Movember returns to NT

Cleo Pool, Sports Editor

November 15, 2019

This November, juniors Ben Yoder and Matt Booden are taking part in No Shave November for the second year in a row. No Shave November also known as Movember is a charity that supports prostate cancer, mental health, and testicular...

Desks with graffiti: Where do they go?

Grant Feldman, Features editor

November 1, 2019

Ask students and they will most likely tell you they have seen something written on a desk at school. Sometimes it’s a harmless, pencil-drawn doodle, and sometimes an offensive message carved into the surface. But if anyone...

Controversial movie prompts polarizing reviews

Mattea Carberry, Sports editor

November 1, 2019

The film “Joker,” released on Oct. 4, has been met with both immense criticism and lavish praise. The film depicts how the character of mentally ill Arthur Fleck, played by Joaquin Phoenix, morphs into the Joker as he consistently...

Ten Questions with security guard Dimitri Martinez

Simren Dadwani, Features Editor

October 18, 2019

What is your NT job position? My position at NT is being a campus security. Where were you born? I was born in Los Angeles, California. What is your favorite time of the year? My favorite time of the year is summer. What i...

Advanced health class for upperclassmen

Simren Dadwani, Features Editor

October 18, 2019

After completing the sophomore health class that is required for all students, many kids decide to take advanced health which goes into more depth about the physical, emotional, and well-being of people. This class gives stu...

States rename Columbus Day to recognize the victims of Native American genocide

Hope Talbot, Features Editor

October 18, 2019

This year, the schools’ fall break did not include one of our nation’s most controversial federal holidays-Columbus Day. October 14th marks the observation of Christopher Columbus’s landing in the Bahamas leading to the...

“We don’t even go here”-Mean Girls not based on NT

Alex Rubinstein, Features Editor

October 18, 2019

New Trier—the high school that is the inspiration for movies such as “Mean Girls,” and “The Breakfast Club,” right? Wrong. Many of the movies that we pride ourselves on actually had little connection to New Trier. On...

Suit guidelines open debate about sexism, body shaming

Hannah Sussman, Features Editor

October 18, 2019

As the new swim season begins rules over appropriate and inappropriate swim-wear have been pushed to the forefront of national discussions over body-shaming and sexism. This issue was spotlighted after a female swimmer from Alaska...

Non-partisan club’s debut

Simren Dadwani, Features editor

September 27, 2019

Non-partisan club is not much different than Republican or Democrat club, however it provides a safe place where students are encouraged to seek compromise between partisan ideas instead of focusing on differences. Non-partisan...