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Is “campus rape culture” on the rise at New Trier?  New Trier screens controversial film to “educate” seniors.

 

The latest issue of the student-produced NT Examiner took on the serious topics of sexual assault in its May 3 issue titled, “Trigger Warning.”  The NT Examiner is distributed quarterly by New Trier News, the student newspaper of New Trier High School.

 

Sexual assault is a serious issue deserving of a thoughtful and robust discussion. Unfortunately, New Trier teachers and administrators overseeing the NT Examiner failed their students by allowing one-sided, ideological views of complicated issues to be the lone voices covered by the paper’s contributors. Articles included, for instance, “How Do We Define Toxic Masculinity”? and “Roe v. Wade Under Siege Post-Kennedy.”

 

Of particular concern is the recent screening in all New Trier senior advisories of the controversial movie, The Hunting Ground, produced in 2015 by sexual assault awareness advocates Amy Ziering and Kirby Dick; the film was, ironically, funded and distributed by Harvey Weinstein’s production company.

 

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$12,000 Raised to send Project HOOD kids to Summer Camp!

 

New Trier Neighbors has partnered with Pastor Corey Brooks, of New Beginnings Church and Project Hood in Woodlawn, to send kids from Chicago’s south side community to a transformational week of summer camp in Golden, Missouri, next summer!

 

With the help of generous New Trier Neighbors, we reached our goal of raising $12,000, which will send up to 20 kids to camp. Many of the young people offered this opportunity will have never before set foot out of Chicago!  Thank you!

 

 

The Year in Review

 

Since New Trier Neighbors launched in October 2017 here is what you have made possible.  If you like what you see, please donate!

Sustained issue campaigns to inform and educate on the D39 tax levy process and Wilmette’s mandatory minimum wage/sick leave debates.

An evening with famed CNN economist (and New Trier alum) Stephen Moore, attended by nearly 100.

A screening and discussion of the critically acclaimed “How Jack Became Black” at New Trier High School, promoting diversity in racial discussions and attended by 300.

Three “Mix-n-Mingles” in Winnetka, including hosting our local village trustees and school board members, and speakers including Ted Dabrowski from Wirepoints and Bob Muzikowski of Chicago Hope Academy.

Exposing race-based hiring practices and teacher segregation at a public school in Evanston. Related media coverage appeared in The Wall Street Journal, National Review, and Crain’s Chicago Business.

Holding productive discussions with senior New Trier High school administrators on both exposing students to more intellectual diversity, and listening to students who are concerned about political bias in the classroom.

Publishing weekly newsletters keeping North Shore residents up to date on politicized “gun walkouts,” sexuality surveys in schools, and other “must-know” information that you won’t find anywhere else.

Growing our mailing list of North Shore New Trier Neighbors to over 1000!

 

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Professor Jason Hill of DePaul University joins us May 22.  Get tickets here.

 

Professor Hill will discuss the state of affairs on college campuses  – including the recent “condemnation” by his colleagues over a pro-Israel article he wrote – as well as his latest book latest book We Have Overcome, which outlines his love for America and its promise to those to arrive on her shores.

 

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