

April 16, 2018


Filed under Online Exclusives, Pulse

Sorry about the brief hiatus. If you don’t like Taylor Swift, I’m sure these past three weeks have been somewhat painful for you. But alas, here I am. This week’s playlist is called “LET ME LOVE YOU” because obviously screaming at someone to let you love them and then making a playlist about them is the best way to earn their affection. Not at al...

Mr. LT packs Reber Center for local charity

Mr. LT packs Reber Center for local charity

Camilla Breen, Assistant Photo Editor

April 9, 2018


Filed under Online Exclusives, Online Photo Galleries, Top Stories

Mr. LT was started in 2014 to raise money for charity. This year on April 7, 15 students competed in the pageant and the proceeds went to Healing Hearts for Ashley. Photos were taken by Camilla Breen.

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 Madness Sweet 16 Preview

March Madness Sweet 16 Preview

Luke Lusson, Mikaela Larson, and Grant Campbell

March 22, 2018


Filed under Online Exclusives, Sports, Top Stories

The first week of March Madness sure didn’t lack any drama. Historic upsets and crazy buzzer beaters were only a few highlights of all that transpired in the first two rounds. With the Sweet 16 now set, take a look at how Luke Lusson, Mikaela Larson and Grant Campbell are answering the following qu...

Letter to the Editor: Wi-Fi

Caroline Trecartin, Freelance Reporter

March 20, 2018


Filed under Guest Columns, Online Exclusives, Opinion

"What's the Wi-Fi password?" is the number one question I hear nowadays. Whether it's in a restaurant, at a friend's house or even in a grocery store, people constantly need to be messaging others and staying connected with the latest news. For the past several decades, technology has been consistently...

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...

To whom shall we entrust our safety?

To whom shall we entrust our safety?

Brandt Siegfried, Online Editor

March 9, 2018


Filed under Guest Columns, Online Exclusives, Opinion, Uncategorized

In the wake of the school shooting that claimed 17 lives in Parkland, Fla., school security has thrust itself to the top of policy agenda. The knee-jerk calls for gun control from liberal reactionaries dominate the headlines as talking heads on cable news jabber. The usual suspects in Congress staged...

Local gymnastics community responds to controversy

Local gymnastics community responds to controversy

Mikaela Larson, Sports Editor

March 8, 2018


Filed under Articles, Online Exclusives, Sports

Former doctor for USA and Michigan State Gymnastics Larry Nassar was sentenced for 40 to 175 years in prison on Jan. 24 for sexually assaulting gymnasts under the veil of treatment. More than 250 people have come forward accusing him of abuse. “Obviously I am very shocked and unable to completely co...

Catchy and Cuban: Camila Cabello’s debut album dazzles

Camilla Breen, Assistant Photo Editor

March 7, 2018


Filed under Online Exclusives, Pulse

After parting with famous girl group Fifth Harmony about a year ago, Camila Cabello has finally released her first solo, self-titled album. While she has worked with numerous other artists on features and singles, the album Camila is her first exposure to the world as a solo artist. Cabello has already...

A startling (lack of) statistics

A startling (lack of) statistics

Maddy Cohen, Art Director

March 5, 2018


Filed under Editorials, Online Exclusives, Opinion

A little under a month after the Stoneman Douglas high school shooting, America is still shaken. In pursuit of answers, I looked for some information about gun violence, school shootings specifically. What was startling to me was not the amount of deaths or shootings, but the fact that I could not find...

The kids are all right

The kids are all right

Pilar Valdes, Assistant Pulse Editor

March 1, 2018


Filed under Guest Columns, Online Exclusives, Opinion

According to a 2015 US Bureau of Labor report, millennials will make up 75% of the workforce by 2025. But let me take a step back. What are millennials? Who are they? According to leading generational experts Neil Howe and William Strauss, anyone born between 1980 and 2004 is considered a millennial. So, ...

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