School Doesn’t Matter…That Much

Eva Roytburg, Perspectives Editor

September 13, 2019

Several times this past summer, I have had the same conversation. Someone would ask me;   “What grade are you going to be in?”  Merrily, I would reply; “I’m going into my junior year.”  At this, their eyes would ...

It’s who you are, not where you go

Co-Editors in Chief

April 5, 2019

As seniors receive admissions decisions from colleges, juniors complete extensive research papers, and sophomores just begin the college search process, our worlds can seem pretty hectic. Despite gallant efforts by advisers and...

College has always been corrupt or The real college scandal

March 22, 2019

Imposters hired to take standardized tests; a tennis coach bribed to produce a fake recommendation; hapless children’s faces photoshopped onto the bodies of real athletes. The details of the college bribery scam are as much...

It’s time to stop letting colleges dictate our lives

Editorial Board

December 7, 2018

How do we decide our extracurriculars? What makes the final cut? The reality is that in our competitive environment, many students at NT, as at every high school, pick and choose activities based on what they perceive colleges...

Going to college 4,000 miles away

Michelle Yurovsky

April 20, 2018

I am planning to leave the country for college. I am deciding between the University of Tel Aviv and the University of Amsterdam. As of now, only a handful of people in my grade are leaving the country for college. It is...

College admissions is rigged against all of us

Staff Editorial

April 20, 2018

In 2014, Students for Fair Admissions, a group of over a dozen Asian American students, sued Harvard University for allegedly using a race-based quota system in admissions. In a case that may be headed for the Supreme Court,...

What do students prioritize in college selection?

May Paddor

April 20, 2018

As May 1 approaches, many seniors are finalizing their decisions for where they plan to attend shool next year. Choosing where to invest for their futures is no easy task. Post-high School Counseling Department Chair James...

Suit alleges racial bias against Asian-Americans

Ezra Wallach

April 20, 2018

The group “Students for Fair Admissions” filed a lawsuit against Harvard university on behalf of Asian-American students, demanding for the school’s admission records be released to the public. Asian-American students...