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When structure becomes destructive

Camille Baer, Opinions Editor

April 15

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When I think about the future, as a graduating senior, the possibilities are overwhelmingly limitless, and while this may be terrifying, free-falling is what the whole adventure is about—excuse the cheesiness, but embrace it p...

Coulda woulda shoulda done Project

Carly Travis, Opinions Editors

April 15

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I can think of several occasions in which I thought of a great idea after the fact. For example, almost every Halloween I conjure up a fantastic costume a few days, or sometimes months, after the event. Three years ago Halloween took pl...

Photo Opinion

Michael Blickstein, Features Editor

March 11

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This week we asked Trevs if they think it’s fair for students to pay for parking. Here’s what they said... Graham Rodes, Sophomore: “It makes sense because there’s a limited amount of parking spots and it would be...

Feminism means equality for both genders

March 11

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This Tuesday, March 8 was International Women’s Day. In class, my teacher asked who there was a feminist. As I looked around, some girls sheepishly raised their hands, myself included. The guys in the class only raised their...

Backstage with a legally blonde

Opinion Editor, Camille Baer

March 11

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As a sort of ode to the end of “Legally Blonde,” I thought the best farewell would be to reveal my “behind the scenes” experience of being in a musical for the first time. Where to even begin. The past two months have...

Chi-city gets chilly for the plunge

Carly Travis, Opinion Editor

March 11

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Sunday, March 6, I, along with 6,000 other crazy Chicagoans, took the plunge for Special Olympics. For the past 16 years, Chicago has been host to the annual Polar Plunge. According to the Chicago Tribune, the charity raised...

Tickets aren’t colorblind

Jasmine Gonzalez, Staff Reporter

March 4

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Time after time we are presented with the ways in which society privileges people based on factors such as socioeconomic status and race. Yes, race and social class are two different things but they are very much connected. So...

What the ideal advisery morning looks like to me

Madeline Hultquist, Staff Reporter

March 4

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You step into advisery. It’s Monday morning- a dreaded time for most high school students. You are tired and anticipating a week full of quizzes, tests, and homework. Maybe you have a Starbucks drink to keep you warm or a cup filled ...

Re-examine your recycling habits

Kate Holly, Staff Reporter

March 4

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We have recycling bins seemingly everywhere: at home, in restaurants, and in schools. What most people don’t realize is that much of what is in those bins can’t actually be recycled. An upsetting percentage of the contents i...

It’s time to tweak the white dress tradition

Emma Willcocks, Editor-in-Chief

March 4

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As third quarter is drawing to a close, the senior class is looking ahead to their upcoming final months at New Trier, culminating in the graduation ceremony. But among the girls, preparations have already begun. New Trier...

How gossip shapes my life

Carly Travis, Opinions Editor

March 4

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The other day I found myself feeling so uncomfortable because of the conversation that was happening around me, that I had to remove myself from the room. Being around such toxic energy made my stomach churn. I think what upset...

FBiOS: coming soon to an iPhone near you

Elizabeth Byrne, Editor-in-Chief

February 26

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When you walk through the halls, it’s rare to not see someone with an iPhone in their hands or peeking out of their backpacks. Through the iPad program, every New Trier student has access to an iPad for their classes. Clearly, ...

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