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Van Gogh exhibit (Mosqueda/LION)

Van Gogh Immersive Exhibit Review

Grace Moore & Janessa Mosqueda March 12, 2021

Photo of my Grandpa (furthest left) and his family in the internment camps with a fake wall behind them to imitate a “real house”.

The anxiety of being Asian American

Emmerson McLean March 5, 2021

As a half white-half Japanese woman living in America, you learn to ignore the frequent racist slurs whispered behind your back, the stretching of kids’ eyes to mock the distinct almond-eye shape of...

High school athletes, it’s finally time

High school athletes, it’s finally time

IHSA releases a new update outlining student athlete's return to sports
Robert Sullivan, Sports Editor March 4, 2021

I was never interested in playing college soccer. For as long as I can remember, my ultimate goal while practicing or competing in my sport was to represent my high school and create lifelong memories...

Ciabatta Margherita included on Pazzo Bene menu

Pazzo Bene opens in LaGrange

New Italian restaurant offers high end dining experience
Ella Mahaney February 23, 2021

When I heard that yet another Italian restaurant would be opening up only a block away from the beloved Lucca’s Pizzeria and Ristorante, it was needless to say that I was a little skeptical. On top of...

Matcha Latte with Almond Milk from Wonderful Matcha on 2/13/2021 (Fry/LION)

Wonderful Matcha store brings tea lover’s paradise to LaGrange

Sells teas, lattes, macarons
Morgan Fry February 23, 2021

With the recently bitter cold days in Chicago, a warm glass of tea hits the spot. Wonderful Matcha in LaGrange is the perfect store to find the best tea flavors and items for tea connoisseurs.  After...

Opinion: A wish from 2020

Charlotte McLaughlin , Art Director 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

Quinn Riordan and Lizzie Patel December 18, 2020

Holiday cheer is in the air at the Brookfield Zoo

Grace Moore 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...

Wall from the museum. (Paige Darling/LION)

Womanish museum review

Paige Darling & Janessa Mosqueda December 8, 2020

Lyons Township plans for hybrid learning. Photo by

OPINION: This was the wrong decision

John Hepp, Editor-In-Chief 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’

Adriana Serrano, Pulse Editor 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!

Kaitlyn Joyner, Pulse Editor 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

Brianna Fonseca , News Editor 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

Lily Hanafin, Reporter 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

Sophia Schultz, News Editor October 26, 2020

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