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Display of Italian cuisine from Piccolo Buco (Klos/LION).

Piccolo Buco opens in Oak Brook

George Ross and Matthew Klos November 10, 2022

Piccolo Buco is a relatively new Italian restaurant that specializes in wood fired pizza and wine. The restaurant is inspired by the Piccolo Buco restaurant set in Rome but brought to Oak Brook by the...

The opening room of Vines and Vinyls, capturing the plant selection available for purchase (Cummings/LION)

Vines and Vinyls sets down local roots

Jaclyn Cummings, Reporter November 8, 2022

Vines and Vinyls retired its traveling pop-up store and officially opened its doors to the Brookfield community on Sept. 21. Store owner, lifelong musician, and plant enthusiast Dylan Kozak began Vines...

Interior of Crawdaddys Seafood Boil restaurant entryway (Cross/LION).

Crawdaddy’s Seafood Boil opens up in DTLG

Myrna Cross, In-Depth Editor November 8, 2022

Moving from the West Coast, I was shocked to find out how many people in Illinois hate seafood. Whether it’s due to us being miles away from any sea, or just the idea of eating creatures from the ocean,...

Anna Hudson 23 practicing her favorite form of self care, meditation (Kowalski/LION).

Importance of self care

Myrna Cross, In-Depth Editor November 8, 2022

Self care is, fundamentally, the most important thing one can do to manage their mental and physical health. Maintaining proper self care has so many benefits, yet some people don’t realize how crucial...

Managing anxiety through self care

Cooper Anderson, In-Depth Editor November 8, 2022

Anxiety comes in all shapes and sizes, and manifests itself in people in a variety of different ways. According to a scientific brief released by the World Health Organization, rates of anxiety and depression...

Pearl (2022) movie poster

“Pearl” movie review

Nina Ivancevic, Reporter October 11, 2022

Out of all the horror movies I’ve watched, “Pearl” has to have the most symbolic yet discomforting plot I’ve seen. Ti West, the director, gives us a prequel to his earlier movie “X,” a horror...

 “Portugal. The Man” performs at the Rise Stage at Riot Fest, 2022  (Huffman/LION).

Riot Fest returns for 2022

Mckinley Huffman, Reporter October 6, 2022

Last summer, I first heard that one of my favorite bands, My Chemical Romance (MCR), was going to be headlining at Riot Fest, and I knew right away that I wanted to go. A year later, after seeing the full...

Conan Gray performing Astronomy at Sept. 28 show in Chicago (Mardegan/LION).

Conan Gray takes on Chicago

Jeanne Mardegan, News Editor, Website Editor October 6, 2022

After seeing singer Conan Gray on his world tour in March of this year, I knew it was a show I’d want to see again. A natural performer who started on YouTube in 2013, Gray released his first extended...

LT student band Deplorable Behavior performs for audience at block party in La Grange Park (photo courtesy of Nate Spratford).

Deplorable Behavior pursues music careers

Myrna Cross, In-depth editor October 2, 2022

Deplorable Behavior is one of the many student bands within LT. After playing together throughout the past year, the band has recently been revamped and went from having eight members to six. They usually...

Three signature cheesecakes from Chads Cheesecake (Anderson/LION).

Chad’s Cheesecake opens second location in Downtown La Grange

Cooper Anderson, In-depth editor September 29, 2022

Chad’s Cheesecake–the newest dessert store brought to the La Grange area–opened this past April and offers a variety of different flavors and types of their signature cheesecake. What started out...

New theater renovations at La Grange Theater including heated reclining seats (Crousore/LION).

La Grange movie theater reopens

Sadie Ruppert, Reporter September 29, 2022

After being closed for over two years, a  beloved La Grange spot was remodeled and renewed.  The La Grange theater, located at 80 S. La Grange Rd., closed in March of 2020 due to COVID-19. It reopened...

Calleigh McPartlin 23 records in a studio getting ready to create music and release on multiple streaming platforms (photo courtesy of McPartlin).

Senior pursues passion for making music

Cooper Anderson, In-depth editor September 29, 2022

Music has always been an integral part in the life of Calleigh McPartlin ‘23. What began as piano and voice lessons as a child has grown into something much more than that; it’s a form of art and self-expression....

Exterior of La Mom (Crousore/LION).

La Mom Kitchen, new Chinese cuisine

Catherine Crousore, Reporter September 29, 2022

The face of our beloved Calender Avenue has been painted over several times with a colorful array of different cultures. The newest addition to the neighborhood features a look into what they proclaim...

Casual Trespasser performing at an outdoor venue (photo courtesy of Casual Trespasser).

What it’s like to be in a student band

Mckinley Huffman, Ellie Moran, and Katie Garrity September 29, 2022

Last summer, the three of us first talked about starting a rock band with our friend Fiona Gallagher '24. We were only joking about an idea that seemed impossible, but we soon realized that each of us...

Sustainability club strives to make school green

Ryan Whelton, Reporter May 17, 2022

Sustainability club was especially busy this year with numerous projects aimed at tackling environmental problems in the community, club advisor Michelle Wrona said. Their rummage sale earlier this year...

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