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Habitat’s Winter Carnival draws neighbors of all ages

Habitat’s Winter Carnival draws neighbors of all ages
Grace Yoon, Staff Reporter March 6, 2020

The 26th annual New Trier Winter Carnival was held on Feb. 28 at the Winnetka campus. With open doors to the community, thousands of people came to have a fun night. Along with the 42 senior...

Effects of no homework breaks

Caroline Bewley, News Editor March 6, 2020

While students and staff agree that New Trier’s administration should work to decrease student stress levels, there has been discussion about whether no homework breaks are an effective way...

New Trier Club Competition Corner

Amelia Jacobson, Features Editor March 6, 2020

National Chinese Essay Contest: New Trier students participated in the National Chinese Essay contest on Feb. 7. Senior James McColl and junior Rachel Truong both earned Gold Awards. Also,...

Who’s on the ballot? Know who you’re voting for

Amelia Jacobson, Features Editor February 21, 2020

US Senate Candidates: Casey Chlebek (R) Education: Bachelor’s Computer Science University of Illinois Platform: more jobs; less national debt by hiring financial experts to review...

Do political ads belong in the Super Bowl?

Grant Feldman, Features Editor February 21, 2020

The Super Bowl has always been known for its commercials as much as it is for football. The game is the biggest advertising event of the year, and the opportunity to reach such a large audience...

Tinker speaks to next generation of student activists

Tinker at the Journalism Education Association Conference in Washington D.C. on Nov. 22, 2019
Julia Nagel and Simren Dadwani February 21, 2020

In 1965, Mary Beth Tinker, her siblings, and a handful of other students decided to wear black armbands to school as a symbol of mourning for those who had died in Vietnam and to advocate for a...

Iowa Caucus shakes up Democratic primary

Graham Ambrose, Features Editor February 21, 2020

Prior to the 2020 Iowa Caucus, former South Bend, Indiana mayor Pete Buttigieg was consistently polling lower than other Democratic Presidential candidates. However, after winning the most delegates...

Why is a Democrat the secretary of the Trevian Republicans?

Zervas enjoys evaluating political issues from multiple perspectives as a Democrat in Republican club
Caroline Bewley, News Editor February 21, 2020

Junior Antigone Zervas has been going to the Trevian Republicans club most Tuesdays since the start of her sophomore year. This year, Zervas was made secretary and has enjoyed having a leadership...

An inside look at New Trier’s Student Council elections

Cleo Pool, Co-Editor in Chief February 21, 2020

Oscar nominations spark discussions about diversity

Winners from the 2019 Academy Awards accepting their award
Belah Ratowitz, Staff Reporter February 7, 2020

At this year’s Oscars, many were angry at the lack of diversity in the nominations. Women and people of color weren’t nominated for many awards, leaving many people upset. These controversies...

Students debate prevalence of bullying, harassment at NT

Nadia Jaikaran, Features Editor February 7, 2020

The privilege with living in the North Shore comes with a statistically more peaceful area of living, a lower poverty rate, and an above-average high school education thanks to the income-level...

Disney’s new “High School Musical” series takes off

Amelia Jacobson, Features Editor February 7, 2020

“High School Musical: The Musical: The Series” may have one of the worst names in TV history, but the show surprisingly slaps. The show is set in the same location as the original High School...

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