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After four years, Lorde releases new songs

Mack Guthrie

April 6, 2017

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In a long anticipated move, The singer Lorde made a spectacular return this month, releasing two songs from her upcoming album, Melodrama. After years of silence, Lorde surprised the world first with a new upbeat song “Green...

Choir opera revitalizes broadway classic

Michelle Yurovsky and Jessi Zook

March 20, 2017

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“Guys and Dolls” showcased the incredible acting, singing and musical abilities of the New Trier performing arts students and felt like nothing short of a professional production. The musical was based on the story and...

New Trier alums launch clothing line

Nora Crumley

March 20, 2017

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In 2012 at a track meet, a group of friends started yelling a new phrase that would soon mean more then just a motivational cheer. The group started yelling “Get it Poppin” at one of their friends (and future business partners)...

Poetry Club lights the fuse at “Louder Than a Bomb”

Eleanor Kaplan

March 9, 2017

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In a nondescript classroom on a regular Thursday, the few dozen members of Poetry Club can be found rhyming and rapping the afternoon away. The club, led by senior co-heads Caroline Cobb and Jacqueline Steel, attended Louder Than A B...

Andrew Milne recognized for outstanding teaching

David Heiman

March 9, 2017

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This February, New Trier Kinetic Wellness teacher Andrew Milne won the Midwest Health Teacher of the Year Award. This award followed Milne’s win for the Illinois Health Teacher of the Year Award.  “I initially appli...

Meaning in music tuned out by pop hits

Tia Rotolo

March 9, 2017

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As a political revolution sparked in 2016, music became one more facet for the outcry for social justice.  But with the increasing importance of the message, mere sound and production struggle to stay on the same scale. A ...

Class of 2017 carries on longstanding tradition

Jesse McCauley

March 9, 2017

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For the past 23 years, New Trier has opened its doors to children of all ages in the name of Habitat for Humanity. Children eagerly rush to participate in festivities like bozo buckets, human bowling, and bracelet making just to nam...

Valentines Day is sweet for some, tart for others

Alyssa Pak

February 23, 2017

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Whether they have a “significant other” or not, there are a number of ways that students choose to take part in Valentine’s Day. Valentine’s Day is sometimes referred to as an uneventful Hallmark holiday, whereas in mi...

SWEETS provides home for girls interested in STEM

Eleanor Kaplan

February 23, 2017

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As hundreds of students pour out the doors at the end of the school day, juniors Maddie Joseph and Mia Lecinski, along with a few dozen other bright, like-minded young women, make their way to the science laboratory. Every M...

People of color well-represented in this year’s Academy Awards

Jesse McCauley

February 22, 2017

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After a controversial awards show last year, people of color will now have more representation at this year’s televised event. The 2017 Oscars include people of color in every acting category. The nominations include six peo...

Award shows becoming more politicized

Tia Rotolo

February 22, 2017

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This award season, Hollywood hasn’t shied away from being a part of the political conversation as actresses and musicians use both their screen time and speeches to speak out against the current political landscape. It all started with ...

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