“The Last Jedi” aftermath

Jesse McCauley

December 22, 2017

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Although “Star Wars: The Last Jedi” was generally received well, there was some discrepancy between critics and movie goers. The critics gave it a 93% on Rotten Tomatoes, but the audience gave it a 56%, a considerable drop-off....

Black box theater creates bright opportunities

Molly George

December 22, 2017

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“Whatever they can dream within the confines of four walls, they can make happen,” said Katie Seigenthaler, mother of Mary Catherine Hayes, one of the two girls to whom the new black box theater was dedicated. The Hayes-McCausland...

Hsu adds to score of musical feats

Eleanor Kaplan

December 22, 2017

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The old joke goes like this: a man is walking around New York City. He asks a policeman how to get to Carnegie Hall. “Practice, practice, practice,” the policeman says. That is exactly what junior Rachel Hsu has done. Her...

“Urinetown” uses comedy to criticize real life issues

Katie Kim

December 8, 2017

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The frosh-soph musical, “Urinetown”, will be playing in the Cornog auditorium, on Wednesday, Dec. 6 to Saturday, Dec. 9. “Urinetown”, written by Greg Kotis and lyrics by Greg Kotis and Mark Hollmann, is a satirical...

“The Wolves”: first black box theatre play

Darcie Kim

December 8, 2017

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“The Wolves” celebrates the opening of the new Hayes-McCausland Theatre, and will be the first production performed by New Trier students in the new black box space. “The Wolves” follows the season of a high school...

Where are New Trier water bottles now?

David Heiman

December 8, 2017

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Almost a year after New Trier spent roughly $25,000 on reusable New Trier themed Nalgene water bottles, the question remains: Where are all the water bottles now? “I lost my water bottle a week after getting it,” said senior...

Coding gains popularity

Lexi Shoup

December 1, 2017

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Coding is becoming one of the most important skills to master for people joining the workforce mastered, and students now have the opportunity to take different classes that teach coding and computer science, although that is...

Math Team snags second at competition

Mia Sherin

November 10, 2017

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On Wednesday, Nov. 1, the New Trier Math team placed second in a competition at New Trier against four other schools, namely Conant, York, Neuqua Valley, and Walter Payton. Neuqua Valley came in first place with 312 points,...

Students, staff reflect on another year of Lit Fest

Jesse McCauley

November 10, 2017

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Last Friday, the 14th annual Literary Festival welcomed writers from several genres to engage with seniors enrolled in writing related English courses. The students chose four one-hour long sessions to attend. In total, there...