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Brookfield Zoo opens new rink

Brookfield Zoo opens new rink

Dani Almase, Reporter

January 29, 2019


Filed under News, Online Exclusives, Top Stories

When Erin Purcell ‘20 heard that Brookfield Zoo was opening up a new rink made of ‘glice’ instead of regular ice, she knew she would have to experience it herself. She has always loved skating, and this rink was something she could not miss out on. “The new rink was very different and cool,” Pur...

Pregnancy center opens in La Grange

Pregnancy center opens in La Grange

Lars Lonnroth and Pilar Valdes

January 25, 2019


Filed under News, Online Exclusives, Print Issues, Top Stories

Driving down LaGrange Road, one’s interest may be piqued by the bright pink sign outside of a house converted into an office building. The building is home to the newly opened branch of the Women’s Care Center (136 N. LaGrange Rd.), an Indiana-based pro-life organization offering ultrasounds and...

Women’s March 2019

Pilar Valdes, Art Director

January 25, 2019


Filed under Online Exclusives, Online Photo Galleries, Opinion

I am a feminist through and through. I have two older brothers, and I never really saw myself as any different from them while growing up. Sure, I was shorter and had longer hair, but I still liked Mario and Pokémon, and I knew I could beat them in any sort of physical fight—although they cla...

Vaping assembly questions industries

Vaping assembly questions industries

Mia Bonfiglio, Reporter

January 24, 2019


Filed under News, Online Exclusives, Top Stories

In light of the Illinois Youth Survey, taken by every student in the state, LT’s administration was concerned by the data collected, Assistant Principal Kris Costopoulos said. After finding that over half of juniors and seniors vape, administrators arranged for the Director of Addiction Services at Linden...

Heard It In A Past Life Album Review

Heard It In A Past Life Album Review

Nicole Klein, Reporter

January 24, 2019


Filed under Online Exclusives, Opinion, Top Stories

After taking a year-long hiatus from releasing her EP, ‘Now that the Light is Fading,’ Maggie Rogers released her album ‘Heard It In A Past Life’ on Jan. 18. This album is unique, genuine, vulnerable and full of talent and heart. Growing up in rural Easton, Maryland, Rogers started playing...

Brookfield Zoo opens up new ice rink

Dani Almase, Reporter

January 22, 2019


Filed under News, Online Exclusives, Top Stories

When Erin Purcell ‘20 heard that Brookfield Zoo was opening up a new rink made of ‘glice’ instead of regular ice, she knew she would have to experience it herself. She has always loved skating, and this rink was something she could not miss out on. “The new rink was very different and cool,” Purcell said....

Pack the Place Friday, be there

Tommy Layden, Assistant Sports Editor

January 17, 2019


Filed under Online Exclusives, Sports, Top Stories

It’s Friday, January 18th. You might go home and have nothing to do, you might have big plans: but none of that matters. There’s only one place you should be if you are a student at LT-- NC field house, at the Special Olympics Basketball Pack The Place game. At the end of every week, LT students...

Eagle Scout makes difference in community

Eagle Scout makes difference in community

Tessa Voytovich, Reporter

January 17, 2019


Filed under News, Online Exclusives, Top Stories

Earning the rank of Eagle Scout as a Boy Scout is a great honor. The rank emphasizes leadership and citizenship, which is displayed through a service project conducted by the prospective Eagle Scout, according to the Boy Scouts of America. Over the summer of 2018, Joe Pryzbylowski ‘20 directed his own...

Shake Shack Oakbrook Review

Shake Shack Oakbrook Review

Liz Gremer, Reporter

January 10, 2019


Filed under Online Exclusives, Opinion

Ever since the loss of Smashburger and Back Alley Burger, my friends and I have been on the search for a new burger place. While Steak n’ Shake in Darien has always been a favorite of mine, my friends and I decided to make the trip to Oak Brook to try out the new Shake Shack at 1950 Spring Rd. It...

Happy Holidays!

Happy Holidays!

Grace DeKoker, Editor-in-Chief

December 21, 2018


Filed under Online Exclusives, Top Stories

Happy Winter Break! On behalf of the whole LION Newspaper staff, we hope your finals went well, your semester ended smoothly, and you enjoy the next two weeks off! We'll still be updating our website as much as possible, but our staff members will be enjoying the break as well and spending some time...

LT teacher displays light show in yard

LT teacher displays light show in yard

Anna McCormick, Reporter

December 21, 2018


Filed under News, Online Exclusives, Top Stories

Physics teacher Robert Sherman has always loved decorating his house for Christmas. He placed third in a decorating competition as a kid, and continued to decorate his dorm for Christmas in college. Ever since 2004, Sherman has been conducting a light show at his home. He originally did the show every year...

Media Mayhem: To survive in the modern age, local news needs to adapt

Media Mayhem: To survive in the modern age, local news needs to adapt

Lars Lonnroth, Managing Editor of Breaking News and Multimedia Content

December 17, 2018


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

Local news is in a crisis and it’s only getting worse. Over the past 10 years or so, an innumerable number of newspapers and periodicals have gone defunct. The incredibly fast destruction of these valuable, community-based institutions has likely been fueled by a painful reality: local news’ inability t...

Tentative teacher contract reached

Tentative teacher contract reached

Grace DeKoker, Editor-in-Chief

December 13, 2018


Filed under News, Online Exclusives, Top Stories

As of the Nov. 19 Board of Education meeting, negotiations for a new contract for LT teaching staff were still in progress. There have been two closed meetings since then, where both the School Board as well as the Lyons Township Education Association had their negotiating parties present and discussion...

2018 GRAMMY’s nominations

2018 GRAMMY’s nominations

Isabel Tuisl, Co-Website/Social media editor

December 13, 2018


Filed under News, Online Exclusives, Top Stories

The 2018 GRAMMY nominations are out for the Feb. 10, 61st GRAMMY Awards, and I’m here to recap the nominees of the most popular categories for you. General Field: Record Of The Year - God’s Plan/Drake, Shallow/Lady Gaga & Bradley Cooper, All The Stars/Kendrick Lamar & SZA, Rockstar/P...

The Aragon Ballroom parties with Carti

The Aragon Ballroom parties with Carti

Xavier McDonald, Freelance Reporter

December 13, 2018


Filed under Online Exclusives, Opinion, Top Stories

On a snowy night in Uptown, Chicago, Playboi Carti made a quick stop to The Aragon Ballroom on Nov. 15 that left the audience joyful but bruised from the insane mosh pits and inexpensive tickets, costing only $35. The concert was the sixth stop of 22 dates of his current Neon Tour, in which he is trav...

Hinsdale Central Pool thrown into uncertainty (video)

Lars Lonnroth, Managing Editor of Breaking News and Multimedia Content

December 11, 2018


Filed under Multimedia, Online Exclusives, Videos

Hinsdale Central and Hinsdale South High Schools are in a sticky situation after a referendum seeking millions of dollars in funding for infrastructural improvements failed. Now, the schools may be forced to make deep cuts to many programs and facilities—potentially even their pool and swim team.  ...

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