Psychologist, students discuss impact of social media on mental health

Amelia Jacobson, Features editor

September 27, 2019

Among the growing concern of social media’s negative influence on the mental wellness of teens in the media, some professionals and teenagers are emphasizing the positive impact on teens lives. A recent Pew Research Center...

Graphic depictions of suicide in media can lead to copycats, studies show

Cleo Pool, Sports Editor

September 27, 2019

With suicide becoming the 3rd leading cause of death for teens aged 12-19 in the United States, according to the CDC, it is hard to know where to draw the line when depicting it in the media.  A popular example of suicide portrayed on te...

Complex causes behind rising suicide rates among men

Cleo Pool, Sports Editors

September 27, 2019

Gender expectations have existed for all of human history. But these expectations are all too confining and can prove detrimental. These societal pressures may even play a factor in leading some to take their own life.   According to the American Foundation for Suicide Pre...

Students support assemblies and seminars to discuss mental health

Nadia Jaikaran, Features Editor

September 27, 2019

New Trier seems to offer almost everything a student needs to flourish—from cooking clubs to coding classes, students are presented with an array of activities to choose from. Despite these offerings, some students believe New...

Sexual misconduct not just a problem on college campuses

Claudia Levens, Co-Editor

May 3, 2019

Note: Most of the identities of the people involved in this article have been kept anonymous. This is something that the New Trier News tries to avoid, since we are aware that it complicates the perception of credibility. How...

Hol’ up, Hol’ up, We Dem Boyz

Ezra Wallach, Opinions Editor

May 3, 2019

For the entirety of our childhood, we boys have subconsciously been taught that masculinity consisted of strength, toughness, apathy, and confidence among other things. In the past few years though, the concept of toxic masculinity...

When voting becomes a privilege, not a right

Danielle Kurensky, Opinion Editor

October 26, 2018

Democracy is the fundamental cornerstone of the United States. It is what this nation was built on: the notion that the general population has a say in the government. Throughout history, amendments have been passed to ensure...

Social media activism is #notenough

Darcie Kim, Feature Editor

October 26, 2018

Being politically woke has become a trend. There’s nothing wrong with staying informed about political issues and spreading awareness to promote a movement’s popularity. If anything, this should be encouraged. However sharing...

New Trier Township 2018 Ballot

Millie Winter, Sports Editor

October 26, 2018

Click the image to learn about who you could be voting for on Nov. 6 ...

Celebrity activism in politics at its highest in decades

Molly George, News Editor

October 26, 2018

Hollywood, music industry play large role for young voters