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Q and A with Kris Costopoulos

Camilla Breen, Pulse co-editor

October 2, 2018


Filed under Print Issues, Pulse

How have you seen vaping increase at LT? “There has been a 263% increase, measured by consequences of students that were caught. Now ‘caught’ is probably just a drop in the ocean compared to everything that's going on. It’s heavier at SC, and there’s been a substantial increase.” “And these are just t...

Student’s environmental activism results in appearance on radio

Lars Lonnroth, Managing Editor of Breaking News and Multimedia Content

September 30, 2018


Filed under Online Exclusives, Pulse

Over the past summer, Desa Bolger ‘19 began looking up at the sky—but not just for herself. She was doing it for the greater good. Bolger, with her interests in communication and environmental science, got involved with the local environmentalist organization the Sky Day Project, running some...

Juul targets teens

Pilar Valdes, Art Director

September 27, 2018


Filed under Editorials, Pulse

I’m not even going to bother starting this article off by explaining what a JUUL is. This is a high school newspaper, with high school readers; you know what a JUUL is. That’s what's so worrisome about the phenomenon that is juuling; it’s not always used by adult smokers who are trying to quit...

Aodake adds new, tasty option in DTLG

Liz Gremer, Reporter

September 27, 2018


Filed under Pulse

Over the summer, Aodake opened its doors at 21 W. Calendar Ave., becoming one of two new ramen restaurants in DTLG. Offering a wide range of Asian fusion dishes, it has the potential to become a new option for students because of its affordable prices and tasty food. Located alongside Thippi Thai,...

Danger behind the clouds

Grace DeKoker, Editor-in-Chief

September 27, 2018


Filed under Pulse

Teenagers have been taught since childhood knows that cigarettes are a leading cause of lung cancer. The tobacco, tar, and noxious chemicals combined with nicotine creates a highly addictive stimulant that can cause lifelong damage. A popular alternative to smoking that has been on the rise is the use...

Pilar’s playlists edition 6

Pilar Valdes, Assistant Pulse Editor

April 29, 2018


Filed under Online Exclusives, Pulse

Hello!! I hope everyone has been enjoying the beautiful sunshine and good weather! I hope you enjoyed “LET ME LOVE YOU,” this week’s playlist is called “strong female leads.” Aptly titled because every song features a female lead. Anyone that knows me knows that I am a feminist. A proud feminist, ac...

LT alumna releases first single

Georgia Dougherty, Business Manager

April 24, 2018


Filed under Pulse

LT alumna Josie Dunne woke up March 10 and checked her phone. Then, she started screaming. “Kelly Clarkson tweeted out, ‘loving @josiedunnemusic right now!’” Dunne said. “It was the first thing I woke up to and I screamed for 10 minutes straight. People that I’ve always looked up to wil...

Careers in gaming

Camilla Breen, Assistant Photo Editor

April 24, 2018


Filed under Articles, Pulse, Sports

Video games have been a staple of modern media for many years, and show no signs of becoming less popular. It may seem simple to create a video game, but there is much more that goes into it. Below is just a fraction of careers available in the video game industry. 1. Game animator Animators create...

Pilar’s playlists edition 5

Pilar Valdes, Assistant Pulse Editor

April 16, 2018


Filed under Online Exclusives, Pulse

Sorry about the brief hiatus. If you don’t like Taylor Swift, I’m sure these past three weeks have been somewhat painful for you. But alas, here I am. This week’s playlist is called “LET ME LOVE YOU” because obviously screaming at someone to let you love them and then making a playlist about them is the best way to earn their affection. Not at al...

LT student aims to help others with blog

LT student aims to help others with blog

Isabel Tuisl, Reporter

April 13, 2018


Filed under Pulse

Being a teenager in high school is difficult enough alone. The addition of mental illness can further complicate schoolwork and social situations for those students. Skyla Stillo ‘19 understands this more than anyone, because she has been in that position before. In fact, she is in this position ri...

Fortnite hype

Sarah Grier, Pulse Editor

April 13, 2018


Filed under Pulse

If you somehow do not know what Fortnite is, the simplest thing I could compare it to is “The Hunger Games.” In Fortnite Battle Royale, 100 individual players are dropped into the map and fight to the death. The map consistently shrinks from a storm into smaller and smaller zones to force the...

Pilar’s playlists edition 4

Pilar Valdes, Assistant Pulse Editor

March 18, 2018


Filed under Pulse

Sorry that this isn’t being posted at its usual time; tragic, I know. Well, I hope you enjoyed last week’s playlist “sixteen and thriving.” Now that we’ve been at this for a few weeks, you may have noticed a recurrent theme on all of my playlists: Taylor Swift. Anyone that has ever known me k...

LT Theatre Board to present The Odyssey

LT Theatre Board to present The Odyssey

Camilla Breen, Assistant Photo Editor

March 15, 2018


Filed under Pulse

On March 16-18, the LTHS Theatre Board will perform Homer’s The Odyssey in the NC Reber Center. The production has been adapted from a previous version from Chicago director Mary Zimmerman. The show will still feature the classic epic storyline, but will also be “a lively tale told again” Theatr...

Music Makers Theatre brings Brooklyn to life in ‘West Side Story’

Taylor Schmitt, Reporter

March 13, 2018


Filed under Pulse

The concept of a classic Shakespeare story coming to New York's Upper West Side in the 1950s sounds insane. How could it be possible to mix the world's greatest love story with the violence-ridden streets of Brooklyn? It turns out that the intense, violent and diverse streets of America are the perfect ...

Review: Fortnite Teams of 20 mode

Review: Fortnite Teams of 20 mode

Hayden Claesson, Reporter

March 12, 2018


Filed under Articles, Pulse, Sports

Epic Game’s explosively popular Fortnite Battle Royale mode released a new update on March 8,  with the 3.2 version. While this new update was mainly just bug fixes, it did have something players have been looking forward to for quite some time: the teams of 20 mode. This mode has five teams of 20...

Pilar’s playlists edition 3

Pilar Valdes, Assistant Pulse Editor

March 11, 2018


Filed under Pulse

Heyyy everyone! It’s Pilar again! I hope you enjoyed “yams for dinner”. Since that playlist was so mellow and lowkey sad, here’s a more upbeat playlist for you. It’s called “sixteen and thriving” because you know I’m 16 and arguably, thriving. But don’t worry, you don’t have to be 1...

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