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Promotional poster for Dune (2021)

Movie Review: ‘Dune’

Brooke Chomko, Sports Editor December 3, 2021

The highly anticipated movie “Dune” was released in theaters across the U.S. on Oct. 22, 2021 after a delay from an initial release date of Nov. 20, 2020. “Dune” is a science fiction movie based...

30 album cover.

Adele releases new ‘30’ album

Features ‘Easy on Me,’ ‘To Be Loved’ and ‘All Night Parking’ songs
Ella Mahaney, Managing Editor December 2, 2021

After six years Adele has finally released her new album, “30.” I, like many other Adele fans, was very excited to hear her new music. The album came out on Nov. 19 and has been a huge success. On...

Julia Almanza 22 calls out the Lotería cards (Barbera/LION).

Latinos Juntos hosts ‘Lotería Night’

Community members, students participate in board game fun
Nicholas Barbera, Reporter November 22, 2021

Latinos Juntos hosted an event on Nov. 5 open to all in the SC Sophomore Cafeteria based around a game rooted in Latinx culture - Lotería. The game, which is similar to Bingo, centers around placing markers...

Outside of RH (Fry/LION).

RH opens rooftop restaurant in Oak Brook

Brings aesthetic dining room to the suburbs
Morgan Fry, Editor in Chief November 18, 2021

The upscale American home-furnishing company RH (formerly known as Restoration Hardware), has been opening elegant restaurants across the country. With one restaurant already located in downtown Chicago,...

Olivia Mezan 22 and Hailey Markworth 22 attend Fall 2021 Signing Day on Nov. 10 (Wolf/LION).

LT holds signing day, athletes finalize their commitments

13 seniors sign letters of intent to play their sport in college
Molly Burke, Reporter November 18, 2021

Nov. 10 marked the National Collegiate Athletic Association's (NCAA) Fall Signing Day, where 13 LT seniors finalized their college commitments in the Vaughn Gym. Hailey Markworth ‘22, who has committed...

Will Caronchi 22 drives the ball down the fairway (photo courtesy of Caronchi).

Boys golf finishes season with state qualification

Team walks away with joy, sixth-place state finish
Molly Burke, Reporter November 15, 2021

The LT boys golf team is able to celebrate its season after placing sixth in the state tournament as a team--the first state appearance since the 2018-19 season--as well as having three individuals qualify.  Will...

Left to right: Susie Esseman as Susie Greene, Lucy Liu as herself, and Larry David as Larry David at a party with the typical companions of the show (out of shot) (photo courtesy of Tribune News Service).

‘Curb Your Enthusiasm’ returns with a much anticipated 11th season

Modern changes maintain signature magic of story
Nicholas Barbera, Reporter November 15, 2021

he 11th season of the show, “Curb Your Enthusiasm,” (Curb) created by Larry David, has returned for the first time since the last season premiere in 2020. The show stars David himself, who plays...

Statistics depicting bandwidth increases at LT, Gpbs an abbreviation for Gigabits per second (Quealy/LION).

School exceeds internet bandwidth, updates made

Technology services makes updates to fix connection issues inconveniencing school
Rory Quealy, News Editor, Website Editor November 11, 2021

Due to the addition of 1:1 Chromebooks into the curriculum, LT’s internet usage has increased greatly as students and staff incorporate the use of technology more frequently in the classroom. This sustained...

From left to right: Nolan Byer 23 and Jake Gripp 23 (Race/LION).

Student Council hosts Hocoween

First school dance after almost two years, rescheduled from initial date
Abe Morales, News Editor, Multimedia Editor November 11, 2021

After homecoming was canceled on Oct. 2, due to police activity at SC three hours prior to the dance, Student Council worked with the administration to have the event rescheduled. Together, they were able...

Tiernan Kelly 22 and Kyle Mora 22 pose after running the Chicago Marathon (photo courtesy of Mora).

Tiernan Kelly ’22, Kyle Mora ’22 run, participate in Chicago Marathon

Both runners finish marathon in under five hours, check off bucket list goal
Emme McLean, Managing Editor November 11, 2021

After a quick chat with each other in January of 2021, Tiernan Kelly ‘22 and Kyle Mora ‘22 signed up for their first Chicago Marathon (26.2 miles) in hopes of successfully completing it. The marathon...

Catie Ramicone 22 leads first Fashion club meeting of the year (Rauf/LION).

Students reboot Fashion club

New leaders reflect on impact of fashion on their lives, at LT
Gabriella Rauf, InDepth Editor November 11, 2021

The Fashion club had its first meeting of the school year on Wednesday, Oct. 20. It is different from previous years in that it was not an official club, having previously been in a prototype form. This...

Varsity tennis player Anastasia Bozovic 22 prepares to serve tennis ball at opponent at home sectional match at Oct. 15 (Burke/LION)

Girls tennis ends with successful season, sends four girls to state

Team plans for state match, reflects on season highlights
Nicholas Barbera, Reporter November 11, 2021

After an unconventional season for girls tennis as a result of COVID-19 last year, the team has returned to a more normal season with two doubles teams placing in the top 40 at state. Some changes made...

Shoe collection bin that was by the NC entrance (Cross/LION).

School teams up with Share Your Soles shoe collection

Future Healthcare Professionals, Interact club host shoe drive
Myrna Cross, Reporter November 5, 2021

The Future Healthcare Professionals (FHP) of LT, along with Interact club, have teamed up with the Share Your Soles Shoe Foundation to collect shoes for children struggling in countries such as Nigeria,...

Sculpture of Kahlos name (Morales/LION).

Frida Kahlo Timeless Exhibition

Janessa Mosqueda and Abe Morales November 4, 2021

https://spark.adobe.com/page/SBAPnMJw1Z8ku/ Click the link to read Janessa and Abe's perspective on the Frida Kahlo exhibition.

LION Unsolved: The Haunting of the Hull House

LION Unsolved: The Haunting of the Hull House

Maddie Gee and Jeanne Mardegan November 2, 2021

Welcome to our first episode of LION Unsolved with Maddie Gee and Jeanne Mardegan. In this podcast, we will discuss crime cases in the Illinois area. Being that we’re both fans of the popular YouTube...

Students watch poet Noel Quiñones present in the NC library on Oct. 5 (Barbera/LION).

Latinos Juntos invites guest speaker to promote idea of inclusion

Poet Noel Quiñones discusses the importance of culture, identity
Nicholas Barbera, Reporter October 25, 2021

In honor of Latinx Heritage Month, Director of Equity and Belonging Dr. Jennifer Rowe worked with Latinos Juntos to celebrate the concept of Latinidad—ethnic, geographic, cultural, or linguistic attributes...

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