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White feminism is not feminism

White feminism is not feminism

Olivia Gauvin, Features Editor

January 28, 2019


Filed under Columns, Opinion, Showcase

The average wage gap for women in the United States is currently $0.80 for every $1.00 a man makes doing the same job. Out of the 535 members of the 116th Congress of the United States, just 23.7 percent are women. One in three women has experienced some form of physical violence by an intimate partner. In the 2018...

Boys basketball falls to Warren in close conference matchup

Boys basketball falls to Warren in close conference matchup

Grant Herbek, Staff Member

January 28, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Sports

The LHS boys basketball team fell in a game against Warren Township on Friday, Jan. 25, ending with a 52-46 loss. Having the lead for most of the first half, the Cats outplayed the Blue Devils during the beginning of the game, but Warren outscored the Wildcats in the third and fourth quarters. ...

Girls Basketball defeats Warren 56-41

Girls Basketball defeats Warren 56-41

Liv Bertaud, Staff Member

January 26, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Winter

Girls Varsity Basketball played against and defeated Warren 56-41 when they played this Friday, January 26th. The game was neck and neck for the first two periods, but Libertyville pulled ahead to victory in the second half. To add to the excitement, the attending students participated in the 'silent...

Their Happiest Moments

Their Happiest Moments

Carly Wagner, Staff Member

January 26, 2019


Filed under Features, Showcase

With present-day technology, it can seem like there is a constant flood of negative information in headlines, articles, social media and various places all throughout the internet. But it is important to remember the great aspects of life as well. The LHS students and staff below were willing to sha...

‘Glass’: An honorable induction to the M. Night Shyamalan Pantheon

‘Glass’:  An honorable induction to the M. Night Shyamalan Pantheon

Andrew Benoit, Staff Member

January 26, 2019


Filed under Columns, Opinion, Showcase

It's hard to talk about the plot of M. Night Shyamalan's latest movie, “Glass,” without giving too much away. Luckily, there isn't much plot to talk about. In typical Shyamalan style, the movie seems to only exist for the twist ending, but that isn’t a bad thing. “Glass” ties together t...

Boys basketball dominates over Lake Zurich

Boys basketball dominates over Lake Zurich

Aliya Haddon, Staffer

December 19, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Winter

The LHS boys basketball team dominated over Lake Zurich, keeping a comfortable lead the entire game on Friday, Dec. 14, ending with a 67-57 victory. The crowd was packed with young athletes for the LHS feeder night. Halftime was filled with a J-Cats scrimmage as well as performances by Future Cats ch...

Boys bowling falls to district rival Vernon Hills

Boys bowling falls to district rival Vernon Hills

Matt Smith, Online Editor

December 16, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

In the battle of District 128, the Vernon Hills Cougars’ boys bowling team came out on top against the Libertyville Wildcats. Junior Alex Nelson of Libertyville had a team-high 687. The Wildcats held a lead through the first nine frames of game one, but after heating up during the 10th frame, the C...

From Pain to Power

From Pain to Power

Aliya Haddon and Ella Marsden

December 13, 2018


Filed under Features, Showcase, Uncategorized

Sexual assault, as defined by Merriam-Webster, is “illegal sexual contact that usually involves force upon a person without consent or is inflicted upon a person who is incapable of giving consent (as because of age or physical or mental incapacity) or who places the assailant (such as a doctor) in...

The Right Perspective

The Right Perspective

Ben Kanches, Staff Member

December 13, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

Contractualism, equality of opportunity and individuality have become the new cornerstones of the young right-wing movement, which I identify under. Unfortunately, due to stereotypes, the legacy of the old right has led to quick judgments about those who today describe themselves as Republican. On a surv...

Burnsies Uptown set to open in 2019

Burnsies Uptown set to open in 2019

Molly Boufford, News Editor

December 13, 2018


Filed under Libertyville/Local, News, Showcase

In 2019, a new all day restaurant, Burnsies Uptown, run by John Durning, will be opening where another local restaurant, 545 North, was previously located. The new place will be open for all meals. Breakfast and lunch will be served when they first open for business and dinner will come after th...

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