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Debate finds success at Cal-Berkeley tournament

Da Hee Kim

March 8, 2017

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On the weekend of Friday, Feb. 18 to Sunday, Feb. 20, the collaborative effort of New Trier Speech & Debate team led to a successful tournament at the annual Cal Invitational at University of California-Berkeley, with one Poli...

Seal of Biliteracy recognizes multilingual students

Mack Guthrie

February 22, 2017

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This year the MCL department will be offering students the opportunity to earn a Seal of Biliteracy in various languages on their diploma. The Seal of Biliteracy and its sibling, Commendation towards Biliteracy, started in...

Trevapalooza lights up the dance floor in its second year

Ben Morrissey

February 22, 2017

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Despite the fact that Trevapalooza is on Presidents Day weekend, that will not stop students from attending the event. Most students are actually pleased with the date that was chosen for this year’s dance. “It’s good...

Pledge participation causes controversy

Lexi Shoup

February 22, 2017

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With recent controversy surrounding players kneeling during the National Anthem before NFL games, the recitation of patriotic statements has been in question. Colin Kaepernick, quarterback for the San Francisco 49ers, knelt...

Am Shalom welcomed refugees before travel ban

Daniel Kogan

February 21, 2017

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On Jan. 27, President Trump signed an executive order protecting the nation from foreign terrorist entry into the United States. The order placed a ban on people from 7 majority-Muslim countries to keep them from entering the ...

Students open to Seminar Day but question structure

Rebecca Lee

February 21, 2017

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The polarizing debate surrounding the second annual New Trier All-School Seminar Day has provoked strong reactions from community members and students. On Feb 28, New Trier will hold an All-School Seminar Day themed “Understandi...

Vaping trend still strong

Danny Kogan

February 21, 2017

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Cigarettes have long been taboo among New Trier students, but the introduction of vapes into our culture has allowed students to view smoking as stylish. The vaping industry has argued that vapes are healthy substitutes to smok...

Breitbart attacks New Trier seminar day

Maggie Curry

February 21, 2017

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On Jan. 15, Breitbart News Network published an article about New Trier’s all-school seminar day headlined “Suburban Chicago School Teaches ‘Blackenomics,’ ‘Trans-Rights,’ and ‘White Genocide Against Blacks.’”...

MCL department introduces LPA assessment in place of final

Darcie Kim

February 21, 2017

Filed under News, Uncategorized

Students and staff find the new LPA format favorable and beneficial

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SAT mistiming mishap

SAT mistiming mishap

February 10, 2017

The debate continues: is it better to have finals before or after winter break?

Jack Soble

February 10, 2017

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The majority of students are unhappy that first semester exams were after winter break again this year. Many feel that the schedule change to move the exams back to after winter break was the wrong move. Some students prefer...

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