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Code of Conduct enforced 365 days a year

May Paddor

February 10, 2017

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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, 2017

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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, 2017

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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Outdated restrooms too cramped for use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, 2016

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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, 2016

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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, 2016

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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 (...

Habitat kicks off this fall

Hannah Young

November 3, 2016

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New Habitat for Humanity project leaders started off the project’s 17th year with the goal of bringing together the senior class to raise money to build two houses, one in Waukegan for the Brown family and another in the Philip...

Freshmen bring After School into the classroom

Maya Kowitt

November 3, 2016

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In the age of social media, teenagers are swamped with new devices and platforms to express themselves. Too often the anonymity that social media provides creates an outlet for students to share things online they wouldn’t sa...

Homeless theater department stays positive

Sophia Holt

November 3, 2016

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With the McGee theater being torn down at the end of last year as part of the construction plan, the New Trier theater department has become homeless. Theater classes that were previously held in the McGee are now being held...

Grad ceremony moves from Evanston to Hoffman Estates

Hannah Young, News Editor

November 2, 2016

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In mid-June, Northwestern announced their renovation plans for the Welsh-Ryan Arena, prompting New Trier to sign a contract with the Sears Centre Arena in Hoffman Estates. Faculty and administrators, with input from parents,...

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