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Jewish students forced to choose: services or school

David Heiman, Staff Writer

November 2, 2016

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As the Jewish new year rolls around, many students are forced to choose between their religion and school. The Jewish new year, known as Rosh Hashannah, is usually a day off of school. However, with the recent construction,...

No clowns in North Shore as police report a lack of concrete evidence

Nora Crumley, Editor in Chief

November 2, 2016

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Last week, talk of clown sightings and threats were deemed to be only rumors by police, as the New Trier Township fell victim to the clown hysteria that has taken over the nation in the past month. According to some students,...

ROTC’s benefits attract student interest

Tia Rotolo

October 5, 2016

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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, 2016

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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, 2016

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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, 2016

Filed under News, Top Stories

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, 2016

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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...

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