Safety must be an ongoing effort

October 9, 2018

We’re talking about safety again. And not as a result of the theoretical threat usually felt in the wake of a school shooting in some other far away state. This time, the discussions are contextualized by recent safety scares...

Living in fear does not make us safer

Staff Editorial

March 23, 2018

On Wednesday, Mar. 14, New Trier held its breath as news slowly trickled in about the gunman situation at Northwestern. Everybody knows somebody there. 9th period that day felt like the longest 40 minutes ever.   Around 2:15 P.M.,...

We need change now

Staff Editorial

March 23, 2018

On Tuesday Mar. 20, yet another school shooting took place, this time in Maryland at Great Mills High School. A seventeen year old male shot and wounded two students with a handgun, before being shot by resource officer Blaine...

Student activism reaches New Trier for National Walkout day

Jasmine Gonzalez

March 9, 2018

Students are to participate in a national walkout to demand gun legislation reform on Wednesday, Mar. 14, exactly one month after the tragedy in Parkland, Florida. Students will be joining thousands across the country for 17 minut...

Let the walkout be a walkout

Ezra Wallach

March 2, 2018

Dear Student Alliance and the New Trier administration, on behalf of myself as well as many of my peers, I ask you to please do less. Student Alliance and others are planning the Mar. 14 walkout as a safe and seamless demonstr...

Don’t silence students; empower them

Emily Abt

March 2, 2018

“Young people have helped lead all our great movements. How inspiring to see it again in so many smart, fearless students standing up for their right to be safe; marching and organizing to remake the world as it should be. We...