Exercise helps improve mental health

Jessi Zook

March 6, 2017

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Exercise is not only a useful tool for students’ overall mental health, but it can also aid in treating depression, anxiety, and other mental illnesses with which many students struggle. Psychology teacher Teri Rodgers said...

Stigmas still surround mental illness at New Trier

Marie O’Connor

March 6, 2017

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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, 2017

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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...

Mentally ill don’t exist for your thrills

Beth Wall

March 6, 2017

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Warning: this piece spoils the ending to quite a few classic films. However, should you stick with me throughout these 700 words, and you have yet to witness the mentioned films, you will not feel inclined to do so. Recently,...

Christmas not just for Christians

Helen Fagan

January 19, 2017

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Bing Crosby really wasn’t kidding when he said that this is the “most wonderful time of the year.” Living in Chicago, it’s hard to not get in the holiday spirit watching the snow fall and listening to Mariah Carey’s “...

Don’t smile because it’s over, cry because it happened: a formal review of 2016

Beth Wall

January 19, 2017

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I’d like to speak directly to the people that fabricated this vicious expedition known as “2016”, because boy did they fumble this one. Maybe it was all in tribute to the eternal Bard, and the 400 years since his death. ...

December

Georgia Caras

January 19, 2017

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Students receive college acceptance letters December marks the month where the majority of students who applied early action and/or early decision to their respective colleges will be hearing back about their possible admissions. ...

November

Lindsey Burns and Maya Kowitt

January 19, 2017

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New Trier Green defeats Loyola at quad header New trier hockey battled Loyola in a quad header on Nov. 19. Though Loyola beat the white, blue and girls teams, New Trier Green pulled a major win. Adorned in Christmas sweaters, Se...

October

Joe Borushek

January 19, 2017

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Bob Dylan first to receive Nobel Prize for songwriting Folk music legend Bob Dylan was awarded the Nobel Prize in literature for his songwriting about love, war, and philosophy. Violent Clowns inspire terror nationwide The nati...

September

Jessi Zook

January 19, 2017

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New Tom Hanks film captivates fans One of September’s most popular new movies had to be “Sully”.  The inspirational story follows Captain Chelsea “Sully” Sullenberger (Tom Hanks) who has to make an emergency landing...

August

Tia Rotolo

January 19, 2017

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This year was the 31st annual Summer Olympics. Held in Rio de Janeiro, the Olympics hosted annual games to bring together countries in the name of sport. The Olympics brought together nearly 11,000 athletes from 206 different...