Controversial Seminar Day proves less than expected

Max Minogue

March 9, 2017

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The famous, or infamous depending on who’s asking, Seminar Day has officially come and gone. Political indoctrination has supposedly occurred, so I guess I’m now writing from the point of view of a psychotic liberal. So ...

Roommategate

Marie O’Connor

March 8, 2017

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After the seemingly endless college process, one would hope that everything is settled and done with. However, once the choice has been made, there are still hundreds of other significant decisions. There are so many things to figure ou...

A call for education equality

May Paddor

March 8, 2017

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Walking through Kelvyn Park High School, I realized how different our high school experience at New Trier is to students of a CPS school. Educationis something we take for granted, but getting an education equal to New Trier...

Charitable traditions, a defining factor of New Trier

March 8, 2017

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New Trier is very much an institution of tradition. It has a rich history of excellence since its founding in 1901. To this day we still hold onto many traditions. For example, we still call field trips “excursions,” gym class “...

The Bieber Complex

Sam Blanc

March 8, 2017

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Let the record reflect that I do not intend to pressure anyone into buying any of Justin Bieber’s music, nor do I want you to become a die-hard fan. I myself own only one Justin Bieber song, the result of a middle school faux p...

Speak up or strike out

February 23, 2017

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The Grammys, Golden Globes, and the SAG awards were filled with an abundance of political statements. From Meryl Streep’s comments against Donald Trump, to Katy Perry’s message to resist, to David Harbour’s passionate pl...

Staff Editorial

New Trier News Staff

February 22, 2017

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The Grammys, Golden Globes, and the SAG awards were filled with an abundance of political statements. From Meryl Streep’s comments against Donald Trump, to Katy Perry’s message to resist, to David Harbour’s passionate plea...

Amy Adams deserves an Oscar

Sam Blanc

February 22, 2017

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On Jan. 24, nominees were announced for the 89th annual Academy Awards. 2016 having been a pretty noteworthy year for film, there were plenty of actors, actresses, and directors to choose from. So many, in fact, that it was inevitable...

Senior Project promotes sustainable education

Bella Geroulis

February 22, 2017

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As we prepare to graduate, and as Senior Project creeps closer and closer, the idea of real life and a career are on my mind. During Senior Project, seniors are given freedom to discover what interests them. Many students take this o...

The truth of “alternative facts”

Max Minogue

February 22, 2017

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I’ll be the first to admit that I’ve joked many times about the current political and general landscape of America in a rather Nihilistic fashion. After all, the easiest way to deal with all the problems out there is by...

Fourth graders are woke

Marie O’Connor

February 22, 2017

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Recently my fourth grade sister, who attends Joseph Sears School, had to complete an assignment that struck me as really impressive considering she’s only nine years old. The assignment was to compare the pro and con argumen...

Seminar Day is for students. Let them decide

February 22, 2017

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At New Trier we are very lucky to have involved community and caring parents. It’s not unusual for every seat to be taken at the Board of Education meetings because parents want to know what’s going on at our school. NT p...