New Trier News

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...

Body shaming has no place in sports

October 17, 2019

Disqualifying swimmers due to a minor wardrobe malfunction is unfair and ridiculous. When initially hearing about this ruling, it was clear that this penalty was punishment for things simply beyond a swimmer’s control: the ...

New Trier News Celebrating 100 years

Katy Pickens, Co-Editor in Chief

September 13, 2019

2019 marks the 100th year of the New Trier News. The past century has seen tremendous change both in the world and at New Trier. Since 1919, the advisery system has been created, two campuses merged into one school, the internet...