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“Harry Potter” spin-off disappoints loyal fans

Tia Rotolo, Features Editor

December 14

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The new “Harry Potter”, but not “Harry Potter” movie, “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them” lacks cinematic magic, banking too much on the wizarding world and neglecting a solid plot. When I heard they would be releasing...

Four Questions with rising alum duo Louis the Child

December 7

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CJ: So what was it like over the weekend going to the Metro, seeing such a hometown crowd? RH: It was amazing, we saw a lot of kids from New Trier, it was cool to just look out and see kids in the same position we were in ju...

New coming of age film falls short of predicted classic status

Jessi Zook

December 7

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“The Edge of Seventeen” is a typical teenage angst movie, but it has fallen short of its expectations to become a modern day classic. The film follows Nadine (Hailee Steinfeld) as she navigates her way through her junior year...

Nasty Woman t-shirts make statement

Helen Fagan

December 7

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In the wake of the recent presidential election, six seniors are continuing to show their Clinton pride by selling homemade t-shirts with the slogan “nasty woman”. The words reference a quote from Donald Trump during a pres...

Chess team wins NSCL opener

Emily Abt

December 7

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On Oct. 8 the New Trier Chess team participated in the North Suburban Chess League Opener at Niles North, returning home with their first ever win. Head coach Dan Hart stated, “This was our best performance at the NSCL opener ...

“Boo! A Madea Halloween” is a surprising letdown

Joe Borushek

December 7

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New movie brings in $28.5 million in first weekend

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Vine shut down due to Twitter’s financial issues

Tia Rotolo

December 7

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The once popular social media app, Vine, has “died.” The makers of Vine sold their six-second-video social media platform to Twitter back in 2012, prior to its launch. Twitter would become the parent company to Vine starting ...

A personal account of the Cubs parade experience

Connor Josellis

December 7

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We arrived and proceeded to walk down to Lake and Michigan Ave. waiting for the buses to arrive. A sea of blue overwhelmed the eye and transformed the city. The other estimated five million people had already begun to arrive by ...

Evil Dead 2: Dead by Dawn

Joe Borushek

November 3

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The sequel to the indie cult classic “The Evil Dead,” “Evil Dead 2: Dead by Dawn” ditches the traditional “alone in the woods” horror movie formula by having a bunch of teenagers in a cabin and instead tells two int...

Hocus Pocus

Tia Rotolo

November 3

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The cult classic, “Hocus Pocus,” comes back to television screens for the Halloween season. As a once-a-year delicacy, the movie brings nostalgia and slight fear for children and adults alike. The movie follows Max after his mov...

“The Girl on the Train” release met with mixed reviews

Helen Fagan

November 3

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If you’re searching for a thrill, a little romance, and a borderline disturbing plot, look no further than “The Girl on the Train.” The film is based on Paula Hawkins’s popular novel that won the 2015 Goodreads Choice a...

New year brings big changes to WNTH

Beth Wall

November 3

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As the first listeners are tuning in for the year, WNTH is making sweeping strides to tune up its facilities and execution. One of the most crucial changes to the station’s process has been the makeup of the student radio boa...

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