Trying to find new perspective

Helen Fagan

September 24, 2016

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

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

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

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...

Mean Girls stigma rebuked?

Max Minogue and Beth Wall

September 23, 2016

For eighth graders from within the district, coming into New Trier can already be an intense transition (especially with defining events like the freshman mixer). This transition is even more daunting when it’s a move from...

Does the bubble really need to be popped? : CON

Joe Borushek

September 23, 2016

The concept of the “North Shore Bubble” has always puzzled me. Whenever I hear someone talking about it, it’s almost always followed with: “I can’t believe a thing like that exists” or “I’m so appalled that people...

Does the bubble really need to be popped? PRO

Logan Etheredge

September 23, 2016

Some days it feels like all Northshore teenagers do is complain about living here. Whether it’s bemoaning over “entitled white kids and their Jeeps” or lamenting over the unnecessary construction project. A New Trier student’s...

Extracurriculars offer welcoming communities for minority students

Bella Geroulis

September 23, 2016

When one thinks of New Trier, the first thing that comes to most people’s minds is not it’s vastly diverse student body. The minorities at New Trier can often be overlooked, but that doesn’t mean that they’re not there. Korean...

CO-EDITOR’S CORNER

Helen Fagan, Examiner Co-Editor

September 22, 2016

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...

The thing is, breaking up it complicated

Melanie Mandell, Features Editor

April 1, 2016

“I just don’t want to do this any- more,” she said. “I think we should see other people.” “Oh, al-right. If that’s what you want. Can I ask why?” he responded. The two continue to discuss the downfall ...

Single, It’s complicated, Taken

Will D'Angelo, Staff Writer

April 1, 2016

One of my most vivid breakups occurred a few years ago, when a girl told me that she was ending things with me because she “wanted to have fun.” From that moment on, my perspective on relationships has warped and changed,...