LION Newspaper

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...

12 Years

Pilar Valdes, Art Director

December 10, 2018


Filed under Print Issues, Pulse

The UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change recently released their Climate Report. The report details the devastating consequences the world will face if the world’s temperature increases by more than 1.5 degrees Celcius (34.7 degrees farenheit) in the 12 years. The effects of man-made climate...

Help at home: 10 easy ways to reduce your carbon footprint

Liz Gremer, Reporter

December 10, 2018


Filed under Print Issues, Pulse

While it may seem difficult to help better the environment, there are small, easy changes you can incorporate into your life to make our Earth healthier. Take public transit: No matter where you go, taking a train or bus helps reduce the amount of carbon emitted into the air. According to America...

It’s not as bad as you think!

Georgia Dougherty, Pulse co-editor

December 10, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Print Issues, Pulse

Anthropogenic global warming (AGW) is the hypothesis that climate change is produced by human activity. Most people who believe in AGW follow Penn State University climatologist Michael Mann’s hockey stick model. His view hypothesizes that “the post-1970 surge of global warming has created a ‘hockey...

Burning Up (the Earth, that is)

Camilla Breen, Pulse co-editor

December 10, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Print Issues, Pulse

It’s no secret that the United States is one of the top contributors to climate change: we have one of the world’s highest water footprints, and we fall just behind China for having the most carbon emissions. This information has been plastered all over America in an effort to conserve drinkable...

It’s Coffee Time!!!! (video review)

Camilla Breen, Pilar Valdes, and Georgia Dougherty

December 6, 2018


Filed under Multimedia, Online Exclusives, Pulse, Videos

Where's the best place to get your caffeine fix? LION staffers Pulse co-editors Camilla Breen '19 and Georgia Dougherty '19 and Art Director Pilar Valdes '19 seek out the answer for you. Do you agree? Disagree? Are furious we didn't review your go-to coffee place? Let us know in the comments o...

Trendy Latin fusion restaurant exceeds high expectations

Tessa Voytovich, Reporter

November 5, 2018


Filed under Pulse

First thing’s first: I’m a huge foodie. I love trying new things, and when I heard that there was a new restaurant in LaGrange, I knew I had to go check it out. Altiro Latin Fusion took the old Back Alley Burger venue at 1 S. LaGrange Road. I wasn’t sure what to expect with Altiro, mainly because...

The evolution of ‘The Body Positive’ movement

Isabel Tuisl, Social Media Manager/Website co-editor

November 5, 2018


Filed under Pulse

Our bodies are made up of about 7 octillion atoms, according to the ‘Independent’ publication. If all of our DNA were uncoiled, it would stretch out from Earth to Pluto and back, which is about ten billion miles. Despite how extraordinary we are, our society has seen heavily increasing amounts of negat...

Close House Races for Midterms

Olivia Janik, Reporter

October 30, 2018


Filed under Pulse, Special Section

To win a majority democrats need to win a net of 23 republican seats Toss up races according to Inside Elections, Cook Political Report and Sabato’s Crystal Ball: California 10, 25, 39, 45, 48 Iowa 3 Illinois 12 Kansas 2 Kentucky 6 Maine 2 Michigan 8 Minnesota 1, 8 ...

Ideal bodies through the decades

Georgia Dougherty, Pulse editor

October 30, 2018


Filed under Pulse

The media’s concept of the ideal female and male body constantly changes and is subjective. The changing look of the desired body at different periods shows the evolution in tastes that society goes through throughout history. THE FEMALE BODY through the years Ancient Greece (500-300 BC) ...

Body image is (also) for boys

Hayden Claesson, Sports Editor

October 29, 2018


Filed under Pulse

Whenever people think of the body positivity movement, their minds tend to drift to one of several places; whether it is Ashley Graham-the plus-sized cover model of the Sports Illustrated swimsuit edition in 2016; the denouncing of supermodels and the unfair expectations they put on girls; even the ...

People of LT

Camilla Breen, Pulse editor

October 29, 2018


Filed under Pulse

Joe Schuler ‘19: Fishing “Fishing is really boring. But I do it because it’s the one hobby I find truly relaxing. Sitting on the boat, just hearing the sounds of the birds and the water, and hanging out with my dad and grandpa (who I don’t get to see very much) is really relaxing. I mean you fish ...

New Mayan kitchen adds twist to basic tacos

Mia Bonfiglio, Reporter

October 25, 2018


Filed under Pulse

Mexican food is one of my favorites, so when I heard about a new taco place, I was very intrigued. However, the last thing that came to mind was eating grasshoppers. The new Mayan kitchen Taco Bout It, located at 8819 Ogden Ave in Brookfield, offers a unique selection of adventurous tacos. The restaurant...

LION Playlist: What we’re listening to

Camilla Breen and Pilar Valdes

October 22, 2018


Filed under Print Issues, Pulse

As we expand our multimedia presence, we thought it would be incomplete without a Spotify to let you in on exactly what we love to listen to! Here are some of our top picks: 1.) Shrike by Hozier 2.) Silver Lining by Mt. Joy 3.) Drunk on Halloween by Wallows 4.) All I Want Is You by Barry...

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...

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