FBiOS: coming soon to an iPhone near you

Elizabeth Byrne, Editor-in-Chief

February 26, 2016

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When you walk through the halls, it’s rare to not see someone with an iPhone in their hands or peeking out of their backpacks. Through the iPad program, every New Trier student has access to an iPad for their classes. Clearly, ...

Subs can make a lasting impact

Carly Travis, Opinions Editor

February 26, 2016

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I’ve been in school for over ten years and within those ten years I’ve met many teachers. However, all teachers need a break once in a while or get sick every now and again and must call for a substitute. Since I’ve had...

It’s roommating season for seniors

Camille Baer, Opinions Editor

February 26, 2016

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Stressing about who your future roomie may be as we approach the impending date of May 1st? Finding a college roommate may not be nearly as hard as you think. The most important thing you should do before anything else is actually...

Picture perfect perception

Michael Blickstein, Features Editor

February 26, 2016

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Two weeks ago, I worked press for a big convention of over 2400 teens. All but a few photos I took are of people, and most of those people are standing close together with big smiling faces. I took close to 4,000 pictures which...

Ditching the tech for a day will keep the doctor away

Daniel Fay, Staff Reporter

February 26, 2016

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In your pocket right now is the source of the widespread self-consciousness, physical decay, emotional breakdown, and social disconnect plaguing our society today. The overuse of cellphones, tablets, and laptops is listed as...

Student Views: February 12, 2016

February 12, 2016

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This week we asked Trevians what they thought about the recent name change from Turnabout to Trevapalooza, here's what they said... Nick Collins, Sophomore “I think it’s good that they’re trying to respect everyone’s...

Pop music rose to the top of my chart

Michael Blickstein, Features Editor

February 12, 2016

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Anyone who knows me well also knows my music catalog. Lots of indie alternative, lots of bands you may not have heard of, and a lot of music that I’ve seen live. As I’m writing this, I’m listening to “The Mowgli’s”...

Make the most of Valentine’s Day this year

Emma Willcocks, Editor-in-Chief

February 12, 2016

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Valentine’s Day gets bashed unnecessarily. Sure, not everyone always has a significant other, but this isn’t something to be ashamed of. Valentine’s isn’t a day for single-shaming, it’s just a day for celebrating the...

Calling all stars to the stage

Camille Baer, Opinions Editor

February 12, 2016

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If you are someone who dislikes all plays and musicals, or theater in general, you might want start changing your mind—especially if you might see one of your favorite actors or actresses up on stage. Over the past couple...

Breaking small talk with big words

Carly Travis, Opinions Editor

February 12, 2016

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There’s nothing more mind-numbing than a conversation about the weather. Unfortunately, it happens all too frequently. Take the “awkward teacher conversation,” for example. It’s that moment when you’re accidentally...

A failed model of diversity

Michael Blickstein, Features Editor

February 5, 2016

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As the Academy Awards (now formally known as the Oscars) come upon us, the arguements start about which movies deserve awards, which movies should’ve been nominated, and which movies we feel we should’ve seen. This year,...