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Vaping trend still strong

Danny Kogan

February 21

Filed under News

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

Filed under News

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

Filed under News, Uncategorized

Students and staff find the new LPA format favorable and beneficial

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

Jack Soble

February 10

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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...

Code of Conduct enforced 365 days a year

May Paddor

February 10

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Three strikes and you’re out doesn’t only apply to baseball. The Extracurricular Code of Conduct, which is in effect 24 hours a day, seven days a week and 365 days every year, is administered by the Student Activity Coordinators...

Legions of women globally march for equal rights

Sophia Holt, Staff Reporter

February 8

Filed under News, Top Stories

On Saturday, Jan. 21, the Women’s March on Chicago was one of more than 250 peaceful protests that took place globally in reaction to President Donald Trump’s inauguration on Jan. 20. The goal of the march was to bring women...

Environmental club floods New Trier with Nalgenes

Nora Crumley

February 8

Filed under News, Top Stories

On Jan. 20, Environmental club distributed free water bottles to staff and students in an effort to reach their goal of eliminating the sale of single-use plastic water bottles from campus. After months of planning and meetings,...

Outdated restrooms too cramped for use

Mia Sherin

December 7

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The girls’ bathroom on the second floor of the north building is causing problems because of the small size of its stalls, making it difficult to get into the stall, especially with a backpack. Students who have complained about this ...

Overcrowded bike racks force students to lock bikes elsewhere

David Heiman and Mack Guthrie

December 7

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In an new age of environmental and health awareness, bikes overcrowd the racks and students are forced to park creatively to trees fences, even other bikes. Any student entering the building from the front or getting off the bu...

Adviseries commit minds to service through NUSH

Hannah Young

December 7

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Alongside the much-anticipated reappearance of holiday music and Christmas lights comes altruism. Once again, advisories are planning and organizing collaborative service projects. Many adviseries signed up to be involved in the NUSH (...

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