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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...

LT Nurse Megan Styx posing in her work attire (Fry/LION).

LT nurse adapts to impact of COVID-19 on campus

Morgan Fry, Reporter May 25, 2021

Like many school nurses, SC nurse Megan Styx’s role has changed dramatically due to COVID-19. In order to meet public health needs in the community, Styx has worked an increased amount to properly respond...

Student Assistant Yolanda Rodriguez at the NC front desk (Mahaney/LION).

Student assistants limit COVID-19 spread

Ella Mahaney, Reporter May 25, 2021

At the start of the pandemic, the LT student assistants (previously called security guards) were faced with a workday that didn’t include any students. This drastically changed their job which continues...

A thank you to our essential workers

Adriana Serrano and Kaitlyn Joyner, InDepth Editors May 25, 2021

It goes without saying that this past year has been a chaotic whirlwind. From the empty aisles of toilet paper to the rising online shopping addictions, the COVID-19 pandemic has been an unprecedented...

LT Weirdos stay active despite sports’ restrictions

Charlotte McLaughlin , Art Director May 25, 2021

When COVID-19 postponed high school sports, it also put a pause on the work of the LT Weirdos. On Feb. 24, however, the Weirdos posted their first video after a year-long hiatus—signifying their return,...

Three players jump and compete to catch a pass during a Tuesday practice at the fields behind the Corral (Ferrel/LION).

Ultimate Frisbee club returns, dominates

LT's co-ed sport starts off hot in spring season
Kate Ferrell, Website Editor May 25, 2021

Despite an abrupt stop last March, LT’s Co-Ed Ultimate Frisbee team is returning to twice-a-week practices behind the Corral. The official competitive season began in March and ends with a state championship...

Lily Mattern 21 #17 looks to connect a cross onto frame (photo courtesy of Mattern).

Girls soccer embraces their restricted season

Regular season, playoffs included as team seeks another successful season
Aidan Wirtz, Reporter May 25, 2021

After a year of short seasons and COVID-19 restrictions, the girls soccer team remains anxious to get back on the field, center midfielder Lily Mattern ‘21 said. “I am very amped for this season,...

Will Johnson 21 cradles the ball (phot courtesy of Johnson).

Boys lax back after two year gap

Team returns with talented group
Robert Sullivan, Sports Editor May 25, 2021

Two years ago, the boys lacrosse team boasted four All-State and two All-American athletes and was on the brink of a state championship before losing in the semifinal and finishing with a 25-2 record.  Even...

Boys tennis anticipates upcoming season

Boys tennis anticipates upcoming season

Players excited for new coach, competition
Macy Hepokoski, Reporter May 25, 2021

With the cancellation of the 2020 season due to COVID-19, both players and coaches are excited to be back on the court, head boys varsity coach David Robare said. The season started April 5 and will end...

Ava Paganis 22 prepares to make a throw during an infield drill at practice on April 12 at the South Campus varsity softball field (Dike/LION).

Girls softball comes together again

After years apart and playing for travel teams, varsity softball reunites under LT colors
Max Dike, Sports Editor May 25, 2021

Last spring, when the girls softball season abruptly shut down due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Ava Paganis ‘22 and her teammates were unsure whether they were going to be able to play the sport they loved...

(Left to right) Hayden Constas 22, Sam Nowak 21 and Cade Nelson 21 race in the 1600 meter at Hinsdale South High School on April 21 (Chomko/LION).

Boys track hopes for state meet

Team prepared for unprecedented, short season
Paige Darling, Multimedia Editor May 25, 2021

The boys track season has endured constant changes from the Illinois High School Association (IHSA) and Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH,) sprinters’ coach Luke Taylor said. With new guidelines...

Keep the Block Schedule

Position: LT needs to keep a similar block schedule next year as we transition to full in-person learning.
May 25, 2021

Our position: LT needs to keep a similar block schedule next year as we transition to full in-person learning. Imagine the pain and horror that would run rampant through the hallways of LT (North and...

Formatives are the real culprit

May 25, 2021

Our position: LT’s new formative assignment policy is primarily to blame for the high increase in failure rates Recently, LION reported that LT has seen an unusually high number of students failing,...

Privacy is dead

John Hepp, Editor-In-Chief May 25, 2021

Our privacy is dead, and no one seems to care. Our phone calls, text messages and search histories are available to both the government and private companies. Our data is no longer our own. The reasons...

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...

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