Movember returns to NT

Cleo Pool, Sports Editor

November 15, 2019

This November, juniors Ben Yoder and Matt Booden are taking part in No Shave November for the second year in a row. No Shave November also known as Movember is a charity that supports prostate cancer, mental health, and testicular...

Desks with graffiti: Where do they go?

Grant Feldman, Features editor

November 1, 2019

Ask students and they will most likely tell you they have seen something written on a desk at school. Sometimes it’s a harmless, pencil-drawn doodle, and sometimes an offensive message carved into the surface. But if anyone...

Controversial movie prompts polarizing reviews

Mattea Carberry, Sports editor

November 1, 2019

The film “Joker,” released on Oct. 4, has been met with both immense criticism and lavish praise. The film depicts how the character of mentally ill Arthur Fleck, played by Joaquin Phoenix, morphs into the Joker as he consistently...

States rename Columbus Day to recognize the victims of Native American genocide

Hope Talbot, Features Editor

October 18, 2019

This year, the schools’ fall break did not include one of our nation’s most controversial federal holidays-Columbus Day. October 14th marks the observation of Christopher Columbus’s landing in the Bahamas leading to the...

“We don’t even go here”-Mean Girls not based on NT

Alex Rubinstein, Features Editor

October 18, 2019

New Trier—the high school that is the inspiration for movies such as “Mean Girls,” and “The Breakfast Club,” right? Wrong. Many of the movies that we pride ourselves on actually had little connection to New Trier. On...

Suit guidelines open debate about sexism, body shaming

Hannah Sussman, Features Editor

October 18, 2019

As the new swim season begins rules over appropriate and inappropriate swim-wear have been pushed to the forefront of national discussions over body-shaming and sexism. This issue was spotlighted after a female swimmer from Alaska...

Glencoe teacher to publish her first book

Alex Rubinstein, News editor

September 27, 2019

Kimberly Gabriel, a middle school teacher in Glencoe, wrote a young adult novel entitled “Every Stolen Breath” that is currently available for preorder. The book will be released fully on November 5th. “Every Stolen Breath”...

Textbook prices remain high despite transition to eBooks

Julia Nagel, Co-Editor in chief

September 20, 2019

Despite efforts to reduce textbook costs, students remain frustrated with the high prices they must pay each year at the school bookstore. Over the past few years, an increasing number of teachers have stopped using paper textbooks...

Heather Ecklund introduced as new post-high school counselor

Amelia Jacobson, Features editor

September 20, 2019

 New Trier’s Post High School Counseling department hired two new Counselors for this school year. One of these new arrivals is Heather Ecklund. Counseling at Warren Township High School in Gurnee, IL for eighteen years, Eckl...