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The infrastructure bill invests $7.5 billion into the national buildout of fast chargers to make traveling in an electric vehicle easier. These chargers will be placed strategically along highways and transportation corridors under networks like Electrify America (pictured) and EVgo.
Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act signed into law
Jasmine Lafita, Online Editor • January 13, 2022

On November 15, 2021, President Joe Biden signed the $1.2 trillion Infrastructure Investments and Jobs Act, enacting the bill, which has been compared to historical relief...

The project will be completed in multiple phases. In phase two of the project, renovations began on the mall’s center court.
Hawthorn Mall redevelopment project takes shape
Alex Clark, Staff Member • December 3, 2021

The Hawthorn Mall, located at Milwaukee Ave. and Rte. 60 in nearby Vernon Hills, is undergoing significant changes in order to modernize the existing building and add new...

Illinois General Assembly passes Climate and Equitable Jobs Act
Illinois General Assembly passes Climate and Equitable Jobs Act
Jasmine Lafita, Online Editor • December 3, 2021

On Sep. 13, 2021, the Illinois General Assembly passed the Climate and Equitable Jobs Act (CEJA), described by House Speaker Emmanuel “Chris” Welch as “monumental.” The...

Windows in the cafeteria and library were decorated to celebrate the week. Students decorated the school with red paint and streamers on Saturday, Oct. 23, in order to show their support for alcohol and drug awareness as well as spread the word about the event.
LHS celebrates Red Ribbon Week
Jade Foo, Editor-in-Chief • November 1, 2021

The week of Monday, Oct. 25, through Friday, Oct. 29, LHS celebrated Red Ribbon Week, an annual awareness campaign for alcohol, tobacco, and substance abuse prevention. Throughout...

Snapshots of Seasonal Scenery
Snapshots of Seasonal Scenery
Andrew Brooks, Sports Editor • January 19, 2022

Growing up in Austin, Texas, I did not experience many seasons. It never snowed in the 11 years I lived there, and the only color change I saw was the grass turning from yellow in the winter to brown in...

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Parking Lot Pandemonium: The Challenges of the LHS Parking Lot
Parking Lot Pandemonium: The Challenges of the LHS Parking Lot
Eva Fahrenkrog and Marisa Tarica January 14, 2022

The LHS parking lot is a center for heavy traffic and potential accidents. At the end of the school day when the bell rings, there is a mass exodus of students who are eager to get to their cars and leave...

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Checking Off the Bucket List
Checking Off the Bucket List
Lauren Kern and Jack Birmingham January 13, 2022

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Sophomore Kate Mitchell is an only child with two moms. Even though it may be seen as a strange, Mitchell sees her family just like any other.
Family is Family: Students with Varying Types of Households
Sarah Wuh, Opinions Editor • January 13, 2022

Our society has progressed past the notion that a normal family equates to a nuclear family. In fact, according to 2020 U.S. Census Bureau, only 40% of all families are nuclear families with two married...

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