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Jack O'Connell portrayed as Louis Zamperini aboard a B-24 bomber

Unbroken: Unable to Live Up to its Legacy

Connor Polk, Staff Writer January 14, 2015

“Unbroken,” Angelina Jolie’s film adaptation of Laura Hillenbrand’s book, is a story of the resilience of the human spirit and the physical and mental determination of Louis Zamperini to stay alive...

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Spin it to Win it

Jillian Ruff January 13, 2015

Walk down any hallway at LHS and it is not uncommon to see a student engrossed with their phone.  The question is, what are they doing?  Perhaps it is texting, searching for information or more commonly...

LHS students spend their time sending Snapchats to their friends during 4th period lunch. Even though these students are not old enough to use Snapcash, they enjoy using Snapchat to send photos and videos.

The Evolution from Snapchat to Snapcash

Kayla Fiore, Staff Writer December 11, 2014

One app released more than three years ago is currently one of the most-used social media apps today, Snapchat. Snapchat is fun, friendly, and easy to use, and for the past three years, this app has had...

Ladies and Gentlemen, The Odds Are In Mockingjay Part 1's favor

Ladies and Gentlemen, The Odds Are In Mockingjay Part 1’s favor

Becky DeAcetis, Staff Writer November 25, 2014

Last Thursday, “Mockingjay Part 1”, the third movie in The Hunger Games trilogy by Suzanne Collins, was released. In “Mockingjay Part 1”, the rebels in District 13 try to convince Katniss Everdeen,...

1989 comes with 13 exclusive Polaroid photos of Swift with handwritten lyrics on them.

Taylor Swift: 1989 Album Review

Kaitlyn Zabadal, Staff Writer November 22, 2014

Kiss the Nashville, heartbroken, 17-year-old girl who sang about her mean ex-boyfriends goodbye because Taylor Swift is back with an entirely new style in her new album 1989. Swift describes it as...

Weezer shows its true colors with classic rock on their new album,

Back to the Strat with the Lightning Strap

Tom Ackerman, Opinion Editor November 13, 2014

It’s a fantastic feeling to turn on an album and discover it as a straight-up rock anthem within seconds. A fed-up Rivers Cuomo (Weezer’s head man) backed by a classic-sounding Weezer came back to...

Popular TV Shows: Fall 2014 Edition

Popular TV Shows: Fall 2014 Edition

Kaitlyn Zabadal, Staff Writer November 12, 2014

Whether you’re into fantasies, realities, dramas, or comedies, this fall will bring some sort of television show for you. “American Horror Story”, “Supernatural”, and “The Walking Dead” are...

Spamalot to Hit the LHS Stage

Spamalot to Hit the LHS Stage

Alex Zoellick, Editor-in-Chief November 4, 2014

The LHS Theatre Department will put on “Monty Python’s Spamalot” as its fall musical starring Jane Recker as the Lady of the Lake and John Lester as King Arthur, the musical is Nov. 6-9 at 7:30 each...

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The New Addiction

Tyler Skinner, Staff Writer October 23, 2014

Are kids too dependent on their phones? Well, has Derrick Rose had knee surgery? Let me take you through a strenuous start to the morning that every Libertyville student has nightmares about. 6:00...

The Fault in Our Stars, Looking for Alaska, and Paper Towns are all books by John Green being adapted into  movies.

What makes John Green’s books appeal to teens?

Lola Akinlade, Staff Writer October 10, 2014

It is no mystery why “Paper Towns” by John Green is said to hit the theaters June 19, 2015, as stated on IMDb. “The Fault in Our Stars,” another one of John Green’s novels, crossed the $100 million...

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