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LT NHI hosts event to bring schools together

LT NHI hosts event to bring schools together

Lars Lonnroth, Assistant News Editor

May 19, 2018


Filed under News, Online Exclusives, Top Stories

LT’s chapter of the National Hispanic Institute (NHI) took a step towards addressing a long-lasting deficiency in the overall NHI community: a general sense of isolation between various NHI chapters in the Chicagoland area. “We have a history of being disorganized and not really being in contact w...

NFL Draft Wrap-Up

NFL Draft Wrap-Up

Luke Lusson and Grant Campbell and Hayden Claesson

May 11, 2018


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

Back on April 16, we published our entire first-round NFL mock draft. Now, with the draft over, it's time to hear our reaction. Listen to the podcast below featuring Grant Campbell, Luke Lusson, Hayden Claesson and Dylan Stark to hear how the hometown Bears drafted, which teams impressed us and which...

Students commit to college athletics

Students commit to college athletics

Luke Lusson and Mikaela Larson

May 3, 2018


Filed under Online Exclusives, Sports, Top Stories

The Class of 2018 has 41 student athletes committed to continuing their athletic career next year at 37 different schools. The most common sport is football with students committed from Division I (D1) to Community College (JuCo). Congratulations to all of the future college athletes; remember LT when...

NFL Mock Draft

NFL Mock Draft

Grant Campbell and Luke Lusson and Hayden Claesson

April 26, 2018


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

With the draft being a few short hours away, we have spent the last two days compiling our first round mock draft.  We made predictions based on team needs, talent and what we believed would be an ideal fit.  Feel free to comment on this article with the picks you agree with or disagree with.  Or...

Media Mayhem: Inside the Chicago Tribune’s unprecedented push for unionization

Media Mayhem: Inside the Chicago Tribune’s unprecedented push for unionization

Lars Lonnroth, Assistant News Editor

April 16, 2018


Filed under Lars Lonnroth's Media Mayhem, News, Top Stories

As long-time readers of the Chicago Tribune can attest, the prestigious newspaper's editorial page has consistently published eviscerating editorials that have taken a vociferous anti-union posture. But despite that long-held position, staffers at the nearly 171 year old paper are pushing for un...

NBA Playoffs: Round One

NBA Playoffs: Round One

Luke Lusson, Sports Editor

April 13, 2018


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

After a long, grueling 82-game regular season, the 2018 NBA Playoffs is finally set to tip-off this Saturday, April 14. Numerous intriguing round one matchups await in each conference, and it seems as though the potential for upsets this year is higher than we’ve seen in recent seasons. Here is my b...

Students march, walkout

Students march, walkout

Spiro Kass, Editor-in-Chief

April 13, 2018


Filed under News, Top Stories

For the past two months, there has been an outbreak sweeping across the country. Not a typical epidemic of some miscellaneous infection, but rather something far less tangible and far more empowering. From coast to coast, there has been an outbreak of student voices. Voices that are aggressively stirring...

Mr. LT packs Reber Center for local charity

Mr. LT packs Reber Center for local charity

Camilla Breen, Assistant Photo Editor

April 9, 2018


Filed under Online Exclusives, Online Photo Galleries, Top Stories

Mr. LT was started in 2014 to raise money for charity. This year on April 7, 15 students competed in the pageant and the proceeds went to Healing Hearts for Ashley. Photos were taken by Camilla Breen.

March for Our Lives

March for Our Lives

Camilla Breen, Grace DeKoker, and Mary Devine

April 5, 2018


Filed under News, Online Photo Galleries, Top Stories

The March for Our Lives occurred across the United States on March 24. Lion staff members Camilla Breen, Grace DeKoker and Mary Devine documented the events in Chicago and San Diego. The following photo gallery highlights key moments from the march.

Candidates declare victory in local races

Candidates declare victory in local races

Brandt Siegfried, Online Editor

April 4, 2018


Filed under News, Top Stories

Illinois voters, including a number of LT students, went to the polls on March 20 to select candidates to represent their parties in the Nov. 6 general election. This fall, voters will select the winners of the governorship, other statewide offices, representatives for Illinois’ 18 congressional districts...

March Madness Sweet 16 Preview

March Madness Sweet 16 Preview

Luke Lusson, Mikaela Larson, and Grant Campbell

March 22, 2018


Filed under Online Exclusives, Sports, Top Stories

The first week of March Madness sure didn’t lack any drama. Historic upsets and crazy buzzer beaters were only a few highlights of all that transpired in the first two rounds. With the Sweet 16 now set, take a look at how Luke Lusson, Mikaela Larson and Grant Campbell are answering the following qu...

Students walk out in protest, respect for lives lost

Students walk out in protest, respect for lives lost

Spiro Kass, Editor-in-Chief

March 14, 2018


Filed under Multimedia, News, Online Exclusives, Top Stories

At 10 a.m. sharp on March 14, hundreds of LT NC and SC students respectfully exited their third period classrooms and walked outside of each campus in unity to participate in the National School Walkout. The demonstration was made to support student safety and honor those who have died from gun violence...

Ultimate guide to March Madness 2018

Ultimate guide to March Madness 2018

Mikaela Larson and Luke Lusson

March 14, 2018


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

Ladies and gentlemen, it’s March. And March means March Madness. Need some help filling out your bracket? Don’t worry, we’ve got you covered. These six categories below are designed to give you everything you need to know when it comes to your brackets. From early round upsets to national champi...

LION Bracket Challenge

LION Bracket Challenge

March 12, 2018


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

March Madness is the most wonderful time of the year! Do you consider yourself sports savvy? Do you love basketball? Do you want to be featured in the grid? There is a one in 9,223,372,036,854,775,808 chance that you'll have a perfect bracket, so why not test your luck? Click HERE to enter our LION sponsored bracket challenge!...

Waterman: Student dies in ‘tragic accident’

Waterman: Student dies in ‘tragic accident’

Lars Lonnroth, Assistant News Editor

March 6, 2018


Filed under News, Top Stories

LT student Hayden Miles ‘21 was killed Monday evening in what LT Principal Brian Waterman called a “tragic accident,” according to a Tuesday morning email to school staff. At around 7:50 p.m. Monday evening, police were called to the pedestrian crossing west of Central Avenue in Western Spr...

Holstering gun violence at school

Holstering gun violence at school

Brandt Siegfried and Maddy Cohen

March 2, 2018


Filed under Pulse, Top Stories

Maddy would never touch a gun; Brandt enjoys spending an hour at the range. We have dramatically opposed positions on gun control, but in this honest reflection on the role of guns in America, we have created an essay about guns and safety. There is common ground on the gun issue, and, after thought...

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