An experience worth fighting for

Layla Saqibuddin, News Editor

May 23, 2019

Filed under Opinions/Editorials

When I was 14 years old, just before high school started, I moved to a new neighborhood: my teenage self’s worst nightmare. My little freshman self probably wouldn’t believe me if I told her that I’ve loved every moment...

New MSA club seeks to eliminate stereotypes

Layla Saqibuddin, News Editor

April 8, 2019

Filed under News, Uncategorized

On Feb. 15, NT approved MSA, which stands for Muslim Student Association. MSA is a 50-year-old national organization with over 100 chapters in the United States and Canada in both colleges and high schools. In the Chicago area,...

Younger generation disenchanted by political climate

Layla Saqibuddin, News Editor

October 26, 2018

Filed under Examiner, News

It’s no secret that younger generations generally have significantly lower election turnout rates. The U.S. Census Bureau cites that only 17.1 percent of 18- to-24-year-olds voted in 2014. According to The Washington Post,...

New technology policy will not include iPad ban

Layla Saqibuddin

May 24, 2018

Filed under News, Top Stories

It has officially been confirmed that there will be no iPad ban during the 2018-2019 school year, according to administration. However, the school will have stricter expectations about technology usage. Winnetka Campus Assistant Principal Scot...

Is early decision really the right decision?

Layla Saqibuddin

March 16, 2018

Filed under News, Top Stories

Every year, thousands of high school seniors go through the hectic process of college admissions. The first semester of senior year is full of stress over the  college application process. The second semester is full of stress ...

Freshman campus sees an increase in vaping

Layla Saqibuddin

March 2, 2018

Filed under News, Top Stories

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...

The barrier is more than physical between campuses

Layla Saqibuddin

December 8, 2017

Filed under News, Top Stories

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...