Referendum is for the best

Staff, Senior Editors

February 28, 2014

On Feb. 10, The Board of Education endorsed a project for which three architectural design teams submitted plans to renovate and remodel the “oldest, most inefficient, and most inaccessible [buildings] on New Trier’s Winnetka...

Drunk drivers let off too easily

Kesley Curran, Opinions Editor

February 28, 2014

“Every day in America, another 28 people die as a result of drunk driving crashes,” according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration FARS data of 2013. If our government had stricter laws, perhaps the number...

Live through social media

Max Friedman, Opinions Editor

February 28, 2014

I put a tremendous amount of value in emotional honesty. I always try to keep these columns as honest as possible. Yes, I exaggerate for the sake of humor, and I tend to write from the view point of my ideal self. But there’s...

Editorial Cartoon

Editorial Cartoon

February 19, 2014

Staff Editorial: Aramark misses the mark with students

Editorial Staff, Co-Editor

February 19, 2014

A few years ago, New Trier signed a new contract with a new food provider. Sodexo, our previous provider, was ditched for Aramark. The trust built between the students and staff and Sodexo was lost.  Aramark was cheaper. With...

Love is for ice cream, not people

Hannah Jablow, Sports Editor

February 19, 2014

I think I’ve come to the conclusion that holidays ending in “day” don’t mean anything to me. Mother’s Day and Father’s Day are perfect examples. First of all, I’m neither a mother nor a father, so maybe I just don’t...

Will somebody please love me?

Max Friedman, Opinions Editor

February 19, 2014

I love Valentine’s day. I love the hearts, I love the silly cards, I love the love. In the soul freezing-cold of mid-February winter, or as I like to call it, “Hell,” it’s wonderful to have a nationwide holiday that’s...

Editorial Note:

Editorial Staff, Co-Editor

February 17, 2014

In our January 17 editorial titled, “Subjective grades are far too susceptible to bias,” we made a claim that students in AP Lit Comp are not assessed equally. We would like to clarify that part of our argument. All English...

Editorial Cartoon

Editorial Cartoon

February 17, 2014

Life sucks and that’s okay

Max Friedman, Opinions Editor

February 17, 2014

Tragedy is a constant presence in life. It’s not always front and center, but it’s always there, usually waiting just around the corner. It’s a street corner that we all hope we’ll never reach. And when we do reach it,...

Staff Editorial:

Editorial Staff, Senior Editors

February 17, 2014

Five hundred dollars per semester. This is what it costs for New Trier students to reserve a parking spot. Every year, there is a high demand for these spots despite the high price. Other schools, even ones in the suburbs, may...

Slow down and enjoy the journey

Kesley Curran, Opinions Editor

February 17, 2014

As I sat down to write this on Sunday, it was hard for me to think about the future and second semester of my senior year. Normally, after first semester finals are completed, seniors begin to catch the dreaded “Senioritis.” And af...