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The importance of upholding Roe v. Wade

Janessa Mosqueda, News Editor, Multimedia Editor May 20, 2022

On Monday, May 3, I opened Instagram and as I was scrolling through, I noticed various posts regarding a leaked opinion draft from the Supreme Court, published by Politico. This draft, written by Justice...

Freedom for Lunch

Our Position: Students at NC should be able to leave campus during their lunch period.
May 17, 2022

For years now, some parents and students have complained about the athletic department’s scheduling process for Bennett Field. While the athletic directors put a good amount of time and effort into scheduling...

Block is better

Our Position: LT should integrate block scheduling and a later start time next year.
May 17, 2022

Most students would agree that remote learning last year was difficult and trying at times. However, these hiccups were mainly due to the universally stressful time and lack of social interaction: not...

Turn it off

Our Position: LT students need to limit their technology usage in the classroom.
May 17, 2022

Since LT returned to in-person learning, both students and staff have been much more reliant on technology. However, for students, the inability to part ways with their technology is affecting their learning.  Rules...

Field space frustration

Sydney Wolf, Reporter May 17, 2022

For years now, some parents and students have complained about the athletic department’s scheduling process for Bennett Field. While the athletic directors put a good amount of time and effort into scheduling...

Natalie Kornfiend 23 playing interactive Electric Gamebox game, Temple of Coins (Cross/LION).

Electric Gamebox offers interactive gaming space

Introduces fun, engaging way to game with friends, family
Myrna Cross, Reporter May 17, 2022

Oakbrook Center has recently introduced a new place to experience interactive gaming in a private, digital room. The games involve touch screens on the wall, projection mapping, and surround sound to fully...

Interior of Don Misael Tamales restaurant in Lyons after opening in March (Hepokoski/LION).

Don Misael Tamales offers fresh food, opens in Lyons

Authentic Mexican food now offered for dining in, to-go
Macy Hepokoski, In-Depth Editor May 17, 2022

Don Misael Tamales opened this past March in Lyons and offers a range of authentic Mexican food, including a lunch, dinner, and breakfast menu.  Upon visiting in April, I was greeted by a fairly empty...

Perfectly precise percentages

Emmerson McLean, Managing Editor May 16, 2022

Within the next couple of years, LT intends to transition to a letter-based grading system, which will replace the current, more logical grading practice based on percentages. A letter-based grading system...

Bring on letter-based grading

Morgan Fry, Editor in Chief May 16, 2022

I remember sitting in lunch study hall my sophomore year, where my attention was directed to a video presentation produced by the LTHS administration. The video announced some major changes to the grading...

Importance of journalism in society

Lily Hanafin, Opinions Editor May 16, 2022

“Our liberty depends on the freedom of the press, and that cannot be limited without being lost,” Thomas Jefferson wrote in 1786. Two hundred years later, this sentiment remains true. For every country...

Banning books is not the answer

Abraham Morales, News, Multimedia Editor May 16, 2022

As children, one of the earliest forms of media introduced to us is in the form of books. From the bedtime stories read aloud to us as we fall asleep, to the books in our schools and local libraries, literature...

Mental health days are bleak

Grace Moore, Opinions Editor May 16, 2022

You wake up, brush your teeth, go to school, come home from school, go to sleep, wake up, brush your teeth, go to school, come home from school, go to sleep, and again, and again, and one more time, and...

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...

Why the book is always better than the movie

London Shannon-Muscolino, Freelance Writer May 12, 2022

The first romance series I ever read was “After” by Anna Todd. Todd utilizes the classic tropp of good girl with bad boy to capture millions of readers' hearts. Todd created a story that not only had...

California Pizza Kitchen Review

Samantha Loies, Freelance Writer May 12, 2022

California Pizza Kitchen (CPK) is a popular restaurant to eat at in the area. With its location at the Oakbrook Center and its classic pizza and pasta options, it is appealing to many who decide to go...

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...

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