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LT approves new pilot investment club

LT approves new pilot investment club

Dani Almase, Reporter

October 22, 2018


Filed under News, Print Issues

After hearing about investment clubs in highs schools around the area, Andrew Schodrof ‘20 was confused why one of the biggest high schools in Illinois did not have one. He and four other boys decided to propose the creation of an investment club here at LT. The stipend committee agreed to move f...

Q and A with Kris Costopoulos

Camilla Breen, Pulse co-editor

October 2, 2018


Filed under Print Issues, Pulse

How have you seen vaping increase at LT? “There has been a 263% increase, measured by consequences of students that were caught. Now ‘caught’ is probably just a drop in the ocean compared to everything that's going on. It’s heavier at SC, and there’s been a substantial increase.” “And these are just t...

LT football prepares to play against Leyden HS

LT football prepares to play against Leyden HS

Maggie Kahn, Reporter

September 25, 2018


Filed under Print Issues, Sports

As homecoming festivities creep up and the game against Leyden approaches, there is one concern that stands out to LT’s quarterback J.J. Dutton ’19. “A weakness going into this game would be the size [of the team],” Dutton said. “We aren’t that big but we can definitely use our speed fo...

Girls XC prepares for successful season

Girls XC prepares for successful season

Liz Gremer, Reporter

September 25, 2018


Filed under Print Issues, Sports

After finishing third at state last year, the girls’ cross-country team is training and preparing for another successful season. The team’s goal is to take each meet one at a time and focus on the overall team dynamic, varsity-runner Maddie Cranny ’20 said. “Third at state was very excitin...

Girls’ swim and dive race into new season hoping to place in state

Girls’ swim and dive race into new season hoping to place in state

Grace Kulat, Photographer/Reporter

September 25, 2018


Filed under Print Issues, Sports

Girls swim and dive season has officially begun and the girls are looking forward to another strong season after coming in sixth at state last year. The top finishers were: Callahan Dunn ‘20 placed second in the girls 500 yard freestyle, Grace Prendergast ‘19 came in fifth in the girls 100 yard ba...

Rank is right

September 25, 2018


Filed under Editorials, Opinion, Print Issues

Our position: In order to recognize the individual achievement of LT students, LT should calculate and report class rank.   Four years ago, LT stopped calculating class rank. Arguments against a system of class rank were made primarily on the basis of utilitarianism. Opponents of ranking stude...

Year-round prevention

September 25, 2018


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Our position: Nearing the end of September, which is suicide prevention month, it is important to realize that to lessen the problem of suicide in the world, we need to focus on suicide prevention year-round.   According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), in 2016 over 45,...

Women’s Health is World Health

Grace DeKoker, Editor-in-Chief

September 25, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Print Issues

Women are facing a health crisis across the globe. I’m scared for what the future will mean for not just myself, but for all women: what healthcare will be available, and at what cost. Under the Trump administration, women’s healthcare is under fire like never before. Social conservatives have be...

People of LT

Camilla Breen, Pulse co-editor

September 25, 2018


Filed under News, Print Issues

Lizzo Cremins ‘19: “I play badminton, and I went to state last year for it. I’m pretty good; I started playing in middle school gym class, and it was fun at that time because it wasn’t so competitive; it wasn’t to the point where the only reason I was doing it was to win tournaments for ...

Western Springs fixes, beautifies major roads

Western Springs fixes, beautifies major roads

Anna McCormick, Reporter

September 25, 2018


Filed under News, Print Issues

Due to construction, detoured routes throughout August and November led the Village of Western Springs to send out letters to all residents and businesses on the streets being worked on. The biggest road projects are on Lawn Avenue and Johnson Avenue. The construction that began on Aug. 3 is predicted to continue ...

Renovations continue at La Grange library

Renovations continue at La Grange library

Nicole Klein, Reporter

September 24, 2018


Filed under News, Print Issues

Due to wear and tear at the LaGrange Public Library, and the community suggesting changes, library officials decided to renovate the facility. “The project will benefit the library by providing a user friendly environment with more space, more glass, giving it an open appeal and a new Internet Cafe,”...

In memoriam: Alexis Shapiro ’16, 1998-2018

In memoriam: Alexis Shapiro ’16, 1998-2018

Grace DeKoker and Harper Hill

September 21, 2018


Filed under News, Print Issues

The LT community is more than just the current student body: it includes all alumni. The entire community is grieving after the death of former LT student Alexis Shapiro ‘16. Her death resonates with many, and through the tragic event, her family hopes her story will save a life. Alexis died from a drug...

Issue #7: 5-24-18

May 23, 2018


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Issue #6: 4-13-18

April 17, 2018


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Issue #5: 3-2-18

March 2, 2018


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Issue #4: 1-26-18

January 25, 2018


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