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March

Marie O’Connor and Max Minogue

January 18

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Bombings in Brussels, Belgium leave 300 injured On the morning of March 22, three coordinated suicide bombings occurred in Brussels, Belgium, with a fourth bomb found undetonated. The attacks left 32 civilians dead along with thre...

February

Helen Fagan

January 18

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On Feb. 1, the Democratic and Republican Iowa caucuses took place. Republican Ted Cruz and Democrat Hillary Clinton won their respective parties. On Feb. 9, The Denver Broncos defeated the Carolina Panthers in the Super Bowl 24-1...

The snow was not the only thing too white in January

Sam Blanc

January 18

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When the 2016 Oscar nominees were announced, the nation was surprised to find that every actor or actress in the top four categories was white. This being the second year in a row, tension over diversity and Hollywood white washing...

January

Sam Blanc

January 18

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Born Feb. 21, 1946, in London, Alan Rickman showed an early penchant for the performing arts.  He earned a Tony nomination as the star of 1988’s Les Liaisons Dangereuses, then came to American consciousness as terrorist Hans Gruber in...

Trying to find new perspective

Helen Fagan

September 24

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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

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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

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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

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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...

Mean Girls stigma rebuked?

Max Minogue and Beth Wall

September 23

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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

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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

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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

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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...

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