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Gallagher and her Overland crew in the Switzerland Alps | Gallagher

Adventure programs teach conservation values

Eleanor Kaplan, Co-Editor in Chief
October 20, 2017

In addition to providing kids with crucial leadership skills, outdoor adventure programs, such as Overland and Outward Bound, also promote environmental awareness. These two to four week wilderness...

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

Mia Sherin, Opinions Editor
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...

Environmental Club works to make New Trier more green

Jasmine Gonzalez, News Editor
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,”...

Hurricane Irma hit South Carolina, as well as the U.S. Virgin Islands, Florida, Georgia, and North Carolina hard. | AP

Record-breaking hurricanes, tornadoes, and fires wreak havoc in U.S. and around the world

Claudia Levens, Co-Editor in Chief
October 20, 2017

The year has not even ended, and climatologists have forecast that the natural disasters occurring in 2017 are on track to shatter records. For the first nine months of 2017, the United States alone...

Elliot Jerutis and forest preserve volunteer cutting down Buckthorn | NT News

Township goes green outside New Trier

May Paddor, News Editor
October 20, 2017

Along with participating in clubs like Environmental Club or Animal Protection Club, there are plenty of opportunities for students to volunteer with organizations in and around the township that give...

Veganism is more than just a fashion trend

Alyssa Pak, Features Editor
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...

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Stop misusing mental health days

Helen Fagan, Examiner Editor
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,...

Drug and alcohol program succeeds in rehabilitation

Joe Borushek, Features Editor
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...

Using diagnoses as slang sustains stigma

Bella Geroulis, Opinions Editor
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...

Student stress high at sister school

Student stress high at sister school

Emily Wong, Sports Editor
March 6, 2017

The Palo Alto Unified district in California has experienced two suicide clusters since 2009, making its teen suicide rate roughly four times higher than the national average. The Silicon Valley school...

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