Hello and goodbye seniors

Moira Jorgensen, New Trier News

June 7, 2012

I am not one of those people who has been waiting to be a senior since the first day freshmen year. Subconsciously, I think I always believed I would drop out before I actually made it to senior year, so I never spent much time...

The Final Countdown

Kristina Chura, New Trier News

June 7, 2012

Do you remember the last ten days of elementary school? You know, how the seventh day was funky hair day, the third day was pajama day and so on. But now it seems like the last ten days of school are the worst ten days of your...

A not so funny prank

Staff, New Trier News

June 7, 2012

Every year, as seniors reach the final weeks of their time at New Trier,  Dr. Dohrer makes morning announcements over the PA system in the morning, teachers sternly address their students, and eager sophomores and juniors buzz...

Destinations Issue: take the compliment

Moira Jorgensen, NT News

May 29, 2012

For the past three weeks people have been asking me when the Destinations Issue of the paper comes out. After telling them that I have absolutely no say in how or when the paper comes out, people say something like “you have...

The next civil right movement: LGBTQ

Kristina Chura, NT News

May 29, 2012

For the first time in our nation’s history, our sitting president has openly supported gay marriage.  Although many people are raging about how wrong Obama’s stance is, and that he is only supporting gays to gain votes, the...

Oh, the places you’ll go

Staff, NT News

May 29, 2012

“You have brains in your head.  You have feet in your shoes.  You can steer yourself any direction you choose,” wrote Dr. Seuss in the book that’s borderline cliché around graduation time:  “Oh, the Places You’ll...