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“Parking spots…are a problem”

Georgia Caras

October 8

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Lagniappe Potpourri, the sketch-comedy show run by students, for students, never fails to warm the hearts and create conversation. This year was no exception. Each Lagniappe production has a respective theme that is the central focus...

Student devotes his free time to racing cars

Jessi Zook

October 8

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While most high schoolers dream of getting their licenses, Junior Alex Ertmann was driving long before he blew out his sixteen candles. Ertmann began racing at eight years old, though back then his vehicle of choice was a Go-...

Students trade backpacks for briefcases

Jessi Zook, 385 Editor

September 16

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To some, summer is a time to relax and enjoy time off, but for many New Trier students, it's also a time to get job experience. Many students spend their summers working and interning. According to Susan Thorngren, post high...

Frank Ocean going Blonde with new album

Tia Rotolo, 385 Editor

September 16

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Four years ago, Frank Ocean dropped “Channel Orange”, a monumental album that synthesized poetic lyrics with futuristic beats. The genre-bending ode to young adulthood hit a new level of success. Then, Ocean disappeared. After...

Work experience and initiative can be found during the summer months

Marie O’Connor, Staff Reporter

April 29

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It takes more than just a sense of athleticism to be a KW teacher, and more than knowing how to cook to become a cuisine teacher. Through literature, teachers in every department strive to better the way they teach and relat...

Students scour for summer employment

Lindsey Burns, Staff Reporter

April 29

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When school lets out for the summer, students find themselves with lots of extra time on their hands. They fill their summers traveling, playing sports, hanging out with friends or going to summer school. In addition to th...

Are field trips a thing of the past?

Maya Kowitt, Staff Reporter

April 29

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It may surprise teachers that the reason why students opt out of excursions is because they don’t want to miss school English department chair, John Cadwell, explained how it’s disappointing that many students choose to pass...

Students seek to solidify their summer plans

Max Minogue, Staff Reporter

April 15

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With summer closing in, students are finalizing adventurous summer plans. The common factor for these trips is students reaching out to past connections. Senior Ike Nierman will be traveling to New Zealand and staying wi...

Think before bragging about spring break adventures

Carina Brendl, Staff Reporter

April 15

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While there seems to be a universal perception that most students travel to expensive places over spring break, discussing vacation plans in advisery and class remains controversial among students and teachers. “If you d...

Stress rides on finding a date for Prom 2016

Anastasia Maragos, Staff Reporter

April 15

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In the movies, prom is depicted as a magical night where couples have fun together, yet for some students, the expectation of having a date causes controversy. However, what the movies do get right is that, for seniors, prom c...

“Dawn of Justice” pleases fans

Arjun Thakar, Staff Reporter

April 15

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Zack Snyder’s “Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice” isn’t so much a dawn of the Justice League as it is a glimpse of it along the horizon, and despite negative critical reception, the film has a wide appeal to avid co...

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