2012 November : Bear Facts

Medical Marijuana may become legal in Illinois

November 30, 2012 • Carolyn Busse, Bear Facts News Writer  
Filed under News

The legalization of medical marijuana in Illinois could soon be a possibility, as the Illinois House of Representatives prepares to vote on the issue next week. If passed, the Compassionate Use of Medical Cannabis Pilot Program Act will allow qualifying patients under medical care to buy and use up to... Read more »

Bears lose to Warren 41-23 in girls’ basketball

November 29, 2012 • Adam Griffith, Sports Editor  
Filed under Sports

The girls’ Varsity team was knocked below a .500 record tonight against the Warren Blue Devils. The team started out positive, keeping their necks in the race and ending the first with only a 3 point deficit, 12-9. Sarah Stefaniu, senior guard, had an impressive first half, accounting for 6 of... Read more »

Turkey, pie, and basketball

Turkey, pie, and basketball

November 27, 2012 • Jenna Roach, Sports Writer  
Filed under Sports, Top Stories

While other students were sleeping off their full stomachs on Friday, the boys’ basketball team was battling for a win on the court. The team played in the Wildcat Turkey Classic tournament in West Chicago over break. They earned second place with a record of three wins and two losses. Ryan Roach,... Read more »

Don’t bring home One Direction’s new album

November 25, 2012 • carolyn busse, bear facts news writer  
Filed under Entertainment

The screaming of teenage girls all across America could be heard when One Direction’s new album, Take Me Home, was released on November 13. One Direction’s sophomore album delivers listeners the same catchy lyrics and melodies the band is known for, but with lyrics that show how much the group has... Read more »

Class donates Thanksgiving meal

November 20, 2012 • Caitlin Wessel, Bear Facts contributor  
Filed under News

            The Creative Cooking class at LZHS is cooking and sending a Thanksgiving meal to a church in Arlington Heights this Thanksgiving.             The advanced Creative Cooking class is sending a Thanksgiving meal to St. James Catholic Church. Marie Baker, Creative Cooking... Read more »

Taylor Swift releases new song

Taylor Swift releases new song

November 15, 2012 • Lexi Fye, Viewpoint Writer  
Filed under Entertainment

The popular singer and songwriter, Taylor Swift, released her newest album, Red, on October 22, which has grown to be a big hit, rising to #1 on the charts.  The album includes big hits like “22,” “Red,” and the most popular, “We Are Never Getting Back Together.” Each song in this album... Read more »

Rihanna: Unapologetic and Confusing

November 15, 2012 • Emily Hack, Viewpoint Writer  
Filed under Entertainment

Rihanna’s new album, Unapologetic, goes along with her same bold pop star personality, but the album should come with an apology for its lack of memorable hits. In Unapologetic Rihanna veers more towards rap in many of her songs, while trying to awkwardly balance her pop feel as well. It seems uncomfortable,... Read more »

Seniors lead Bears to victory in overtime season opener

Seniors lead Bears to victory in overtime season opener

November 14, 2012 • Meagan Bens, Sports Reporter  
Filed under Sports, Top Stories

The girls’ basketball team collected their first victory at the November 13 game against Deerfield, with a 43 to 41 win in overtime.   They knew going into the game that Deerfield would be a hard opponent to beat, Elly Daleske, sophomore, said.   “As our first game, I thought we did alright,... Read more »

Students prepare to pay for a college education

November 13, 2012 • Angelica Francesca LaVito, Bear Facts Editor in Chief  
Filed under News

From application essays to housing requests, seniors have a lot to consider when preparing for college.  The deadline to enroll at a university is approximately sixth months away, but there is much to figure out before then, including the most important impact of a college decision: how to pay for college.            ... Read more »

New Red Mango opens in Deer Park

November 13, 2012 • Morgan Karija, Bear Facts News Writer  
Filed under News

Red Mango, a self-serve frozen yogurt and smoothie store opened in Deer Park Town Center November 3. The grand opening will be on December 8 to welcome guests to the new store. “Red Mango is different from other frozen yogurt places because it is healthier, using all natural ingredients and probiotics,... Read more »

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