The Trinity Voice

Lessons a textbook can’t teach

Alexandra Lipton, EDITOR-IN-CHIEF

May 3, 2018


Filed under OPINIONS

  At this point in the year, the senior class is buzzing with anticipation: APs are quickly approaching, graduation is scarcely a month away and the reality of moving out is sinking in. Despite all of the excitement that pushes seniors out of Trinity’s doors, the class of 2018 can’t help but ...

Smoke and mirrors

May 3, 2018


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   In this day and age, few would argue that cigarettes aren’t dangerous. What was once considered a harmless pastime has been proven to cause irreparable damage to users’ health. But ask any teenager about the risks of vapes and Juuls, and they would likely respond with complete unconcern.   ...

More than just attendance

March 8, 2018


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When schedules are released over the summer, every sophomore is excited and nervous to discover who their adviser will be for the rest of high school. It is a comfort for students to know that a teacher will be there specifically to support them academically and emotionally for the rest of their time...

Now is the time to have a voice on the issues

ZACH WATSON, EDITOR-IN-CHIEF

February 26, 2018


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  In the wake of the deaths of 17 students and faculty at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School on Feb. 14, I have heard many young adults and high school students express their frustration on the inaction of both the state and national Congresses in implementing any plan to prevent more gun violen...

That’s a rap

LEXI GOOD, STAFF WRITER

February 8, 2018


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Sadie Hawkins 2018: you’re dancing with your friends, whipping, nae-naeing and jujuing on that beat when suddenly you hear rapper Eminem say, “you’re the kind of girl I’d like to assault.” You, (A.) sit down on the dancefloor in silent protest or (B.) Dance harder; Eminem doesn’t really mean...

Seeing your future: stress, careers, and college

Seeing your future: stress, careers, and college

HARPER WILCOX, Staff Writer

February 6, 2018


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   Over the summer, I took a tour of the University of California, Los Angeles campus. Even though it was the middle of summer and I could barely see anything because the sun was so bright, I loved it.    For as long as I can remember, I’ve been told to succeed at school so I can succeed in the future. The colle...

Voicing your own opinion

LILY ISRAEL, MANAGING EDITOR

February 6, 2018


Filed under EDITORIALS, OPINIONS

Oprah Winfrey had yet to put the finishing touches on her Golden Globes speech before Americans already penciled her in as a candidate in the 2020 presidential election. We were barely able to comprehend Winfrey’s emphatic words, “I want all the girls watching here, now, to know that a new day is...

The Kwammentary: The truth about “bae”

The Kwammentary: The truth about “bae”

Andrew Kwa, LAYOUT EDITOR

February 6, 2018


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Love can be expressed in a variety of ways. Some are subtle, like a rose anonymously stowed away in a locker. Others are direct, like a heartfelt proposal delivered in a fancy restaurant. Still others are just plain silly, like six Instagram posts in a row professing how in love the two of you are...

Reaction without action: Complaining stifles change

Alexandra Lipton, EDITOR-IN-CHIEF

December 8, 2017


Filed under EDITORIALS

  Life is a competition. Anything that is quantifiable can be used as a measure of success, from how much sleep one gets to what kind of car one drives.   But more than ever before, our generation delights in romanticizing our problems and our losses, which has led us to compete in an entirel...

Mom, can I turn my location off?

LEXI GOOD, STAFF WRITER

December 7, 2017


Filed under OPINIONS, SHOWCASE

 I think it’s safe to say none of us are foreign to the helicopter parent. You know: the constant canvas checker, the FBI investigator, the mom that still packs her children’s lunches despite the fact that they graduate in five months.   While our parents only mean to raise us to be the best we c...

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