LION Newspaper

TryFecta: Holiday Drinks Review

Outside of Starbucks and logo (courtesy of creative commons)

Tommy Layden, Quinn Riordan, and Lizzie Patel

December 20, 2019  

Cuffing Season

Liz Gremer, Co Art-Director

December 9, 2019

As the days get darker earlier and the temperature begins to drop, there is not only a seasonal shift but also a social shift. As one scans the halls of LT during the winter, it is clear that there is a higher prevalence of couples. Not only does November mark the start of the holiday season, it also...

Couples of LT

Olivia Janik, Co Editor In Chief

December 9, 2019

LION interviewed couples at LT to learn about their experiences with dating in high school and whether they believe in cuffing season or not. Kate Paras ‘20 and Ben Smiley ‘20 Kate Paras ‘20 and Ben Smiley ‘20 first met in their freshman English class, but the couple did not start dating...

‘Cuff’ it out, unnecessary holiday romance

Kaitlyn Joyner, Reporter and photographer

December 9, 2019

“Cuffing season” is the media’s way of over exploiting the fact that people become lonely during the holidays and crave a relationship and connection. Don’t get me wrong—human interaction is necessary. However, the extent to which people are pressured in order to fit this trend is overwhelming....

Pros of Cuffing Season

Maggie Kahn, Sports Co-Editor

December 9, 2019

As the holiday season approaches and people typically couple up, if you ask the majority of high school seniors their opinions on relationships, they’ll probably say they’re just a waste of time. Because college is so soon, they’ll most likely say that there’s no point and it will just end in...

LION playlist issue 3

Dani Almase, Pulse Co-Editor

December 9, 2019

Rushing Back - Flume, Vera Blue Don’t Kill My High - Lost Kings, Wiz Khalifa, Social House Get It Right - Diplo, MO Let You Know - Flume, London Grammar Still Don’t Know My Name - Labrinth Free (Drew Love) - Louis the Child, Drew Love False Alarm - Matoma All My Life - D...

New Cafe surprises LaGrange with ‘quality and sustainable’ meals

New Cafe surprises LaGrange with ‘quality and sustainable’ meals

Grace Kulat, Co-Art Director

December 6, 2019

Walking into Milkstop cafe in LaGrange there is an immediate sense of community. The cafe is owned by a small group of locals who came together to create a relaxed and inclusive environment. The location on 700 W. Burlington, previously Circle of Stones, is both modern and inviting. As I walked in...

Hash Stacks Cafe and Market opens

Candied french toast and a side of bacon (Bonfiglio/LION).

Mia Bonfiglio, Pulse Co-Editor

December 6, 2019

On a typical weekend, you can often find me going out to breakfast with friends or family.  However with the limited options in the area, I find myself going to the same places over and over again. The opening of Hash Stacks at 909 Burlington Ave., Western Springs, is just what the town needed. Formerly,...

Halloween classics recommended by LION for you!

Nina Shearrill, Multimedia Editor

October 31, 2019

Whether it is Halloween night, or any other night of the year, Halloween films can add fun and fear to your night. If you don't know what to watch, look no further! We have done half the job for you; just watch this video for some great movie recommendations and pick your poison.

Two perspectives: A look into native Chicagoan, Virgil Abloh’s, exhibit at the MCA

Paige Darling and Alfonso Fernandez

October 24, 2019

Click here to view two LION staffers' perspectives on Virgil Abloh's exhibit in Chicago's very own Museum of Contemporary Art....

‘Joker’ movie premieres in theaters

Dani Almase, Pulse Co-Editor

October 24, 2019

From Jack Nicholson in the first theatrical “Batman” in 1989, to the iconic Heath Ledger in the 2008 “Dark Night”, to Jared Leto in the juvenile “Suicide Squad”, the villain Joker has been portrayed by many different and famous actors. However, none of them compare to Joaquin Phoenix’s outsta...

Chicago Crime and Haunting

Mia Bonfiglio, Pulse Co-Editor

October 24, 2019

The city of Chicago holds a variety of crime and ghost stories throughout history. Here we explore the notoriously known criminals of Chicago and their crimes along with a variety of hauntings in the Chicago area.   Killer Clown John Gacy experienced an abusive childhood and struggled with dete...

Blackberry Market surprises suburbs with healthy, affordable options

Array of salads and sandwiches Blackberry Markey (Kulat/LION).

Grace Kulat, Co-Art Director

October 24, 2019

Recently, health conscious food options are becoming increasingly more important to people. Restaurants are switching over to or using better non-processed ingredients. With the slogan “eat better, feel better,” Blackberry Market on 36 South LaGrange Road is doing just that.  When you walk in ...

The Haunting at Park Jr. High

Isabella Sorice, Photo/Social Media Editor

October 24, 2019

On the night of a recent eighth grade dance, four teachers were walking around Park Jr. High School, looking for students who might have wandered off. Among the group was some of the current staff, principal Philip Abraham, assistant principal Joseph Gage, and P.E. teacher Steven Metz. As they walked from room to...

Haunted Places

Paige Darling, Assistant Multimedia Editor

October 17, 2019

O’Hare Airport Majority of people in Chicago do their traveling from O’Hare Airport, but few know that it is haunted. In 1976, Flight 191 exploded into flames killing 271 passengers and crew members. Soon after the crash, the police were called to investigate after motorists reported floating...

Not so musical high school

Dani Almase, Co-Pulse Editor

September 20, 2019

When we were little, most of us desired to grow up. The fantasy of being able to drive our own car, the yearning of being one of the “big kids” or just having the ability to make our own decisions without our parents. However, the truth is growing up isn’t as fabulous as it seems in the movies. E...

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