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Stress rides on finding a date for Prom 2016

Anastasia Maragos, Staff Reporter

April 15, 2016

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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, 2016

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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...

Death Grips grabs onto fame

Joe Borushek, Staff Reporter

March 11, 2016

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Death Grips is a Sacramento based industrial hip-hop/punk-rap group that has exploded into the music scene, all while maintaining a mysterious persona. Zach Hill, MC Ride (birth name is Stefan Corbin Burnett), and Andy Morin for...

Ten questions with the ladies of GirlUp

Michael Blickstein, Features Editor

March 11, 2016

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1. What caused the inception of GirlUp? Celia Buckman: Lily [Zirlin] started the process during her sophomore year. We actually started meeting last year. Lily thought of the idea while she was scrolling through Instagram,...

New Trier defined as “scum” by rivals

Grace Cucco, Staff Reporter

March 11, 2016

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New Trier is a well known school with an air of elitism. Its name is recognized all over the country. Due to its fame, New Trier is called out by other schools for its white gown graduation, Ivy League acceptance letters, Grammy-winning...

What’s my locker combo again?

Arjun Thakkar, Staff Reporter

March 11, 2016

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At New Trier, students neglect assistants that surround their everyday lives. They know they have one, but rarely take advantage of the weight they take off their shoulders. Now, they are the scourge of the hallways. These me...

Swapping faces: Snapchat’s new story

Cammy Wray, Staff Reporter

March 4, 2016

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Avid users of Snapchat have seen recent filters that add effects to faces and make users look like a dog or zombie, or that shrink or expand your face, and even vomit rainbows. On Friday, Snapchat added the face-swap feature to t...

Josh Lambert earns his wings

March 4, 2016

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This year, New Trier junior Josh Lambert has defied the odds of what a high school student can accomplish: becoming a pilot. From a young age, Lambert knew he was destined to fly. “Truthfully, I have been interested in fly...

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