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UMI sculpture at Human + Nature exhibit at Morton Aboretum (Hepokoski/LION).

Morton Arboretum features fall views, new Human + Nature Exhibit

Five new sculptures displayed in various locations of arboretum
Macy Hepokoski and Gabriella Rauf October 7, 2021

The Morton Arboretum, located at 4100 IL-53, Lisle, is a public garden and outdoor museum with a mission to collect plants from around the world and display them for the public to study and enjoy.  This...

One of Sweetgreens popular dishes is the Harvest Bowl (McLean/LION).

Sweetgreen restaurant opens location at Oakbrook Center

Sustainable restaurant advertises a variety of whole, healthy food
Emme McLean, Managing Editor October 7, 2021

Huge green glass doors and bustling voices welcomed me as I entered Sweetgreen at the Oakbrook Center. They had a recurring color scheme of bright, neutral colors that complemented their sleek and modern...

Chromebook contrivance

Hannah Race, Reporter October 7, 2021

With the implementation of the new 1:1 Chromebook policy at LT, students have wider access to technology both in the classroom and at home. This is a new concept put in place at the beginning of the 2021-2022...

Chromebook catastrophe

Ryan Whelton, Reporter October 7, 2021

While the presence of technology in the classroom is not foreign to LT, the 1:1 laptop policy is brand new for the 2021-2022 school year. The plan equips each student with a Chromebook to use in the classroom...

Were Chromebooks the right choice?

LION staffers debate whether the addition of chromebooks into the curriculum at LT is beneficial to learning.
October 7, 2021

Decolonizing American history

Olivia Grefenstette, Reporter October 7, 2021

In 1492, Christopher Columbus sailed the ocean blue. He discovered the Americas and sang “kumbaya” with the Natives.  Most students have been told this remixed version of our nation’s history....

Celebrate late start day

Our position: Having late start Wednesday every week is a great idea.
October 7, 2021

Every other Wednesday was late start Wednesday at Lyons Township High School until now. This year LT changed the late start Wednesday to be every week. This is a great way to keep students engaged in school,...

Lunchroom regulations

Our Position: LT needs to better follow all state of Illinois COVID-19 restrictions in order to keep the lunchroom a safe and healthy place for all students.
October 7, 2021

Lyons Township High School has started off the 2021-2022 school year by welcoming students back to in-person learning and by encouraging students to socialize with their teachers and peers again. However,...

Lorde releases new album

Lorde releases new album

Returns with “Solar Power” after four year break
Macy Hepokoski, Indepth Editor September 13, 2021

After her four year hiatus from producing music and social media, Lorde announced her third album “Solar Power” with the release of her single “Solar Power” on Aug. 20. Lorde’s single, released...

Farmers Skillet followed by the Mexican Skillet and Meat Lovers Omlette (Sullivan/LION).

Original Pancake House boasts long, tasty menu

Robert Sullivan, Sports Editor May 25, 2021

Sizzling bacon strips and a spacious dining room layout created a pleasant first impression as I entered the Original Pancake House. The opening, right off LaGrange road, makes it the third in the suburbs...


Claire Williams May 25, 2021

I’m a winter person. This year, like every year, I wanted the temperature to stay colder a little longer, the snow to melt a little slower. But this year, like every year, it didn’t matter what I wanted...

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: 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...

Above is a COVID-19 test and mask

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

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...

Editorial: Ugly truth of online learning

October 14, 2020

Position statement:  The current e-learning schedule for LT students is detrimental to their physical and mental well-being and presents an increased pressure on students to teach themselves material...

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