Our colors are blue and green for a reason

Arjun Thakkar

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 campuses. They work to facilitate...

I didn’t understand what global warming was. Good thing I do now

Mia Sherin

October 20, 2017

On one rare occasion last year, I actually did my Spanish homework the night before it was due, rather than in the final thirty seconds of the passing period. That’s right, bow down. We were given twenty vocabulary words...

Environmental Club works to make New Trier more green

Jasmine Gonzalez

October 20, 2017

Do you own a New Trier Nalgene and fill it up at one of the many sensor activated water bottle stations located throughout the building? Do you, dare I ask, recycle? If you answered “yes,” “maybe,” or “unsure” to...

Veganism is more than just a fashion trend

Alyssa Pak

October 20, 2017

In recent years, veganism has become something of a trend. There are those who see it as a way to make themselves appear environmentally aware, health-conscious or cool. There are also those who see it as a way to lose weight. Whatever...

Stop misusing mental health days

Helen Fagan

March 6, 2017

Many NT students would agree that a New Trier Examiner issue exploring mental health would not be complete without discussing the infamous “mental health day.” Though not exclusively a New Trier phenomenon, these self-declared...

Drug and alcohol program succeeds in rehabilitation

Joe Borushek

March 6, 2017

With mental illness, there is the long lasting problem of self medication as a solution to cope with illness. This can lead to long lasting drug and alcohol problems and is often a short term solution to a long term problem. When...

Using diagnoses as slang sustains stigma

Bella Geroulis

March 6, 2017

We’ve all done it. In the heat of the moment, when we’re at a loss for words, we find ourselves us using the first thing that pops into our heads, even if it might offend someone. Mental illnesses are exactly what they...