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New Trier News Staff

February 22, 2017

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The Grammys, Golden Globes, and the SAG awards were filled with an abundance of political statements. From Meryl Streep’s comments against Donald Trump, to Katy Perry’s message to resist, to David Harbour’s passionate plea...

Amy Adams deserves an Oscar

Sam Blanc

February 22, 2017

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On Jan. 24, nominees were announced for the 89th annual Academy Awards. 2016 having been a pretty noteworthy year for film, there were plenty of actors, actresses, and directors to choose from. So many, in fact, that it was inevitable...

Senior Project promotes sustainable education

Bella Geroulis

February 22, 2017

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As we prepare to graduate, and as Senior Project creeps closer and closer, the idea of real life and a career are on my mind. During Senior Project, seniors are given freedom to discover what interests them. Many students take this o...

The truth of “alternative facts”

Max Minogue

February 22, 2017

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I’ll be the first to admit that I’ve joked many times about the current political and general landscape of America in a rather Nihilistic fashion. After all, the easiest way to deal with all the problems out there is by...

Fourth graders are woke

Marie O’Connor

February 22, 2017

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Recently my fourth grade sister, who attends Joseph Sears School, had to complete an assignment that struck me as really impressive considering she’s only nine years old. The assignment was to compare the pro and con argumen...

Seminar Day is for students. Let them decide

February 22, 2017

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At New Trier we are very lucky to have involved community and caring parents. It’s not unusual for every seat to be taken at the Board of Education meetings because parents want to know what’s going on at our school. NT p...

Classic works of art stand the test of time

Bella Geroulis

February 10, 2017

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As I was browsing through Netflix over the weekend, I was captivated by the section entitled “Classics.” The vast majority of the movies listed within it were probably the same age as my grandparents, and it got me thinking;...

Self fufilling prophecy of Senioritis

Marie O’Connor

February 10, 2017

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The anticipation of being a second semester senior probably started first semester junior year. When the homework, new AP classes, and work on junior theme built up, the only light at the end of the tunnel seemed to be the prospect...

Embarking on an Insta-venture

Max Minogue

February 10, 2017

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Get ready, world: on Feb. 5, I, Max Minogue, got an Instagram. This is after years of pretending I was better than that. Such a waste of time! So egotistical! I was such a great person for resisting this millennial trend. So...

Peeing with impunity

Sam Blanc

February 10, 2017

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In our country’s recent political turmoil, a lot of important issues have come to light. Finally someone is talking about the important things like inauguration crowd sizes, twitter typos, and maybe most importantly, bathrooms. And...

Christmas not just for Christians

Helen Fagan

January 19, 2017

Filed under Examiner, Opinions/Editorials

Bing Crosby really wasn’t kidding when he said that this is the “most wonderful time of the year.” Living in Chicago, it’s hard to not get in the holiday spirit watching the snow fall and listening to Mariah Carey’s “...

Don’t smile because it’s over, cry because it happened: a formal review of 2016

Beth Wall

January 19, 2017

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I’d like to speak directly to the people that fabricated this vicious expedition known as “2016”, because boy did they fumble this one. Maybe it was all in tribute to the eternal Bard, and the 400 years since his death. ...

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