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Do the Monster Mash one last time this Halloween

Max Minogue

November 3, 2016

Filed under Opinions/Editorials

It’s that time of year again! Time to whip together the sexiest cat costume (sexiest dog costume for the boys out there) you can think of, and start texting your friends, because Halloween is coming To a lot of high school kids, Hall...

Dress to impress yourself this Halloween

Bella Geroulis

November 3, 2016

Filed under Opinions/Editorials

Everyone remembers Halloween when they were a kid. Dressing up and trick-or-treating with friends, rating your neighbor’s treats, and eating your body weight in Halloween candy. Personally, I dressed up as Madeline every ye...

When writing becomes an equation

Sam Blanc

November 3, 2016

Filed under Opinions/Editorials

My essays, I’m sure, would’ve been bad with or without a graphic organizer, but I didn’t even get to feel like I was writing my own papers.

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Staff Editorial

New Trier News Staff

November 2, 2016

Filed under Opinions/Editorials

Recently, the school has begun to crack down on VPN use to bypass the schools wifi restrictions. Students have noticed the crack down on VPN use and are frustrated with its interference in their daily life. However, the school’s...

Coping with and crushing mid-year stress

Max Minogue, Opinions Editor

November 2, 2016

Filed under Opinions/Editorials

High school is stressful. If you’re a senior, you’re currently drowning in college everything: the uncertainty, the applications, and dealing with every single person in the world feeling obliged to know the intimate details...

Are we doing Homecoming wrong?

Bella Geroulis

October 11, 2016

Filed under Opinions/Editorials

It seems like New Trier dances always end up being not about the dance itself, but about the excessive add ons that come with it. Besides our above average education and extracurricular system, New Trier proves itself to be ...

Art is not dead, not yet, anyway

New Trier News Staff

October 10, 2016

Filed under Opinions/Editorials

When we were all in middle school, playing an instrument or preforming in a school play was not an oddity. Furthermore, an art class was part of our every day curriculum—with students having a designated art, drama, or music...

Don’t worry, you’re not dying

Sam Blanc, Opinions Editor

October 10, 2016

Filed under Opinions/Editorials

I had a pretty good summer, but one of the low points would have to be getting the plague. It was just like any other day. I woke up and groggily hobbled into the bathroom to brush my teeth, but looking in the mirror, BAM! My...

Life lessons learned from Mariano’s

Max Minogue, Opinion's writer

October 8, 2016

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With the start of the new school year, it’s officially my one-year anniversary. One year ago, a smaller version of myself walked into a neighborhood corporate grocery store and asked for a job. One year later, I still find my...

No team in Green Team

Bella Geroulis, Opinion's writer

October 8, 2016

Filed under Opinions/Editorials

The start of the New Trier football season also marks the launch of the 2017 Green Team. That means tailgating, loud student sections, and a plethora of creative and memorable nicknames. However, lost amidst all this is the tru...

Why Alexander Hamilton is a lucky guy

Sam Blanc, Opinion's writer

October 8, 2016

Filed under Opinions/Editorials

For those of you who don’t know much about the musical Hamilton (first of all, how dare you?) its closing number, “Who Lives, Who Dies, Who Tells Your Story,” is about doing what you believe is best regardless of those arou...

Dear Administration, student voice matters

October 8, 2016

Filed under Opinions/Editorials, Top Stories

At New Trier, students are granted an enormous amount of trust and freedom from the administration. We have the power to sit in the hallways, use our phone during off time, and decide for ourselves what to do during our free peri...

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