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Taylor Swift surprise releases another re-recorded single

Taylor Swift surprise releases another re-recorded single

Continues to keep her fans wondering what she will do next
Hannah Race, Reporter May 13, 2022

For those of you who may not know, Taylor Swift has been re-recording her past albums and releasing them with “(Taylor’s Version)” on the end of the titles. She is doing this because Big Machine...

Sign for Lorde concert which took place on April 23 at the Chicago Theater (Rauf/LION).

Lorde tours Solar Power, brings intimate, powerful energy to Chicago

Performs at Chicago Theater after four year hiatus
Gabriella Rauf, In-Depth Editor May 12, 2022

Eight months after the release of the album, Lorde began touring for “Solar Power.” She played in Chicago for two nights: Friday, April 22, and Saturday, April 23, at the Chicago Theater.  The...

Science Olympiad competes at state

Science Olympiad competes at state

Virtual competition replaces in-person meet
Scarlett Lestina, Copy Editor May 11, 2022

The Science Olympiad team competed in a virtual state competition with their 15 members on April 23. They placed 17 out of 51 teams. “I was very excited for our students,” sponsor Robert Sherman...

SOUR TOUR projection at the Aragon Ballroom on April 16th (Gee/LION).

Gracie Abrams, Olivia Rodrigo perform in Chicago

Concert creates surreal experience for audience members
Maddie Gee and Cooper Anderson May 4, 2022

Strobe lights shone on the heads of the people in the crowd, the music vibrated through our feet, and hands swayed to the tempo of the song. We could not believe we were seeing an artist, whose songs we...

PART 2: The Unknown Murder of Alan Fredian

PART 2: The Unknown Murder of Alan Fredian

Jeanne Mardegan and Maddie Gee April 29, 2022

You thought you were done with us? Psych! We're back with a spin off episode of the infamous LT murder from the 70s. In this episode, we discuss more details pertaining the case, coming from a retired...

Principal Jennifer Tyrrell and mascot Noil close out All-school assembly (Wolf/LION).

The Return of All-school

Molly Burke and Sydney Wolf April 28, 2022

Check out photos from this year's All-school Assembly!

UCLA professor Tyrone Howard over Zoom on April 15 (Barbera/LION).

UCLA professor hosts anti-hate presentation

Discusses impact, need to eliminate all forms of resentment
Nicholas Barbera, Reporter April 28, 2022

An online presentation via Zoom regarding the effects hate can have on individuals and communities, as well as the need to eliminate said hate, was held on April 5 by author and UCLA professor Tyrone Howard. “We...

Bucatini Carbonara and Roasted Brussels Sprouts served at Il Mio (Gee/LION).

Il Mio serves family-shareable Italian cuisine

Offers signature quality menu
Maddie Gee, Reporter April 22, 2022

I immediately had high expectations walking into Il Mio, located in the center of downtown Clarendon Hills. The inviting, spacious restaurant, with a green and light-brown color palette, left me pleasantly...

The Archives: Episode 2

Maddie Gee, Reporter April 8, 2022

People protesting the Russian invasion of Ukraine in Chicago (photo courtesy of Monika Krueger 22).

Russia’s invasion of Ukraine impacts local students

Student with Ukrainian heritage details how she is coping with invasion of Ukraine
Lily Hanafin, Opinions Editor March 23, 2022

Monika Krueger ‘22 remembers attending Ukrainian dance and culture classes every week, listening to the moms speaking in Ukrainian while braiding her hair, and wearing traditional flower crowns and embroidered...

Chess Team reflects on performance at state

First in-person season since beginning of pandemic comes to close
Olivia Grefenstette, Reporter March 21, 2022

After holding all meetings virtually last year, the Chess Team is proud of its performance this season and hopeful for next year, Charlie Cummings ‘23 said. They welcomed many new underclassmen and juniors...

Say Something week logo (photo courtesy of

Say Something Week held by SAVE Promise club

Promotes students, staff to report potential violence
Elle Simek, Reporter March 18, 2022

SAVE Promise club held say something week from March 14-18. According to the LTHS website, the Say Something program was created by the Sandy Hook Promise Organization. The program established Say Something...

Rayna Aaronson ‘24, Sophie Barrett ‘23, Eric White ‘23, and Molly Moscicki ‘23 staff conference (photo courtesy of White).

Model United Nations club hosts LYMUN VIII

Success results from in-person conference
Maddie Gee, Reporter March 17, 2022

Model United Nations (MUN) club hosted LT’s own conference on Jan. 26, organized by Secretary-General Eric White ‘23. The conference had emphasis on public speaking, international policy, cooperation,...

Leo club bakes dog treats for 2021 dog treat sale (Lestina/LION).

Leo club gets teens involved in volunteering

Youth-led branch of Lions International
Cooper Anderson, Reporter March 17, 2022

Leo club is the youth-led branch of Lions International, focused on volunteering and getting teens involved in their communities. There are thousands of Leo clubs across the country, with one of these...

Charmed album cover.

Chicago-based band releases first album

“Charmed” becomes The Knee-Hi’s debut
Hannah Race, Reporter March 10, 2022

I first heard about The Knee-Hi’s about a year ago when I listened to their very first single, “Darlin’ darlin’” off of TikTok. I was instantaneously captivated by their music. Their vintage...

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