Drops of Ink

You Are What You Do

You Are What You Do

May 18, 2017


Filed under Editorials, Opinion

Test scores. AP classes.  Extracurriculars.  Jobs.  Social life?  Passion?  Happiness? There’s no doubt that high school is a means of preparation for college: it’s a time to learn, to grow, and a time to dabble into potential career paths. A lot of emphasis -- from parents, friends and the...

“Free Speech”

“Free Speech”

Kyle Patterson, Staff Cartoonist

May 11, 2017


Filed under Columns, Opinion, Showcase

Weapons of Mass Destruction

Weapons of Mass Destruction

Kyle Patterson, Staff Cartoonist

May 11, 2017


Filed under Columns, Opinion, Showcase

After high school: What’s best for you?

After high school: What’s best for you?

Jack Kosowski, Sports Editor

May 10, 2017


Filed under Columns, Opinion

We are told right from the beginning of freshman year: “College is right around the corner.” Yes, for most high school students, attending a two-year or four-year college is in their future. But for some high school students, college isn’t for them. Every LHS student is socialized to the idea ...

Roommating: The Fail-Safe How to Guide

Roommating: The Fail-Safe How to Guide

Anna DeNoia, Staff Writer

May 10, 2017


Filed under Opinion

The end of high school brings with it a lot of important choices for college-bound seniors. Even after decision day, there’s still a lot of thinking to do. What will your major be? What dorm will you live in? Clubs? Meal plans? And of course: Who will your roommate be? There are many ways for students to choose ...

Selecting our Schools

May 10, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

Libertyville is a community of immense resources, which pairs quite nicely with the immense pressure to apply and attend a well-known school upon graduating high school. Many times when asked where they are applying, high school juniors and seniors will recite a long-rehearsed list of the same handful of sc...

The falsehood of fake

The falsehood of fake

Alo Garcia Escobar, Opinion Editor

April 27, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

It was reported late in the 2016 election season, but the story captured the attention of many. It was shared, retweeted, liked and spread on social media like wildfire. It was Pizzagate — the debunked conspiracy theory disseminated by those on the hard right who claimed that Hillary Clinton, along wit...

LHS needs more art

LHS needs more art

Staff Editorial

April 27, 2017


Filed under Editorials, Opinion

In the endless stretches of off-white, taupe and beige coating the LHS halls, you might be surprised to occasionally catch a glimpse of mottled brick or maybe even a short stretch of orange tile in the floor. The classrooms, all seemingly dip-dyed with the same almost-white color, offer relief only throu...

Ode to art

Ode to art

Georgia Sampson, Staff Writer

April 27, 2017


Filed under Columns, Features, Opinion

It can be color on top of color, or black and white. It can be abstract shapes or delicately drawn lines that paint a broader picture.   Art is hard to define. However, we know it when we see it.   We all know the feeling of getting goosebumps when we see a certain picture, watch a cert...

My B.A. is not BS

My B.A. is not BS

Anna DeNoia, Staff Writer

April 27, 2017


Filed under Columns, Opinion

I’d like to make one thing clear — despite what some people think, I have put a lot of thought into what I’d like my major to be. And SHOCKINGLY, I’m still confident in my choice. After much deliberation, I’m going to be (drum roll, please)...AN ARTS MAJOR! Alright, ask. Go ahead, ask! I...

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