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Extracurriculars offer welcoming communities for minority students

Bella Geroulis

September 23, 2016

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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...

CO-EDITOR’S CORNER

Helen Fagan, Examiner Co-Editor

September 22, 2016

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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...

The thing is, breaking up it complicated

Melanie Mandell, Features Editor

April 1, 2016

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“I just don’t want to do this any- more,” she said. “I think we should see other people.” “Oh, al-right. If that’s what you want. Can I ask why?” he responded. The two continue to discuss the downfall ...

Single, It’s complicated, Taken

Will D'Angelo, Staff Writer

April 1, 2016

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One of my most vivid breakups occurred a few years ago, when a girl told me that she was ending things with me because she “wanted to have fun.” From that moment on, my perspective on relationships has warped and changed,...

In terms of PDA, when and where is it okay?

Carly Travis, Opinions Editor

April 1, 2016

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What’s fun about high school, as opposed to middle school, is that anything goes when you’re beyond the confines of the classroom. Walking through the halls of New Trier, you’re bound to happen upon the f...

Sexting and Snapchat go hand in hand

Brooke Bernstein and Brooke Evans, Staff Reporter

April 1, 2016

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Snapchat’s goal is to provide a form of safe and clean communication, but over the years many New Trier students have utilized the disappearing content to share crude pictures and explicit material. In 2014, twelve boys, ages 15 and ...

Sharing the Igloo

Emma Willcocks, Editor in Chief

April 1, 2016

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The concept of Eskimo brothers/sisters is not regarded consistently by the New Trier student body. While some consider it to be a gross and unnecessary acknowledgment of past hookups, other students find it an amusing and lighthearted...

Sexually active teens on TV have real teens feeling inadequate

Elizabeth Byrne, Editor-in-Chief

April 1, 2016

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The world of “Gossip Girl” is a supposed look behind-the-scenes of New York’s Elite. Set on the Upper West Side of Manhattan, the characters spend their time attending a prestigious private school, shopping sprees at Ba...

Tinder is on the rise

Anna Ferguson, New's Editor

April 1, 2016

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Since Tinder’s launch in 2012, dating apps have become immensely popular, with Tinder alone garnering over 1.6 billion users, a small portion of which are New Trier students. More and more, New Trier students have started usi...

1-800-HOTLINEBLING

Rachel Melancon, Sport's Editor

April 1, 2016

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Many New Trier students have ditched the idea of dating, replacing it with a less formal hook up relationship-- a booty call. According to one senior, a booty call is when you text a boy or girl late at night to hookup. A person...

Netflix and chill

Adam Sheffield, Sports Editor

April 1, 2016

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In recent years, Netflix has become not just a glorified time waster, but instead, a new relationship maker. The phrase “Netflix and chill” was not used until a tweet in 2009 from the user NofaceNina, which said, “I’...

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