Life lessons from Flat Stan Lee

Ezra Wallach, Opinions Editor

December 21, 2018

Filed under Opinions/Editorials

A couple weeks ago, Marvel comic book writer Stan Lee died. I didn’t know someone named Stan Lee existed, so when someone told me he died I was like Stanley??? Stanley died? Stanley who? Stanley from the office? Flat Stanley? Then,...

Why you gotta be so mean?

Ezra Wallach, Opinions Editor

December 7, 2018

Filed under Opinions/Editorials

The annual quad-header between New Trier and Loyola took place last Sunday, and, needless to say, things got contentious. The quad is like New Trier’s version of Wilmette’s Friday Night Skate or the right side of Perry’s...

Don’t forget to remember

Ezra Wallach, Opinion Editor

October 19, 2018

Filed under Opinions/Editorials

A couple weeks ago I couldn’t fall asleep, and instead of watching “Black Mirror” or throwback SNL skits on YouTube to pass the time per usual, I chose an alternate, non-technology related route. As I searched my bookshelves...

Let’s talk about sex(ual education)

Ezra Wallach, Opinion Editor

October 9, 2018

Filed under Opinions/Editorials

Ever since the Kavanaugh hearing, I’ve heard some people saying that maybe he shouldn’t be held completely accountable because he was “just a confused teen who didn’t know any better”. The problem is that he definitely...

To all the girls I’ve loved before

Ezra Wallach, Opinions Editor

September 26, 2018

Filed under Opinions/Editorials

First things first, guys can like “chick flicks.” If you don’t know why that’s the first thing that I am saying, then it’s probably because you haven’t seen or heard of the new Netflix movie, “To All The Boys I’ve...

Testing accommodations four times national average

Ezra Wallach

May 11, 2018

Filed under News, Top Stories

According to documents posted on New Trier’s website, 226 of 935, or 24 percent, of Juniors taking April’s school wide ACT received some sort of accommodation for the test, a number confirmed by administrative staff. If...

Freshman makes varsity baseball

Ezra Wallach

March 23, 2018

Filed under Sports

New conference trends have led to numerous changes within the New Trier Baseball program, including the rostering of a freshman on varsity for the first time in two decades. New Trier implemented a new Junior Varsity team and F...

Do I need my phone?

Ezra Wallach

March 16, 2018

Filed under Opinions/Editorials

A survey conducted by the Kaiser Foundation showed that kids use technology for 7.5 hours a day, not including school. Even more surprising, this was back in 2009. While this is just one statistic, it has greater consequences;...

Let the walkout be a walkout

Ezra Wallach

March 2, 2018

Filed under Opinions/Editorials

Dear Student Alliance and the New Trier administration, on behalf of myself as well as many of my peers, I ask you to please do less. Student Alliance and others are planning the Mar. 14 walkout as a safe and seamless demonstr...

How much is too much for a quality school lunch?

Ezra Wallach

December 1, 2017

Filed under News, Top Stories

Many students find themselves spending upwards of $7 per day to have a sufficient lunch — something both parents and students are worried about. Even with slight additions to the cost of some entrees, sides, and drinks, no...