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Florence Pugh and Olivia Wilde in their roles for Dont Worry Darling (photo courtesy of NME)

‘Don’t Worry Darling’ review

Sadie Ruppert, Reporter December 20, 2022

Being only the second movie directed by Olivia Wilde, “Don’t Worry Darling” received very mixed reviews and critiques from the media. The film is a thrilling mystery, which follows Florence Pugh,...

Stand with queer students

Stand with queer students

Aero Gartner, Reporter December 19, 2022

Five dead. Twenty five injured.  I came to school on Nov. 21 in a somber state after seeing my Instagram feed filled with post after post about one thing: a mass shooting at an LGBTQ+ nightclub in Colorado...

Compliments to College, Career Center

Staff Editorial December 13, 2022

With new faces spearheading services, the College and Career Center has been working incredibly hard this school year to make its presence known at LT, as well as offering students loads of different opportunities...

Sink or swim

Staff Editorial December 13, 2022

Most LT students have experienced it: the terrible swim caps, the awkward bathing suits, and the nauseating smell of chlorine. Gym swim. On its own, gym class is a stressor in many students' lives....

‘Diet starts tomorrow’

Olivia Grefenstette, Opinions Editor December 13, 2022

It starts with a comment as simple as, “Are you really going to eat that second plate?”  The holidays are known for gratitude, peace, and time spent together. However, there is a pressing issue...

PCP: Should the current minimum voting age change?

Cooper Anderson and Myrna Cross December 13, 2022

Protect the polls by Cooper Anderson The right to vote is one of the various freedoms and privileges we share as citizens of the United States, with many eagerly anticipating the day they are finally...

Sick of the snowflakes

Evelyn Kowalski, Editor-in-Chief December 13, 2022

It’s hard to be angry all the time, believe me. When we as a society are chronically online, it's easy to get all wrapped up in who said what and cancel culture as a whole. But at a certain point, it’s...

Competitive cheer team practices block routine at SC field house Nov. 21 for competition. (LION/Gartner).

Competitive cheer amps up for winter season

Aero Gartner, Reporter December 13, 2022

Competitive cheer, after plenty of long hours over the summer, is back again for their competition season and has plans to return better than ever. With a new block routine that challenges the team’s...

Cover of the new Midnights album (photo courtesy of Wikipedia)

Taylor Swift releases ‘Midnights’

Julia Ludden, Elin O'Brien, and Katie Garrity November 21, 2022

Taylor Swift released her new album “Midnights” on Oct. 21 at midnight. The original album features 13 songs about 13 sleepless nights; she gradually revealed track titles leading up to the release...

Importance of inclusion

Staff Editorial November 9, 2022

The Equity and Belonging Committee was formed to create a foundation of equity and inclusion where all students are treated with respect and pride and a sense of belonging. This decision should be praised...

Time is up for standardized tests

Staff Editorial November 8, 2022

It is only a matter of time before standardized testing becomes obsolete in the American education system, and for good reason. Standardized testing, since its implementation, has disproportionately hurt...

PCP: Should politics have a place in the classroom?

Katie Garrity and Olivia Grefenstette November 8, 2022

Let’s stay neutral by Katie Garrity In this day and age, politics have an undeniable impact on everyone’s life. Every day, everyone is exposed to some sort of political message, whether it be through...

Kill the serial killer craze

Olivia Grefenstette, Opinions Editor November 8, 2022

Like clockwork, a new true crime documentary or docuseries is released every couple of months. Hollywood has become obsessed with producing dozens of TV shows and movies based on the lives of serial killers...

Bring back manly men

Cooper Anderson, In-Depth Editor November 8, 2022

On Nov. 13, 2020, I vividly remember waking up, reaching for my phone, and opening Instagram. Sitting at the top of my feed was none other than the one-and-only, Harry Styles. The new issue of “Vogue”...

Importance of social workers

Staff Editorial September 26, 2022

LT is one of the many schools to increase student support systems this past summer, as new counselors and social workers were hired for the student body.  The National Center of Education Statistics...

Virtually better

Staff Editorial September 26, 2022

Every year, some textbooks sit on the bottom of students’ lockers, never to be touched after book pick-up. Yet, students and families pay up to $500, annually, for these textbooks to collect dust. To...

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