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Between the Lines: The Catcher in the Rye

Between the Lines: The Catcher in the Rye
January 4, 2021

Welcome to Between the Lines, Drops of Ink’s new book review podcast! Your host is Jasmine Lafita, and she will have a rotating co-host. This episode’s co-host is Natalie Isberg. For the first...

Searching for the Best Poutine in Lake County

Calzone & Macacroni Co.
December 17, 2020

Over the years, I have grown fond of a special type of food that my father has made. This dish combines salty fries, savory gravy and melted cheese curds all in one. The dish, called poutine, is a culinary...

A Winter Spent Outside: Your Guide to Libertyville’s Trails

December 17, 2020

As winter approaches, you might be wondering how to continue your safe outdoor practices without freezing. Luckily, there are activities that allow you to distance, stay warm and benefit from the fresh...

The Final Cut: Die Hard

The Final Cut: Die Hard
December 17, 2020

Drops of Ink · The Final Cut: Holiday Special(Die Hard)

The Food Debate, Episode 2

December 16, 2020

In this podcast, Sarah Wuh and Kate Barry highlight and chew over common food debates such as “Do you eat mac n’ cheese with a spoon or a fork?”, “Is eggnog actually good?” and “Is soup a beverage?”...

Why Teenage Girls Run the Music Industry

Teen girls' Influence on the Music Industry
December 16, 2020

Because of World War II, there was an absence of young men in America in the mid-20th century, which created a largely young, female populace. As these females gained more leisure time and income, advertisers...

Prioritize Public Health, Even After COVID-19

The DO's and DON'T's when you're sick. The DO's are to stay at home, wear a mask in public and take time to rest. The DON'Ts are going to school or extracurriculars and staying up late to do work. We should learn from this pandemic and do better in the future.
December 16, 2020

The pandemic has necessitated precautions to limit the spread of the COVID-19, and in general, people have responded. We wear masks when in public places, maintain social distancing and stay home if we’ve...

Hate has found a home at LHS

Hate has found a home at LHS
December 16, 2020

Note: This piece is a staff editorial, which is an opinion article meant to reflect the opinions of the Drops of Ink staff. Because of this, the author's name does not appear alongside the story, as the...

Your Favorite Sitcom Characters are Evil

Drawing of the sitcom characters of Friends.
December 16, 2020

The sitcom has been a staple of American television since TVs became common. Americans in the 1950s watched “I Love Lucy.” “All in the Family” dominated the early ‘70s, “The Cosby Show” in...

A Very Tim Allen Christmas

Tim Allen, pictured here in “The Santa Clause,” brings joy and misery in three different Christmas movies.
December 10, 2020

Comedian Tim Allen is no stranger to Christmas. In fact, he’s been in quite a few Christmas movies over the years. So this December, I decided to give myself a very Tim Allen Christmas and watched three...

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