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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...

Senior practices living sustainably

Gabriella Rauf, In-Depth Editor May 17, 2022

For Zoe Chabria ‘22, making environmentally-friendly choices and practicing sustainability is something she was born into. Chabria’s dad works as an environmental lawyer, while her mom works for the...

Natalie Kornfiend 23 playing interactive Electric Gamebox game, Temple of Coins (Cross/LION).

Electric Gamebox offers interactive gaming space

Myrna Cross, Reporter May 17, 2022

Oakbrook Center has recently introduced a new place to experience interactive gaming in a private, digital room. The games involve touch screens on the wall, projection mapping, and surround sound to fully...

Interior of Don Misael Tamales restaurant in Lyons after opening in March (Hepokoski/LION).

Don Misael Tamales offers fresh food, opens in Lyons

Macy Hepokoski, In-Depth Editor May 17, 2022

Don Misael Tamales opened this past March in Lyons and offers a range of authentic Mexican food, including a lunch, dinner, and breakfast menu.  Upon visiting in April, I was greeted by a fairly empty...

Taylor Swift surprise releases another re-recorded single

Taylor Swift surprise releases another re-recorded single

Hannah Race, Reporter May 13, 2022

For those of you who may not know, Taylor Swift has been re-recording her past albums and releasing them with “(Taylor’s Version)” on the end of the titles. She is doing this because Big Machine...

Sign for Lorde concert which took place on April 23 at the Chicago Theater (Rauf/LION).

Lorde tours Solar Power, brings intimate, powerful energy to Chicago

Gabriella Rauf, In-Depth Editor May 12, 2022

Eight months after the release of the album, Lorde began touring for “Solar Power.” She played in Chicago for two nights: Friday, April 22, and Saturday, April 23, at the Chicago Theater.  The...

California Pizza Kitchen Review

Samantha Loies, Freelance Writer May 12, 2022

California Pizza Kitchen (CPK) is a popular restaurant to eat at in the area. With its location at the Oakbrook Center and its classic pizza and pasta options, it is appealing to many who decide to go...

SOUR TOUR projection at the Aragon Ballroom on April 16th (Gee/LION).

Gracie Abrams, Olivia Rodrigo perform in Chicago

Maddie Gee and Cooper Anderson May 4, 2022

Strobe lights shone on the heads of the people in the crowd, the music vibrated through our feet, and hands swayed to the tempo of the song. We could not believe we were seeing an artist, whose songs we...

Bucatini Carbonara and Roasted Brussels Sprouts served at Il Mio (Gee/LION).

Il Mio serves family-shareable Italian cuisine

Maddie Gee, Reporter April 22, 2022

I immediately had high expectations walking into Il Mio, located in the center of downtown Clarendon Hills. The inviting, spacious restaurant, with a green and light-brown color palette, left me pleasantly...

Stay sus

Brooke Chomko, Sports Editor April 22, 2022

Oftentimes, sustainability can be a daunting lifestyle to live. You need to eat no meat, no dairy, ride your bike everywhere (don’t even think about flying), use absolutely zero single-use plastic, thrift...

Ally DeLatorre 23, Lauren Schinker 23, Malia Fink 23, and Peri Deroche 23 at GEMS club meeting (GEMS Instagram).

GEMS club members work to empower women

Gabriella Rauf, InDepth Editor March 24, 2022

The girls in engineering, math, and science (GEMS) club, is meant to be a safe and accepting place for girls or non-binary students at LT with an interest in science, engineering, math, or science (STEM),...

LT offers Self Defense class for females

Macy Hepokoski, InDepth Editor March 24, 2022

When the fall 2020 school year started, a new class was offered for students who identified as female at LT. Basic Self Defense for girls is a semester long class that counts toward a Physical Education...

What’s so special about Women’s History Month?

Ella Mahaney, Managing Editor March 24, 2022

March is Women's History Month. Although a big part of Women's History Month is commemorating the accomplishments of women throughout history, I think it is also important that we recognize the struggles...

 A crown paper sculpture designed by Pauline Loctin to honor Princess Diana (Fry/LION).

Oak Brook showcases Princess Diana Accredited Access Exhibition

Morgan Fry, Editor in Chief March 18, 2022

I have always admired Princess Diana. While she faced many challenges and difficulties in her life as a British royal, her kindness and heart left a lasting impression on the world that still lives on...

Charmed album cover.

Chicago-based band releases first album

Hannah Race, Reporter March 10, 2022

I first heard about The Knee-Hi’s about a year ago when I listened to their very first single, “Darlin’ darlin’” off of TikTok. I was instantaneously captivated by their music. Their vintage...

‘The Batman’ Movie Review

‘The Batman’ Movie Review

Gabriella Rauf, InDepth Editor March 8, 2022

Yet another Batman movie has entered the DC Universe, and this one ranks pretty highly in my book. While Robert Pattinson’s performance as Bruce Wayne/Batman does not triumph over those of past Batmans...

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