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ValenTAN’s Day helps Lurie Children’s Hospital

ValenTAN's Day helps Lurie Children's Hospital

Nina Shearrill, Business Manager

February 12, 2019

As Valentine’s day comes around, many people are focused on planning a date with their significant other, a night out with friends or just staying home watching Netflix. No matter what those plans are, we all find ways to enjoy the holiday of love. LT Teacher Sylvia Tanious is trying to extend that h...

Childhood Nostalgia: New LEGO movie review

A promotional poster for the movie, which came out Feb. 8.

Dani Almase, Reporter

February 12, 2019

Editors Note: This is part one of a multi-article series about the most anticipated  children's movie sequels this year that are sure to instill a certain degree of childhood nostalgia. LEGOs are plastic building blocks usually played with by young kids to construct anything their imagination desires....

Esports club competes in playoffs

Student plays one of the competitive video members of the LT esports club play. (LT website)

Georgia Dougherty, Pulse co-editor

February 12, 2019

Although coming to fruition last January, Esports, a competitive video gaming club at LT, is thriving and recently competed at Nationals. “Esports club is a place for students meet and form teams with other students who play the same games as them,” Esports member Erik Westegaard said. “And we are still ...

The All-school Assembly is back

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Grace Kulat, Photographer/Reporter

February 11, 2019

The lights were out and every single phone flashlight was on while LT students cheered on the Special Olympics basketball team as they entered the Vaughan gym ready to play an eventful game to wrap up the 18th annual All-school Assembly. Most students at LT were looking forward to this year’s All-school...

2019 Oscar nominations

2019 Oscar nominations

Isabel Tuisl, Website/Social Media co-editor

February 8, 2019

The 2019 Oscar nominations are out for the Feb. 24, 91st Academy Awards, and once again, I’m here to recap the nominees of the most popular categories for you, honoring movies released in 2018. Performance by an actor in a leading role – Christian Bale in “Vice,” Bradley Cooper in “A Star ...

Hinsdale high schools face possibility of major cuts

Hinsdale high schools face possibility of major cuts

Mary Okkema, News co-editor

February 4, 2019

There was little room left in the Hinsdale Central cafeteria on Dec. 3, 2018 when members of the community gathered at the District 86 School Board meeting to advocate against proposed budget cuts. “I think we are thrilled by the support we see here tonight for the things we care about just as much...

Lyon Con day one highlights community’s ‘geek culture,’ despite week’s weather

People young and old played table top games and more at this year's Lyon Con (Lonnroth/LION).

Lars Lonnroth, Managing Editor of Breaking News and Multimedia Content

February 2, 2019

For the second year in a row, people of all ages descended on the LT Corral Saturday for the first day of Lyon Con, a weekend of festivities celebrating the community’s so-called “geek culture.” Not only did people play a variety of different games, but some people even came dressed up as their f...

Dangerously cold temperatures brings school closure to second day

Weather map created by the National Weather Service. The organization is imploring people to remain inside if at all possible.

Lars Lonnroth, Managing Editor of Breaking News and Multimedia Content

January 30, 2019

As a result of forecasts projecting that the dangerously cold weather conditions that shuttered operations at government buildings and schools on Wednesday will continue to pound Chicago on Thursday, the LT Administration made the decision Wednesday morning to yet again cancel school for a second day....

Drastic weather conditions result in cancellation of school

Drastic weather conditions result in cancellation of school

Anna McCormick, Reporter

January 29, 2019

Around 12:30 p.m. today, NC Associate Principal Kevin Brown announced school would be closed Jan. 30 due to extreme weather conditions. This is the second “cold day” LT has had in the past 10 years. “It is rare LT cancels school due to cold weather, but these conditions are also extremely ...

Brookfield Zoo opens new rink

Brookfield Zoo opens new rink

Dani Almase, Reporter

January 29, 2019

When Erin Purcell ‘20 heard that Brookfield Zoo was opening up a new rink made of ‘glice’ instead of regular ice, she knew she would have to experience it herself. She has always loved skating, and this rink was something she could not miss out on. “The new rink was very different and cool,” Pur...

Pregnancy center opens in La Grange

Outside view of the Women's Care Center on North LaGrange Road (Lonnroth/LION).

Lars Lonnroth and Pilar Valdes

January 25, 2019

Driving down LaGrange Road, one’s interest may be piqued by the bright pink sign outside of a house converted into an office building. The building is home to the newly opened branch of the Women’s Care Center (136 N. LaGrange Rd.), an Indiana-based pro-life organization offering ultrasounds and...

Vaping assembly questions industries

Vaping assembly questions industries

Mia Bonfiglio, Reporter

January 24, 2019

In light of the Illinois Youth Survey, taken by every student in the state, LT’s administration was concerned by the data collected, Assistant Principal Kris Costopoulos said. After finding that over half of juniors and seniors vape, administrators arranged for the Director of Addiction Services at Linden...

Heard It In A Past Life Album Review

Heard It In A Past Life Album Review

Nicole Klein, Reporter

January 24, 2019

After taking a year-long hiatus from releasing her EP, ‘Now that the Light is Fading,’ Maggie Rogers released her album ‘Heard It In A Past Life’ on Jan. 18. This album is unique, genuine, vulnerable and full of talent and heart. Growing up in rural Easton, Maryland, Rogers started playing...

Brookfield Zoo opens up new ice rink

Dani Almase, Reporter

January 22, 2019

When Erin Purcell ‘20 heard that Brookfield Zoo was opening up a new rink made of ‘glice’ instead of regular ice, she knew she would have to experience it herself. She has always loved skating, and this rink was something she could not miss out on. “The new rink was very different and cool,” Purcell said....

Pack the Place Friday, be there

Tommy Layden, Assistant Sports Editor

January 17, 2019

It’s Friday, January 18th. You might go home and have nothing to do, you might have big plans: but none of that matters. There’s only one place you should be if you are a student at LT-- NC field house, at the Special Olympics Basketball Pack The Place game. At the end of every week, LT students...

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