The Trinity Voice

Lead Ed: A Lack of Love for Affinity Groups

School's policy on affinity groups leaves students feeling isolated
October 5, 2020

   Trinity Prep is a school that prides itself on its diversity and inclusion. Yet, for some students, this feeling of acceptance and respect simply isn’t felt. If the social media crisis last spring...

COVID Causes Changes to College Admissions

Are test-optional policies here to stay?
April 23, 2020

While the coronavirus and social distancing persist, many changes have occurred in everyday life. People have lost their jobs, schools have been moved online and sports seasons have been canceled. Moreover,...

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...

Lead Ed: Mid-semester Comments Earn a Failing Grade

Comments are non-specific and unhelpful for teachers, parents, and students
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...

Lead Ed: The Spin Cycle

The trend of political polarization is driven by ideological echo chambers
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...

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...

Mass Media Monopolizes News Consumption:

Mass Media Monopolizes News Consumption:
December 13, 2018

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...

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
December 13, 2018

   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...

Smoke and mirrors

We must work together to end Juuling misconceptions
May 3, 2018

   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...

More than just attendance

Advisory needs amending
March 8, 2018

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...

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