Textbook prices remain high despite transition to eBooks

Julia Nagel, Coeditor

September 20, 2019

Despite efforts to reduce textbook costs, students remain frustrated with the high prices they must pay each year at the school bookstore. Over the past few years, an increasing number of teachers have stopped using paper textbooks...

Heather Ecklund introduced as new post-high school counselor

Amelia Jacobson, Features editor

September 20, 2019

 New Trier’s Post High School Counseling department hired two new Counselors for this school year. One of these new arrivals is Heather Ecklund. Counseling at Warren Township High School in Gurnee, IL for eighteen years, Eckl...

Ben Senior wins Best WTF Film at film festival

Grant Feldman, Staff Reporter

May 23, 2019

The 11th annual Greg Harris Film Festival commenced on May 1 at the Wilmette Theatre. Named in honor of former English teacher Greg Harris, the festival showcases one to six-minute films made by current students. Awards were...

How Do We Define Toxic Masculinity

Darcie Kim, Features Editor

May 3, 2019

“Toxic masculinity is a narrow and repressive description of manhood, designating manhood as defined by violence, sex, status and aggression. It’s the cultural ideal of manliness, where strength is everything while emotions are a weakness; where sex and brutality are yardsticks by which men are measured, while supposedly “feminine” traits—which can range from emotional vulnerability to simply not being hypersexual—are the means by which your status as “man” can be taken away” (tolerance.org)

Schools struggle with handling the loss of a student

Hannah Sussman, Staff Writer

April 22, 2019

Similar to most hard questions, the question of how a school should handle the death of a student is one that is as important as it is complicated. To Evelina Pereira-Webber, a child and adolescent psychotherapist, the response...