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Politics bring out the worst in all of us

Moira Jorgerson

October 25, 2012

Filed under Opinions/Editorials

In less than two weeks, the fifty-seventh presidential election will be upon us. Unfortunately for the American people, I will be unable to vote. In fact, less than one fourth of the student body will be able to vote in this election...

Big corporations, little community benefits

Kristina Chura

October 25, 2012

Filed under Opinions/Editorials

In a country that runs itself on small, family-owned businesses, it seems ridiculous that there aren’t any restrictions on where big corporations can build their stores. Across the country, giant companies are branching out...

The cost of a “free” education

Staff Editorial

October 25, 2012

Filed under Opinions/Editorials

The mission of public schools is to provide “a free, tax-supported, school controlled by a local government authority.” While the idea of “free” is complicated by the fact that our parents pay taxes, attending a public...

Girls golf wins state

Girls golf wins state

October 25, 2012

“Do what makes you smile and forget the rest”

Jessie Webster

October 18, 2012

Filed under Features

With a heavy heart, the New Trier News dedicates its 2012 Lagniappe-Potpourri Examiner issue to the memory of Griffin O'Brien, head writer for the show back in 2009. A 2009 New Trier graduate, he passed away unexpectedly on July,...

Lagniappe-Potpourri: “It’s pretty awesome”

Kristina Chura

October 18, 2012

Filed under Features

Although we may not be a private high school or a boarding school in the league of Exeter or Phillips Academy, New Trier has plenty of qualities that put us far ahead of the generic public high school. Lagniappe-Potpourri, a student...

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