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Naf Naf Grill goes above and beyond

Tim Mikulski, Art Director

December 2, 2016


Filed under Pulse

In a saturated market for Mediterranean lunch joints, restaurants go to great lengths to try to separate themselves from the pack. Naf Naf Grill thankfully forgoes the pretense of trying to stick out, and instead stands out just as simple, delicious Mediterranean food. First walking into Naf Naf Grill...

LT alumna finds relief after body image struggle

December 2, 2016


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The world constantly revolves around the way we look. It is difficult to avoid the constant comparisons that people make with themselves and others.  Sara Nutley ’14 found herself in this situation not too long ago leading to her unhealthy obsession to be thin, spiraling into two eating disorders...

Social media’s effect on our body image

Grace Palmer, Pulse editor

December 2, 2016


Filed under Pulse

Before the days of social media apps like Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat and Facebook, we were only exposed to the perfect bikini body and abs on billboards, magazines and commercials. With this, the viewer would often do a quick workout and soon forget about it. However, with the rise of social media...

‘This + That,’ popular online blog, takes off

‘This + That,’ popular online blog, takes off

Caroline Konstant, Pulse editor

December 2, 2016


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  In a time when ‘pinning’ creative DIYs (Do-It-Yourself projects) on Pinterest and oogling over aesthetic photos on Instagram is on the rise, blogs are skyrocketing among creative-minded people. Molly Garvin ‘17 has taken her time to create her own blog, ‘THIS + THAT,’ throughout her h...

Magic man

Magic man

Katie Palermo, Photo editor

December 2, 2016


Filed under Pulse, Top Stories

Since the young age of 8, LT English Teacher Frank Alletto has been interested in magic. “My parents signed me up for a ‘magic class’ and I loved it,” Alletto said. “It was my hobby on and off for years, but it wasn’t until my 20s that I began performing as a side job.” Along with teaching at...

Choker business combines fashion with clarity

Lindsey Hauch, Reporter

December 2, 2016


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In the middle of summer 2016, sisters Lizzie '14 and Catherine Everett '17 started Giving Sol, a business focused around bringing awareness to specific charity organizations through the sales of choker necklaces. "We both love creating things, jewelry and fashion so this was something we thought ...

Lack of zzz’s

Spiro Kass, Buisness manager

December 2, 2016


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For the past couple of years, the majority of high school students have shared one commonality: insufficient sleep schedules, and according to the National Sleep Foundation, this trend among teens continues to rise. As high school students are increasingly buried with homework, extracurricular activities...

Restaurant opens in LaGrange

Restaurant opens in LaGrange

Grace Palmer, Pulse co-editors

October 27, 2016


Filed under oct 27, Pulse, Uncategorized

As I walked into the somewhat plain exterior of Fourteen Sixteen, I entered into a warm, inviting, industrial feel. We did not have to wait for our table, but it was also a Tuesday night so I was not surprised. If you are, however, worried about getting a table you can call for a reservation or you can...

Escape room offers, thrills, fun for all

Escape room offers, thrills, fun for all

Phil Smith, Editor-in-chief

October 27, 2016


Filed under oct 27, Pulse

Our clock ticks down as the eight people locked in a room search for clues to help us escape. Muttering riddles under our breaths and trying combination after combination on locks as music swells up in the background, we know we only have an hour to make it out of the treasure room alive. We ‘d...

Why we love fall

Maddy Cohen, Assistant Pulse editor

October 27, 2016


Filed under oct 27, Pulse

Whether it's football, Pumpkin Spice Lattes, or premature Christmas excitement (58 days everyone) there is always something to look forward to at the start of fall. However, it's not merely a coincidence that autumn draws a special type of excitement into our stomachs when it crosses our mind. Why does...

Humane howling

Sydney Kaehler, Assistant Opinions editor

October 27, 2016


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October is the month of pumpkins, haunted houses and our entrance into fall. What’s more important than Autumn propaganda? Dogs. October is Adopt-A-Dog month! There is no better time to introduce a new member of the family. However, before your family decides to make a lengthy car ride to Missouri...

Why adopt?

Caroline Konstant, Pulse co-editors

October 27, 2016


Filed under oct 27, Pulse

Man's best friend is said to be a loyal, furry loving dog and in my experience I have found that to be true. My family rescued our dog Jeremy 12 years ago from PAWS shelter in Chicago. My older brothers begged my parents, who finally gave in and took us to multiple Pet Smarts to look at the dogs they...

Curbing global warming

Thomas Atseff, Opinions editor

October 27, 2016


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The last 12 months have consistently been the hottest months in recorded history; this means that this January was the hottest January of all time, and so on. This past July was the hottest of any month ever—that is, until this August broke that record. This planet is getting warmer. No one can ...

Climate change and its effect

Henry Groya, Reporter

October 27, 2016


Filed under oct 27, Pulse

Since the 1980s, the issue of climate change has been a very prevalent issue. Climate change refers to global warming, which is an increase of Earth’s surface temperature due to human use of fossil fuels, that releases carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gases. In 1988, the International Panel on Clima...

Climate change Q&A

Mikaela Larson, Reporter

October 27, 2016


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Why is there disagreement regarding climate change Nuss: People are uneducated and people are misinformed. There is a big miscommunication effort being funded by the fossil fuel industry. The fossil fuel industry has been employing the same PR firms and the same legal teams as the tobacco industry...

Students fuse business with design

Students fuse business with design

Maddy Cohen, Assistant Pulse editor

October 27, 2016


Filed under oct 27, Pulse

After many years of receiving rewards and praise for his artwork at different camps and art shows, artist Noah Denten '17 decided it was time to turn his artwork into something special. “I've known Noah for a really long time and he is always working on something new," Kyle Reblin '19...

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