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Coronavirus affects LT, United States

Coronavirus affects LT, United States

Charlotte McLaughlin and Quinn Riordan

March 19, 2020

LT is currently closed from March 16 until April 7 due to the growing spread of the coronavirus. Instead of sitting in class with their teachers, students now sit on their laptops and partake in e-learning at home. It is a complete shift of the average school day and students have to adjust to a new routine...

Steps of Getting Consent

Paige Darling, Assistant Multimedia Editor

March 4, 2020

People are becoming more vocal about being assaulted and stripping the shame associated with it, so it’s our job to inform others of how to form a comfortable environment and be safe. First off, we need to define consent: an agreement between all participants to engage in any activity. It’s important...

Dating App Dangers

Alfonso Fernandez, reporter

February 28, 2020

Match Group, a dating app company that owns over 45 of the nation’s most popular dating sites, and Noonlight, a safety company specializing in the safety of users on and offline, added on Jan. 28 a panic button to Tinder which users can press if they feel scared during a date. The panic button will...

‘Sex Education’ season 2 impresses fans

Liz Gremer, Co Art Director

February 28, 2020

When I first tuned-in to “Sex Education” last year in its first season, I was shocked, but also incredibly intrigued. Sure, the show graphically depicts teenage relationships and intimacy, but the realness and complexity of the storylines kept my eyes glued to the screen. I finished the first season...

Clean Juice accomplishes ‘healthy body and strong spirit’

Clean Juice accomplishes ‘healthy body and strong spirit’

Anna McCormick, News Co-Editor

February 28, 2020

Clean diets are trending right now. More and more restaurants are adding alternatives to their menus such as plant-based foods, and new restaurants are emerging with the goal to provide customers with healthy foods. The cafe Clean Juice does just that by offering customers a variety of options to fulfill...

True Food Kitchen opens in Oak Brook shopping center

True Food Kitchen opens in Oak Brook shopping center

Robert Sullivan, reporter

February 28, 2020

True Food Kitchen welcomes visitors with a split panel canvas sprawling across the back wall reading “Eat More Color.” They not only abide by the artwork with colorful, nutritious meals, but they are also able to fulfill almost any customer's craving with a wide range of seasonal foods and flavors. As...

“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., is failing to understand is that without proper education about sex, it will result in some negative...

Tryfecta Nugget Review

Tryfecta Nugget Review

Tommy Layden, Quinn Riordan, and Lizzie Patel

February 24, 2020

https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=2&v=4eC6lYgNs4U&feature=emb_title Restaurants reviewed in order of favorite to least favorite: Popeye's Chick-fil-a Wendy's McDonald's White Castle Burger King

Let’s Talk About Sex

Mia Bonfiglio, Co Pulse Editor

February 19, 2020

Julie Loftus, registered school nurse, recently sat in her office talking to a student who hadn’t been feeling well. The student had gotten a tongue piercing and thought it could possibly be infected; however, Loftus ruled this out after giving her an oral inspection. The following week, sores had ...

Relive All-school Assembly 2020

Relive All-school Assembly 2020

Isabella Sorice, Social Media/ Photography Editor

February 12, 2020

Relive some of the best moments from the 2020 All-school through this photo gallery compiled by LION. Enjoy!

The Meanings and Perceptions of Beauty

The Meanings and Perceptions of Beauty

Nina Shearrill and Kaitlyn Joyner

February 3, 2020

Enjoy staffers Nina Shearrill and Kaitlyn Joyner interview other LT students about the meaning of "beauty" and what it looks like to them. The answers may surprise you.

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 life ahead of me. As the clock struck 12, it was 2010. At that moment, 5,256,000 minutes flew by,...

New Year, Fresh Start

Paige Darling, Assistant Multimedia Editor

January 31, 2020

Yet another year has gone by, leaving us with a new decade and new year with infinite potential. It offers new beginnings, fun traditions and of course, the making of new year’s resolutions. It’s also a great time to re-evaluate your life if you want to change anything this year. New year’s...

2010s Sports Review

Max Dike, reporter

January 31, 2020

2010: At the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver, speed skater and Chicago-native Shani Davis won Olympic gold in the men’s 1,000 meter speed skating with a time of 1:08.94. It was his second Olympic gold medal, after winning it in the same event in 2006 in Turin, making him the first man to win back-to-back...

Trends of the 2010s

Liz Gremer, Co-Art Director

January 31, 2020

2010: Instagram launches On Oct. 6, the Instagram app launched. Founders Kevin Systrom and Mike Krieger created the app with the intentions to act as a photo and video sharing social media platform. Ten years  and many billions of dollars later, 500 million plus users continue to post on and uti...

Decade in review

Adriana Serrano, reporter

January 31, 2020

2010 Final Exam exemption policy changes The initial policy stated that having three or more absences from school would result in a loss of exemption. The new policy includes not being late to a single class four times, having a C- average or better in all classes, no unexcused absences as well...

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