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...

NT Sophomore Geography students opt to take AP test

Alex Rubinstein, Staff reporter

April 22, 2019

Some sophomores have started to study for the approaching AP tests, despite the fact that New Trier does not offer AP classes until junior year. The AP geography test is particularly popular with sophomores since the geography...

Defining the boundaries of mental health terms

Molly George, News Editor

April 22, 2019

Apr. 13 was a sunny spring Saturday. On Apr. 14, the weather took a January-style turn with a freak blizzard. The weather was back and forth, unpredictable, surprising, confusing… but it was not bipolar. The headline “bipolar...