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Opinion: A wish from 2020

December 18, 2020

The entirety of this year has felt anything but real. I compare much of the year to a fever dream of some sort—a very cruel fever dream at that. I have grown such an immense hatred and fear towards this...

Tryfecta Fast Food Breakfast Review

Tryfecta Fast Food Breakfast Review
December 18, 2020

Holiday cheer is in the air at the Brookfield Zoo

December 15, 2020

Like most people, once Thanksgiving is over, I’m thrown right into the Christmas spirit. On Friday, Nov. 27 a couple of friends and I went to the Brookfield Zoo to experience their Holiday Magic Zoo...

Opinion: Teachers should utilize final projects to evaluate students

December 15, 2020

Our Position: LT should transition into final projects, instead of outdated final exams, in order to sustain their students’ mental health. After months of continuous learning, students have to take...

Womanish museum review

Wall from the museum. (Paige Darling/LION)
December 8, 2020

OPINION: This was the wrong decision

Lyons Township plans for hybrid learning. Photo by
December 3, 2020

Here we go again. LT has announced that they’re going to return to the hybrid learning model for the final two weeks of the first semester. This decision is baffling. There is no reason why we should...

Opinion: The privilege that lies in being ‘non-political’

November 2, 2020

I’ve never been the biggest fan of the phrase “I don’t get involved in politics,” and to be quite honest, the saying has never sat well with me. You see, there’s a vast difference between choosing...

Opinion: Let there be candy!

October 31, 2020

Given the year that 2020 has been, it’s not a bad thing to have a little distraction. However, unprecedented times bring up a question: are our holidays going to be ruined? With spooky season in full...

Opinion: Indoor fun for everyone

October 31, 2020

Through wary times and an inclement season, Halloween has unexpectedly become a part of a very controversial debate. Aside from the usual parental fears that their kids won’t be able to sleep at night...

Opinion: Comfort is king

October 27, 2020

With online learning, many students have decided to forgo dressing nice for a more casual attire. Students should be allowed to wear whatever they want to Zoom meetings as long as their clothing is appropriate.  Even...

Herd Mentality Cartoon

October 26, 2020

Opinion: Dressing up for zoom, the ultimate act of rebellion

Don’t do Zoom in Pajamas! How are you going to get anything done? (Katy Moore)
October 26, 2020

Most students roll out of bed, open up their computer and call it a morning routine. Not me. I love clothes! I dress up for Zoom classes everyday. Putting on clothes is my creative outlet. When it comes...

Opinion: Amy Coney Barrett is a tarnish to RBG’s legacy

Amy Coney Barrett being nominated for Supreme Court Justice. (Creative Commons)
October 23, 2020

Sept. 18, 2020, was a dark day in American history. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bater Ginsberg died after losing her battle with pancreatic cancer. Many people across the nation spent that Friday night...

Trader Joe’s releases fall products for new season

Trader Joe’s releases fall products for new season
October 22, 2020  

Opinion: 7 Gates Review

 The falafel wrap with a side of bulgur Williams/LION
7 Gates Restaurant offers high-quality Mediterranean cuisine LaGrange was missing by Claire Williams
October 22, 2020

LaGrange has been lacking in Mediterranean cuisine for quite some time. When The Halal Guys opened, I thought that maybe that hole would be filled. However, the fast food nature of their restaurant and...

Opinion: LT should implement a testing program before going to hybrid school

Above is a COVID-19 test and mask
October 19, 2020

Position Statement: LT should implement a testing program before going to hybrid school to keep all students and faculty safe.  As numbers of COVID-19 cases rise in Illinois to those higher than when...

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