New Trier News

“The New Trier Dilemma” inhibits student body
Lucas Eisen, Opinions Editor • October 5, 2021

Since the first days of freshman year, students are encouraged by parents, teachers, and advisers to explore their interests and build smaller...

At Tampa International Airport, travelers outfitted in protective face masks make their way past the ticket counter. Many major airlines, including United and American Airlines, require masks for travel.
How have we not been doing this this whole time?
Lucas Eisen, Opinions Editor • September 21, 2021

Though many grumble and groan over the struggle of wearing a mask, at the very least we can recognize that masks have kept many of us healthy...

The new schedule replaces the 70 minute period with 85 minutes, with some classes, like science, meeting in half blocks every other day
Why the 85 minute schedule isn’t as bad as you think
Said Aydin, Opinions Editor • August 22, 2021

At first, all I heard about the new schedule was criticism. Many students, including me, felt that 85 minutes was too much for the average student’s...

 Mannequins at Neapolitan in Winnetka caused some concern among residents because of the blue QAnon bracelets around their wrists
Revisiting the Winnetka QAnon-themed store window
Connor Caserio, Opinions Editor • May 7, 2021

Last March, only a week after the pandemic struck, grounding daily life to a halt, I wrote an article for the New Trier News examining a QAnon-themed...

Guides like this one, found on the school library website, can teach non-Muslims about Ramadan through interactive videos, articles and slides
No, not even water: Why non-Muslims should learn about Ramadan
Said Aydin, Opinions Editor • April 28, 2021

“What do you mean you’re fasting? You’re going to run the mile!” bellowed my seventh grade gym teacher.  I tried to formulate a response,...

UCLA players huddle on the court after their heartbreaking Final Four loss against Gonzaga
Who says there's no crying in sports?
Connor Caserio, Opinions Editor • April 14, 2021

I still remember how I started crying after my elementary school basketball team, one of the first sports teams I ever played for, lost a close...

This photo shows social media app icons on a smartphone held by an Associated Press reporter
How the internet deforms human curiosity
Connor Caserio, Opinions Editor • March 10, 2021

One day, in my seventh grade Life Science class, I discovered the wonder of Darwin’s theory of evolution. I will never forget how the sheer...

Rush Limbaugh with first Lady Melania Trump and his wife Kathryn during former President Donald Trumps State of the Union address on Feb. 4, 2020. Limbaugh, the talk radio host who became the voice of American conservatism, died on Feb.17
Opinion: Rush Limbaugh's legacy -- a man who built an anti-truth platform
Graham Ambrose, Features Editor • March 2, 2021

    Conservative radio show host Rush Limbaugh passed away Feb. 17 after a lengthy tussle with lung cancer. He was 70 years old.     ...

Im fine. Were fine. Right?
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:...