Max Friedman’s 18th birthday bash

Max Friedman, Opinions Editor

January 16, 2014

My pediatrician died. He died in October, but I found out on the Saturday before my birthday. I didn’t particularly like him, seeing as he was an old man whose hands were a little too cold for my taste. But he had been a part...

Keep calm and eat chocolate

Kesley Curran, Opinions Editor

January 16, 2014

“I can’t wait for finals,” said no one ever. Well, whether you like it or not, the dreaded week is just around the corner. So queue the stress, procrastination and tears. Personally, I hate finals with a burning passion....

Subjective grades are far too susceptible to bias

Staff, Co-Editor

January 16, 2014

Every student, except some IGSS kids, will receive their first semester grades in less than two weeks. For freshmen, this is daunting. Unlike quarter grades, semester grades appear on an official transcript. For seniors, this...

Editorial Cartoon

Editorial Cartoon

December 13, 2013

Girls’ adviseries are emotional slumber parties with Panera

Max Friedman, Opinion Editor

December 13, 2013

Before you read, this, I need to tell you one thing. Normally, this space in the paper is filled by an excellent, well informed opinion piece by yours truly. But this week, it’s something different. This, dear reader, is what...

Boys’ adviseries: boring or a raucous good time?

Kesley Curran, Opinion Editor

December 13, 2013

Have you ever wondered what guys do during advisery? Well, I have (when I’m bored). Normally, when I pass by one, they do not seem to be doing much of anything. But, hey, what do I know? I am not in a boys’ advisery, so I h...

Editorial Cartoon

Michol Deutsch, Cartoonist

December 6, 2013

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“Four Year Plan” adds more stress

Staff, Co-Editor

December 4, 2013

New Trier prepares students for college. But are we given much support to pursue other routes, or even discover our own passions before the college process begins? College prep is handled by the Post-High School Counseling (PHSC) off...

Black Friday: holiday buster

Kelsey Curran, Opinion Editor

December 4, 2013

You know, I kind of feel bad for Thanksgiving. It’s a great day because you get to stuff your face with delicious food and wear sweats, but it’s a holiday that gets brushed off pretty quickly nonetheless. As I am writing this, I’m staring...

Max has a bit of a meltdown

Max Friedman, Opinion Editor

December 4, 2013

Note: if you do not enjoy people complaining, especially for long periods of time, then this piece is not for you. Please feel free to skip to the next page, because there are some very nice articles about no shave November. Wh...

Don’t be ashamed of your lame hobbies

Max Friedman, Opinions Editor

November 15, 2013

Hi everybody. I’m glad that you were all able to make it here today. Now, I know what you’re all wondering. "Why did Max invite us here? Why does he look so sweaty?" Well, I can answer both of those questions right now. Y...

New Trier fails to honor our veterans

Kelsey Curran, Opinions Editor

November 15, 2013

For those of you who missed it, Veteran’s Day was this past Monday. And while New Trier had classes almost every other high school in the area didn’t. In 2011, we observed the day by not having school, but probably only...