Give us a break

Staff, Co-Editor

November 15, 2013

This is the eighth issue of volume 94 of the New Trier News. Every year, The New Trier News has a fresh start. We have a new editorial staff learning the ropes of copy-editing and layout. We have a new batch of writers finding...

Editorial Cartoon

Editorial Cartoon

November 15, 2013

Tanya Kurepina

November 5, 2013

11 million dollars. That’s how much money will not be going to CPS next year. Instead, it will be used to renovate The Harold Washington Library and The Sulzer Regional Library in Lincoln Square. These renovations include: replacem...

Absurdism is nothing to laugh about

Max Friedman, Opinion Editor

November 1, 2013

Recently, there has been a disturbing trend in comedy, where the entire story has just been characters screaming for no apparent reason while completely random events surround them. This kind of comedy, quite frankly, i...

Do non-iPad classes even exist?

Kesley Curran, Opinion Editor

November 1, 2013

With the fairly new iPad program under way, it seems that every one has an iPad on his or her desk at the beginning of each class. Well, everyone except for me. Now, for most of us who don’t have one, it’s general...

Don’t be a sleep slacker

Staff, Co-Editor

November 1, 2013

It is estimated that about a third of a person’s lifetime is spent sleeping. We have all heard about being productive in school and in life generally, but what about productive sleeping? First off, we can all eliminate a common...

Editorial Cartoon

Max Friedman and Tanya Kurepina

September 27, 2013

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Class clowns are no joking matter

Max Friedman, Opinion Editor

September 27, 2013

Where does the class clown belong? In the back of the class, of course. Class clowns are an interesting phenomenon. And I’m not just saying that because I like to be called interesting. That’s right, I, Max Friedman, am...

Staff Editorial: Making the most out of your average school week

Staff, Co-Editor

September 27, 2013

Monday to Friday. Nine periods a day. Seven hours per day. Thirty-five hours per week. Weekend for  two days. Then repeat. This formula is bound to get stale over time. That’s why the school has to include days off in between...

School punishing students with early rise

Kesley Curran, Opinion Editor

September 27, 2013

Don’t actually raise your hand (unless you feel like it), but who gets the recommended nine hours of sleep during the school week? That’s what I thought. Most of us are walking the hallways of New Trier as zombies. And,...

Editorial Cartoon

Kyle Berglund, Cartoonist

September 20, 2013

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Dancematch is no dream for awkward kids

Max Friedman, Opinion Editor

September 20, 2013

Recently, a group of students were handing out business cards in front of New Trier. If you were there that day, you were probably given one.  And, judging by the front hallway, you probably dropped it, perhaps before even reading...