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Wake up LHS: Bring Back Nap Time

Sarah Wuh and Eva Fahrenkrog January 13, 2022

I can’t count how many times during the school day I say to my friends, “I could really use a nap.” Attempting to exert my full effort in each class, I hardly have any time to take a breather. With...

Libertyville High School has done an exemplary job promoting and
practicing inclusion on-campus; however, off-campus the message is
not as strong.
Photo courtesy of Billy Dempsey

Acknowledging that Libertyville isn’t Perfect

DOI Staff January 13, 2022

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...

Which Music Platform has the Best Listening Experience?

Which Music Platform has the Best Listening Experience?

Ashley Sanchez, Staff Member December 9, 2021

Jamming out to music with your friends and getting interrupted by a toilet paper ad is the worst. In order to prevent such an occasion I analyzed various apps including Spotify, Apple Music, Youtube Music...

The Role of Being an Older Sister

The Role of Being an Older Sister

Ellie George, Editor in Chief December 3, 2021

One of the last things my grandpa ever told me, as I was standing with my younger sister, was to “take care of each other.”  Of course, this statement left me with a plethora of unanswered questions. Why...

The Importance of Romanticizing Your Life

The Importance of Romanticizing Your Life

DOI Staff December 3, 2021

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...

Sippin’ on L’ville

Sippin’ on L’ville

Jade Foo and Liv Martin December 3, 2021

There are four local coffee shops in Libertyville, not including the big chains of Starbucks and Dunkin’ Donuts. Although we are not coffee connoisseurs, coffee has kept us awake for many hours and has...

Learning a Language: Sooner Rather Than Later

Learning a Language: Sooner Rather Than Later

Jack Birmingham, Staff Member December 3, 2021

The benefits of learning a second language are nearly immeasurable. This spans a wide range of developmental and cognitive skills, such as boosting brain power, improving memory, increasing ability to...

Every candy has its signature touch, whether that be sour, crunchy or sweet. The ranks provide clarity and reasoning for the official 2021 top Halloween favorites.

Halloween: Clash of the Candies

Jack Birmingham, Staff Member November 5, 2021

10. Milky Way Even though it comes in at last place on our list, its ranking is nothing to be ashamed of. Milky Way went up against several candy competitors in order to secure a place in this ranking,...

The Uprising show, located at the Hometown Square stage, takes place every night during Fright Fest at 5:45.

Ranking the Six Flags Fright Fest Haunted Houses

Alex Clark and Jack Birmingham October 31, 2021

Six Flags Fright Fest at Great America is back for its 30th season after a hiatus in 2020. Fright Fest features thrills by day and fright by night with all "freaks" being released at 6 p.m. There are many...

Cash is King

Cash is King

Alex Clark, Staff Member October 14, 2021

In the age of COVID-19, credit cards have become much preferred over cash simply because they are easier to handle and avoid contact with passing money. Credit cards may seem more convenient than cash...

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