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Return of Kings promotes misogyny

Marie O’Connor, Staff Reporter

March 11, 2016

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Men from the organization Return of Kings were called together to meet up on Feb. 6 and share the ideas of anti-feminist activist and founder of the organization, Daryush Valizadeh, and join in “pro-rape” protests. The organizatio...

New Trier welcomes new Athletic Director

Georgia Caras, Staff Reporter

March 11, 2016

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As New Trier readies to say goodbye to athletic director Randy Oberembt, we welcome his replacement, Augustino “Augie” Fontanetta. Fontanetta is currently the director of athletics and activities for District 211, which ...

Heroin remains a threat to the North Shore

Emily Abt, Staff Reporter

March 11, 2016

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Through the past decade, heroin has grown into a sought after drug in the North Shore area. Paula Nixon is an active heroin addict who formerly attended Glenbrook South. “Dealers come up to this area because they know ther...

Braving the shave for childhood cancer

Yiorgos Zervas, Staff Reporter

March 4, 2016

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New Trier’s east campus will be hosting St. Baldricks’ “Brave the Shave for Kids with Cancer” on March 10. St. Baldricks is a foundation that raises money and awareness for childhood cancer. The organization started ...

From lip sync to face paint: Winter Carnival delights

Connor Josellis and Eden Perl

March 4, 2016

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For the past 22 years the Winter Carnival, staffed by seniors, has supplied the community with an outlet to a fun, stress free atmosphere for kids and parents. All of the senior adviseries are involved in some sort of booth...

Oberembt announces retirement

Brooke Bernstein, Staff Reporter

March 4, 2016

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After 40 years in the education industry and nine years at New Trier, Athletic Director Randy Oberembt will be retiring this June. “There have been great interscholastic athletics here for a long, long time,” Oberembt said. “Th...

CPS exchange day advocates for funding equality

Sarah Zhang, News Editor

March 4, 2016

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In a school with updated facilities, hundreds of extracurriculars and athletic programs to choose from and a campus wide renovation, it can be difficult for New Trier students to remember that other schools may not be as fortun...

TB makeover gets mixed reviews

Maya Kowitt, Staff Reporter

February 26, 2016

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For those who have been paying attention in advisery and reading the flyers plastered around the school, many know that winter dance is no longer named “Turnabout.” Instead, it but has adopted a new name: Trevapalooza. T...

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