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Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey announced he would donate $1 billion towards COVID-19 relief efforts
Michael Howie, Staff Reporter April 23, 2020

As COVID-19 ravages across the United States, celebrities and Fortune-500 executives are beginning to contribute money from their own funds and from the funds of their companies towards vaccine research...

‘Tiger King’ docuseries a worthy distraction

Joe Exotic with one of his tigers from the Netflix show
Casey Bertocchi, Sports Editor April 23, 2020

With COVID-19 dominating the world of news, it almost seems like nothing else is going on. However, a new Netflix show has made its way into the public eye: Tiger King: Murder, Mayhem, and Madness, an...

Brady’s move to Tampa will be boon for NFL

Former Patriots quarterback Tom Brady, now with Tampa Bay, could help revitalize the 2020 NFL season
Brooks Herb, Sports Editor April 23, 2020

There may not be a more recognizable figure in sports than quarterback Tom Brady, and after 20 years  he is leaving the New England Patriots for Tampa Bay.  Brady has won  six championships and many...

Facing a pandemic, a DIY dye job may be just the thing we need

Facing a pandemic, a DIY dye job may be just the thing we need
Leah Schmidt, News Editor April 23, 2020

Whether through the media, our friends, or even ourselves, we’ve all been witness to breakdowns. Despite the reason for the breakdown - a break-up, a failing grade, or a worldwide pandemic - there are...

Graduation in a time of COVID

The class of 2020 could be participating in their graduation ceremony from their living rooms
Emma Mansour, Opinions Editor April 17, 2020

   On April 9, Principal Denise Dubravec sent out an email concerning graduation. Specifically, what the school is planning on doing about it amidst the global pandemic. If you didn’t read it,...

It’s time to pull the plug on the 2020 sports season

The COVID-19 pandemic has put the status of the NBA and NHL’s postseasons in jeopardy, and both league offices have been pursuing alternative options for crowning a league champion
Matt Murray, Sports Editor April 11, 2020

Ever since the COVID-19 virus forced millions of Americans into hibernation for the spring, there has been a national pause on public gatherings not seen since the aftermath of the September 11th attacks. And...

Local journalism matters now more than ever – NT students are helping to provide it

April 6, 2020

We at the New Trier News are heartbroken to hear that 22nd Century Media has been forced out of business by the impact of the coronavirus. The seven North Shore weekly papers that operated through the...

Stop the madness: save some toilet paper for others

Stores like Mariano's cannot keep their stock of toilet paper on the shelves during this pandemic
Michael Howie, Staff Reporter April 4, 2020

The coronavirus outbreak is prompting many Americans to stock up on various grocery and household items. Most of them make perfect sense—canned food, hand sanitizer, soap, snack food—but some items...

Why Gen X may be handling this quarantine better than Gen Z

Cleo Pool, Co-Editor in Chief March 24, 2020

To us, this concept of locking ourselves away and learning to entertain ourselves is absurd. But to our parents, it’s nothing new.   The generation before Millennials is known as “Gen X” but...

Coronavirus vs. Class of 2020

Katy Pickens, Co-Editor in Chief March 24, 2020

Social distancing sucks. Many of us know cancelling group events, public functions, and parties is the safe, healthy, and conscientious thing to do. However, these cancellations have still created plenty...

Social media and COVID-19: friend or foe?

Mattea Carberry, Features Editor March 23, 2020

In this period of social distancing and extended isolation due to COVID-19, social media has taken on even greater power and influence – for better or for worse.  It can prove an invaluable way in...

What COVID-19 means for the New Trier News

March 23, 2020

Hello to the New Trier community! We hope everyone is in good health and making the best out of this #coronacation.  For the New Trier News, COVID-19 means big changes--at least for a while. Because...

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