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Tackling the tempestuous, troublesome tuition

Tackling the tempestuous, troublesome tuition

OLIVER TRAPP, ONLINE EDITOR
December 11, 2014
Filed under OPINIONS, SHOWCASE

As December rolls around, seniors are on the final lap as they submit their applications to the colleges of their choice. In the endless nervousness, they send out the forms that will define the next four years of their lives. Even though it may seem a little hectic, it’s an exciting time. The allure...

R-e-s-p-e-c-t has been lost at Trinity

December 10, 2014
Filed under EDITORIALS, OPINIONS

When was the last time you left food on a table in the Grille? When was the last time you  texted while your teacher lectured? When was the last time you tossed The Trinity Voice on the ground, leaving it to be gathered in scraps by the cleaning staff? Throughout this school year we have lost our gr...

Changing Chapel for the better

Changing Chapel for the better

AAVNI GUPTA, STAFF WRITER
December 10, 2014
Filed under OPINIONS

Thursday, Nov. 13, was the opening night of Joseph and the Technicolor Dream Coat. Short scenes of the play were shown in chapel to support the homily that day. The scenes provided a nice visual of the lesson, and it incorporated students and their art. Instead of having the normal reading of the...

One size fits most

One size fits most

AMBER YANG, COPY EDITOR
December 10, 2014
Filed under OPINIONS, SHOWCASE

The strong scent of A&F No.1 intoxicated me as I walked into the dark lighting. Images of scantily clad women and near-naked men lined the walls, and the loud music vibrated the racks of overpriced clothing. To my middle school self, Abercrombie & Fitch was the epitome of cool. I was scandalized...

Food for thought

Food for thought

AAVNI GUPTA, STAFF WRITER
November 12, 2014
Filed under OPINIONS

I rushed into the Grille, hoping to get the last of the pasta before it ran out...but I didn’t make it in time; and I met a blank tray, while my stomach growled. The Grille has a lot of food, but there isn’t a lot of variety for students who have food allergies or people who can’t eat meat. Currently,...

Bravely Untangling Disney’s Frozen Feminism

Bravely Untangling Disney’s Frozen Feminism

BRIAN MIN, OPINIONS EDITOR
November 11, 2014
Filed under OPINIONS

“Mommy, I want to be a Princess,” the five-year-old girl exclaims. Imagining herself as Sleeping Beauty, she wants to wear a pretty pink dress and a beautiful gold tiara. However, she also begins to doubt herself: “Am I thin enough? Why am I not blonde? Why am I not pretty enough?” Pervading...

Fear: the most common side effect of Ebola

Fear: the most common side effect of Ebola

ALICE BENEKE, EDITOR-IN-CHIEF
November 11, 2014
Filed under OPINIONS, SHOWCASE

Ebola. Just the word creates a sense of panic and concern. Will it spread to Florida? Will animals contract it too? Will we all die? A major problem with Ebola is that so many people are misinformed about the disease, both in America and in West Africa. In Sierra Leone, Liberia and Guinea, where the...

Detention Demands Attention

Detention Demands Attention

OIVER TRAPP, ONLINE EDITOR
November 11, 2014
Filed under OPINIONS

As the doldrums of boredom rolled on, I sat obediently in Mrs. Burmeister’s room. With a genuine smile, Mrs. Burmeister told me to think about what I had done and nothing else. Initially, I did. However, it turns out that forgetting to sign-in to school does not provide much to ponder upon. Since...

Pulling the plug with note-taking on laptops

Pulling the plug with note-taking on laptops

BRIAN MIN, OPINIONS EDITOR
October 3, 2014
Filed under EDITORIALS, OPINIONS

The pitter-patter of the keyboards echoes through the physics classroom as teacher Mike Arney frustratingly tries to solve a homework problem.  Among the numerous laptops open, Facebook, Gmail, YouTube and Pinterest flash on the screens, enveloping the students.  When Mr. Arney finishes the problem...

The road to renovation

The road to renovation

AAVNI GUPTA, STAFF WRITER
October 3, 2014
Filed under OPINIONS

I’m pretty sure we all saw this coming–the end of Brokaw and the start of renovation. Brokaw Hall has been around since the start of Trinity Prep in 1968. On Tuesday, July 15, we said goodbye to the heart of the middle school and hello to the new beginning of a bigger building. The new building...

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