The student news site of New Trier High School

New Trier News

The student news site of New Trier High School

New Trier News

The student news site of New Trier High School

New Trier News

With Thanksgiving around the corner, Its important to stay mindful about the college questions
Give me a break
Lucy Kelly, News Editor
November 22, 2022

“What colleges are you applying to?”  “Are you thinking about where you want to go yet?”  “Have you started working on your...

An activist from Extinction Rebellion fixes a sticker on her anorak during a protest against the soccer World Cup being held in Qatar
Western world in no position to virtue signal on Qatar World Cup location
Said Aydin, Managing Editor
November 22, 2022

It’s football season, and with the kickoff of the 2022 World Cup comes a kickoff of criticism of the event and the organizers, specifically...

Hindu women hold oil lamps at the Banganga pond as they celebrate Dev Diwali festival in Mumbai, India, Monday, Nov. 7, 2022. (AP Photo/Rafiq Maqbool)
When will Windy City welcome Diwali?
Maya Ramaswamy, Editor in Chief
November 22, 2022

On Oct. 20, Mayor Eric Adams announced that Diwali will be a public school holiday in New York City starting next year. The day after I heard...

Litter like snack bags, masks, and even tampons lay on the Scrounge floor at the end of the day
Littering around school reeks of laziness
Said Aydin, Managing Editor
November 14, 2022

It goes wherever you go. It curses the halls of New Trier. You go to the scrounge and it’s there. The stairwells. The lunchrooms, especially....

Being Bipolar doesnt excuse the greatest rapper of all time
Being Bipolar doesn't excuse the greatest rapper of all time
Stella Dale, Social Media and Opinions Editor
November 4, 2022

It’s no secret that fan favorite rapper Kanye West is always in the headlines, whether for his ongoing relationship with Taylor Swift or ex-wife’s...

In a post Roe v. Wade overturn era, misogyny brews on the internet
The tumultuous rise of Andrew Tate
Sarah Lin, Editor in Chief
October 21, 2022

I’m not sure what I expected my senior year to look like. What I certainly didn’t expect was to be catcalled on the first day of school,...

Instagram is the main platform filled with slacktivist posts from students
No one cares: stop posting politics on your stories
Said Aydin, Managing Editor
October 14, 2022

I hop on Instagram. and click on my friend’s stories and see a picture of someone at a baseball game. Nice.  I click another one and...

The A lunch block leaves students eating their lunches at the unreasonable hour of 10:20 in the morning
Lunch for breakfast?
Ana Torresarpi, Managing Editor
September 29, 2022

What hour would you consider to be acceptable for eating lunch? 11:00 AM, for a nice brunch, maybe. Noon sounds perfectly reasonable. Most of...

display of lululemon clothes , one of the many popular brands amongst new trier student
Teenagers should feel comfortable no matter their brand of clothing
Alexia Green, Features Editor
September 29, 2022

The mixed feeling of regret and satisfaction rises over me. I’m looking at my mobile bank app 5 minutes after I swiped my debit card to pay...

Photos on BeReal can be better for recording a moment, as it uses the front and back camera at the same time
BeFake: how new social media apps don’t make your life any realer
Said Aydin, Managing Editor
September 16, 2022

I recently downloaded the new social media app BeReal taking students by the storm. The app claims to work differently than other social media...