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Trying to find new perspective

Helen Fagan

September 24, 2016

Filed under Examiner

This community is a great place to live, no doubt about it. There’s a reason why affluent citizens choose to spend their time here, a notion affirmed by the fact that the median household income of the north shore is around $1...

How to live with privilege

Beth Wall

September 24, 2016

Filed under Examiner

I wasn’t sure how to go about writing this editorial. As a matter of fact, I wasn’t entirely confident how we might assemble this “Examiner” issue. My concern was that we might seem like we’re attempting to impose a ...

Low income students among the 1%

Georgia Caras

September 23, 2016

Filed under Examiner

Given the socio-economic connotation of our school, it is often easy to reduce New Trier to being a school where money, or lack thereof, is never among any of our top concerns. With that in mind, what is swept under the rug is...

New teachers’ first days exceed their expectations

Hannah Young

September 23, 2016

Filed under Examiner

New teachers get first impressions of students and the New Trier environment, yet they don’t view it as having a more confined bubble than any other school. Social studies teacher and former Chicago Public School teacher Laura...

Some grads stay in comfort zone, others branch out

Sam Blanc

September 23, 2016

Filed under Uncategorized

It’s easy for students to say they’re ready to leave the North Shore, but how do we really cope outside our comfort zone? Is college even a step outside, or are students just jumping into a new bubble. Students at New Trier...

Mean Girls stigma rebuked?

Max Minogue and Beth Wall

September 23, 2016

Filed under Examiner

For eighth graders from within the district, coming into New Trier can already be an intense transition (especially with defining events like the freshman mixer). This transition is even more daunting when it’s a move from...

Does the bubble really need to be popped? : CON

Joe Borushek

September 23, 2016

Filed under Examiner

The concept of the “North Shore Bubble” has always puzzled me. Whenever I hear someone talking about it, it’s almost always followed with: “I can’t believe a thing like that exists” or “I’m so appalled that people...

Does the bubble really need to be popped? PRO

Logan Etheredge

September 23, 2016

Filed under Examiner

Some days it feels like all Northshore teenagers do is complain about living here. Whether it’s bemoaning over “entitled white kids and their Jeeps” or lamenting over the unnecessary construction project. A New Trier student’s...

Extracurriculars offer welcoming communities for minority students

Bella Geroulis

September 23, 2016

Filed under Examiner

When one thinks of New Trier, the first thing that comes to most people’s minds is not it’s vastly diverse student body. The minorities at New Trier can often be overlooked, but that doesn’t mean that they’re not there. Korean...

CO-EDITOR’S CORNER

Helen Fagan, Examiner Co-Editor

September 22, 2016

Filed under Examiner

This community is a great place to live, no doubt about it. There’s a reason why affluent citizens choose to spend their time here, a notion affirmed by the fact that the median household income of the north shore is around...

Students trade backpacks for briefcases

Jessi Zook, Features Editor

September 22, 2016

Filed under Uncategorized

To some, summer is a time to relax and enjoy time off, but for many New Trier students, it's also a time to get job experience. Many students spend their summers working and interning. According to Susan Thorngren, post high...

Frank Ocean going Blonde with new album

Tia Rotolo, 385 Editor

September 16, 2016

Filed under Features

Four years ago, Frank Ocean dropped “Channel Orange”, a monumental album that synthesized poetic lyrics with futuristic beats. The genre-bending ode to young adulthood hit a new level of success. Then, Ocean disappeared. After...

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