Growing up in the shadow of 9/11

Eva Roytburg, Perspectives Editor

September 20, 2019

There are very few New Trier students who were alive during the attacks of 9/11, 2001. Last Wednesday, on the 18th anniversary of the tragedy, I watched that realization fall upon teacher after teacher, some of whom must’ve...

Please just let teenage girls live

Emma Mansour, Perspectives Editor

September 20, 2019

I go on Twitter. A lot. And so I see a lot of trends in terms of what people like to tweet about. There’s a lot of stuff about politics, some sports, and funny stuff.  The funny stuff is divided into a few different cate...

Tri-Ship is a community of camaraderie

Sofia Papakos, Opinions Editor

September 13, 2019

        Joining Girls Club my freshman year, gave me an opportunity to experience first hand how girls from different friend groups opened up and were able to focus on the same goal. That despite the majority of us not being...

When you play the game of thrones

Ezra Wallach, Opinions Editor

April 22, 2019

Just last week, as the first episode of “Game of Thrones’s” final season aired, I saw a quote from the show as I was scrolling down my Twitter feed: “When you play the Game of Thrones, you win or die.” Someone told...

I got the horses in the back

Alyssa Pak, Feature Editor

April 22, 2019

We all have places we go to relieve some of the stress of our academic and social lives, and for me, going to the barn and seeing my horse taking an afternoon nap after school does just that. But the general perception of horseback...

Man, I just wanna go flex

Ezra Wallach, Opinions Editor

April 8, 2019

Getting into an elite college can be really hard, but thankfully the process can be made easier by advice from college counselors along with hundreds of websites that give tips on how to do better on the ACT or how to write a...

A guide to discussing while uninformed

Eleanor Kaplan, chief editor

March 22, 2019

I sat down to write this article about the Paul Manafort trial and my opinions on how his sentence was only (after being doubled a few days after the initial decision) seven and a half years long. This is obviously something I...

Memiors of an unlicensed senior

Stephanie Kim, Opinion Editor

March 8, 2019

On my 16th birthday, far off into the horizon, I could just begin to hear the sound of my long-desired freedom ringing in the form of a 3.37” x 2.13” card. The DMV apparently did not hear such a melody. A dramatic retelling?...

How to talk about mental health

Danielle Kurensky, Opinion Editor

March 8, 2019

I have anxiety. While this might not be a big deal to some, this fact is something I have wrestled with for the past five years and for a while I wouldn’t talk about my anxiety with people outside of my family. Anyone who...

We should re-examine dating booklets

Staff Editorial

February 15, 2019

No matter how you slice it, the issue regarding dating booklets is complex. On one hand, the assignment presents a productive opportunity for students to explore the subject of relationships: how do we build them? What am I looking...

A high school job is worth more than just the paycheck

Eleanor Kaplan, Editor-in-chief

February 15, 2019

The day I turned 16, I walked into an ice rink with my resumé in hand, asked for a job, got an interview, and fifteen minutes later I was a skate guard and skating instructor. I have since worked at the rink for almost three...

Second semester senior year isn’t all it’s cracked up to be

Stephanie Kim, Online Editor

February 15, 2019

I know, I know, you’ve probably read a quadrillion of these “I have ascended to second semester senior status, now it’s time to reflect” articles, but just hang with me for three minutes (assuming the average Lexile reading...