Stop telling me the Bachelor isn’t real

Mia Sherin

October 13, 2017

Filed under Opinions/Editorials

I enjoy the Bachelor. I enjoy the Bachelorette. And you know what, I even enjoy Bachelor in Paradise, so sue me. The drama is a fun addition to my mundane life, my only conflicts ever arising when my mother criticizes me for perfecting...

Give credit where credit’s due

Staff Editorial

October 6, 2017

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Over the summer, the treatment of LGBTQ students was put in the spotlight by a letter published in various local papers, and while we agree in spirit that everybody should be treated equally, we feel that New Trier is an inclusive...

The stress of four years of comparison

Michelle Yurovsky

October 6, 2017

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These days, it seems as though everyone is in a rush to grow up.  Societal standards are getting harder to live up to, which causes us to start worrying about our futures faster than any preceding generation. From a young...

The pun-damental problem

Arjun Thakkar

October 6, 2017

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While at my summer job as an aftercamp recreation counselor, a camper asked me to help him write a script and perform for his ‘bad jokes’ routine for the talent show. Since cringe-worthy humor is my default mode of speaking,...

Lucky us, procrastination is in style this season

Mia Sherin

October 6, 2017

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Raise your hand if you are one of the millions of victims affected by sugar lips, silly bands, and of course, acid wash jeans. Don’t worry, this is a safe space. You can come clean. All of these unfortunate trends found themselves...

Letter to the Editor

October 6, 2017

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DISCLAIMER: I read the website and fully understand your policy on not publishing anonymous letters to the editor. Whether or not you choose to publish this is insignificant to me, but why I’m choosing to remain anonymous will bec...

Why I thought high school was the worst

Bella Geroulis, Opinion Writer

May 22, 2017

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As I sit here writing my last piece for the New Trier News, I can’t help but reflect on the past four years I’ve spent aimlessly walking through these halls. I’m left confused and conflicted, caught between optimism and...

Wise words for winning at NT

Marie O'Connor, Opinion Writer

May 22, 2017

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With nine days left of highschool it’s almost impossible not to feel nostalgic or want to impart some wisdom on my fellow trevs. After four long years of homework, tests, new friends and maybe the occasional fight, I feel like...

Guest Column: Why I’m proud to call myself a feminist

Annabel Weyhrich, Guest Columnist

May 22, 2017

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No one should ever feel embarrassed to point out something they don’t think is right

High school forever

Max Minogue

May 22, 2017

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Now that my days left in high school are in the single digits, I’m starting to realize that high school isn’t forever. It’s hard to fathom; after all, I peaked here, so shouldn’t I stay in these hallowed halls until...

My Freudian Crisis

May 22, 2017

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Generally, I’m not on the same wavelength with Sigmund Freud. But I have recently been in the midst of a Freudian crisis all thanks to what m’boy Siggy called “the defense mechanism of regression.” According to the...

College is scary

Bella Geroulis

April 13, 2017

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This past Tuesday morning, the whole senior class gathered in the Gaffney to listen to attorney C.L Lindsay speak about legal issues many college students face whilst away at school. Lindsay covered a plethora of issues, ranging f...