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All In Sync

All In Sync
April 6, 2015

Maneuvering as one in multiple swift movements, captivating the audience. Pushing through the gallons of water, all the while to the rhythm of music. These are things a synchronized swimmer needs to think...

Just Run With It

Just Run With It
LHS Cross Country Coach Mr. Mark Buesing's Two-Decade Career
April 6, 2015

Tall with kind blue eyes and thin rectangular glasses, sitting in LHS physics teacher and boys cross country coach Mr. Mark Buesing’s presence is kind of like sitting in the presence of a real-life Albus...

On Pointe

Herrmann focuses mostly on ballet and pointe with her involvement in the Joffrey Ballet Company, and enjoys being able to perform for others.
April 6, 2015

If you were to see Carly Herrmann in the hallways or in class, you may not be aware of the talent she has in the studio: she dances for a pre-professional company in Chicago, the Joffrey Ballet Company,...

Middle School Comparisions

Middle School Comparisions
April 6, 2015

Friends scatter familiar hallways. Classes reside close together. Laughter creeps into the lunch room. The Constitution test remains a stressor for the eighth graders. Then summer comes and the frets...


Robyn Lawley poses in the rookie section of SI
March 19, 2015

Sports Illustrated has featured its first-ever “plus-sized” model in their recent swimsuit issue, which was released in early February. With featured models such as Benhati Prinsloo, Chrissy Teigen,...

You Know #TheDress, Now Learn the Story

#TheDress is often seen as two different color combinations: black and blue or white and gold.
March 11, 2015

One night. One post. One dress. Two colors. Millions of confused people. When Tumblr user “swiked” uploaded a picture of a dress with a plea for help, little did she imagine what would happen. “Swiked,”...

Condell Daycare Bridges the Gap between Generations

March 6, 2015

Condell Hospital offers an uncommon daycare in which the generation of people holding the future in their hands and the generation that have already experienced most of its life are able to come together...

To Vaccinate or Not to Vaccinate

The measles vaccination is given in two doses: one at 12-15 months-old and the other at 4-6 years-old.
March 2, 2015

Since the end of December, when Disneyland was connected to a measles outbreak, the disease has been on the minds of many. The issue has brought to light the debate over vaccines, as well. The question...

Give it up for Gary

Graham supports the Wildcats at all times, even when they are losing
February 19, 2015

In today’s sports, the trend of being a “superfan” is greater than ever before. The “12th man” in Seattle cheer on the Seahawks, much like “Raider Nation” cheers on the Raiders in Oakland....

Not So Average Joe

Joey Gunther has taken Illinois-- and United States-- wrestling by storm. But Libertyville's golden boy won't be the one to tell you.
February 19, 2015

As the final whistle blows at the end of each practice, the members of the LHS Wrestling team drag their tired, beaten, and often ringworm-infected bodies up the seven steps from the wrestling room towards...

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