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March 21, 2017

Filed under Opinions/Editorials

On March 8, New Trier and the world celebrated International Women’s day: a day to celebrate the fight for women’s rights and gender equality. Internationally, the day was marked with demonstrations, speeches and protests including...

Controversial Seminar Day proves less than expected

Max Minogue

March 9, 2017

Filed under Opinions/Editorials

The famous, or infamous depending on who’s asking, Seminar Day has officially come and gone. Political indoctrination has supposedly occurred, so I guess I’m now writing from the point of view of a psychotic liberal. So ...

Parents of New Trier opt out of Seminar Day, joins Project HOOD

Emily Wong

March 8, 2017

Filed under News

On Tues., Feb. 28, while the school hosted its Seminar Day to bring attention to the issue of racial civil rights, a group of students chose to opt out of the event and go to the South Side of Chicago to participate in an initiat...

Community packs Cornog to voice views on Seminar Day

Hannah Young

March 8, 2017

Filed under Top Stories

After months of debate over the contentious Seminar Day, hundreds of students, faculty, and community members convened at a board meeting on Feb. 20, some to voice their perspectives on the day itself and others on how the is...

Students divided on impact of Seminar Day

Husnain Raza

March 8, 2017

Filed under Top Stories

On Feb. 28 of this year, instead of attending normal classes, New Trier students attended the school’s Seminar Day, which incited much controversy among parents, students, and media outlets. This is the second year in which New...

Seminar Day is for students. Let them decide

February 22, 2017

Filed under Opinions/Editorials

At New Trier we are very lucky to have involved community and caring parents. It’s not unusual for every seat to be taken at the Board of Education meetings because parents want to know what’s going on at our school. NT p...

Students open to Seminar Day but question structure

Rebecca Lee

February 21, 2017

Filed under News, Top Stories

The polarizing debate surrounding the second annual New Trier All-School Seminar Day has provoked strong reactions from community members and students. On Feb 28, New Trier will hold an All-School Seminar Day themed “Understandi...

MLK Day won’t waste your time

Carly Travis, Opinions Editor

January 15, 2016

Filed under Opinions/Editorials

What are your plans for Monday, Jan. 18? Will you wake up per usual, sip a cup of watery Joe from the small cafe, then sulk into your seat in advisery? Or will you sleep in and join your middle school aged siblings for breakfast...

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