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My new normal

Liz Gremer and Isabella Sorice April 13, 2020

If you’ve been keeping up to date with our website, you would have seen that a lot of people are offering up their mindset and feelings about coronavirus. I have to say, I agree with everything my peers...

Sophia Schultz 21 reads one of the book in her social distancing book club.

Social Distancing Book Club

Sophia Schultz, reporter April 2, 2020

As the world struggles through this strange time in history, we are left with only technology and our creativity to stay social. Although I do like to Facetime and Zoom with my friends, I wanted to think...

Mental and physical health treatments should be more connected

Nicole Klein, Website Editor April 1, 2020

Since you can’t get blood drawn at a therapist's office and can’t talk about your personal feelings for an hour with your doctor, I used to think that mental and physical health were separate and treatment...

Words of Wisdom

Tessa Voytovich, News Co-Editor March 31, 2020

As the end of my high school experience quickly approaches, I often find myself reflecting on the mistakes and good choices I have made in my life since 2016. The four years I’ve spent at LT have not...

Reality for the Class of 2020

Mia Bonfiglio, Pulse Co-Editor March 30, 2020

When I started writing this column about two weeks ago, I was writing about a completely different topic, but now I can’t even imagine writing about anything except the virus that took our country by...

Wanted: Roommate

Liz Gremer, Co Art Director February 28, 2020

Like many seniors going off to college next year, I’m on the lookout for some potential friends and roommates. I’m trying to get on top of things and meet people before I even get on campus. So, just...

Not funny anymore

John Hepp, Opinion Editor February 28, 2020

I’ve always loved “Saturday Night Live.” I grew up with Bill Hader, Kristin Wiig, Andy Samberg and Maya Rudolph, just to name a few, making me laugh every Saturday night. That cast from eight to...

Church league column

Tommy Layden, Sports Co-Editor February 28, 2020

Church League is just rec league basketball. It is just a bunch of guys in a gym who aren’t the most skilled or the best athletes shooting hoops. Church League is all of these things, but it is so much...

“The fault in our sex education”

Paige Darling, Assistant Multimedia Editor February 28, 2020

Sex education is a controversial topic because its main subject is taboo. Sex has a never-ending stigma that prohibits us from having productive conversations about it. What the world, especially the U.S.,...

So long, 2010s

Dani Almase, Pulse Co-Editor January 31, 2020

On Dec. 31, 2009, I was a 7-year-old girl waiting to count down the new year. I remember thinking how cool I felt to be staying up until midnight with my parents. I was still so young and I had my whole...

The Superficiality of Social Media

John Hepp, Opinions Editor January 31, 2020

Nothing has invaded our lives in the past decade more than social media. The posts, notifications, and hashtags have become a daily part of most of our lives. On social media, you can choose to hide who...

New year, same you

Olivia Janik, Co-Editor in Chief January 31, 2020

The new year can be a time of new beginnings, new goals and new attitudes towards life. In reality, however, the new year represents a week-long trial at a gym before ending up back on the couch binging...


Grace Kulat, Co- Art Director January 31, 2020

I’ve always been one of the tallest girls in my class. I grew up being taller than every single guy in my grade. But my height has never been in the forefront of my mind. I’ve always known that I’m...

Fantasy makes the No Fun League Fun

Tommy Layden, Sports Co-Editor December 6, 2019

People who play fantasy know how it goes. They understand the stress, the sweat, the tears, the grind that goes into making a good fantasy team. They know that sick feeling you get when some guy has 40...

World Mental Health Day

Olivia Janik, Co-Editor In Chief October 10, 2019

Over the past year, I’ve used my position on LION Newspaper to become a fierce advocate for mental health awareness and ending the stigma around discussing mental health. I’ve written and assigned...


Olivia Janik, Co-Editor In Chief September 20, 2019

Imagine using your phone camera to check to make sure you’re not being followed. Imagine hiding your key between your knuckles so you have a weapon ready in case someone attacks you. Imagine taking your...

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