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Valentine’s Day playlist

Nina Shearrill, Business manager

February 14, 2019

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...

Photos: All School Assembly 2019

Member of the Eurythmic Dance Company preforms their routine at the 18th All School Assembly.

Camilla Breen, Pulse Editor

February 13, 2019

Childhood Nostalgia Previews

Isabel Tuisl, Website/Social Media co-editor

February 13, 2019

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

A taco sold at Altiro, a Latin fusion restaurant in the heart of downtown LaGrange. (Voytovich/LION)

Tessa Voytovich, Reporter

November 5, 2018

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...

Close House Races for Midterms

Olivia Janik, Reporter

October 30, 2018

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

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) ...

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