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Lovin’ the love

Lovin’ the love

Grace DeKoker, Copy Editor

February 14, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Pulse, Top Stories

St. Valentine’s Day may be one of the most commercialized holidays in our culture. Characterized by bouquets of roses, heart-shaped boxes of chocolate and red and pink everything, it essentially monopolizes the month of February. Similar to other commercialized holidays, the glitz and glam can oft...

Alcohol isn’t evil

Pilar Valdes, Assistant Pulse Editor

January 26, 2018


Filed under Guest Columns, Pulse

By all legal standards, you become an adult when you turn 18. You are able to vote, enlist in the army and serve on a jury. Yet, when you turn 18, you are still unable to legally purchase, have possession of or consume alcohol. Beyond its illegality, alcohol is extremely stigmatized in the United States....

Robotics Club gears up for competitions

Robotics Club gears up for competitions

Greg Smith, Assistant Opinions Editor

January 26, 2018


Filed under Pulse, Uncategorized

Lyons Township’s growing new robotics club is now halfway through its second year. Teachers Joshua Nabasny and Blake Sauders began the club in response to interest their students showed in the field of robotics, Nabasny said. “In the beginning, [a challenge] was getting active students,” Nabas...

Pies by Fasano satisfies sweet tooth

Spiro Kass, Editor-in-Chief

January 26, 2018


Filed under Pulse

Within the heart of downtown LaGrange among the hustle and bustle of LaGrange Road, Pies by Fasano (74 S. LaGrange Rd.) may be easy to miss. However, the bakery’s quality pies and service definitely makes it a destination worth visiting. While approaching the store, I immediately received a family-owned...

Kill the mill

Kill the mill

Greta Markey, Managing Editor

January 26, 2018


Filed under Pulse

Behind every wide-eyed, tongue-lolling, tail-wagging puppy you see through the glass of a local shelter or dog store there is a story. For the 2.11 million dogs sold from puppy mills each year, that story is one of mistreatment, malnutrition and commercial motivation. There are over 400 breeds of...

Netflix originals and chill?

Camilla Breen, Assistant Photo Editor

January 26, 2018


Filed under Pulse

Nowadays, it seems like Netflix adds new shows every day. In 2017 alone, it released 34 original series and movies. Whether you’re looking for a new show to marathon or just watch casually, we’re here to make the decision easier with this list of the most popular Netflix originals, ranked from best...

Alcohol isn’t evil

Pilar Valdes, Assistant Pulse Editor

January 26, 2018


Filed under Pulse

By all legal standards, you become an adult when you turn 18. You are able to vote, enlist in the army and serve on a jury. Yet, when you turn 18, you are still unable to legally purchase, have possession of or consume alcohol. Beyond its illegality, alcohol is extremely stigmatized in the United States....

McCabe’s Granola Skypes culinary classes

Pilar Valdes, Reporter

January 26, 2018


Filed under Pulse

Chris and Susan Muth ‘73 recently had a Skype call with two of the advanced culinary arts classes at SC. Chris and Susan co-own McCabe’s Granola, an organic granola company based in Cincinnati, Ohio, and founded in 2011. McCabe’s Granola is now available in 800 Kroger, 45 Jewel-Osco and 45 ...

Alex Dolgner ‘18 to be student football coach at Iowa State

Hayden Claesson, Reporter

January 26, 2018


Filed under Pulse

Just about every kid who has ever played football in America has had dreams on being the next big superstar. They want to be the next Tom Brady, yet few kids want to be the next Bill Belichick. Alex Dolgner ‘18 is one of those few kids who want to be the next great football coach. “Ever si...

Netflix originals and chill?

Camilla Breen, Assistant Photo Editor

January 26, 2018


Filed under Pulse

Nowadays, it seems like Netflix adds new shows every day. In 2017 alone, it released 34 original series and movies. Whether you’re looking for a new show to marathon or just watch casually, we’re here to make the decision easier with this list of the most popular Netflix originals, ranked from best...

Rise of a video empire

Rise of a video empire

Sarah Grier, Pulse Editor

January 26, 2018


Filed under Pulse

We live in a world of immediate news, communication and entertainment. Even President Donald Trump tweets his policy ideas. Now when a slight buffer occurs it is a way bigger inconvenience than it should be, let alone sitting for a commercial. Netflix is a company that provides TV shows and movies immed...

Q&A with Erin Sharkey

Isabel Tuisl, Reporter

January 26, 2018


Filed under Pulse

Erin Sharkey ‘18 volunteers at the West Suburban Humane Society, located in Downers Grove, and answers questions about her experience working there. Q: What are your tasks at the Humane Society? Explain a day in your life at work. A: I begin by changing the water in all of the rooms and cage...

Smallcakes provides big surprise

Camilla Breen, Assistant Photo Editor

January 26, 2018


Filed under Pulse

After first hearing that Western Springs would be gaining a new cupcakery in the near future, I was instantly willing to try it out. A simple peruse of their website garnered my attention due to the multitude of flavors offered, but I was eager to see if the cupcakes lived up to the hype. Smallcakes,...

Christkindlmarket brings holiday spirit to Chicago

Christkindlmarket brings holiday spirit to Chicago

Grace DeKoker, Copy editor

December 22, 2017


Filed under Online Exclusives, Pulse, Top Stories

The most wonderful time of the year is marked by a few signs in the city of Chicago: the strings of lights along Michigan Avenue, the Willis Tower antennae lit up with green and red, and, of course, the opening of the annual Christkindlmarkt. Located at Daley Plaza, the Christkindlmarkt has been running in Chica...

LT partakes in Secret Santa

Mary Devine, Reporter

December 1, 2017


Filed under Pulse

Throughout the month leading up to Thanksgiving break, Student Council and the Rotary Club have been working together to make this Christmas special. An LT tradition for decades, the Secret Santa gift drive has returned once again. On Nov. 29, Student Council delivered over 100 different holiday gifts...

Keep moving forward

Pilar Valdes, Assistant Pulse Editor

December 1, 2017


Filed under Pulse

During the European Enlightenment of the 18th century, many new philosophical ideas emerged, including the idea of progress. The philosopher’s goal was to improve the human condition through progress in society, technology and politics. Since then, every generation that has followed those enlightened...

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