Angles closing

April 13, 2017

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On Mar. 31, 2017 Angle’s Reproductive Heath Care Clinic in Northfield closed after 44 years of educating and serving the area. According to a press release on the Angles website Dr. Loren Hutter, the Clinic’s Medical Director...

Six Feet Under is a show

Max Minogue

April 13, 2017

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Fourth quarter has officially come around. Regardless of grade, be it freshman or senior year, most all residual motivation leftover from first semester officially died last quarter. That, of course, means a new show is neede...

Security overload

Bella Geroulis

April 6, 2017

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I’m not one to gloat about New Trier students, or to say that we’re the best at everything. We have our flaws, and we have many of them. Though we have our issues, there’s no doubt that Trevians are involved, they’re...

A letter to the editor

Don Wurth, Mary Beth Barrett, and Tom Flanagan

April 6, 2017

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We read with dismay a statement in the 3/10 issue of the New Trier News. In “Community packs Cornog to voice view on Seminar Day,” the News quotes an attendee at the February 20th, 2017, meeting of the New Trier Board of Education,...

Group projects are not just like the “real world”

Sam Blanc

April 6, 2017

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Before we start, let’s get one thing straight: not all group projects are a negative experience. Working with people, at least with people you like, can be a heck of a lot more fun than chugging along on a project by yourself. However,...

The clash over graduation attire

Connor Josellis

April 6, 2017

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As said in past editorials, tradition is very important to New Trier as our school has been around for over 100 years. One of the most visible examples of our tradition is that every year, the graduating class gathers in an...

The clash over graduation attire

Nora Crumley

April 6, 2017

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aduate at the Sears Center. Though the location has changed, because of Northwestern’s Welsh-Ryan Arena’s renovations, the graduation procedure (the white dresses, white tuxes, red roses, boy girl order etc) has gone through...

Millenials absent at polls

Bella Geroulis

March 21, 2017

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I live in a very politically charged home, where Sunday morning cartoons were swapped with Bill Maher reruns and MSNBC. For me, voting for the first time after I turned 18 was like my family’s version of a Sweet Sixteen. When...

More seminars, please

March 21, 2017

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On March 8, New Trier and the world celebrated International Women’s day: a day to celebrate the fight for women’s rights and gender equality. Internationally, the day was marked with demonstrations, speeches and protests including...

International Women’s Day: the least we can do to fight sexism

Marie O'Connor

March 21, 2017

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This week when deciding what to write for this article, I was grappling with important topics such as where to get the best thai food, the five stages of food poisoning, or the new celebrations surrounding St. Patrick’s day. Arguably,...

North Shore privilege keeps us young

Max Minogue

March 21, 2017

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Right now, as you, my loyal reader, read my words, I am officially an 18-year-old man. To everybody who wished me a happy birthday yesterday, thank you. To everybody who did not, you mean nothing to me. Eighteen is the big year. It’s the yea...

The inability to say thank you

Sam Blanc

March 21, 2017

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English is one of the most difficult languages to learn, not only because many of the sounds are harsh and contradictory, but also because half the letters disappear when the words leave your mouth. However, for me, the hardest word to say...