New Trier News

Alluding to conversation isn’t starting it

Editorial Board

November 30, 2018

Buried among other straightforward have-faith-in-yourself, we-can-all-be-friends type of messages embedded in ‘Bring it On,’ is a story about the way opportunity is correlated with race and economic stability. On its surface,...

Dear freshman self, no matter what happens, you will survive

Michelle Yurovsky, Opinions Editor

May 24, 2018

Freshman year feels like it was a lifetime ago.  I can honestly say you have grown in many ways; you’ve become a better version of yourself. I have some advice I would like to give you, and I wish someone had told you this...

Freshman campus sees an increase in vaping

Layla Saqibuddin, News Editor

March 2, 2018

While juuling continues to grow in popularity among high school students, what’s more concerning to administrators is the fact that some students have begun vaping as early as freshman year. The use of Juuls, a nicotine flavor...

Freshmen need their own campus

Staff Editorial

December 8, 2017

All students can attest to the hallmark experience of attending New Trier West as freshmen, then transitioning to New Trier East for the remaining three years of high school. We can also agree that the separation of freshmen and...

The barrier is more than physical between campuses

Layla Saqibuddin, News Editor

December 8, 2017

Freshmen Aahil Keshwani, one of fifteen freshmen on the ultimate frisbee team believes that the upperclassmen help create the team environment. The opportunity to work with sophomores, juniors and seniors is a huge advantage. “When...

Proposed development will benefit Northfield

Staff Editorial

November 10, 2017

On Nov. 6, The Northfield Plan & Zoning Commission decided to not make any recommendation at this time in regards to the proposed multi-family residential planned unit development on Winnetka Road. When the committee reconvenes...

Heated debates arise over zoning proposal

Claudia Levens, Co-Editor in Chief

November 10, 2017

Controversy over a recent multi-family residential development proposal for 1725 Winnetka Ave. came to a head on Nov. 6 as members of the Northfield community debated whether this was the best decision for area at a meeting of...

6 Types of Roommates to Fear Freshman Year

Carly Travis, Opinions Editor

June 5, 2015

Living with others is hard. As we advance to adulthood, we acquire certain tastes that don’t match our parents. Bathroom time is no longer ten minutes, but, rather, an inconsistent 30, depending on the weather. As college ...

Dear Future Freshmen

May 21, 2015

Here I am, writing this article at 9 p.m. after the annual journalism banquet. I’ve sat in Hackneys three years in a row, and yet, I still haven’t learned the effects of procrastination. I could write a book: “Leah’s...