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Movies change how we think about guns

Mack Guthrie, Co-Editor-in-Chief
December 15, 2017

When I watched the Korean zombie thriller “Train to Busan,” what was most shocking to me was the relative absence of guns. In the two hour movie, there is at most two minutes with guns in a frame....

Nation unfazed after tragic shootings

Arjun Thakkar, Opinions Editor
December 15, 2017

It’s practically an expectation these days to pick up your smartphone, open your preferred news app, and bear witness to a provocative headline about a recent act of violence. News coverage has expanded...

Inconsistencies in Trump’s responses to tragedies shed light on double standard

Katie Kim, Features Editor
December 15, 2017

The recent stream of mass shootings and terrorist attacks, and the ways that President Donald Trump has responded to them, have created controversy. One of the duties of the President of the United...

The all glass design of the new building makes lockdown drills more complicated, limiting the spaces that students can be completely out of view and forcing some to evacuate their classrooms | Kim

New building’s modern style raises safety concerns

Eleanor Kaplan and Alyssa Pak
December 15, 2017

The many glass windows of the newly-completed West Wing building have raised safety concerns among students after this year’s recent lockdown drills. According to Steve Linke, NT facilities manager...

U.S. has highest rates of gun violence among developed countries

Jasmine Gonzalez, News Editor
December 15, 2017

It is no secret that the United States has one of the highest rates of gun violence in the world. While it is definitely true that the difference is especially staggering in comparison with other highly...

Laurie Dann’s 1988 school shooting hit close to home

Lexi Shoup, Sports Editor
December 15, 2017

On May 20, 1988, Laurie Dann from Glencoe, Illinois executed a premeditated plan involving poison, an array of guns, and the New Trier community. Although these events occurred on May 20, they really...

Generation Z’s guide to talking about gun control

Rebecca Lee, Co-Editor-in-Chief
December 15, 2017

Gun control is one of the most, if not the most, dividing issue in the contemporary United States. There are those who believe that the ownership and use of all guns is a constitutional right, while...

Conservation controversies in hunting for sport

Lexi Shoup, Sports Editor
December 15, 2017

Soon after the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) moved to lift former president Obama’s ban on the imports of elephant trophies from Zimbabwe and Zambia, President Donald Trump tweeted his intentions...

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The conservative side of gun ownership

Jesse McCauley, Features Editor
December 15, 2017

Gun control is yet another controversial topic that divides our country into two halves. Some argue for stricter gun laws, and some will argue for more lee way with guns. Typically, democrats are the...

Patagonia is one brand urging customers to reduce, reuse, recycle | Patagonia

Eco-friendly companies set example by supporting conservation efforts

Darcie Kim, Features Editor
October 20, 2017

Our student body is undoubtedly fashionable and trendy. It’s not uncommon to see girls wearing Lululemon leggings and white Stan Smiths, or guys wearing colored khaki shorts and a Vineyard Vines shirt. Different...

Our colors are blue and green for a reason

Arjun Thakkar, Opinions Editor
October 20, 2017

Above the Physical Plant Services room, a sign states the mission of the department: “to operate and maintain a school second to none.” PPS is responsible for cleaning and maintenance on the two...

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