The true meaning of Christmas (music)

Editorial Board

December 21, 2018

Filed under Opinions/Editorials

A debate has emerged about the political correctness of listening to Christmas music in public places. The whole separation of church and state in the Constitution is being called into question because of “Jingle Bells.” But...

An expensive means of distraction

MacClement Guthrie

April 20, 2018

Filed under News

After Apple released their new wireless earbuds, AirPods, students have been utilizing their discrete design to listen to music during class. “You can’t see them under my hair so its really easy to wear them” said one...

Who to make time for at this year’s Lollapalooza

Eli Lieberman

April 20, 2018

Filed under Features

Lollapalooza’s 2018 Chicago lineup was announced last month and has been received with mixed reactions. The headliners for each day are Arctic Monkeys (Thursday), Bruno Mars (Friday), The Weeknd (Saturday) and Jack White...

Radiothon goes live

Emily Wong

February 8, 2017

Filed under Features

January 13 and 14, WNTH 88.1 hosted its 13th annual radiothon in an effort to raise funding for the station, featuring guests like Louis the Child, Rebecca Black, and Jared Haibon from The Bachelorette. Every DJ is expected...

Why old school rap still paves the way for social justice

Bella Geroulis

December 7, 2016

Filed under Opinions/Editorials

My 7th grade English teacher was probably the cutest woman I’ve ever seen. She loved to read. She always had her hair in ribbons. You would never catch her in anything but a dress. She screamed “teacher” from a mile away....

Students rock out for a worthy cause

May Paddor, Staff Writer

November 2, 2016

Filed under Features

New Trier is bursting with musical talents from Jazz Choir to Symphony Orchestra. Yet, students aren’t exposed to half of the musical talent in the school, especially when it comes to student bands. Interact Club’s “Band...

Frank Ocean going Blonde with new album

Tia Rotolo, 385 Editor

September 16, 2016

Filed under Features

Four years ago, Frank Ocean dropped “Channel Orange”, a monumental album that synthesized poetic lyrics with futuristic beats. The genre-bending ode to young adulthood hit a new level of success. Then, Ocean disappeared. After...

Gettin’ jazzed up

Gettin’ jazzed up

February 26, 2016

Gavin forms band, making it in the music industry

Jasmine Gonzalez, Staff Reporter

January 29, 2016

Filed under Features

Since posting a viral acoustic cover of Willow Smith’s “Whip My Hair” on YouTube back in 2010, New Trier graduate Katie Gavin has come a long way in the music industry. Gavin, 23, who is originally from Winnetka, currently...

A live collaboration from the fourth floor

Feature's Editor, Michael Blickstein

December 4, 2015

Filed under Examiner

New Trier has a vibrant music scene – a building full of artists and musicians that rivals some small cities. Seniors David Snower and Mandy Watson are part of this scene, and they love it. The duo started playing together...