July

Charlie Burton

January 18, 2017

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Trump and Clinton elected as 2016 presidential nominees To the surprise of many, on July 21st, Donald trump was officially selected as the republican nominee. Hillary Clinton became the first women to be nominated as a pres...

June

Emily Challenger and Cammy Wray

January 18, 2017

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Britain has left the EU On June 23, 2016 British citizen voted in a referendum to leave the European Union. The leave vote won by 52% to 48%. Preceding the vote, people of all nations were waiting expectantly for the results....

May

Hannah Young

January 18, 2017

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Americans mourn loss of Harambe On May 28 2016, at the Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Gardens, Harambe, a Western Iowland gorilla and the face of countless memes that continue to swarm the Internet, was shot by a zoo worker. A...

April

Emily Wong and Helen Fagan

January 18, 2017

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Day of Silence Students and staff members observed an annual event in which they showed their support for LGBT rights by going through the school day without speaking. This act symbolizes how individuals in the LGBTQ community ha...

March

Marie O’Connor and Max Minogue

January 18, 2017

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Bombings in Brussels, Belgium leave 300 injured On the morning of March 22, three coordinated suicide bombings occurred in Brussels, Belgium, with a fourth bomb found undetonated. The attacks left 32 civilians dead along with thre...

February

Helen Fagan

January 18, 2017

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On Feb. 1, the Democratic and Republican Iowa caucuses took place. Republican Ted Cruz and Democrat Hillary Clinton won their respective parties. On Feb. 9, The Denver Broncos defeated the Carolina Panthers in the Super Bowl 24-1...

The snow was not the only thing too white in January

Sam Blanc

January 18, 2017

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When the 2016 Oscar nominees were announced, the nation was surprised to find that every actor or actress in the top four categories was white. This being the second year in a row, tension over diversity and Hollywood white washing...

January

Sam Blanc

January 18, 2017

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Born Feb. 21, 1946, in London, Alan Rickman showed an early penchant for the performing arts.  He earned a Tony nomination as the star of 1988’s Les Liaisons Dangereuses, then came to American consciousness as terrorist Hans Gruber in...

Trying to find new perspective

Helen Fagan

September 24, 2016

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This community is a great place to live, no doubt about it. There’s a reason why affluent citizens choose to spend their time here, a notion affirmed by the fact that the median household income of the north shore is around $1...

How to live with privilege

Beth Wall

September 24, 2016

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I wasn’t sure how to go about writing this editorial. As a matter of fact, I wasn’t entirely confident how we might assemble this “Examiner” issue. My concern was that we might seem like we’re attempting to impose a ...

Low income students among the 1%

Georgia Caras

September 23, 2016

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Given the socio-economic connotation of our school, it is often easy to reduce New Trier to being a school where money, or lack thereof, is never among any of our top concerns. With that in mind, what is swept under the rug is...

New teachers’ first days exceed their expectations

Hannah Young

September 23, 2016

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New teachers get first impressions of students and the New Trier environment, yet they don’t view it as having a more confined bubble than any other school. Social studies teacher and former Chicago Public School teacher Laura...