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“Surviving R. Kelly” reveals R&B singer’s sexual allegations

Millie Winter, Sports Editor
May 3, 2019

On Jan. 2, Lifetime Television released the six episode series, “Surviving R. Kelly,” a documentary on the sexual assault allegations against American singer-songwriter R. Kelly. The first two episodes...

How to report sexual misconduct at NT

May 3, 2019

1. The student may speak to any adviser, teacher, administrator, or other staff member about the incident 2. This staff member will then report the concern to the appropriate adviser chair 3. The...

Fit Female class teaches self-defense skills

Alex Rubinstein, News Editor
May 3, 2019

New Trier offers two Kinetic Wellness classes – Fit Female and Yoga/Self-Defense – that incorporate self- defense into the curriculum to give students tools in order to prevent sexual assault. Fit...

“Hunting Ground” opens up discussions on assault

Hannah Sussman, Co-Editor in Chief
May 3, 2019

In late January, senior adviseries watched “The Hunting Ground,” a documentary focusing on the sexual assault epidemic within college campuses. After watching the film many male students were shocked...

Sexual Assault NT Examiner – 5/3/2019

May 3, 2019

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When sports fans go too far

When sports fans go too far

Jack Soble, Sports Editor
May 3, 2019

Sports fandom is a powerful drug. It makes us do some pretty crazy things. It makes us paint our chests and our faces, it makes us stand outside for three hours in single-digit temperatures, and it makes...

Sexual misconduct not just a problem on college campuses

Claudia Levens, Co-Editor in Chief
May 3, 2019

Note: Most of the identities of the people involved in this article have been kept anonymous. This is something that the New Trier News tries to avoid, since we are aware that it complicates the perception...

How Do We Define Toxic Masculinity

Darcie Kim, Features Editor
May 3, 2019
“Toxic masculinity is a narrow and repressive description of manhood, designating manhood as defined by violence, sex, status and aggression. It’s the cultural ideal of manliness, where strength is everything while emotions are a weakness; where sex and brutality are yardsticks by which men are measured, while supposedly “feminine” traits—which can range from emotional vulnerability to simply not being hypersexual—are the means by which your status as “man” can be taken away” (tolerance.org)

Hol’ up, Hol’ up, We Dem Boyz

Ezra Wallach, Opinion Editor
May 3, 2019

For the entirety of our childhood, we boys have subconsciously been taught that masculinity consisted of strength, toughness, apathy, and confidence among other things. In the past few years though, the...

Six former Loyola priests involved in scandal

Six former Loyola priests involved in scandal

Hope Talbot, News Editor
May 3, 2019

An additional layer of the Catholic Church’s sexual abuse scandals was revealed as of Dec. 17, when an other list of accused priests was made public by the USA Midwest Province Jesuits that included...

Roe v. Wade under siege post-Kennedy

Emma Mansour, Opinions Editor
May 3, 2019

For the past 46 years, Roe v. Wade has guaranteed women the right to an abortion, but the current makeup of the Supreme Court may put this precedent at risk. In October 2018, justice Brett Kavanaugh was...

When voting becomes a privilege, not a right

Danielle Kurensky, Opinion Editor
October 26, 2018

Democracy is the fundamental cornerstone of the United States. It is what this nation was built on: the notion that the general population has a say in the government. Throughout history, amendments...

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