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The class of 2020 could be participating in their graduation ceremony from their living rooms

Graduation in a time of COVID

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,...

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

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

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...

Stores like Marianos cannot keep their stock of toilet paper on the shelves during this pandemic

Stop the madness: save some toilet paper for others

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...

School and religion shouldn’t mix

Hannah Sussman, Co-Editor in Chief March 13, 2020

With over 200 students participating in the hundred year anniversary of New Trier’s Choir Opera, the focus of the spring musical should have been New Trier’s talented student body, and historic devotion...

Student Views: Have your break plans changed because of coronavirus?

Student Views: Have your break plans changed because of coronavirus?

March 13, 2020

President Max Rosen, Junior Anna Maisel, Junior Bridget McKenna, Senior Anna Gossard, and Senior Jake Vile share whether or not the coronavirus has impacted their Spring Break travel plans.    

Trendy stories aren’t the only stories

Mattea Carberry, Features Editor March 13, 2020

Recently, all anyone seems to be talking about is the coronavirus and the Democratic primaries. The attention that’s been given to both are valid as they are both important. But there’s more that’s...

Cheaters never prosper

Emma Mansour, Opinions Editor March 13, 2020

In my time in high school, I’ve been told about academic integrity probably around 20 times. Each year, in each class, I have sat through the lecture and signed a paper saying that I promise not to...

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