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How Federal Student Loans Reaching $1.4 Trillion Affects Graduates of LHS

How Federal Student Loans Reaching $1.4 Trillion Affects Graduates of LHS

Jenna Grayson, Staff Writer
May 31, 2017
Filed under Features

     Student loans have been a hot topic in the media lately, with cable news broadcasts, such as CNN and Fox News, discussing the topic in various segments, and political satire shows, such as Last Week Tonight with John Oliver and Full Frontal with Samantha Bee, as well as when musician Nicki Minaj paid off her f...

Off the Beaten Path

Off the Beaten Path

Colleen Mullins and Maya Trott
May 18, 2017
Filed under Features, Uncategorized

Traditionally at LHS, students graduate high school and attend a four-year college. Some students, however, decide to take different paths. By taking a gap year, enrolling in military programs, attending college outside of the country, or by combining their undergraduate and graduate experiences, these...

Following Their Passions

Following Their Passions

Hannah Hutchins, Features Editor
May 18, 2017
Filed under Features, Showcase

Sexual assault. Texting and driving. Energy efficiency. Standardization of education. Police positivity. These topics, and more, are being explored as part of Mr. Brian Voss’s passion project assignment in his Advanced Placement Macroeconomics Class.   The Initiative Many of the recen...

Another Wildcat Graduates

Another Wildcat Graduates

Matt Smith, Staff Writer
May 18, 2017
Filed under Features, Showcase

  It’s 4:30 in the morning and you’re sound asleep in your bed, but Dr. Scott is wide awake getting exercise.  Whether it’s running with co-workers, practicing yoga, or cycling at a spin class, she’s getting active, before settling into her desk.   Excellent Environment Nine years ago, when Dr. ...

Thrifting Tips With Paige and Lola

Thrifting Tips With Paige and Lola

Lola Akinlade and Paige Ward, Online Editor and Staff Writer
May 9, 2017
Filed under Features, Showcase

In order to save the environment, save memories and save money, we went to pop some tags with only $20 in our pocket. Here are some helpful tips to keep in mind as you are hunting to find your next come-up.

LHS Color Run 2017

Kevin Loumeau, Staff Writer
May 7, 2017
Filed under Features, Showcase, Video

LHS Hosts its annual color run raising funds for an organization called Gigi's Playhouse.

What art means to you

Rachel Benner and Georgia Sampson
May 3, 2017
Filed under Features, Showcase, Video

Libertyville High School art students explain what form of art they do, what they like about it and what art in general means to them.

Unappreciated Arts at LHS

Unappreciated Arts at LHS

Kelly Shinnick, Staff Writer
April 27, 2017
Filed under Features, Libertyville/Local

When you hear the word “art,” certain images tend to come to mind. Thoughts of paintings, ballet, sculptures and music may typically fill your brain with color and creativity. But there are lots of other unique versions of art that we never seem to recognize, and some of these arts are going unackn...

Ode to art

Ode to art

Georgia Sampson, Staff Writer
April 27, 2017
Filed under Columns, Features, Opinion

It can be color on top of color, or black and white. It can be abstract shapes or delicately drawn lines that paint a broader picture.   Art is hard to define. However, we know it when we see it.   We all know the feeling of getting goosebumps when we see a certain picture, watch a cert...

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