The true meaning of Christmas (music)

Editorial Board

December 21, 2018

A debate has emerged about the political correctness of listening to Christmas music in public places. The whole separation of church and state in the Constitution is being called into question because of “Jingle Bells.” But...

Does Christmas music belong in school?

Lily Vance, Staff reporter

December 21, 2018

Holiday music can either put students in a festive spirit or create an uncomfortable atmosphere. Teachers, especially advisers, have leeway to make their own decisions regarding students’ comfort, with some deciding to ban...

A Chicago winter wish list

Max Minogue

December 14, 2016

It’s that time of year again. Christmas music is being played over every retail speaker. Mariah Carey’s “All I Want for Christmas is You” is stuck in everybody’s head. So of course, everybody is wondering what I want for Ch...

My Christmas Tree Tour: 2016

Sam Blanc

December 14, 2016

Each person in our family gets to pick one new ornament each year. That’s how it’s worked ever since I was little. Looking back at the ornaments I picked can be very cringy, but also pretty nostalgic. When I was little it...

Christmas is kicking all other holidays to the curb

Camille Baer, Opinions Editor

October 7, 2015

‘Tis the season to be jolly?’ It’s not even Halloween yet. Every year Christmas starts earlier and earlier, taking over the spotlight during the holiday season, pushing other holidays off to the side. Businesses pushing...

(Ugly) sweater weather warms NT

Carly Travis

December 12, 2014

When the band The Neighborhood released their song “Sweater Weather”, teens everywhere swooned. The moment temperatures dip below 70 degrees, sweater weather commences. The same is said for ugly Christmas sweaters, this...

‘Tis the season for ugly Christmas sweaters

Chloe O’Donoghue, Staff Reporter

December 5, 2013

I love the holidays; the smell, the snow, but most importantly, the sweaters. Ugly holiday sweaters are a tradition in my family as well as at New Trier. When the holidays roll around, there’s no telling what you might see i...

Black Friday: holiday buster

Kelsey Curran, Opinion Editor

December 4, 2013

You know, I kind of feel bad for Thanksgiving. It’s a great day because you get to stuff your face with delicious food and wear sweats, but it’s a holiday that gets brushed off pretty quickly nonetheless. As I am writing this, I’m staring...