2017-2018 Staff

Victor Pearlman

Staff Photographer

Victor Pearlman is a sixteen-year-old multimedia designer from the Chicagoland area who has extensive education and experience in Photography, Videography, Fashion, and Design. Victor is the proud owner of his two clothing lines...

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Stephanie Kim

Online Editor

Stephanie Kim is currently a junior and an aspiring software engineer. Aside from cross country, she loves developing web applications, trying new kinds of tea, and the New Trier News, of course. When not glued to a keyboard,...

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David Heiman

Sports Editor

David Heiman is a sports editor for the 2017-2018 school year. He is a senior and participates in track, DECA, intramural sports, and a few other clubs throughout New Trier. He couldn't be more excited for this year and he's ecstatic...

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Katie Kim

Features Editor

Katie Kim is a senior and a co-editor of The 385. “Writing isn’t about making money, getting famous, getting dates, getting laid, or making friends. In the end, it’s about enriching the lives of those who will read your...

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Jesse McCauley

Features Editor

Jesse started taking journalism as a junior, but writing has always been something he's liked to do. Jesse loves hearing people’s stories and learning more about the community. Journalism is definitely something he's considerin...

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Eleanor Kaplan

Features Editor

Eleanor runs cross country and works as a skate guard at Watts. She enjoys backpacking, mountains, and coffee ice cream. Her favorite TV show is Gilmore Girls and her favorite color is orange.   "Today was good. Tod...

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Mia Sherin

Opinions Editor

Mia Sherin, a senior, is an avid fan of badminton, Honey Bunches of Oats, and the Bachelor franchise (don’t worry, she knows it’s trashy). She is overly opinionated and will be quick to criticize your cereal preferences, so...

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Arjun Thakkar

Opinions Editor

Arjun Thakkar is a senior Perspectives Editor and has been a writer for the paper since sophomore year. He runs cross country as well as track and field. He loves to listen to Spanish music as well as crack bad jokes. Besides...

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Rebecca Lee


Rebecca, a senior and this year’s co-editor-in-chief (a.k.a. “mom”), believes in civil discourse, free press, and lobster mac n’ cheese. Rebecca loves napping, watching Ted Talks, blogging, and baking. You can pretty much...

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Mack Guthrie


Mack, a senior and this year’s co-editor-in-chief, loves working with our team to report on the facts of New Trier life. Mack works at Historic Wagner Farm and is a member of Model United Nations where he enjoys meeting new...

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Sarah Gompers

Assistant Editorial Adviser

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