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Save the world: one healthy meal at a time

Save the world: one healthy meal at a time

GILLIAN PERKINS, FOCUS EDITOR

March 9, 2014


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When we consider the environment, there are a few topics that always come up. We encourage one another to recycle, fight for the preservation of endangered animals and speak out against polluting the air around us. There’s one crucial part of our environment, however, that never seems to be part of...

Organic music for the mind and soul

LEXIE GARCIA, STAFF WRITER

March 7, 2014


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Music is a universal teacher. It transcends cultural and geographic boundaries, touching the hearts and minds of millions across the globe. The American singer Bruce Springsteen once said he learned far more from a 3-minute record than he ever learned in school. If what “the Boss” says proves to...

Powerful pythons pervade peninsula

Powerful pythons pervade peninsula

AMY LOWNDES, STAFF WRITER

March 4, 2014


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Twenty foot, 200-pound serpents that rule the jungle—it sounds like the stuff of nightmares, but only a stretch down the peninsula, they exist in the thousands. Invasive pythons have become something of a Florida phenomenon. Every few months, news of them pop up in national newspapers, with headlines...

All you need is love…and a little advice on how to get it

LEXIE GARCIA, STAFF WRITER

February 10, 2014


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Oh, love. How fickle thou art. It covers such a wide range, from first kiss to picking out china patterns and sharing a spice rack—how does one even begin to understand it? When it comes to matters of the heart, it all seems so uncertain and nebulous. And yet we keep on trying. In the spirit of...

Love makes the world go ’round: Dating traditions from around the world

Love makes the world go ’round: Dating traditions from around the world

GILLIAN PERKINS, FOCUS EDITOR

February 4, 2014


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Relationships are complicated.  People spend countless amounts of energy trying to decipher the unwritten secret code that is love.  We somehow all keep up with the ever-changing norm, telling us when it’s okay to move from one step to the next and what those steps are.  Couples are constantly trying...

A lesson in love: two Trinity teachers test the waters of love

A lesson in love: two Trinity teachers test the waters of love

AMY LOWNDES, STAFF WRITER

February 4, 2014


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Photography teacher Ryan Bowden recalls waving his grandmother off when, upon his moving to California, she predicted he would fall in love with a surfer girl—a prediction that held true. The Bowdens, now both teaching at Trinity, attributed their series of chance meetings to fate. "Call me crazy,”...

Going back to medical school: what doctors can teach us about ourselves

Going back to medical school: what doctors can teach us about ourselves

GILLIAN PERKINS, FOCUS EDITOR

December 5, 2013


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In the medical world, there aren’t very many secrets. In fact, the whole point of going to the doctor is to find out clean and clear what’s wrong and how to fix it. That being said, there is an abundance of information that doctors know that we don’t. I wanted to know some facts. The body is...

Holiday cookies in four ingredients

Holiday cookies in four ingredients

AMY LOWNDES, STAFF WRITER

December 5, 2013


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PEANUT BUTTER COOKIES DIPPED IN CHOCOLATE MAKES: 12 COOK TIME: 6-8 minutes The holidays are sometimes a blur of family, events and exams, and it can be difficult to make time for long standing traditions— like baking. But these holiday cookies are delicious, and with only four ingredients, a snap...

Thank yourself: our tiniest ticks have value

LEXIE GARCIA, STAFF WRITER

December 5, 2013


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The human body is a strange but extraordinary machine. One we often take for granted. You might be consciously appreciative of your heart, lungs and legs, but when was the last time you paid homage to your eyebrows? Your eyelashes? Your goosebumps? Perhaps the idea of praising these supposedly useless...

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