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The student news publication of Libertyville High School

Drops of Ink

The student news publication of Libertyville High School

Drops of Ink

Andrew Benoit

Andrew Benoit, Opinion Editor

This is my third year on staff. At LHS, I'm involved in the theater program and Model UN. Outside of school, I like to write poetry, read philosophy and play video games.

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The Final Cut: Die Hard

The Final Cut: Die Hard

Andrew Benoit, Opinion Editor
December 17, 2020
Tim Allen, pictured here in “The Santa Clause,” brings joy and misery in three different Christmas movies.

A Very Tim Allen Christmas

Andrew Benoit, Opinion Editor
December 10, 2020
The Final Cut: Metropolis

The Final Cut: Metropolis

Andrew Benoit, Opinion Editor
November 19, 2020
Just as the Roman Empire eventually collapsed, leaving behind chaos and empty ruins, America and her empire will eventually succumb to the structural faults she is built on.

The End of America

Andrew Benoit, Opinions Editor
October 14, 2020
The Final Cut: Jurassic Park

The Final Cut: Jurassic Park

Andrew Benoit, Opinion Editor
October 2, 2020
With the existence of Covid-19, students face an unprecedented challenge when making plans for their future.

Defining My Future During COVID

Andrew Benoit, Opinion Editor
September 30, 2020

The Final Cut: Parasite

Andrew Benoit, Opinion Editor
April 23, 2020
Police officers are common sights in our public spaces, including schools, but their presence rarely has the intended effect and can sometimes cause more harm than good.

The case against police presence

Andrew Benoit, Opinion Editor
April 10, 2020
Shelves that usually contain toilet paper, paper towels and other toiletries were empty at the Libertyville Jewel-Osco on Sunday, March 15.

COVID-19 creates minor shortages

Andrew Benoit, Opinion Editor
March 16, 2020
In San Francisco, a crowd protested for the safety of their water while also protesting against the Dakota Access Pipeline in 2016.

Indigenous voices matter

Andrew Benoit, Opinion Editor
February 13, 2020

The Final Cut: Do the Right Thing

Andrew Benoit, Opinion Editor
January 29, 2020

The Final Cut-Se7en

Andrew Benoit, Opinion Editor
December 10, 2019
Camus is a 20th-century Algerian-French philosopher, author and journalist

The Absurd Beauty of Albert Camus

Andrew Benoit, Opinion Editor
November 29, 2019
Members of the Chicago Teachers Union march during their recent strike.

CTU betrays Chicago teachers

Andrew Benoit, Opinion Editor
November 9, 2019
Protesters take to the streets in Lebanon.

Lebanon

Andrew Benoit, Opinion Editor
November 8, 2019
Protesters gather at the airport in Barcelona in October.

Catalonia

Andrew Benoit, Opinion Editor
November 8, 2019
Protesters gather in Tsuen Wan, an area in Hong Kong, on Aug. 25.

Hong Kong

Andrew Benoit, Opinion Editor
November 8, 2019
Protester stands at the top of a military statue waving the Mapuche flag, an indeginous group known for their resistance, in Santiago, Chile.

Chile

Andrew Benoit, Opinion Editor
November 8, 2019
Tires have been set on fire in the streets of Hince, Haiti, in early February.

Haiti

Andrew Benoit, Opinion Editor
November 8, 2019
Joaquin Phoenix plays a violence prone, mentally imbalanced Joker

“Joker”: No laughing matter

Andrew Benoit, Opinion Editor
October 7, 2019
Courtesy of Dreamworks

The Final Cut: Shrek!

Andrew Benoit, Opinion Editor
September 19, 2019
Pictured, from left to right, is the Building and Grounds crew: Roy Sims, Lewis Jones, Allan Engresso, Bernarve Ramirez, Danny Bennett, Ron Curtis, Gary Miller, Sinthia Zurek, Ruth Vasquez (secretary), Dan OConnor, Marco Piacenza, and Chris Stancil

Behind the Scenes at LHS

Andrew Benoit, Staff Member
March 7, 2019
Crimes of Israel

Crimes of Israel

Andrew Benoit, Staff Member
December 11, 2018
Robin Hood (2018) Review

Robin Hood (2018) Review

Andrew Benoit, Staff Member
December 9, 2018
As technology has become more and more ingrained within modern society, cybersecurity has become significantly important. Major credit report companies such as Equifax and Experian have experienced severe data breaches as well as platforms like as Instagram, so how does LHS keep student’s information secure?

Safety in the Digital Age

Andrew Benoit, Staff Member
November 8, 2018
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