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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

Letter to the Editor

February 15, 2022

In middle school, one of my favorite pastimes was coming home from school on Thursdays and getting to read the police blotters. Most of what I read were traffic violations and petty theft. Occasionally...

Depiction of a grotesque, horrendous public display of affection (PDA) viewed in New Triers very halls between two significant others

Hey, Trevs, get a room!

Lucas Eisen, Opinions Editor
February 4, 2022

As I trudge up the stairs, burrito and Clif Bar in hand, I arrive at the platform of the stairwell in the back of the cafeteria that serves as the midpoint between the 2nd and 3rd floor. Upon my summiting...

Conversation hearts are one of the most popular candies that are associated with Valentines Day

Give me a break, Hallmark

Casey Bertocchi, Managing Editor
February 4, 2022

Valentine’s Day is right around the corner, which means that we’ve already started to see stores filled with heart-shaped boxes of chocolate, teddy bears, and candy hearts. If you’re single, Valentine’s...

November 9 by Colleen Hoover was a book full of emotion, excitement, and plot twists

‘November 9’ blazes with heart-wrenching twists

Grace Yoon, Editor in Chief
February 3, 2022

4/5 stars November 9 by Colleen Hoover is the perfect book if you are looking for a contemporary romance novel for Valentine’s Day.  I’ve read many of Colleen Hoover’s books, but this has...

Musician Neil Young (left) and political commentator Joe Rogan (right) are at the source of Spotifys most recent controversy

The case for quitting Spotify

Lula Fox, News Editor
February 2, 2022

Rock star Neil Young has pulled his music from Spotify because of vaccine misinformation in the podcast “The Joe Rogan Experience.”  Young, in a letter sent to his management team, demanded Spotify...

Infographic of U.S. Transportation Sector Greenhouse Gas Emissions

Why America should improve its railway system

Charles Foster, Features Editor
February 1, 2022

As of 2021, the vast majority of travel in the U.S. is by road. If it isn't immediately apparent, this is a huge problem. The U.S. automotive industry is a major cause of pollution in the U.S. today. Whether...

COVID stats of the winnetka campus on the New Trier dashboard

Bring back mandatory COVID testing

Erik Jaman, Features Editor
January 31, 2022

Last week, on Jan. 10, positive Covid-19 cases plummeted to 107 total, 31 of which are new cases. With many of the positive students from last week returning to school, all has seemingly returned to controllable...

Matt Nagy (right) and Ryan Pace (left), who were both fired on January 10, at Bears practice in July 2019

Bears hit reset button by firing Nagy and Pace

Joey Murray, Sports Editor
January 27, 2022

On Jan. 11, the Chicago Bears parted ways with head coach Matt Nagy and general manager Ryan Pace. Nagy had been the Bears’ head coach for four seasons, while Pace had just finished his seventh season...

Initiative target Anming Hu and his family

‘The China Initiative’ is not justice

Sarah Lin, News Editor
January 16, 2022

In November 2018, the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Trump administration announced the China Initiative, a law intended to crack down on intellectual property crimes,  such as economic espionage...

In September 2021, Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker signed the bill into law, providing students with five mental health days

New Illinois policy is a checkpoint, not a finish line

Lucas Eisen, Opinions Editor
January 14, 2022

A new law allows Illinois public school students ages 7 to 17 to be excused from school for five mental health days without being required to present a doctor’s note. this is a productive, large-scale...

A well-wisher kneels at a memorial created at Oxford High School

Michigan shooting illustrates need for change

Said Aydin, Opinions Editor
December 10, 2021

Many students might remember almost four years ago walking out in solidarity with the victims of the Stoneman Douglas High School shooting. At New Trier, specifically, over 1000 students walked...

Kyle Rittenhouse at his trial at the Kenosha County Courthouse in Kenosha, Wisconsin where he faced five criminal charges

Kyle Rittenhouse is no hero

Lucas Eisen, Opinions Editor
December 10, 2021

On Nov. 19, Kyle Rittenhouse was acquitted on all charges. After 25-hours of deliberation, the jury came to the verdict that let him leave the court a free man. From the charges and through...

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