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College isn’t the only option for seniors

Helen Fagan, Examiner Coeditor

May 24, 2017

Filed under Examiner, Features

A common stereotype associated with the New Trier “bubble” is that the school is full of teens with the expectation that after high school, seniors continue on to college. Many assume that because New Trier boasts a 99%...

NBC’s new show is a hit

Maggie Curry

April 14, 2017

Filed under Features

On Sept. 20, the dramedy “This Is Us” premiered on NBC. The show introduces four seemingly unrelated characters that all happen to have the same 36th birthday. Jack, played by ‘Gilmore Girl’s’ Milo Ventimiglia, is ce...

Students parade in celebration of St. Patrick’s Day

Amelia Lytle

April 14, 2017

Filed under Features

Trevians put on their green and headed downtown to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day, but the cold weather turned off many from going. Students who attended the parade noticed the lack of revelers. “Compared to past years that I’ve ...

Mia Kellman dedicates her time to dancing at Joffrey Academy

Mack Guthrie

April 14, 2017

Filed under Features

Mia Kellman, a senior, and  student at the prestigious Joffrey Academy of Dance, has come a long way since she started dancing at age three. Kellman’s parents signed her up for her first ballet classes. She explained that he...

Debate dominates state

Debate dominates state

April 13, 2017

Cyber Security Club cracks codes

Mac Guthrie

April 13, 2017

Filed under Features

While to most students coding would appear to be mere gibberish, to the members of the brand new Cyber Security Club, this seemingly random string of twenty characters is a puzzle to solve, and a pretty easy one at that. Mos...

Facebook executive and NT alum speaks to classes

Arjun Thakkar

April 13, 2017

Filed under Features

After attending the New Trier 2017 Alumni Achievement Awards Dinner, Facebook’s Chief Product Officer, Chris Cox, came to the EPI Center on Friday March 17 to present to business education and computer science classes. The...

Dancing at Lolla land

Katie Kim

April 13, 2017

Filed under Features

On March 21, students raced to buy Lollapalooza tickets before they sold out. This year, Lollapalooza will  be held on August 3 to 6. The tickets cost from $120 to $335. Single day tickets, from the official Lollapalooza site...

Newest King Kong film revolutionizes the franchise

Danny Kogan

April 6, 2017

Filed under Features

The release of the most recent remake of King Kong has modernized the classic franchise. Kong Skull Island manages to stay true to the classic King Kong films, while simultaneously reinventing the somewhat dated film. The...

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