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Taylor Swift surprise releases another re-recorded single

Taylor Swift surprise releases another re-recorded single

Continues to keep her fans wondering what she will do next
Hannah Race, Reporter May 13, 2022

For those of you who may not know, Taylor Swift has been re-recording her past albums and releasing them with “(Taylor’s Version)” on the end of the titles. She is doing this because Big Machine...

Sign for Lorde concert which took place on April 23 at the Chicago Theater (Rauf/LION).

Lorde tours Solar Power, brings intimate, powerful energy to Chicago

Performs at Chicago Theater after four year hiatus
Gabriella Rauf, In-Depth Editor May 12, 2022

Eight months after the release of the album, Lorde began touring for “Solar Power.” She played in Chicago for two nights: Friday, April 22, and Saturday, April 23, at the Chicago Theater.  The...

Science Olympiad competes at state

Science Olympiad competes at state

Virtual competition replaces in-person meet
Scarlett Lestina, Copy Editor May 11, 2022

The Science Olympiad team competed in a virtual state competition with their 15 members on April 23. They placed 17 out of 51 teams. “I was very excited for our students,” sponsor Robert Sherman...

SOUR TOUR projection at the Aragon Ballroom on April 16th (Gee/LION).

Gracie Abrams, Olivia Rodrigo perform in Chicago

Concert creates surreal experience for audience members
Maddie Gee and Cooper Anderson May 4, 2022

Strobe lights shone on the heads of the people in the crowd, the music vibrated through our feet, and hands swayed to the tempo of the song. We could not believe we were seeing an artist, whose songs we...

PART 2: The Unknown Murder of Alan Fredian

PART 2: The Unknown Murder of Alan Fredian

Jeanne Mardegan and Maddie Gee April 29, 2022

You thought you were done with us? Psych! We're back with a spin off episode of the infamous LT murder from the 70s. In this episode, we discuss more details pertaining the case, coming from a retired...

Principal Jennifer Tyrrell and mascot Noil close out All-school assembly (Wolf/LION).

The Return of All-school

Molly Burke and Sydney Wolf April 28, 2022

Check out photos from this year's All-school Assembly!

UCLA professor Tyrone Howard over Zoom on April 15 (Barbera/LION).

UCLA professor hosts anti-hate presentation

Discusses impact, need to eliminate all forms of resentment
Nicholas Barbera, Reporter April 28, 2022

An online presentation via Zoom regarding the effects hate can have on individuals and communities, as well as the need to eliminate said hate, was held on April 5 by author and UCLA professor Tyrone Howard. “We...

Bucatini Carbonara and Roasted Brussels Sprouts served at Il Mio (Gee/LION).

Il Mio serves family-shareable Italian cuisine

Offers signature quality menu
Maddie Gee, Reporter April 22, 2022

I immediately had high expectations walking into Il Mio, located in the center of downtown Clarendon Hills. The inviting, spacious restaurant, with a green and light-brown color palette, left me pleasantly...

The Archives: Episode 2

Maddie Gee, Reporter April 8, 2022

Rielly Chesna 22 crosses ball across middle to teammate in game against Whitney Young on March 14 (Wirtz/LION).

Girls soccer season begins, hopes to top last year’s performance

Team once again able to compete against non-conference opponents
Sydney Wolf, Reporter March 24, 2022

Finishing last year’s season second in state is very challenging to follow, but the LT varsity girls soccer team is determined to come back this year even stronger. The team is returning without last...

Major internal, external improvement projects at SC

Major internal, external improvement projects at SC

Morgan Fry, Editor in Chief March 24, 2022

On Monday, Feb.14, noise levels started to increase, dust dispersed into the air, and students at SC glanced in curiosity as an excavator dug into the ground, SC Associate Principal Greg Gardner said....

Becky Phillips 23 runs 200 meter race at home quad meet on March 12 (Chomko/LION).

Athlete of the Month: Becky Phillips ‘23

Brooke Chomko, Sports Editor March 24, 2022

Becky Phillips ‘23 has done almost every sport imaginable throughout her life. When she was young, she played softball, basketball, volleyball, badminton, soccer, and tennis, but has since focused on...

Former student and current English teacher Frank Alletto and former English teacher Glen Brown play Here Comes the Sun by the Beatles in NC room 117 at the first Brownstock in 1992 (photo courtesy of Alletto).

Brownstock Clarification

Morgan Fry, Editor in Chief March 24, 2022

Dear LT students, staff, parents and community members,   On Friday, March 18, the LION Newspaper sent the pages of our fifth copy print edition to the printing press with an accurate story about...

The LT Review Guidelines

The LT Review Guidelines

Morgan Fry and Janessa Mosqueda March 23, 2022

LION is launching a new opportunity for all LT students. The LT Review gives any interested individual the opportunity to get their work published on the LION website! Our staff is looking to accept reviews...

People protesting the Russian invasion of Ukraine in Chicago (photo courtesy of Monika Krueger 22).

Russia’s invasion of Ukraine impacts local students

Student with Ukrainian heritage details how she is coping with invasion of Ukraine
Lily Hanafin, Opinions Editor March 23, 2022

Monika Krueger ‘22 remembers attending Ukrainian dance and culture classes every week, listening to the moms speaking in Ukrainian while braiding her hair, and wearing traditional flower crowns and embroidered...

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