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Down with the royals

Quinn Riordan, Art Director May 25, 2021

The British monarchy has long been a symbol of the United Kingdom and its history and traditions—both within the nation and around the world. Over 17 million people watched Oprah Winfrey’s interview...

Maintain the Monarchy

Rory Quealy, Assistant Web Editor May 25, 2021

Along with millions of people worldwide, I tuned in to Oprah Winfrey’s highly anticipated interview with Meghan Markle and Prince Harry on March 7. Like many others, I was stunned and upset to hear them...

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...

Trick-or-treat, smell my feet... by Theresa Thompson is licensed under CC BY 2.0

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...

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

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

Grace Moore, Reporter 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: Keep us safe and remote

Grace Moore , Reporter October 5, 2020

Should LT go back to school, or should students stay in their homes and learn on Zoom? In this day and age, both ways of learning have their ups and downs. Many students are losing their mind sitting in...

Opinion: Let us in

Macy Hepokoski, Reporter October 5, 2020

In times of uncertainty amidst the Covid-19 pandemic, schools across the country pondered one question: should students be let back into classrooms?  I believe that while safety is the most important...

The Snowflake Generation

Diane Makovic, Co Editor In Chief February 28, 2020

We’ve all heard the stories from our grandparents and parents that start with “back in my day.” Typically these stories revolve around the idea that kids today are spoiled and don’t have to deal...

Four Guys and Pie, episode 3: Everything Debatable

Nina Shearrill, Multimedia Editor January 27, 2020

Four LION staffers battle head to head over cats v.s. dogs, the inclusivity of feminism, and "Where's Waldo" as host Nina Shearrill and guest judge Bill Wesley decide the fate of the teams. Watch this...

Frozen Two Review: Disliked

Kate Ferrell, Assistant Web Editor January 17, 2020

Let it Burn Accumulating over 1.3 billion dollars in box office sales, Disney’s “Frozen 2” surpassed its predecessor in taking the top spot for the highest grossing animated movie. For as much...

Frozen Two Review: Liked

Frozen Two Review: Liked

Quinn Riordan, reporter and photographer January 17, 2020

I walked into “Frozen 2” with my friend on opening weekend, surrounded by young children giddy with anticipation to see their favorite Disney characters, Anna, Elsa, Kristoff, Olaf, and the lovable...

These dusty old books matter

John Hepp , Reporter December 9, 2019

I get it. Reading the works of William Shakespeare, Ralph Waldo Emerson or Henry Thoreau is hardly exciting for most high school students. Why should we care about a story or essay some dusty old guy wrote...

Skills pay the bills

Nicole Klein, Website Editor December 9, 2019

Although classic and modern books have many important messages that students could spend hours discussing, English classes should focus more on literary analysis skills than on the specific book itself. Even...

Out with the Old

Out with the Old

Claire Williams, copy writer December 6, 2019

Our society loves tradition. Sometimes, it even favors tradition over a newer choice that is more beneficial. Such is the case in LT’s English curriculum. LT’s English curriculum is filled with classics...

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