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Outdoor Education, more than just Kinetic Wellness

Bella Geroulis

December 14, 2016

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When my parents saw third period Outdoor Ed on my schedule, needless to say they were surprised. I’ve never been a particularly athletic person. Sports just aren’t my thing. To say I’m outdoorsy is a stretch. Gym class in ...

The danger of safe spaces

Logan Etherage

December 14, 2016

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Fundamentally, liberals seek full acceptance and understanding when they raise their picket signs and share Facebook petition links to aid the end of social inequality. This is a noble and consuming cause that has laced itself int...

A Chicago winter wish list

Max Minogue

December 14, 2016

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It’s that time of year again. Christmas music is being played over every retail speaker. Mariah Carey’s “All I Want for Christmas is You” is stuck in everybody’s head. So of course, everybody is wondering what I want for Ch...

Supporting New Trier teams–all of them

December 14, 2016

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The spirit at New Trier is undeniably colossal. With over 4,000 students and an entire grade devoted to be the schools spirit team through the Green Team. None can argue we have a huge team support system. Walking through the ...

My Christmas Tree Tour: 2016

Sam Blanc

December 14, 2016

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Each person in our family gets to pick one new ornament each year. That’s how it’s worked ever since I was little. Looking back at the ornaments I picked can be very cringy, but also pretty nostalgic. When I was little it...

XOXO

Max Minogue

December 7, 2016

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Everybody watched New York’s famous, Upper East Siders on “Gossip Girl” back in eighth grade. Apparently I missed this trend. I’m still working on finishing the show, currently in Season 5. I’ve been told that a lot is...

The science of gift giving

Sam Blanc

December 7, 2016

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Though we are through the real-life-Hunger-Games that is Black Friday, the mayhem that is Christmas shopping has begun. Now, a lot of people (myself included most of the time) will wait for the exhilarating panic of spending $...

How to cope with the closing of your family’s go-to restaurant

Marie O’Connor

December 7, 2016

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For as long as I can remember, the only place my family ever went out to eat was Dave’s Italian Kitchen in Evanston, near the corner of Church and Davis. This was the one place where my picky and divisive family of 8 could al...

A superintendent wishlist

December 7, 2016

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With the announcement of the new superintendent, Dr. Paul Sally, it is important to outline what the student body wants to see in the new superintendent. The position of superintendent can be difficult to define for students. With Ne...

Why old school rap still paves the way for social justice

Bella Geroulis

December 7, 2016

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My 7th grade English teacher was probably the cutest woman I’ve ever seen. She loved to read. She always had her hair in ribbons. You would never catch her in anything but a dress. She screamed “teacher” from a mile away....

Fake Thanksiving brings authentic thanks

Sam Blanc

December 7, 2016

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*I do NOT hate my family. They are all wonderful human beings and I love them…at least most of them...some of the time* There is a divide, I think, between what Thanksgiving is supposed to be about, and what it was supposedl...

Preparing for the next four years

Max Minogue

December 7, 2016

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Let’s talk about the election. I’ll do my best to avoid being like a Facebook post. Although I’m obviously writing my opinion, I don’t want to chase anybody away with my bias. Wednesday at school was a pretty somber d...

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