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Mr. Freeze performs for GEMS

Mr. Freeze performs for GEMS

Amy Lacny, Photo Editor

October 2, 2014


Filed under News, Online Exclusives, Top Stories

Fermilab’s Mr. Freeze entertained audience members on Wed. Oct. 1, in a liquid nitrogen cryogenics show held in the South Campus PAC. The show, hosted by LT’s Girls in Engineering, Mathematics and Science (GEMS), had an audience ranging from wide-eyed elementary school students to elderly communit...

Lyons Places Second in PepsiCo Showdown

Lidia Breen, Pulse Editor

September 29, 2014


Filed under Online Exclusives, Sports, Top Stories

Although number three seeded LT (13-4) held a lead for much of the game, they couldn’t hold on versus a tough number one seeded Morton (14-1-2) side, and fell 3-2 in the final of the PepsiCo Showdown at DePaul on Sunday in penalty kicks. “I felt really bad for our guys,” Head Coach Paul Labbato...

Football Kicks off

Football Kicks off

Joe Okkema, News Editor

September 16, 2014


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

Learning from last year’s defensive shortcomings, the Lions football team took the opportunity afforded by the offseason to institute a new defensive package, switching from a four-man to a three-man front that will utilize five linebackers instead of three. Combined with a thoroughly experienced lineup,...

LT Rugby Players Tour Europe

LT Rugby Players Tour Europe

Garrett Ariana, Reporter

September 15, 2014


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

As a result of their hard work and skill, some elite members of the West Suburban Bulls Rugby were selected to go on tour to England and Wales for 15 days this summer to play against cream of the crop competition. None of the players were just put on the team simply based on their history. There was...

Local Bands Rock Out, Crush at Battle of the Bands

Local Bands Rock Out, Crush at Battle of the Bands

Garrett Ariana, Reporter

September 15, 2014


Filed under News, Top Stories

As Christian Naval ‘15 closed his set for the Illinois Battle of the Bands, jamming on the guitar to “Sweet Home Chicago” by Rob Johnson with his senior band, Far-Sighted, a feeling of gratification swept over him. Far-Sighted finished second in the statewide competition while another LT band,...

Former LT Basketball Star Transfers to IU

Former LT Basketball Star Transfers to IU

Michael Grace, Multimedia Editor

September 11, 2014


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

As Nick Zeisloft ‘11 stepped onto the court in Montreal, Canada, on August 13, 2014, wearing the ever so famous Indiana crimson and cream uniform, he knew that he made the right decision. Zeisloft has recently transferred from the Missouri Valley Conference’s Illinois State (ISU) to Indiana University...

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