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I'm fine. We're fine. Right?
Mattea Carberry, Features Editor • February 27, 2021

I’m tired. And frustrated. And angry. And stressed. I haven’t been more stressed at any other point of my high school career than I...

Were you really going to complete all that schoolwork anyway?
So you find yourself in a third quarter slump
Connor Caserio, Opinions Editor • February 15, 2021

As the pace of second semester classes picks up, many students will likely soon find themselves facing a dreaded and widespread academic obstacle:...

A overhead shot of a very different New Trier
Reopening to 50% is ludicrous
Graham Ambrose, Features Editor • January 28, 2021

When I came in for my first day of hybrid learning, I was generally impressed with the safety measures the school was taking. I liked the plexiglass...

Members of Congress shelter in the House gallery as rioters try to break into the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday, Jan. 6
The time to act is—and has always been—now
Caroline Bewley, News Editor • January 15, 2021

As violent insurrectionists stormed the Capitol last Wednesday, I, like so many others, scrolled through social media.  Remembering that...

QAnon will be here long after Trump is gone (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)
The Siege Is More Than Trump
Eva Roytburg, Opinions Editor & Managing Online Editor • January 12, 2021

  The New York Times headlines: “Trump vs. Democracy.”  The National Review: “Trump Did This.”  Washington Post: “Trump...

Chickens are seen on a farm near Vacaville, California
World’s first-ever sale of lab-grown chicken meat harkens to a better future
Connor Caserio, Opinions Editor • January 11, 2021

The other day, I came across some news that I’m surprised didn’t garner more attention. In Dec. 2020, Eat Just, Inc. made history with the...

Police with guns drawn watch as protesters try to break into the House Chamber at the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday, Jan. 6 in Washington
The Capitol siege is the ugliest representation of America
Graham Ambrose, Features Editor • January 11, 2021

No, America is not the worst country in the world. No, I don’t hate the United States. I am not writing this piece to tell everyone to pack...

The streaming giant Netflix has been a consistent boon to moviegoers during quarantine
Ranking my top 5 quarantine streaming services
Graham Ambrose, Features Editor • January 7, 2021

5. Amazon Prime Video. This is probably the most controversial placing on this list. I know lots of viewers love Amazon Prime’s original shows...

Oregon has decriminalized hard drugs including heroin and cocaine.
Could the decriminalization of drugs be the new wave?
Cleo Pool, Co-Editor in Chief • December 17, 2020

In the 2020 election on Nov. 3, Oregon voted to pass Measure 110 which decriminalized the possession of numerous hard drugs including cocaine...

The author’s Zoom screen with the camera off
We must turn our Zoom cameras on during class
Connor Caserio, Opinions Editor • December 10, 2020

In recent weeks, I have observed more and more of my fellow students keeping their Zoom cameras off during class. I see at least three or four...