Taking action against collegiate sexual assault

Danielle Kurensky

March 2, 2018

Tulane University sent out the results of their sexual assault survey to admitted students this winter. Last year Tulane sent out a climate survey to students that assessed the issue of sexual assault on its campus. ...

Freshman campus sees an increase in vaping

Layla Saqibuddin

March 2, 2018

While juuling continues to grow in popularity among high school students, what’s more concerning to administrators is the fact that some students have begun vaping as early as freshman year. The use of Juuls, a nicotine flavor...

No “nic” detectors

Mack Guthrie

December 22, 2017

This week, rumors spread that the school, following the lead of a few New York Public schools, had installed “nic detectors” to apprehend students using vapes in the restrooms. According to Assistant Principal for Student...

Graffiti in bathroom sparks larger conversation about racism at New Trier

Rebecca Lee

December 22, 2017

After a racial slur written on a Northfield bathroom stall by a student was discovered, staff and students have entered a larger conversation about racism at New Trier. The week of Nov. 27, a freshman wrote a racial slur containing...

Metropolitan Community Project invites two high schools to talk about equal education

Claudia Levens

December 22, 2017

On Thursday Dec. 14, New Trier’s Social Service Board hosted a group of students from Kelvyn Park High School as part of a partnership between the two schools called The Metropolitan Community Project. The program, which...

IL to decrease P.E. requirement, NT unchanged

Claudia Levens

December 8, 2017

A bill that could loosen Illinois’ daily Physical Education requirement has prompted discussion concerning how it will affect schools statewide. For New Trier, changes to the KW system seem unlikely. Bill HB0440, which was...

New class ‘lights the fire’ for change

May Paddor

December 8, 2017

2017 has been a year filled with a number of controversies played day in and out on the news. Starting next year, a new class, Civics and Social Justice, will help students explore these issues. Student Voices in Equity...

The barrier is more than physical between campuses

Layla Saqibuddin

December 8, 2017

Freshmen Aahil Keshwani, one of fifteen freshmen on the ultimate frisbee team believes that the upperclassmen help create the team environment. The opportunity to work with sophomores, juniors and seniors is a huge advantage. “When...

How much is too much for a quality school lunch?

Ezra Wallach

December 1, 2017

Many students find themselves spending upwards of $7 per day to have a sufficient lunch — something both parents and students are worried about. Even with slight additions to the cost of some entrees, sides, and drinks, no...