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The end of the Flappy Bird era

Martin Oppegaard, Staff Reporter

February 28

Filed under Features

Addictive and irritating in equal measure, Flappy Bird proved to be a surprise hit in the competitive phone game market, attracting more than 50 million downloads and drawing people into a time-consuming challenge renowned for...

Only 2.5% of students donate to the Blood Drive

Julia Patton, Staff Reporter

February 28

Filed under Features

On Thursday, Feb. 13, the Peer Helping Blood Drive was held at New Trier. With only 98 student participants out of 4,000 students, the cause doesn’t seem to get as much support as it should. Perhaps this is because people don’t...

Editorial Cartoon

Editorial Cartoon

February 28

Referendum is for the best

Staff, Senior Editors

February 28

Filed under Opinions/Editorials

On Feb. 10, The Board of Education endorsed a project for which three architectural design teams submitted plans to renovate and remodel the “oldest, most inefficient, and most inaccessible [buildings] on New Trier’s Winnetka...

Drunk drivers let off too easily

Kesley Curran, Opinions Editor

February 28

Filed under Opinions/Editorials

“Every day in America, another 28 people die as a result of drunk driving crashes,” according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration FARS data of 2013. If our government had stricter laws, perhaps the number...

Live through social media

Max Friedman, Opinions Editor

February 28

Filed under Opinions/Editorials

I put a tremendous amount of value in emotional honesty. I always try to keep these columns as honest as possible. Yes, I exaggerate for the sake of humor, and I tend to write from the view point of my ideal self. But there’s...

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February 28

Prom Committee prepares for a magical extravaganza

Emma Jones, Staff Reporter

February 28

Filed under News

The biggest dance of the year is right around the corner and the Prom Committee, lead by Junior Advisor Chairs Stephanie Gamauf and Greg Sego, is busily preparing and planning for what they hope will be a magical night. The...

Public schools: the internet’s new Big Brother?

Jennifer Prohov, Special to the NT News

February 28

Filed under News

At NT, the administration reserves the right monitor, search, and seize all student technology use. Kara Lucenti, a New Trier senior, said of the school’s Internet policy, “It’s really creepy that the school has that much...

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