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ROTC’s benefits attract student interest

Tia Rotolo

October 5

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For seniors deciding post high school plans, ROTC offers a unique college experience with benefits and an opportunity to honor one’s country. According to senior Jack Kempf “ROTC is a commissioning program for all branches...

New rooftop garden’s purpose questioned

Helen Fagan

October 5

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New Trier’s new rooftop garden is receiving mixed reviews from students. Some are appreciative of the new outdoor space, while others question if it’s necessary. Tucked away on the 4th floor, the garden seems to be one of...

Students overcome fears of terror attacks

Maya Kowitt, News Editor

September 16

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Ever since the terror attacks that ensued in Paris on Nov. 13, 2015, the West has been shell shocked with a wave of fright associated with travel and public events. The Paris attacks were conducted by gunmen and suicide bombers,...

Phase one of new addition opens after year of construction

Nora Crumley, Co-Editor

September 16

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New Trier unveiled phase one of the $100.3 million Winnetka campus facilities project featuring a new library, cafeteria, and five story atrium leaving students in awe, but others concerned. On the first day of school not only...

Students seek adventure through international universities

by Max Minogue and Kate Holly, Staff Reporter

May 16

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Going to college away from home is already a life change, so it takes a special kind of student to push it a step further and attend an international college or university. For many students, going to a school outside the United...

Day of Silence lacks participation this year

Tia Rotolo and Cammy Wray

April 29

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According to students, Day Of Silence had less of an effect on New Trier than it used to. Every year, New Trier has a day dedicated to showing the struggles of silence that the LGBT+ community faces daily, called Day Of Silence. ...

New Trier has a dress code?

Emily Roemmer, Staff Reporter

April 29

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A perk that comes with a public school eduction is the ability to dress freely. While there’s no specific uniform, there are still dress-code do’s and dont’s. Many New Trier students are unaware that there are actual rules ...

ACT plans get real for juniors

Gabi Schulz, Staff Reporter

April 15

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On Tuesday, April 19, the junior class is scheduled to take the district required ACT. Although some have already taken it, this school funded test serves as an introduction to the college entrance exam for many. While some...

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