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Fun and friendly internet currency Dogecoin prices have skyrocketed recently, thanks to newfound popularity.

Such Dogecoin, much wow

Sarah Lin, News Editor April 13, 2021

Interested in hiding your shady purchasing history from the government? Try using popular cryptocurrency Dogecoin. Formed in Dec. 2013 as a joke, Dogecoin became an immediate hit following its launch....

Ben Glick, Caden Greco, and Declan Smith prepare for upcoming podcast over Zoom

Two freshmen hit home run with new baseball-themed podcast

Ana Torresarpi, Sports Editor April 13, 2021

  On March 9, the Cubs took a 9-8 victory over the A’s during a spring training game. As usual, the fans at Sloan stadium cheered while they watched their favorite team win. As usual, Jon Sciambi,...

Host Jimmy Kimmel speaks at the Oscars in Los Angeles on Feb. 26, 2017

The show must go on for the Oscars 2021 season

Erik Jaman, Features Editor April 10, 2021

Covid-19 has inflicted an enormous blow on the movie industry, causing studios to halt film production and movie theaters to close. As a result, award shows such as the Golden Globes and Emmys have had...

The popular podcast Challah Talk continues for a second season with new hosts, but the same mission of finding commonalities among students

Challah Talk Chapter 2: Return of the Challah

Brooks Herb, Sports Editor March 26, 2021

In 2019 then seniors Jack Yonover and Bobby Becker created the student-based podcast Challah Talk. Once Yonover and Becker graduated, the show traded hands to current seniors Jack Wineman and Jesse...

The members of the Philosophy Ethics Bowl team during their club meeting. The team made it to nationals for the first time and will compete on Apr. 10

Ethics Bowl team moves on to nationals

Hope Pu March 21, 2021

The Philosophy Club's Ethics Bowl Team won their regional playoff against the South Carolina Regional champions Mar. 2, and will move on to the nationals for the first time on Apr. 10.  Senior Alexander...

Cast of Newsies during filming of the show. Newsies streams March 20-21. Tokens are available through the Performing Arts Website

Did you hear the news? Cho-Op films musical

Emma Curry March 18, 2021

Lights! Camera! Action! Except, there is no live action. Due to Covid-19, New Trier’s production, “Newsies,” along with previous performances like “Lagniappe,” has had to shift from a live performance...

Logo for the Pink Ink Plague campaign

Pink Ink Plague campaign demands school does more

Mattea Carberry, Features Editor March 18, 2021

For the first time, New Trier held a senior t-shirt design contest, the winning design to be selected by the vote of the senior class.  Senior Grace Koehler submitted a design that pictured a plague...

Isolation in the hybrid classroom

Isolation in the hybrid classroom

Leah Schmidt, News Editor March 17, 2021

Learning has changed not only physically, but also psychologically. Teachers are challenged to adapt to daily problems, including discourteous technology, classes of black screens, and being an engaged...

Promoting dialogue about race and creating white allyship are two of the White Anti-Racist Affinity Group’s goals

White anti-racist affinity group addresses inequity

Sarah Lin, News Editor March 10, 2021

During the X Block period on Feb. 3, New Trier’s White Anti-Racist Affinity Group held its first meeting over Zoom. The group will focus on understanding aspects of the white identities of members and...

David Davidkov in his commitment post for University of Iowa

Davidkov gets early jump on collegiate football career

Brooks Herb, Sports Editor March 8, 2021

  On Jan. 25, former senior David Davidkov graduated from New Trier a semester early and enrolled at the University of Iowa, to get a head start on his football career.  The decision to graduate...

Student artworks are categorized by art media and published on the website

Art exhibition goes virtual

Hope Pu March 8, 2021

The 2020-2021 Winnetka and Northfield Student Art Exhibit is taking place online this year instead of in the Brierly Gallery at Winnetka and B-lounge at Northfield like a typical year.  At the end...

New Trier’s Race Car Driver

New Trier’s Race Car Driver

Erik Jaman, Features Editor March 7, 2021

Most Americans are familiar with NASCAR and Indy auto racing, but mention Formula One and you'll hear crickets. Only a handful of American drivers have ever competed in Formula One in its long history,...

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