What do we know about the middle class at New Trier?

Sofia Papakos, Opinions Editor

February 7, 2020

I feel like we all know the New Trier stereotype at this point. If you’re rich and white you’re pretty much the poster child for it. But aside from that, like most stereotypes, it puts a gross generalization that ...

The difference between rumors and gossip

Sofia Papakos, Opinions Editor

December 20, 2019

We’ve all gossiped at one point or another. Most of us do it daily without even considering it to be gossiping. It’s a form of mass communication that we use to connect with one another. I don’t believe gossiping to be i...

No excuse to use N-word

Sofia Papakos, Opinions Editor

December 13, 2019

The issue of identity is confusing. We spend our whole lives figuring out who we are and what we want for ourselves. Throw race and gender into the mix, and it adds even more layers of complexity to our identity. I’...

“Joker” is nothing to joke about

Sofia Papakos, Opinions Editor

November 1, 2019

Since the release of “The Joker,” it’s been at center of  a controversy about glorifying murder and gun violence. And I agree. But I think it’s important that it raises these issues. The film reveals the malevolence an...

The way we talk about bullying hasn’t been working

Sofia Papakos, Opinions Editor

October 18, 2019

I remember in 7th grade we had an in-depth presentation that focused on gossiping and its ripple effects. They divided us by genders. The video they showed us touched on different girls’ stories, from teenage pregnancy to cyber bull...

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...

Jonas Brothers return in Sucker

Sofia Papakos, Staff Writer

March 22, 2019

As the old Disney shows have been replaced with new ones, the Jonas Brothers faded away with them. Until now. The recent, monumental announcement of their reunion however, has answered the prayers of early 2000s fans. The group...