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Students are using and being attached to their phones and technology more than ever before. How much should we be allowed to use?

Secret addiction

Parker Carley, Sports Editor
January 19, 2022
With finals canceled, the weeks leading up to winter break may have been especially stressful for students studying for an overwhelming number of cumulative and summative tests.

Testing overload

Hannah Etienne, Spotlight Editor
January 12, 2022
At Stompin Grounds, located in downtown Lake Zurich, I tried three holiday drinks, all in a medium size.

Support and sip

Kyra Keena, Live Media Manager
December 22, 2021
At Jazzmans, it costs $0.50 more to get a non-dairy milk substitute with a drink, making it difficult for those with dairy allergies to be included. Traditional dairy milk has some substitutes for those who are allergic, such as oat, almond, and soy milk.

May contain traces of…

Sashrika Shyam, Staff Writer
December 1, 2021
Bear Facts Student Media members, McKenzie Rough (junior), Sasha Kek (senior), Parker Carley (junior), and Lindsey Bitzer (sophomore), pose as they show off one of the masks used in the mask review experiment.

Fashion and function

Lindsey Bitzer, Staff Writer
November 3, 2021
Courtney Larson (left), the 2020 Miss Illinois Teen, and Hannah Etienne (right) the 2021 Miss Illinois Teen, shortly after the finale on July 5, 2021.

Nothing like Toddlers and Tiaras

Hannah Etienne, Spotlight Editor
October 1, 2021
According to OurWorldinData.org statistics, 52% of Americans are fully vaccinated. Yet the vaccine does not guarantee immunity from COVID, and there are increasing numbers of breakthrough cases that resulted in hospitalization or death; if the vaccine is not 100 percent effective to prevent people from contracting the virus, why should anyone be forced to take it?

My health, my choice

Sasha Kek, LZ Life Editor
August 25, 2021
As the COVID-19 pandemic has shaken up the past year, it has also created uncertainty about the futures of our seniors. Looking into the future, we must prepare for a new reality and make bold new strides.

We must look past the pandemic

Max Feldman, Magazine Editor-in-Chief
May 21, 2021
A mango boba smoothie from Liquid Fusion. Although the location isnt as close, this boba smoothie was one of the best.

Finding the quali-tea boba

Jane Yu, Staff Writer
May 20, 2021
A Conscious Cup donut.

Donuts you do-nut want to miss

Caroline Sun, Digital Editor-in-Chief
May 10, 2021
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