The science of gift giving

Sam Blanc

December 7, 2016

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Though we are through the real-life-Hunger-Games that is Black Friday, the mayhem that is Christmas shopping has begun. Now, a lot of people (myself included most of the time) will wait for the exhilarating panic of spending $...

How to cope with the closing of your family’s go-to restaurant

Marie O’Connor

December 7, 2016

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For as long as I can remember, the only place my family ever went out to eat was Dave’s Italian Kitchen in Evanston, near the corner of Church and Davis. This was the one place where my picky and divisive family of 8 could al...

A superintendent wishlist

December 7, 2016

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With the announcement of the new superintendent, Dr. Paul Sally, it is important to outline what the student body wants to see in the new superintendent. The position of superintendent can be difficult to define for students. With Ne...

Why old school rap still paves the way for social justice

Bella Geroulis

December 7, 2016

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My 7th grade English teacher was probably the cutest woman I’ve ever seen. She loved to read. She always had her hair in ribbons. You would never catch her in anything but a dress. She screamed “teacher” from a mile away....

Fake Thanksiving brings authentic thanks

Sam Blanc

December 7, 2016

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*I do NOT hate my family. They are all wonderful human beings and I love them…at least most of them...some of the time* There is a divide, I think, between what Thanksgiving is supposed to be about, and what it was supposedl...

Preparing for the next four years

Max Minogue

December 7, 2016

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Let’s talk about the election. I’ll do my best to avoid being like a Facebook post. Although I’m obviously writing my opinion, I don’t want to chase anybody away with my bias. Wednesday at school was a pretty somber d...

How we let Trevian football down

December 6, 2016

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Turnout was expected to be huge Friday, November 4, at the New Trier vs. St. Charles Varsity Football game. But it wasn’t. Only a few dozen students showed up to support their team at their second round playoff game. After ...

Happy Halloween: Enjoy celebrating the worst of American values

Marie O’Connor

November 3, 2016

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I would probably live off candy if I could, but maybe in a country with such a high obesity rate, gluttony shouldn’t be celebrated.

A president with Trevian values

November 3, 2016

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Last Tuesday, Oct. 18, the students enrolled in the AP Political Science course went campaigning in Waukesha, Wisconsin. This field trip allowed students to choose the party and the candidate they wanted to campaign for. Deciding...

Do the Monster Mash one last time this Halloween

Max Minogue

November 3, 2016

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It’s that time of year again! Time to whip together the sexiest cat costume (sexiest dog costume for the boys out there) you can think of, and start texting your friends, because Halloween is coming To a lot of high school kids, Hall...

Dress to impress yourself this Halloween

Bella Geroulis

November 3, 2016

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Everyone remembers Halloween when they were a kid. Dressing up and trick-or-treating with friends, rating your neighbor’s treats, and eating your body weight in Halloween candy. Personally, I dressed up as Madeline every ye...

When writing becomes an equation

Sam Blanc

November 3, 2016

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My essays, I’m sure, would’ve been bad with or without a graphic organizer, but I didn’t even get to feel like I was writing my own papers.