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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 company have provided quali...

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 of the switch to online lea...

We need to hold Boy Scouts accountable for hiding abuse

March 6, 2020

While declaring of bankruptcy may signal that the Boy Scouts of America (BSA) is finally willing to acknowledge culpability for the sexual abuse it allowed over decades, this action seems like much too little, too late, a...

Genocide is not a thing of the past

February 7, 2020

As the staff of the New Trier News, we want to acknowledge the importance and gravity of International Holocaust Remembrance Day, on Monday, January 27th. This day was designated by the United Nations General Assembly, ...

Entitlement is trashy: when littering becomes sinister

January 17, 2020

The new wing of the Winnetka campus is the epitome of minimalism, modern architecture, and airy, tranquil, natural lighting. We have floor to ceiling windows, an art gallery, and modern floating lights outside our library....

100 years of NT News: The good, the bad, and the future

December 20, 2019

Heading into a new year or a new decade naturally prompts reflection. After a century of student journalism, the New Trier News has a substantial amount of work we can look back on. Thousands of high- quality news, featu...

We need to teach boys about consent

December 13, 2019

The #MeToo movement has brought an undeniable increase in accountability for sexual assault perpetrators. Bill Cosby is currently serving a three to ten year sentence for his crimes. Larry Nassar will serve a minim...

Beyond a presentation, we need a change in culture

December 6, 2019

The N-word presentations in advisery marked the first school-wide coordinated conversation about race since Seminar Day in 2016. The presentations attempted to kick off a worthwhile conversation about how our communit...

The lockdown needs to be a wake up call

November 15, 2019

The false alarm lockdown last Friday was unnerving, or even traumatic, for almost everyone at the Winnetka campus. For nearly fifteen minutes it seemed as though everyone’s worst fear had been realized--an active shooter had...