Despite fewer restrictions, VPNs still remain popular

Hope Talbot and Amelia Jacobson

November 2, 2018

In light of the recent technology restrictions in adviseries (as well as classes), students at both campuses have been installing VPNs to ensure personal freedoms on their devices. A VPN or Virtual Private Network overrides the...

Do I need my phone?

Ezra Wallach

March 16, 2018

A survey conducted by the Kaiser Foundation showed that kids use technology for 7.5 hours a day, not including school. Even more surprising, this was back in 2009. While this is just one statistic, it has greater consequences;...

“Black Mirror” highlights technology overload

Beth Wall

December 14, 2016

The premise seems like something straight out of your dad’s Facebook feed. Technology is evil and kids are addicted to their iPhones and our near-future is a dull, disjointed, digital dystopia. This is how technology can (and will...

Ditching the tech for a day will keep the doctor away

Daniel Fay, Staff Reporter

February 26, 2016

In your pocket right now is the source of the widespread self-consciousness, physical decay, emotional breakdown, and social disconnect plaguing our society today. The overuse of cellphones, tablets, and laptops is listed as...

Time flies when you’re staring at your screen

Camille Baer, Opinion Editor

January 29, 2016

Phones, iPads and laptops, oh my! I can say with complete confidence that every student at New Trier has at least two of the three listed devices. Because of our tech-obssesed era, our generation has largely increased their usage...

Websites unveiled by Kardashian klan

Camille Baer, Opinions Editor

October 7, 2015

On September 14, Kim Kardashian, Khloe Kardahsian, Kylie Jenner, and Kendall Jenner collectively released their own websites/apps to which fans can subscribe. It’s amazing to see how far the Kardshian/Jenner family has come...

My unfulfilling “Snap Story”

Carly Travis

March 20, 2015

I did it. What is “it” you ask? I caved and made a Snapchat. I could possibly have been the last one on earth to do so. I explicitly recall sitting in the lunchroom freshman year when my friend leaned over with her iPad...