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Too Little, Too Late

Too Little, Too Late

ANDREW BACHRACH, STAFF WRITER

March 9, 2020

 With the push of a button or the tap of a finger, kids have access to nearly anything, thanks to the internet. However, because of this, many young Americans are being exposed to sexually explicit content much earlier than previous generations. Psychology Today reports that children as young as ...

Allured By Empty Promises: The issue with close-minded, emotional, single-issue voting

March 9, 2020

   Elections, either national or on a school level, are filled with empty promises. In 2016, that promise was to build a wall and make Mexicans pay for it. In 2020, they vary from debt-free college to a universal basic income. And it is an effective campaign strategy—who would not love having a free...

Lead Ed: Mid-semester Comments Earn a Failing Grade

March 9, 2020

Effective communication between students and teachers is a necessary component of any healthy school environment. And while Trinity generally affords its teachers with ample opportunities to provide their students with meaningful feedback, no method of communication is nearly as unhelpful, unnecessary  an...

Lead Ed: The Spin Cycle

March 9, 2020

If the impeachment of President Donald Trump has taught us anything, it is that our country is more politically polarized than ever. Analysis of impeachment proceedings has been dominated by phrenetic attempts by both sides of the aisle to depict the opposite party as either obstructionists or manipulators....

What Standardized Tests Fail to Assess

CONNOR RAFFA, Staff Writer

December 13, 2019

   Senior year should be a time to get closer to classmates and enjoy the last couple of years before adulthood. However, for many in the high school class of 2020, this is overshadowed by an excess of stress, as students have struggled in recent months to turn in their college applications.    ...

Mission (Not) Complete

Lexi Good, Staff Writer

November 1, 2019

   The best way to get Instagram famous is to save a third world country. Doesn’t matter which one, doesn’t matter how, as long as you capture that perfect selfie of your altruism.    While, at its core, volunteering is an amazing way for teens to help others, it is vital we do not let Ins...

School Security as a Spectrum

CONNOR RAFFA, OPINIONS WRITER

October 14, 2019

   School security has become increasingly relevant in light of numerous school shootings occurring nationwide. With the summer hire of Michael Keating as the Head of Security and other security improvements like the kiosk at the school’s entrance, Trinity appears to be addressing this matter. ...

Film Fest Review

Carly Swain and Drew Miller

May 22, 2019

    Trinity Preparatory School’s 22nd annual film festival had something for everyone, from a foreign language flick to a Jimmy Buffett-inspired cheeseburger cartoon. Orchestrated by seniors Cameron Miner and Elizabeth Gordon to benefit United Cerebral Palsy, film fest was a night of entert...

A Foundation of Faith: Religious beliefs foster a greater sense of belonging and happiness

April 4, 2019

   Too often, people are caught up in thinking that if only they had more, they could finally be happy. However, no matter how hard one tries, lasting happiness — unlike the fleeting high of a newly bought pair of Nike’s — is not found in tangible things that can be purchased or seen. As much...

Students learn less on online homework

Students learn less on online homework

Drew Miller, Opinions Editor

March 27, 2019

  Google Chrome tabs of WebAssign’s “Practice Another Version,” tabs of Yahoo Answers and screenshots of other students’ answers litter the typical student’s desktop after completing a math or science online homework, while their single piece of graph paper lies unmarked. Students often r...

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