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Grading the Nikola Mirotic Trade

Grading the Nikola Mirotic Trade

Luke Lusson and Grant Campbell, Sports Editor, News Editor

February 1, 2018


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

After trade talks between the Chicago Bulls and New Orleans Pelicans came to halt on Tuesday, the two sides finally agreed on a deal today. Chicago will send Nikola Mirotic and a 2018 second round pick in exchange for Omer Asik, Tony Allen, Jameer Nelson and a 2018 first-round pick that is top five protect...

Super Bowl LII

Super Bowl LII

Grant Campbell and Luke Lusson, News Editor, Sports Editor

January 31, 2018


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

Super Bowl LII information: Sunday, February 4th 5:30 p.m. Can be found on NBC Played in U.S. Bank Stadium, Minneapolis, MN Campbell's Super Bowl LII prediction: Every second of my life, I think about how much I hate the New England Patriots.  The infamous relationship between QB T...

Artificial selection in the media

Artificial selection in the media

Greg Smith, Assistant Opinions Editor

January 30, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Top Stories

It’s no secret that news media have great influence over what we hear and believe. The flow of information between people is something that is nearly impossible to control in the age of the internet. But the puzzling thing is that certain pieces of news are selected for coverage by the mainstream media,...

Signs of democracy: Women’s March to the Polls

Signs of democracy: Women’s March to the Polls

Greta Markey, Managing Editor of Print Content

January 26, 2018


Filed under Online Photo Galleries, Opinion, Top Stories

Photos by Camilla Breen, Lars Lonnroth, Greta Markey and Isabel Tuisl Last year, when I went to the first Women’s March on Jan. 21, 2017, I knew that it was the start of something big. Never before in my life had I seen so many people come together and stand up for a few common causes: l...

Athletic training offers aid to students

Camilla Breen, Assistant Photo Editor

January 26, 2018


Filed under News, Top Stories

Three times a week, student athletic trainers student athletes with injuries that may occur during practices. The dedicated student trainers work two seasons per year and work with any athlete that might need assistance. Throughout the year, trainers become close, create lasting friendships and impact...

Spontaneous CPR saves resident’s life

Spontaneous CPR saves resident’s life

Pilar Valdes, Assistant Pulse Editor

January 23, 2018


Filed under News, Top Stories

Most people have a daily routine: where they run, what route they take home from work, who they talk to on the drive home. On Dec. 1, a simple change in routines helped save a life. Registered nurse Mallory Glover, AT&T employee Noah Arroyo and Technology Center of DuPage (TCD) student Chris Pse...

LT alumnus advances to Super Bowl

LT alumnus advances to Super Bowl

Mikaela Larson, Sports Editor

January 23, 2018


Filed under Online Exclusives, Sports, Top Stories

Since the Sept. 22 issue of the LION Newspaper, alumnus Jake Elliott ‘13 become a recognized name throughout the NFL. The Sunday after the issue, Elliott broke the Philadelphia Eagles record for longest field goal kicked at 61 yards on Sept. 24 to win the game. Now, he is on the nation’s biggest s...

Important Voter Registration Information

Important Voter Registration Information

Mikaela Larson, Sports Editor

January 21, 2018


Filed under Top Stories

Attention Students: Will you be 18 by Nov. 6? Well then you can vote in the upcoming March 20 Primary Election! Using the link below, you can register to vote with the State of Illinois. It takes only a few short minutes and some basic personal information. Register now so your registration is proce...

Second Women’s March in Chicago draws LT students, 300,000 protesters

Second Women’s March in Chicago draws LT students, 300,000 protesters

Lars Lonnroth, Assistant News Editor

January 20, 2018


Filed under News, Top Stories

CHICAGO—People from all over Chicagoland descended on Grant Park Jan. 20 for The March to the Polls, the second large-scale demonstration by the people who organized last year’s Women’s March. The event, organizers say, drew 300,000-400,000 people—even more than last year—including some LT s...

Pack the Place honors former player

Pack the Place honors former player

Maddy Cohen, Art Director

January 18, 2018


Filed under News, Top Stories

The NC field house was filled with a bittersweet atmosphere during the Pack the Place on Friday. The number 41 adorned the back of all of the t-shirts of the players, staff and student section; it was a subtle reminder of the death of former Special Olympics basketball player and member of the LT transition...

False ballistic missile alarm causes panic in Hawaii, receives national attention

False ballistic missile alarm causes panic in Hawaii, receives national attention

Greg Smith, Assistant Opinions Editor

January 17, 2018


Filed under News, Top Stories

On the morning of Saturday Jan. 13, the Washington Post reported that a human error during a drill at the Hawaii Emergency Management Agency caused a text alert to be sent out to all cell phones in Hawaii-residents and tourists alike. “BALLISTIC MISSILE THREAD INBOUND TO HAWAII,” the message read....

Politics belongs to politicians

Politics belongs to politicians

Camilla Breen, Assistant Photo Editor

January 12, 2018


Filed under Guest Columns, Opinion, Top Stories

In recent months, there has been a substantial increase in the amount of celebrities talking about politics. I, for one, am all for it--I love the idea of stars using their platforms to speak out for what they believe, and the concept lends itself to an important principle of free speech in our society....

Bag of clothing sparks police response at St. Cletus

Bag of clothing sparks police response at St. Cletus

Lars Lonnroth, Assistant News Editor

January 5, 2018


Filed under News, Top Stories

A suspicious package was left unattended at the St. Cletus Church in La Grange on Thursday afternoon. It led to an almost four hour-long police investigation that eventually discovered the package was only a duffle bag filled with clothing, according to a press release from the La Grange Police Depar...

A memory enshrined: local student’s life memorialized by fund fighting cancer

A memory enshrined: local student’s life memorialized by fund fighting cancer

Lars Lonnroth, Assistant News Editor

January 3, 2018


Filed under News, Top Stories

Dominic Cairo was first diagnosed with cancer when he was only 5 years-old. After vigorous treatment, he emerged cancer free. Then, 18 months later, it happened again—he relapsed. Like the last time, he emerged cancer free. It took three cancer diagnoses and a three-year fight with cancer to take the lif...

Illinois: let the people celebrate, permit sale of consumer fireworks

Illinois: let the people celebrate, permit sale of consumer fireworks

Brandt Siegfried, Online Editor

December 31, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Top Stories

New Year’s Eve: the waning hours of the year slip into darkness as families and friends gather together. Conversation and laughter occupy the guests, and the remnants of a bonfire smolder in the background. Empty trays of food line the counter; as the clock strikes midnight, the sky is empty. Silence...

Christkindlmarket brings holiday spirit to Chicago

Christkindlmarket brings holiday spirit to Chicago

Grace DeKoker, Copy editor

December 22, 2017


Filed under Online Exclusives, Pulse, Top Stories

The most wonderful time of the year is marked by a few signs in the city of Chicago: the strings of lights along Michigan Avenue, the Willis Tower antennae lit up with green and red, and, of course, the opening of the annual Christkindlmarkt. Located at Daley Plaza, the Christkindlmarkt has been running in Chica...

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