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Play ‘Lend Me A Tenor’ takes LT stage

Play ‘Lend Me A Tenor’ takes LT stage

Lars Lonnroth, Managing Editor of Breaking News and Multimedia Content

December 11, 2018


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The LT Theatre department presented Ken Ludwig’s “Lend Me A Tenor” on the weekend of Dec. 9. The humorous play tells the story of a big shot Italian singer who suddenly can not perform at an engagement in Cleveland, forcing the other characters to try to fix the situation. “Every scene, bac...

NHI gives the gift of inspiration this holiday season

NHI gives the gift of inspiration this holiday season

Travis Morales, Freelance Writer

December 10, 2018


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The sight of juicy steak and chicken fajitas combined with sweet churros is only a sliver of what Noche Navideña—or Christmas Night in English—offered on Dec. 7. For the second year in a row, LT students, faculty and the National Hispanic Institute (NHI) club came together to truly learn about the...

The 1975’s “A Brief Inquiry Into Online Relationships” review

The 1975’s “A Brief Inquiry Into Online Relationships” review

Camilla Breen and Isabel Tuisl

December 5, 2018


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Listening party (Isabel): On Nov. 30, the official release date of The 1975’s “A Brief Inquiry into Online Relationships,” listening parties occured in places all over the nation. Chicago’s party took place at 7pm. at Shuga Records (1272 N Milwaukee Ave in Wicker Park). When my friend and I en...

Energetic performance by Josie Dunne gets crowd on its feet

Energetic performance by Josie Dunne gets crowd on its feet

Isabel Tuisl, Social Media Manager/Website co-editor

December 4, 2018


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Josie Dunne ‘15 captivated her audience at her hometown show on Nov. 20 with her positive and energetic presence as she jumped around the stage all night, along with her family and friends who came out to support her. Approaching the venue, Park West, I could already tell it was sort of a strang...

University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) institutes new scholarship program

Harper Hill, News co-editor

December 3, 2018


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The University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) recently instituted the Chancellor’s Fellows Program in hopes that free tuition will encourage high-achieving, low-income Illinois residents to stay in state for their college education. “The state of Illinois has, over the past number of years, been...

Teachers sit in on November Board of Education meeting

December 3, 2018


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At the beginning of a new school year, students can expect to see new faces, new teachers and new classes. LT faculty expected something new at the start of this school year as well- to ratify their new contract for this and upcoming school years. The previous contract-- which lays out logistics such...

Pilar’s Playlist edition 9

Pilar’s Playlist edition 9

Pilar Valdes, Art Director

December 2, 2018


Filed under Online Exclusives, Opinion, Pilar's Playlist, Top Stories

I have spent a LOT of time indoors these past few weeks. For starters, I don’t know if you guys have noticed, but it’s cold outside. Then mother nature handed us some beautiful snow, and Dr. Kilrea handed us a snow day. I like being outside, especially in the winter because I think snow is the most b...

Mumford and Sons find new sound with recent album “Delta”

Mumford and Sons find new sound with recent album “Delta”

Georgia Dougherty, Pulse co-editor

November 28, 2018


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The first record I ever got was Mumford and Sons’ “Sigh No More” album. I can very easily say that their new album, “Delta,” will be on my Christmas list. “Delta” is the band’s third consecutive number one album in the U.S., topping the Billboard 200; however, it strays from their usual...

Streetlight Manifesto brings ska, community to Chicago

Streetlight Manifesto brings ska, community to Chicago

Lars Lonnroth, Managing Editor of Breaking News and Multimedia Content

November 25, 2018


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The moment Streetlight Manifesto strutted on the stage at the Riviera on Nov. 17, the crowd erupted into euphoria. But beyond the initial ecstasy that occurs at every concert, the moment the band played its first note, it went from euphoria to bedlam—in a good way. When the band played the first notes of “E...

Happy Thanksgiving!

Happy Thanksgiving!

Grace DeKoker, Editor-in-Chief

November 22, 2018


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Here at the LION Newspaper, we have so much to be grateful for. Our amazing advisors, a supportive administration, and of course, our diligent staff and co-workers. From our little family to yours, Happy Thanksgiving.

Pilar’s playlists edition 7

Pilar’s playlists edition 7

Pilar Valdes, Art Director

November 19, 2018


Filed under Online Exclusives, Pilar's Playlist, Top Stories

Hello, my loyal readers! (Hey Mom.) After a brief summer and half of first semester hiatus, I am back and better than ever. I’m pretty much the same. I feel like I need to get to know you guys a little better, or really you need to get to know me better. So, a little bit about me: I’m the youngest...

Jon Bellion’s new album impresses with variety

Isabel Tuisl, Website/Social Media co-editor

November 18, 2018


Filed under Online Exclusives, Opinion, Top Stories

Jon Bellion, an American singer, songwriter, rapper and record producer released his album “Glory Sound Prep” on Nov. 9. Two and a half years after the release of his first studio album, “The Human Condition,” Jon released his new album to his already acquired audience as a result of his hit...

Newly formed band, Boygenius, sells out Thalia Hall Nov. 12, 13

Newly formed band, Boygenius, sells out Thalia Hall Nov. 12, 13

Grace Kulat, Reporter/Photographer

November 17, 2018


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The entire audience was silent as Julien Baker, Phoebe Bridgers and Lucy Dacus stood on the edge of the Thalia Hall stage performing their final song for the night “Ketchum, ID,” acoustically. The audience was captivated by their soothing voices and beautiful guitar chords. The venue was quiet but as t...

Bohemian Rhapsody movie review

Bohemian Rhapsody movie review

Tommy Layden, Reporter

November 14, 2018


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"Bohemian Rhapsody" is a movie about how a group of misfits came together and created music that was far ahead of their time. Strong showings from lead actors Rami Malek and Lucy Boynton, and moving performances from supporting cast members, turned an already entertaining story into a great film. Set i...

LT actors with special needs opens 25th production “The Lion King Jr.”

LT actors with special needs opens 25th production “The Lion King Jr.”

Nina Shearrill, Reporter

November 13, 2018


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Twenty five years ago Arlene Rehak started a program for adults who wanted to act, but may not have been able to participate in traditional forms of theatre that are unable to fulfill the needs of the adults. Christine Grohne, her daughter, has helped out behind the scenes in various ways over the y...

Grace Mayer ‘21 manages girls basketball team

Fiona O'Brien, Freelance reporter

November 13, 2018


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Could you imagine showing up to basketball practice everyday and going to games every weekend, but not being able to play? While most people would view this as a waste of time, Grace Mayer ‘21 views this as the best way to spend her days. Mayer has Cerebral Palsy but that does not prevent her from...

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