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Mass Media Monopolizes News Consumption:

Mass Media Monopolizes News Consumption:

Caroline Avery, Staff Wirter

December 13, 2018


Filed under EDITORIALS, OPINIONS

As memes and click bait continue to stay prevalent in our day to day media consumption, longer and more informative news coverage begins to fall through the cracks.   News is taken in like Happy Meals: quickly and with very little nutritional value — or in this case, cognitive value. Yes, Ka...

Success Is Rooted In the Will, Not the Skill: Trinity Students Overvalue Given Talent and Undermine Hard Work

Success Is Rooted In the Will, Not the Skill: Trinity Students Overvalue Given Talent and Undermine Hard Work

Caroline Avery, Staff Writer

December 13, 2018


Filed under EDITORIALS, OPINIONS

   From as early as elementary school, students single out peers who seem to stand out academically: “the smart kids.” These “smart kids” are all praised for supposedly having been blessed with a genius gene, something the rest of us merely missed out on. While there certainly exists a percen...

When the Teenage Angst is Warranted

Lexi Good, Staff Writer

December 12, 2018


Filed under OPINIONS

   If I use my phone to see how Kendall Jenner spent her summer break, I am ridiculed by adults for being an addicted teen, too impulsive to control my social media addiction.    If I use my phone to write an essay about how America’s education system should be reformed, I am ignored, told I...

Adjust Agonizing Assemblies

Adjust Agonizing Assemblies

Joseph Paoli, Staff Writer

December 12, 2018


Filed under OPINIONS

   Public speaking is part of the Trinity Prep curriculum at each and every grade level. Even in sixth grade, students complete the “World Expo” assignment, in which they are expected to concisely communicate information regarding their nation of interest.    Unfortunately, upper school assemblies ...

Find happiness wherever life takes you: Changing your mind can remind you of how blessed you are

AMBER RAMPERSAUD, SOCIAL MEDIA

December 12, 2018


Filed under OPINIONS

Waking up every morning only to perform the same tasks sometimes feels like such a drag. You wake up. Brush your teeth. Eat breakfast. Go to school. Repeat.   I hear it all the time, and of course I’ve felt it at times. We tend to let the repetition and stresses of everyday get to us, and it a...

Bring the DAC Back

Bring the DAC Back

Andrew Miller, OPINIONS EDITOR

November 9, 2018


Filed under OPINIONS, SHOWCASE

Students comfortably spread out along various bleachers, quietly waiting. All students are at the same level, ground level; There is no senior privilege, no seniority. Each student has adequate room to comfortably sit and stretch their legs, and every student can see perfectly while sitting—there is...

Lead Ed: School newspapers deserve freedom of the press

November 8, 2018


Filed under OPINIONS, SHOWCASE

   The Trinity Voice strives to emulate professional journalism in every way possible, from the manner in which its writers conduct interviews to the omission of Oxford commas. Sometimes we make mistakes, but the intent has always been to establish a level of integrity with the student body.  ...

The Kwammentary: Lightning’s not that frightening

The Kwammentary: Lightning’s not that frightening

Andrew Kwa, EDITOR-IN-CHIEF

November 8, 2018


Filed under OPINIONS

   When it comes to all things physical, I am an extremely lazy individual.  Running, lifting weights, even sitting up straight — I hate it all.      If you’re wondering why I still swim, all I can tell you is that the reason involves beef jerky, Monster Energy and a pentagram.    But if there is one thing...

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