Embrace the discomfort

Danielle Kurensky, Opinions Editor

May 23, 2019

This is my last piece for the New Trier News and that fact hasn’t fully hit me yet. I keep saying that because it’s been colder and it doesn’t feel like the end of the year, and while there is some validity to this statement,...

I’m vegan for the environment

Danielle Kurensky, Perspectives Editor

February 15, 2019

I’m vegan and I have been for almost two years now: and to be honest I’ve pushed off writing about veganism for a long time. I wasn’t sure what the reaction was going to be and I didn’t want to hear snide comments about...

Guys need to say the F-word

Danielle Kurensky, Opinions Editor

December 21, 2018

Beware, I’m going to use the F-word a lot in this piece. I’m just saying you’ve been warned. So here it goes, I am a feminist. That probably wasn’t the F-word you were expecting and while it might be disappointing to...

Late starts aren’t that simple

Danielle Kurensky, Opinion Editor

November 2, 2018

Right now the administration is asking for student feedback surrounding a proposed calendar for the 2019-2020 school year. While I’ll no longer attend New Trier when the calendar would go into effect, I still feel compelled...

We can’t deny climate change

Danielle Kurensky, Opinion Editor

October 19, 2018

Something monumental happened last week. It might not have received adequate coverage as all of the country’s eyes were on the Kavanaugh hearing, but I wonder if the story would have received more coverage if the hearings weren’t...

Self-reflection, a necessary task

Danielle Kurensky, Opinion's Editor

September 28, 2018

Living on the North Shore comes with many expectations, but one of the most prevalent is that we should all be taking high level classes and involved in as many extracurriculars as humanly possible. While this adds stress to...

Junior year isn’t the worst year

Danielle Kurensky, Opinions Editor

September 26, 2018

Throughout my high school experience, junior year has always been demonized as the worst. There seems to be a consensus that it will be the hardest year. While it is definitely challenging, it is not as bad as people make it out...

Girls soccer defeats HP

Danielle Kurensky

March 23, 2018

NTGS beat Highland Park 2 - 0 as they picked up their second win of the season on Mar. 17. After winning their season opener on Mar. 15 versus Prospect, the Trevians looked to continue their success. The Trevians faced difficulties adjust...

Student athletes putting pressure aside for the love of the game

Danielle Kurensky

March 16, 2018

Many athletes feel playing a sport adds pressure to their lives. However, they continue to play for the community, for the love of the game, for the friendships they form with their teammates, and for the rewarding sense of ...

Basketball picks up key win to advance in state playoffs

Danielle Kurensky

March 16, 2018

Despite being down late in the third quarter, New Trier Boys Basketball came back in a double overtime victory over Niles North on Mar. 7. With two minutes and thirty seconds left in the third quarter, the Trevians trailed t...

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. ...