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Community packs Cornog to voice views on Seminar Day

Hannah Young

March 8

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After months of debate over the contentious Seminar Day, hundreds of students, faculty, and community members convened at a board meeting on Feb. 20, some to voice their perspectives on the day itself and others on how the is...

Students divided on impact of Seminar Day

Husnain Raza

March 8

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On Feb. 28 of this year, instead of attending normal classes, New Trier students attended the school’s Seminar Day, which incited much controversy among parents, students, and media outlets. This is the second year in which New...

Stigmas still surround mental illness at New Trier

Marie O’Connor

March 6

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It’s impossible--or at least irresponsible--to talk about mental illness without addressing a very important component that goes hand and hand with it. Stereotypes, preconceptions, prejudices, and stigmas all surround mental...

9 Questions with social work department chair Tiffany Myers

Lindsey Burns

March 6

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Lindsey Burns: When a student comes to you, what should they expect? Tiffany Myers: Students who walk into our office will be asked if this is an urgent matter that requires seeing someone immediately or if we can set up an...

Am Shalom welcomed refugees before travel ban

Daniel Kogan

February 21

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On Jan. 27, President Trump signed an executive order protecting the nation from foreign terrorist entry into the United States. The order placed a ban on people from 7 majority-Muslim countries to keep them from entering the ...

Students open to Seminar Day but question structure

Rebecca Lee

February 21

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The polarizing debate surrounding the second annual New Trier All-School Seminar Day has provoked strong reactions from community members and students. On Feb 28, New Trier will hold an All-School Seminar Day themed “Understandi...

Legions of women globally march for equal rights

Sophia Holt, Staff Reporter

February 8

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On Saturday, Jan. 21, the Women’s March on Chicago was one of more than 250 peaceful protests that took place globally in reaction to President Donald Trump’s inauguration on Jan. 20. The goal of the march was to bring women...

Environmental club floods New Trier with Nalgenes

Nora Crumley

February 8

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On Jan. 20, Environmental club distributed free water bottles to staff and students in an effort to reach their goal of eliminating the sale of single-use plastic water bottles from campus. After months of planning and meetings,...

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