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Hewn Bakery brings their famous artisan bread to Libertyville
Hewn Bakery brings their famous artisan bread to Libertyville
Grace Jackman, Staff Member • March 8, 2023

Hewn Bakery, a female-owned artisan bread bakery famous in Evanston, has expanded their business to 348 N Milwaukee Ave. in downtown Libertyville. Hewn Bakery has been featured...

ECOS co-presidents Finley Roman and Atalhea Herman learn about invasive plants surrounding Butler Lake from an environmental conservationist. The Butler Lake restoration began on Jan. 21 in hopes to solve the erosion problem.
ECOS begins the Butler Lake restoration project
Eva Fahrenkrog, Features Editor • March 3, 2023

On Saturday Jan. 21, LHS ECOS, a club dedicated to invoking thoughts on ecosystems and sustainability, began a restoration of Butler Lake since the lake’s outer edge is...

Social studies teacher Sarah Greenswag gives an impassioned speech on behalf of the D128 union during the board of education meeting on Feb. 27, 2023. Her speech outlined four issues including the lack of timely communication from administrators and low morale among teachers and staff.
D128 Union voices concerns at school board meeting
Alex Clark and Jack Birmingham February 27, 2023

On Feb. 27, 2023, social studies teacher Sarah Greenswag addressed the D128 Board of Education on behalf of the D128 Union during the public comment portion of the monthly...

All the cast and crew members of the show “Puffs,” who performed live on Jan. 27-28 in the LHS Studio Theater, gather around to take a selfie with Mr. Thomas, the theater director. Sophomore Michael Harris, who played Cedric, felt a great sense of community within the cast and crew, despite being relatively new to theater. “Everyones just been super kind to me,” Harris said. “Theyve all just been super encouraging and helpful and its just [been a] fun experience.”
“We are not a threat. Please be our friends!” Freshman-sophomore play spoofs Harry Potter in “Puffs”
Sarah Wuh, Editor-in-chief • January 30, 2023

On Jan. 27-28, the LHS theater department presented the 2023 freshman-sophomore play, “Puffs,” at 7:30 p.m. in the studio theater. The play was directed by theater and...

Influencers: Promote or Deplatform?
Influencers: Promote or Deplatform?
Jasmine Lafita, Editor-in-Chief • March 3, 2023

In this age of technology, many of us spend most of our free time scrolling. It’s easy to wile away an evening looking at fun videos on TikTok or doom-scrolling on Twitter. As we’ve grown more reliant...

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Stressed student with overloaded work for every class, squeeze room to study for upcoming finals.
What's Next? The Future of Finals
Zahraa Patel, Online Editor • March 3, 2023

On Dec. 21 and 22, 2022, LHS students took final exams for the first time since before the COVID-19 Pandemic. During the first semester of 2022, unlike two years prior, the vast majority of teachers gave...

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 “Carnaval de Bloco” means block carnival or a block party. These usually happen in a park or plaza by a neighborhood. There are decorations, speakers, and  food and drinks.
Carnivals celebrated worldwide with parades and “blocos”
Sophia Jackman, Staff Member • March 3, 2023

The live music, world-class parades and colorful costumes are all parts of the worldwide celebration that is the Brazilian Carnival. This year, it begins on Friday, Feb. 17 and lasts until Saturday,...

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Despite its close proximity to the aforementioned Cuba Road, White Cemetery has done just fine making a name for itself as a historic site and a haunted place frequented by local youths.
Historic or haunted? The hidden sites of Illinois
Jack Birmingham, Sports Editor • March 3, 2023

It’s a dark and quiet night in Lake Zurich, Illinois, the sun long since set on the horizon. The ambience of a silent road and forest is broken by the sound of a car speeding down Cuba Road, teenagers...

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LHS softball bests Grant Bulldogs to secure first win of the season

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