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LT book club reads books in honor of Black History Month

Catherine Crousore, Freelance Writer April 12, 2021

In honor of Black History month in February, LT’s book club read books written by Black authors to commemorate and educate members on Black history.  “We thought it was important to honor BLM [Black...

Best Buddies plans in-person meeting

Mckinley Huffman, Freelance Writer April 12, 2021

The previously fully-remote Best Buddies club is scheduled to have an in-person, outdoor Friendship Walk this April due to changes in COVID-19 restrictions.   In late October 2020, Best Buddies began...

Nelson dribbles the ball down the court at a home game (photo by Kaitlin Preussner ‘21)

Boys team caps off basketball season

Aidan Wirtz April 9, 2021

With no summer league and less preparation than usual, the boys basketball team made the most of a shorter season, starting shooting guard Tavari Johnson ‘22 said.  “The team connection has been...

Monet and Chicago Review

Monet and Chicago Review

Grace Moore & Janessa Mosqueda, Reporter April 5, 2021

Board of Education race presents six new candidates

Board of Education race presents six new candidates

Election for new LT BOE occurs on April 6
Brooke Chomko, Reporter April 5, 2021

On April 6, voters in the area will have a unique situation when voting on the District 204 school board. Of the seven total seats on the board, five will be up for election, and one of those five will...

Women's History Month Tribute

Women’s History Month Tribute

Before Women's History month comes to an end, we want to celebrate not only ourselves, but the amazing women in our lives and community. Acknowledging the greatness of women throughout history is not limited...

(photo courtesy of PSI's instagram)

Peaceable Schools Initiative Pep fair provides stress relief for students

Grace Moore, Reporter March 30, 2021

During lunch periods on Wednesday, March 3 and 10, Peaceable Schools Initiative provided stress relief for students by holding their annual PEP fair. PSI is a club at LT that tries to make the school a...

Back of the T-shirt this year (photo courtesy of Plichta).

LT students continue the Pulsera Project

Grace Moore, Reporter March 30, 2021

During after school Zoom meetings, LT students are helping people in Latin America. The Pulsera Project, a fair trade certified organization for artisans in Nicaragua and Guatemala,  sells bracelets to...

Persephone Herman ‘22 artwork titled “Ebb and Flow of Black Excellence”

Junior artist to graduate early

Persephone Herman ‘22 plans to attend art school in Chicago
Ella Mahaney, Reporter March 15, 2021

At 4 years old, Persephone Herman ‘22 was drawing detailed pictures of Teen Titans and other cartoon characters. Her parents would joke that she had traced these very realistic drawings, mother JanToya...

Podcast: The Achievement Gap at LTHS episode 2

Podcast: The Achievement Gap at LTHS episode 2

Janessa Mosqueda & Abe Morales, Reporters March 12, 2021

Van Gogh exhibit (Mosqueda/LION)

Van Gogh Immersive Exhibit Review

Grace Moore & Janessa Mosqueda March 12, 2021

Anne Hathaway wearing Versace, Azzarro and Vivienne Westwood.

The Best of Everything Fashion in 2021

Paige Darling & Grace Moore March 9, 2021

LION’s resident fashion fanatics, Grace Moore ‘22 and Paige Darling ‘21, go over the best looks so far this year and trends we hope flourish. The Best of Fashion includes looks from designer collections,...

Photo of my Grandpa (furthest left) and his family in the internment camps with a fake wall behind them to imitate a “real house”.

The anxiety of being Asian American

Emmerson McLean March 5, 2021

As a half white-half Japanese woman living in America, you learn to ignore the frequent racist slurs whispered behind your back, the stretching of kids’ eyes to mock the distinct almond-eye shape of...

What Netflix show should you watch based on your ideal winter day? (Buzzfeed Quiz)

What Netflix show should you watch based on your ideal winter day? (Buzzfeed Quiz)

February 26, 2021

With all of the snow we've been getting we've all had plenty of winter days. So, choose your ideal winter day and find out what Netflix show you should watch next with our newest buzzfeed quiz!

Ciabatta Margherita included on Pazzo Bene menu

Pazzo Bene opens in LaGrange

New Italian restaurant offers high end dining experience
Ella Mahaney February 23, 2021

When I heard that yet another Italian restaurant would be opening up only a block away from the beloved Lucca’s Pizzeria and Ristorante, it was needless to say that I was a little skeptical. On top of...

Matcha Latte with Almond Milk from Wonderful Matcha on 2/13/2021 (Fry/LION)

Wonderful Matcha store brings tea lover’s paradise to LaGrange

Sells teas, lattes, macarons
Morgan Fry February 23, 2021

With the recently bitter cold days in Chicago, a warm glass of tea hits the spot. Wonderful Matcha in LaGrange is the perfect store to find the best tea flavors and items for tea connoisseurs.  After...

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