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Wndr museum displays wndrful creations

Anna McCormick, Reporter

March 5, 2019


Filed under Online Exclusives, Pulse

In most museums, taking photos is discouraged so that guests can fully absorb the arts beauty. In contrast, the Wndr museum encourages guests to take countless photos because the people contribute to the art. The Wndr museum was originally a pop-up exhibit but it was declared a permanent museum on ...

‘Mortified Nation’ documentary conveys importance of EI, SEL classes

Camilla Breen, Pulse co-editor

March 5, 2019


Filed under Print Issues, Pulse

In a world driven by interpersonal connections, many psychology professionals say that emotional intelligence is the key to personal and professional success. More ‘social emotional learning’ (SEL) classes are introduced to school yearly. To understand how increased emotional intelligence, or emotional...

‘The Halal Guys’ opens on South LaGrange Rd.

‘The Halal Guys’ opens on South LaGrange Rd.

Mia Bonfiglio, Reporter

February 28, 2019


Filed under Pulse

Middle Eastern food is pretty foreign to me, so when The Halal Guys opened at 5621 S. LaGrange Rd. in Countryside, I did not know what to expect. I heard from friends who had eaten at the food cart in New York—where the restaurant started—and they all had great things to say about it. Despite some...

‘Father of 4’ is fresh pressed

‘Father of 4’ is fresh pressed

Tommy Layden, Assistant sports editor

February 26, 2019


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Just 5 days ago, Offset released Father of 4, his debut solo album. The mixtape offers a introspective look into his struggles, his ascent to the top with his Migos groupmates and his complex relationship with his 4 children. The Metro Boomin and Southside produced tape currently sits at no.5 on the Itun...

Childhood Nostalgia Reviews: How To Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World

Childhood Nostalgia Reviews: How To Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World

Georgia Dougherty, Pulse co-editor

February 25, 2019


Filed under Pulse

Editors Note: This is part two of a multi-article series about the most anticipated  children's movie sequels this year that are sure to instill a certain degree of childhood nostalgia. Our thrilling, friendly, dragon-filled adventures, known as the “How To Train Your Dragon” series, has now ...

Huge turnout for “Grease”

Huge turnout for “Grease”

Mia Bonfiglio, Reporter

February 25, 2019


Filed under Online Exclusives, Pulse

Kate Paras ‘20, playing the lead role of Sandy, stood backstage, holding hands with her fellow cast members during the first song of the show on the opening night of “Grease.” The audience had lots of energy, which helped boost the cast’s confidence going into the first performance, Paras said. ...

“Head Above Water” makes a statement

“Head Above Water” makes a statement

Isabel Tuisl, Website/Social Media co-editor

February 24, 2019


Filed under Online Exclusives, Pulse

If I’m being honest, I don’t really listen to Avril Lavigne. Before listening to this album, I only knew the childhood classics Girlfriend, Sk8er Boi and Here’s to Never Growing Up. I don’t even know how I knew those songs because it’s not like I went on the computer and looked her up — again, not th...

“Dear Evan Hansen” national tour comes to Chicago

“Dear Evan Hansen” national tour comes to Chicago

Liz Gremer, Reporter

February 21, 2019


Filed under Online Exclusives, Pulse

Due to the overwhelming popular demand following its 2017 Best Musical Tony award, ‘Dear Evan Hansen’ has begun its national tour across the country, covering over 50 cities. The tour, which began in Sept. 2018 at the Buell Theater in Denver, CO, just began a five week run in Chicago. The sho...

Valentine’s Day playlist

Nina Shearrill, Business manager

February 14, 2019


Filed under Online Exclusives, Pulse

No matter how you are spending Valentine’s Day, here is a playlist to get you into the Valentine’s day mood. Here are some songs, in no particular order, about loves new and old. Crush Yuna ft. Usher Maria Maria Santana ft. The Product G&B Corazon Sin Cara- Prince Royce Gonna Lov...

Childhood Nostalgia Previews

Isabel Tuisl, Website/Social Media co-editor

February 13, 2019


Filed under Multimedia, Online Exclusives, Pulse

Hearing rumors about sequels to your favorite childhood movies being released in 2019? Wondering if they’re true? We’ve got the scoop and again, I’m here to recap the films coming to a theater near you, sooner than you think. As a preface, this topic of childhood nostalgia movies is going to become...

2019 Oscar nominations

2019 Oscar nominations

Isabel Tuisl, Website/Social Media co-editor

February 8, 2019


Filed under Online Exclusives, Pulse, Top Stories

The 2019 Oscar nominations are out for the Feb. 24, 91st Academy Awards, and once again, I’m here to recap the nominees of the most popular categories for you, honoring movies released in 2018. Performance by an actor in a leading role – Christian Bale in “Vice,” Bradley Cooper in “A Star ...

Top 5 Singles of January

Nina Shearrill, Business Manager

February 1, 2019


Filed under Online Exclusives, Pulse

2019 just got started and I have already had my eyes set on trying to help our audience find new music they can listen to for various moods. Most of what people listen to is solely influenced by what they happen to hear on the radio, and only once in a while does someone take the time to look for music...

The legacy that lived

Grace Dekoker, Editor-in-Chief

January 29, 2019


Filed under Print Issues, Pulse

I’m not saying that I’m the biggest Harry Potter fan on this staff, but you’d be hard-pressed to find someone who’s read the series over 20 times, who can name specific chapters that events happen in, and is a proud owner of an Ollivander’s wand. When “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find”...

Magical Movie Rankings

Camilla Breen, Grace Dekoker, Georgia Dougherty, and Pilar Valdes

January 25, 2019


Filed under Multimedia, Pulse, Uncategorized

1.) Prisoner of Azkaban 2.) Order of the Phoenix 3.) Goblet of Fire 4.) Deathly Hallows Part 2 5.) Half Blood Prince 6.) Sorcerer's Stone 7.) Deathly Hallows Part 1 8.) Chamber of Secrets

LION Playlists: What we’re listening to

Georgia Dougherty, Pulse co-editor

December 10, 2018


Filed under Print Issues, Pulse

What are our favorite bops this month? Here are our top picks for a great jam session! Grace Kelly by MIKA Radio Gaga by Queen Scar Tissue by Red Hot Chili Peppers Sex and Candy by Marcy Playground Femme Fatale by The Velvet Underground Big Poppa by The Notorious B.I.G. War by Edwin Starr Goodb...

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