The Trinity Voice

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...

Voicing your own opinion

LILY ISRAEL, MANAGING EDITOR

February 6, 2018


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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...

Reaction without action: Complaining stifles change

Alexandra Lipton, EDITOR-IN-CHIEF

December 8, 2017


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  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...

The journey to feeling comfortable in your own skin

The journey to feeling comfortable in your own skin

Zoe Myers-Bochner, LAYOUT EDITOR

December 5, 2017


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Picture this year’s homecoming dance: loud music and hundreds of bodies moving in one motion, bobbing up and down as if they don’t have a care in the world. Then, picture me running right into the crowd. To anyone who knew me even last year, this scene would seem unthinkable. My experience at...

Trapped by taps

Trapped by taps

ALEXANDRA LIPTON, STAFF WRITER

November 3, 2017


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  How far would you go to save a dollar? For some, penny pinching can be a gratifying way to afford a Snickers bar at the checkout line at Publix. But when it comes to the government, stinginess can lead to the suffering of a whole population.   In April of 2014, the economically plummeting city of Flint...

Your petunias could be smarter than you think

Your petunias could be smarter than you think

ALEXANDRA LIPTON, STAFF WRITER

November 3, 2017


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It’s second semester, and we all have somehow managed to haul ourselves back to the desolate halls of Trinity Prep in an endless pursuit of intelligence. But what if we, the sleep-deprived Saints, are not the only intelligent beings to grace campus? According to Merriam-Webster online dictionary,...

More mass shootings: what are we doing wrong?

October 31, 2017


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   The United States can give out an immeasurable amount of thoughts and prayers. They were in Dallas, where five police officers were gunned down by a vengeful veteran. They were in Orlando, when a self-identified Islamic extremist who pledged allegiance to ISIS walked into an LGBT nightclub an...

United we march

MELISSA PREGASEN, STAFF WRITER

February 22, 2017


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In unison the world shouted. Washington, D.C. Orlando, Florida. Los Angeles, California. Chicago, Illinois. London, England. Buenos Aires, Argentina. Sydney, Australia. Seoul, South Korea. Nairobi, Kenya. McMurdo Station, Antarctica. Millions of voices on every continent joined together to march...

The paradox of Sadie Hawkins

The paradox of Sadie Hawkins

VALERIE TRAPP, OPINIONS EDITOR

February 10, 2017


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   Ah, Sadie Hawkins. The one day Trinity Prep students don their touristy Hawaiian T-shirts or dust off their flamboyant 70’s attire. In theory, it is a great opportunity for girls to take initiative and ask guys to a school dance—something that is a bit of an anomaly at Homecoming or Prom. Yet its ...

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