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Boys basketball loses 43-40 at regionals

Olivia Stensberg

March 21, 2017

Filed under Sports

Varsity boys basketball ended their season with a 40-43 loss against Loyola in the regional championships on Fri., Mar. 3. The team entered the state tournament as the 12th seed. Prior to the Loyola game, New Trier beat Zion-Benton...

New Trier Green crushes Benet 8-2

Darcie Kim

March 21, 2017

Filed under Sports

On Mon., Mar. 13, the New Trier Boys’ Varsity Green Hockey Team skated to victory against opponent Benet Academy, shutting them out 8-2 to advance to the state championships. The game took place at the Edge Ice Arena, with...

Girls Water Polo makes a splash against Loyola

Alyssa Pak

March 21, 2017

Filed under Sports

On Mar. 11, New Trier’s girls’ water polo team proved their strength by overcoming a 4-1 deficit in their first game of the invite against Loyola. The game was tied until the last eight seconds, with everyone in the bleachers ...

NU basketball makes history

Jack Sobele

March 21, 2017

Filed under Sports

A roar went up in the crowd when the ref signaled Northwestern ball. Out of bounds on Michigan, with 1.7 seconds to play. Senior Forward Nathan Taphorn hurled a hail mary full court pass (and word on the street is the local pro ...

Millenials absent at polls

Bella Geroulis

March 21, 2017

Filed under Opinions/Editorials

I live in a very politically charged home, where Sunday morning cartoons were swapped with Bill Maher reruns and MSNBC. For me, voting for the first time after I turned 18 was like my family’s version of a Sweet Sixteen. When...

Wrestlers strengthen technique at state competition

Claudia Levens

March 21, 2017

Filed under Sports

New Trier’s Jake Lowel placed fourth at the State IHSA finals, which took place Feb. 16-18 in Champaign IL. The tournament consisted of a 16-man bracket with only the top wrestlers receiving State Medals. Only the top thr...

More seminars, please

March 21, 2017

Filed under Opinions/Editorials

On March 8, New Trier and the world celebrated International Women’s day: a day to celebrate the fight for women’s rights and gender equality. Internationally, the day was marked with demonstrations, speeches and protests including...

International Women’s Day: the least we can do to fight sexism

Marie O'Connor

March 21, 2017

Filed under Opinions/Editorials

This week when deciding what to write for this article, I was grappling with important topics such as where to get the best thai food, the five stages of food poisoning, or the new celebrations surrounding St. Patrick’s day. Arguably,...

North Shore privilege keeps us young

Max Minogue

March 21, 2017

Filed under Opinions/Editorials

Right now, as you, my loyal reader, read my words, I am officially an 18-year-old man. To everybody who wished me a happy birthday yesterday, thank you. To everybody who did not, you mean nothing to me. Eighteen is the big year. It’s the yea...

The inability to say thank you

Sam Blanc

March 21, 2017

Filed under Opinions/Editorials

English is one of the most difficult languages to learn, not only because many of the sounds are harsh and contradictory, but also because half the letters disappear when the words leave your mouth. However, for me, the hardest word to say...

New Trier sophomores win $55,000 on Wheel of Fortune

Jessa Snower

March 21, 2017

Filed under News

Sophomores Ben Sklansky and Zack Larson won a $55,000 prize on a recent episode of the Wheel of Fortune. On Feb. 28, the episode of “Wheel of Fortune” had a “teen best friends week.” Zach and Ben were part of this week wh...

TE Brian Kaiser commits to Northwestern Football

Rebecca Lee

March 21, 2017

Filed under News

Junior Brian Kaiser, a star player on the varsity boys football team, shines both on and off the field. As a 6-foot 7-inch player, who runs a 4.84-second 40-yard dash, Kaiser immediately stands out. He also plays on the...

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