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MODern look at pizza

Christina Rossetti, Photo Editor

September 22, 2017


Filed under Pulse

One of the best parts of my weekend is being able to go out, grab lunch with the friends I am not able to see during the week, and just catch up on life. Our favorite thing to do is try a new place and experience new food together. I was able to go out and try a new place with one of my friends, and...

Cheesie’s to cheesy for a grate experience

Cheesie’s to cheesy for a grate experience

Brandt Siegfried, Online Editor

September 22, 2017


Filed under Pulse

Perhaps the hottest new La Grange restaurant of last summer, Cheesie’s Pub & Grub at 46 South La Grange Road, is hard to miss. The large orange sign and garage door storefront between DiNico’s and a home good store is unique. Upon entry, Cheesie’s is a unique restaurant. Orders and payment...

Sound the trumpets

Sarah Grier, Pulse Editor

September 22, 2017


Filed under Pulse

French teacher Sam Robinson has been playing the trumpet since the mere age of 12 and once receiving his first full-time teaching job 14 years ago at LT, he has found an excellent community of musically involved teachers. These teachers are brought together each year for Brownstock, an annual in-sch...

Swinging singer

Danny Kilrea, Managing Editor of Online Content

September 22, 2017


Filed under Pulse

In freshmen year Latin class, teacher Laurie Jolicoeur had her students sing a song to learn about the seven kings of Rome. When everyone started singing, everyone immediately was amazed by Jolicoeur’s singing, because it was so good, Piper Turckes ‘18 recalled. At that time, Jolicoeur revealed she...

LT English teacher finds passion through drumming

Lindsey Hauch, Pulse Editor

September 22, 2017


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Playing the drums for one band is impressive, but for two is pure talent, especially while juggling duties as a high school English teacher and cross-country coach. Tom Stukel makes it his goal to incorporate drumming and music into his life, however hectic it may be.  "I started when I was really young. M...

The effects of Women’s March

Lindsey Hauch, Pulse Editor

September 22, 2017


Filed under Pulse

On Jan. 21, 2017, 5 million people across all seven continents embraced their views as a feminist. Men, women and children of all ages, nationalities and religions took a stand for something that has been deliberately withheld throughout history: equality. Whether it be for an end of violence, reprod...

The truth about feminism

Sydney Kaehler, Assistant Opinions Editor

September 22, 2017


Filed under Pulse

What is the first thing that comes to mind when you hear the word feminist? You probably stop at the prefix: fem-. That prefix directly translates to female, and that’s all people need to hear to start drawing conclusions. “Feminism is for crazy chicks that want more rights than men.” That mindset...

Nintendo gives sponsorship to LT senior

Olivia Tuisl, Reporter

September 22, 2017


Filed under Pulse

Every night, Cole Flott ‘18 sits down at his computer and writes for his website, mtwildwood.net, for which he reviews a Nintendo game series titled Yo-kai Watch. The website that he coded from scratch has accumulated to a community of a few thousand people over the span of a year and a half. Flott...

LT student launches clothing line

Georgia Dougherty, Reporter

September 22, 2017


Filed under Pulse

Rose Peters ‘18 suddenly picked up her cell phone and texted her mom an idea she just thought of: a denim skirt clothing line. “I got the idea while I was studying abroad in France,” Peters said. “A lot of girls were wearing them, but I didn’t really know where to get them, and I was like, ‘I...

LT student creates football documentary

LT student creates football documentary

September 22, 2017


Filed under News, Pulse, Sports

It is 5 a.m. on a summer morning when Max Abrahamson ‘18 wakes up to start his long day.  He makes it to LT SC by 5:30 a.m. to shoot footage of the varsity football players arriving to practice.  He shoots the entire practice, following the football players from the field to the weight room to meetings...

Sugar and cocaine are just the same

Danny Kilrea, Managing Editor of Online Content

September 22, 2017


Filed under News, Pulse

There seems to be a nationwide effort to make America’s obesity rate go down. There was once a time when nutritionists thought fat was the leading cause of the obesity epidemic. Thus, labels are slapped on food with the convincing words along the lines of: “0-percent fat.” If all of our food is...

Athena puts the A in ‘Opa!’

Maddy Cohen, Assistant Pulse Editor

June 1, 2017


Filed under May 25, Print Issues (archive), Pulse

When looking for a meal in Chicago’s Greektown, it is very easy to become overwhelmed.  This small area is packed with restaurants that all serve authentic Greek food at a range of prices. In order to combat this confusion and stress, make your life easier by heading straight to Athena (212 S Halsted St.). The contemporary design of the restaurant is surprising and reason enough to take the trip to the city. The building is almost entirely composed of windows and makes you feel as if you are sitting in a greenhouse. The ...

Revival of a classic

Revival of a classic

Grace DeKoker

May 17, 2017


Filed under Online Exclusives, Pulse, Top Stories

It’s no question that 20 years ago American culture was a stark contrast to what we see today. In 1996, Bohemian art and culture was at its peak, though unfortunately, so was the HIV/AIDS epidemic. Jonathan Larson’s rock musical “RENT” captured the essence of the era, highlighting the impact art c...

Stan’s donuts disappoints

Grace Palmer, Pulse editor

April 13, 2017


Filed under April 13, Print Issues (archive), Pulse

As I walk into the new District area of the Oak Brook shopping mall, I was welcomed into a warm and modern take on a food court. With a variety of options such as Mexican, barbeque, pizza, Greek and burgers, it caters to every typical American’s food needs. In the corner of the food court lays a...

Lucid dreaming

Grace Palmer, Pulse editor

April 13, 2017


Filed under April 13, Print Issues (archive), Pulse

Dreams provide us with images of our lives or things we have for which we have no explanation. For example, we may have a dream about a hard day at school or possibly a cow flying through the sky with a pig on its back. These dreams, however, often appear blurry and we do not always remember every part...

Senior impresses with musical drive

Tim Mikulski, Art director

April 13, 2017


Filed under April 13, Print Issues (archive), Pulse

The music program at LT covers plenty of ground—between band and orchestra, theater performances, vocal groups, radio shows and various other personal projects among students, there’s no shortage of melody in the student body. Michael McInerney ‘17 has taken full advantage of these past four years ...

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