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Halloween classics recommended by LION for you!

Nina Shearrill, Multimedia Editor

October 31, 2019

Whether it is Halloween night, or any other night of the year, Halloween films can add fun and fear to your night. If you don't know what to watch, look no further! We have done half the job for you; just watch this video for some great movie recommendations and pick your poison.

Two perspectives: A look into native Chicagoan, Virgil Abloh’s, exhibit at the MCA

Paige Darling and Alfonso Fernandez

October 24, 2019

Click here to view two LION staffers' perspectives on Virgil Abloh's exhibit in Chicago's very own Museum of Contemporary Art....

‘Joker’ movie premieres in theaters

Dani Almase, Pulse Co-Editor

October 24, 2019

From Jack Nicholson in the first theatrical “Batman” in 1989, to the iconic Heath Ledger in the 2008 “Dark Night”, to Jared Leto in the juvenile “Suicide Squad”, the villain Joker has been portrayed by many different and famous actors. However, none of them compare to Joaquin Phoenix’s outsta...

Chicago Crime and Haunting

Mia Bonfiglio, Pulse Co-Editor

October 24, 2019

The city of Chicago holds a variety of crime and ghost stories throughout history. Here we explore the notoriously known criminals of Chicago and their crimes along with a variety of hauntings in the Chicago area.   Killer Clown John Gacy experienced an abusive childhood and struggled with dete...

Blackberry Market surprises suburbs with healthy, affordable options

Blackberry Market surprises suburbs with healthy, affordable options

Grace Kulat, Co-Art Director

October 24, 2019

Recently, health conscious food options are becoming increasingly more important to people. Restaurants are switching over to or using better non-processed ingredients. With the slogan “eat better, feel better,” Blackberry Market on 36 South LaGrange Road is doing just that.  When you walk in ...

The Haunting at Park Jr. High

Isabella Sorice, Photo/Social Media Editor

October 24, 2019

On the night of a recent eighth grade dance, four teachers were walking around Park Jr. High School, looking for students who might have wandered off. Among the group was some of the current staff, principal Philip Abraham, assistant principal Joseph Gage, and P.E. teacher Steven Metz. As they walked from room to...

Haunted Places

Paige Darling, Assistant Multimedia Editor

October 17, 2019

O’Hare Airport Majority of people in Chicago do their traveling from O’Hare Airport, but few know that it is haunted. In 1976, Flight 191 exploded into flames killing 271 passengers and crew members. Soon after the crash, the police were called to investigate after motorists reported floating...

Not so musical high school

Dani Almase, Co-Pulse Editor

September 20, 2019

When we were little, most of us desired to grow up. The fantasy of being able to drive our own car, the yearning of being one of the “big kids” or just having the ability to make our own decisions without our parents. However, the truth is growing up isn’t as fabulous as it seems in the movies. E...

LION Playlist Issue 1

September 20, 2019

Fallingwater- maggie rogers Motion sickness- phoebe bridgers Something like olivia- john mayer Rivers and roads- the head and the heart Lost in my mind- the head and the heart Face to Face- ruel Hurt somebody ( with julia michaels)- Noah Kahan, julia micheals Loving is easy-R...

High School Movie and TV Show Expectations

Liz Gremer, Co-Art Director

September 20, 2019

Before most students entered high school, they were exposed to differing ideas of what high school was going to be like. Whether that was jocks constantly seen with letterman jacket or cliques ruling the cafeteria, the media has created a vision of what high school that isn’t close to reality. The...

Better than the Movies

Mia Bonfiglio, Co-Pulse Editor

September 20, 2019

Walking down the jam-packed, humid hallways, the first day of freshman year completely squashed all of my preconceived notions of what high school would be like. Throughout my younger life, I was obsessed with the ‘High School Musical’ movie series. The sudden flash mobs and constant singing led me t...

The Table at Crate debuts in Oakbrook

Mia Bonfiglio, Co-Pulse Editor

September 20, 2019

Oakbrook Mall is known for some of the best restaurants in our area. From Asian cuisine to cheese burgers, they have it all. When I heard about the new restaurant opening, The Table at Crate, I knew it had to be good. When I first approached the restaurant, I was shocked by the modernity of it. The out...

Jeni’s splendid ice creams opens at Oak Brook mall

Jeni’s splendid ice creams opens at Oak Brook mall

Dani Almase, Co-Pulse Editor

September 20, 2019

Nothing sounds better to me than a creamy sugar rush of a piercing frozen treat that melts on your tastebuds. Ice cream holds the key to many people’s hearts, including mine. If you are an ice cream enthusiast, you have to make your way to Jeni’s Splendid Ice Creams. Jeni’s Splendid Ice Creams...

So, what’s the deal with Astrology?

Liz Gremer, Reporter

May 23, 2019

Since the beginning of time, humans have sought to discover what makes people who they are and what makes us different from one another. One of the most popular theories that help explain us is astrology: the study of the positions of the sun, stars, moons, and their relation to the traits of people....

Beatrix breathes city life to suburbs

Beatrix breathes city life to suburbs

Camilla Breen, Pulse co-editor

April 18, 2019

I am, what some may call an avid brunch and coffee enthusiast. So naturally, when I heard that Beatrix, a restaurant and coffeehouse with three locations in downtown Chicago, had made itself a new home nestled among the restaurants at Oakbrook mall, I had to get over there to try it out.  Located at...

“Queer Eye” Season 3 Review

“Queer Eye” Season 3 Review

Liz Gremer, Reporter

April 1, 2019

When Netflix decided to do a new, modern reboot of the early 2000s hit “Queer Eye”, fans were ready for a new group of fabulous queer men to grace their screens and perform a makeover. The reboot was applauded, and the show has produced three seasons and 25 original makeovers. When the third seaso...

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