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LT offers new Mock Trial club

LT offers new Mock Trial club

Claire Williams, Freelance Reporter

September 18, 2018


Filed under News, Online Exclusives, Top Stories

Katie Materick ‘19 stood on the podium of a San Francisco courtroom, mind whirling and heart racing. She had been called as a witness to testify against an accused attempted murderer. Across from her, the defense fired off difficult, text-dependent questions, eager to prove her an unreliable wi...

New security in place for new school year

New security in place for new school year

Lars Lonnroth, Managing Editor of Breaking News and Multimedia Content

September 11, 2018


Filed under News, Top Stories

Over the summer, the LT administration took a series of steps to help bolster school security during a time where gun violence is increasingly discussed in schools across the nation. “In all the unfortunate shootings that we have had in schools, the one thing that we’ve learned is that the quicker...

On school safety, LT Save Club promotes alternative to gun control

On school safety, LT Save Club promotes alternative to gun control

Lars Lonnroth, Managing Editor of Breaking News and Multimedia Content

August 29, 2018


Filed under News, Top Stories

Only hours after holding its first ever meeting Aug. 28 at the NC Cafeteria, two members of the new LT Save Promise Club gathered for a forum at the La Grange Park Public Library to tell the local affiliate of the Moms Demand Action advocacy group about what it is like living as a student in an atmosphere...

LT Football honors seniors, plays Sandburg

LT Football honors seniors, plays Sandburg

Travis Morales, Freelance Reporter

August 27, 2018


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

LT opened the season with a disappointing loss to the Carl Sandburg Eagles, 24-13 at Bennett Field Aug. 24. LT had chances to pull away from Sandburg early, but penalties and mental mistakes were too much to overcome. Before the game, LT honored their senior players and families with a special pregame...

Jason Mraz sings his loving heart out at the Ravinia

Jason Mraz sings his loving heart out at the Ravinia

Georgia Dougherty, Pulse Editor

August 26, 2018


Filed under Online Exclusives, Opinion, Top Stories

It’s probable that you’ve heard Jason Mraz’s song “Have it All” from his recent album “Know” frequenting the radio these past weeks. For the three minutes that it’s playing, you know that super positive and happy feeling you get? Imagine having that feeling multiplied by 10 for the two ...

Welcome back to a new year of news!

Welcome back to a new year of news!

Grace DeKoker, Editor-in-Chief

August 24, 2018


Filed under News, Online Exclusives, Top Stories

Dear students, faculty, parents, and members of the LT community, The 2018-2019 school year is upon us! That means that the LION newspaper staff will be dedicating our year to informing and updating the community via seven paper issues, our website, and social media.   To stay connected...

Yes, Pride Month is commercial. That doesn’t mean it isn’t important.

Yes, Pride Month is commercial. That doesn’t mean it isn’t important.

Lars Lonnroth, Managing Editor of Breaking News/Multimedia Coverage

June 26, 2018


Filed under Online Exclusives, Opinion, Top Stories

Coming out as a member of the LGBTQ+ community is extremely tough. Even with the continually changing times, changing cultural environment and an overall sense that the stigma that once surrounded homosexuality and other sects of the LGBTQ+ community has evaporated quicker than any could imagine,...

Media Mayhem: LTTV sportscaster becomes Emmy Award presenter

Media Mayhem: LTTV sportscaster becomes Emmy Award presenter

Lars Lonnroth, Managing Editor of Breaking News and Multimedia Content

June 4, 2018


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

When LTTV Sports Director Max Abrahamson walked across the stage at the Senior Honor’s assembly, there were audible gasps when his scholarship sum was announced. Such a feat was possible due to his success at LTTV. In recognition for his excellence in sports broadcasting—a field he entered as a...

Kilrea secures another individual title

Kilrea secures another individual title

Lars Lonnroth, Managing Editor of Breaking News and Multimedia Content

May 26, 2018


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

Before he embarks on his next chapter at the University of Notre Dame, Danny Kilrea ‘18 ended his time in the LT Track and Field program with a bang: in the 3200 meters, Kilrea won yet another state title with a time of 9:02.77 at Eastern Illinois University, according to the website Athletic.net. “It...

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...

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