• Vanderbilt's Jackie Welch, a New Trier graduate, prepares to kick during the 2016 season. Photos by Vanderbilt University Athletics

    Alumni Spotlight: Transfer kickstarts Welch’s career

    June 27, 2017 By Michael Wojtychiw, Sports Editor Sports, High School

    One of the hardest things a teenager has to do during their high school careers. Which school fits the best? Does the school have my major?

  • Maddie McCormick (left), a 2009 New Trier graduate, is starring in a pilot premiere on HBO called “F**cked Up” with actress Mallory Low.

    NT grad makes name for herself in Hollywood

    June 26, 2017 By Jacqueline Glosniak, Contributing Editor Life & Arts

    From the moment Maddie McCormick could speak, she longed for a life on stage entertaining others.

  • University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign’s Jack Yalowitz makes a play in the field against the University of Maryland May 5 in Champaign. Illinois Athletics

    Alumni Spotlight: Yalowitz completes dominant season at Illinois

    June 23, 2017 By Michael Wojtychiw, Sports Editor Sports
    When Jack Yalowitz entered the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign last year, he walked into a great situation that allowed him to get an ample amount of playing time as a freshman.
  • Kids join in the singing.

    Music on the Green rocks downtown Wilmette

    June 24, 2017 News
    The Music on the Green summer concert series, presented by the Village of Wilmette, kicked off with Spoken Four on June 20 on the Village Hall front lawn.
  • Photos by Bojana Galic/22nd Century Media Grateful Bites Pizza Shoppe’s pepperoni pizza with hot honey pizza ($15) features marinara sauce, mozzarella cheese, pepperoni, hot honey and chives.

    Dining Out: Pizza Shoppe focuses on family-friendly eating

    June 19, 2017 By Jacqueline Glosniak, Contributing Editor Life & Arts, Dining Out
    After 20 years at the Chicago Board of Trade became uninteresting and monotonous, Matt Halack knew it was time to trade his career for something more reflective of his new-found culinary talents.