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Wrestling takes down Maine South in meet

Arjun Thakkar

December 14

Filed under Sports

Despite going into triple overtime, New Trier Wrestling pulled through against Maine South on Friday, Dec. 2 with a 39-33 win. Toward the end of the meet, varsity wrestler Russell Sanchez was put into overtime and hung on to wi...

Girls hockey contracted out of local ice times

Nora Crumley

December 14

Filed under Sports

Senior Liza Boscow left her house at 8:30pm on a Saturday night, a large hockey bag slung over her shoulder. Boscow got into her car preparing for the 25 minute drive to Heartland Ice Arena, in Lincolnwood, for an hour long pra...

Gymnastics beats GBN

Emily Wong

December 14

Filed under Sports

Thurs., Dec. 1, girls gymnastics started off their season with a win against Glenbrook North, beating them 139.40 to 130.80. The Trevians scored higher than the Spartans in every event, including vault, uneven bars, balance beam,...

College football reaches a close as teams compete for championship

Charlie Burton

December 14

Filed under Sports

As the college football regular season dwindles to an end, the college football selection committee decided that Alabama, Ohio State, Clemson, and Washington were the teams that earned a spot in the four team playoff for the Natio...

Boys bowling strikes the competition

Lindsey Burns

December 14

Filed under Sports

Despite having lost three seniors from the state team last year, boys bowling boasts a winning record early this season and placed 18th at the Rockford Invitational Tournament on Nov. 18. This recent milestone brings the tea...

Outdoor Education, more than just Kinetic Wellness

Bella Geroulis

December 14

Filed under Opinions/Editorials

When my parents saw third period Outdoor Ed on my schedule, needless to say they were surprised. I’ve never been a particularly athletic person. Sports just aren’t my thing. To say I’m outdoorsy is a stretch. Gym class in ...

The danger of safe spaces

Logan Etherage

December 14

Filed under Opinions/Editorials

Fundamentally, liberals seek full acceptance and understanding when they raise their picket signs and share Facebook petition links to aid the end of social inequality. This is a noble and consuming cause that has laced itself int...

A Chicago winter wish list

Max Minogue

December 14

Filed under Opinions/Editorials

It’s that time of year again. Christmas music is being played over every retail speaker. Mariah Carey’s “All I Want for Christmas is You” is stuck in everybody’s head. So of course, everybody is wondering what I want for Ch...

Supporting New Trier teams–all of them

December 14

Filed under Opinions/Editorials

The spirit at New Trier is undeniably colossal. With over 4,000 students and an entire grade devoted to be the schools spirit team through the Green Team. None can argue we have a huge team support system. Walking through the ...

My Christmas Tree Tour: 2016

Sam Blanc

December 14

Filed under Opinions/Editorials

Each person in our family gets to pick one new ornament each year. That’s how it’s worked ever since I was little. Looking back at the ornaments I picked can be very cringy, but also pretty nostalgic. When I was little it...

New “Gilmore Girls” episodes lack authenticity

Helen Fagan

December 14

Filed under Features

The Netflix original 4-episode series “Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life” was a much-needed continuation of the endearing story of a teen mom and her daughter navigating through life, laughing every step of the way.  Thou...

Moana destined to be another Disney classic

Jessi Zook

December 14

Filed under Features

“Moana” is a must-see movie for any Disney-lover looking to be transported back to their childhood. The movie follows Moana (voiced by Auli’i Cravalho), who grew up with the expectation that she’ll follow in her father...

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