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Valentine’s Day playlist

Nina Shearrill, Business manager

February 14, 2019


Filed under Online Exclusives, Pulse

No matter how you are spending Valentine’s Day, here is a playlist to get you into the Valentine’s day mood. Here are some songs, in no particular order, about loves new and old. Crush Yuna ft. Usher Maria Maria Santana ft. The Product G&B Corazon Sin Cara- Prince Royce Gonna Lov...

The most overhyped holiday of the year: Valentine’s Day

The most overhyped holiday of the year: Valentine’s Day

Dani Almase, Reporter

February 14, 2019


Filed under Online Exclusives, Opinion

I’ve always seen Valentine’s Day as any other day of the year. It is an irrelevant holiday during which people traditionally show affection to their romantic partner. When we were little kids, it was a fun day when we would pass out cards and candy to all of our classmates. However as we got older, it bec...

Childhood Nostalgia Previews

Isabel Tuisl, Website/Social Media co-editor

February 13, 2019


Filed under Multimedia, Online Exclusives, Pulse

Hearing rumors about sequels to your favorite childhood movies being released in 2019? Wondering if they’re true? We’ve got the scoop and again, I’m here to recap the films coming to a theater near you, sooner than you think. As a preface, this topic of childhood nostalgia movies is going to become...

ValenTAN’s Day helps Lurie Children’s Hospital

ValenTAN’s Day helps Lurie Children’s Hospital

Nina Shearrill, Business Manager

February 12, 2019


Filed under News, Online Exclusives, Top Stories

As Valentine’s day comes around, many people are focused on planning a date with their significant other, a night out with friends or just staying home watching Netflix. No matter what those plans are, we all find ways to enjoy the holiday of love. LT Teacher Sylvia Tanious is trying to extend that h...

Spiritual based yoga class offered at church

Spiritual based yoga class offered at church

Anna McCormick, Reporter

February 12, 2019


Filed under News, Online Exclusives

Pastor Katherine Willis Pershey, while studying to be a yoga teacher, created a Faith and Flow yoga class last spring to help people reduce stress, build strength and flexibility, and deepen their spirituality. “The Faith and Flow class is especially beneficial for people who identify as Christians who want ...

Childhood Nostalgia: New LEGO movie review

Childhood Nostalgia: New LEGO movie review

Dani Almase, Reporter

February 12, 2019


Filed under Online Exclusives, Opinion, Top Stories

Editors Note: This is part one of a multi-article series about the most anticipated  children's movie sequels this year that are sure to instill a certain degree of childhood nostalgia. LEGOs are plastic building blocks usually played with by young kids to construct anything their imagination desires....

WLTL, LTTV host annual Rock-A-Thon

WLTL, LTTV host annual Rock-A-Thon

Anna McCormick, Reporter

February 12, 2019


Filed under News, Online Exclusives

For 88 hours straight, WLTL will collaborate with LTTV and live broadcast gimmicks, stunts, music and talk shows for the 32nd annual Rock-A-Thon, a fundraising event for WLTL and LTTV. “It is the only fundraiser we do,” general manager Chris Thomas said. “The school is very supportive of providi...

Esports club competes in playoffs

Esports club competes in playoffs

Georgia Dougherty, Pulse co-editor

February 12, 2019


Filed under News, Online Exclusives, Top Stories

Although coming to fruition last January, Esports, a competitive video gaming club at LT, is thriving and recently competed at Nationals. “Esports club is a place for students meet and form teams with other students who play the same games as them,” Esports member Erik Westegaard said. “And we are still ...

The All-school Assembly is back

The All-school Assembly is back

Grace Kulat, Photographer/Reporter

February 11, 2019


Filed under Multimedia, Online Exclusives, Top Stories

The lights were out and every single phone flashlight was on while LT students cheered on the Special Olympics basketball team as they entered the Vaughan gym ready to play an eventful game to wrap up the 18th annual All-school Assembly. Most students at LT were looking forward to this year’s All-school...

2019 Oscar nominations

2019 Oscar nominations

Isabel Tuisl, Website/Social Media co-editor

February 8, 2019


Filed under Online Exclusives, Pulse, Top Stories

The 2019 Oscar nominations are out for the Feb. 24, 91st Academy Awards, and once again, I’m here to recap the nominees of the most popular categories for you, honoring movies released in 2018. Performance by an actor in a leading role – Christian Bale in “Vice,” Bradley Cooper in “A Star ...

Proposal for new condominiums to be built in place of antique mall

Proposal for new condominiums to be built in place of antique mall

Tessa Voytovich, Reporter

February 7, 2019


Filed under News, Online Exclusives

La Grange could be getting a new addition to its skyline in the replacement of an old facade. A proposal has been released for a condominium complex to be built on the site of the Jackson Square Mall at 112 E. Burlington Ave. One concern that residents have is that the old Jackson Square Mall must b...

A$AP Rocky concert review

A$AP Rocky concert review

Xavier Mcdonald, Freelance reporter

February 6, 2019


Filed under Online Exclusives, Opinion

My decision to not bring a coat to the A$AP Rocky concert on Jan. 9 seemed reasonable until I found myself in an hour and a half freezing cold line circling UIC Pavillion. Rocky came out to perform at 11:30 p.m. wearing a crash dummy mask and Air Jordans. To introduce him, two people dressed up as ...

Top 5 Singles of January

Nina Shearrill, Business Manager

February 1, 2019


Filed under Online Exclusives, Pulse

2019 just got started and I have already had my eyes set on trying to help our audience find new music they can listen to for various moods. Most of what people listen to is solely influenced by what they happen to hear on the radio, and only once in a while does someone take the time to look for music...

Media Mayhem: Podcast Serial grapples with the complexity of justice in America

Media Mayhem: Podcast Serial grapples with the complexity of justice in America

Lars Lonnroth, Managing Editor of Breaking News and Multimedia Content

January 31, 2019


Filed under Lars Lonnroth's Media Mayhem, Online Exclusives, Opinion

When I heard that the third season of the hit narrative podcast Serial would be a deep-dive into America’s criminal justice system—through the lense of a courthouse in Cleveland—I was very intrigued as to what story they would ultimately tell. Serial came to prominence in 2014 when it told th...

Dangerously cold temperatures brings school closure to second day

Dangerously cold temperatures brings school closure to second day

Lars Lonnroth, Managing Editor of Breaking News and Multimedia Content

January 30, 2019


Filed under News, Online Exclusives, Top Stories

As a result of forecasts projecting that the dangerously cold weather conditions that shuttered operations at government buildings and schools on Wednesday will continue to pound Chicago on Thursday, the LT Administration made the decision Wednesday morning to yet again cancel school for a second day....

Drastic weather conditions result in cancellation of school

Drastic weather conditions result in cancellation of school

Anna McCormick, Reporter

January 29, 2019


Filed under News, Online Exclusives, Top Stories

Around 12:30 p.m. today, NC Associate Principal Kevin Brown announced school would be closed Jan. 30 due to extreme weather conditions. This is the second “cold day” LT has had in the past 10 years. “It is rare LT cancels school due to cold weather, but these conditions are also extremely ...

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