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The spark to embark on how we park

The spark to embark on how we park

BRIAN MIN, OPINIONS EDITOR

December 11, 2014

The nearly tardy juniors and sophomores rushed to advisory because their parking spots were so far away. As they passed the parking lot, they watched seniors, teachers and administrators unfairly have spots waiting for them. Although parking spots for seniors, teachers and administrators have been in...

R-e-s-p-e-c-t has been lost at Trinity

December 10, 2014

When was the last time you left food on a table in the Grille? When was the last time you  texted while your teacher lectured? When was the last time you tossed The Trinity Voice on the ground, leaving it to be gathered in scraps by the cleaning staff? Throughout this school year we have lost our gr...

Pulling the plug with note-taking on laptops

Pulling the plug with note-taking on laptops

BRIAN MIN, OPINIONS EDITOR

October 3, 2014

The pitter-patter of the keyboards echoes through the physics classroom as teacher Mike Arney frustratingly tries to solve a homework problem.  Among the numerous laptops open, Facebook, Gmail, YouTube and Pinterest flash on the screens, enveloping the students.  When Mr. Arney finishes the problem...

Let’s turn away from competition and back to learning

JESSICA KOTNOUR, EDITOR-IN-CHEIF

October 3, 2014

Since we were young we’ve had it engrained in us to be the best.  Not the best that we could be, but the best in general. As kids we strived for the first place trophy in the YMCA soccer league. When we didn’t win, we were given a consolation trophy that would sit on our shelf, a reminder of our...

Personal goals promote positive perspectives

KANIKA MOHAN, EDITOR-IN-CHIEF

May 1, 2014

I can’t count the number of times I’ve heard someone say “Why am I here today?” But worse, I can’t count the number of times I’ve said it myself. With the end of the year on the horizon, we all have our sights on summer. However, as a result, we lose focus on work and responsibilities....

Class rivalries tug on the ropes of school unity

ALICE BENEKE, STAFF WRITER

March 7, 2014

A natural, light-hearted competition between grades is exciting in all schools.  Traditional and fun activities like powderpuff football games and pep rallies encourage friendly rivalry, but sometimes the competition is taken a little too far. Let’s be honest; it’s no fun when the tension rises...

Break stereotypes, not hearts

ZACH KOBRIN, OPINIONS EDITOR

February 6, 2014

As Valentine’s Day approaches, expect broken hearts and lots of leftover chocolate. The fourteenth may be a happy day for some, but others face the grim reality of being turned down. Rejection shouldn’t be a sugarcoated truth, no matter how sweet it can be made to sound. In this season of love,...

Etiquette makes an escape

ALEX NEBEL, MANAGING EDITOR

December 5, 2013

As the bell rings at the end of break, underclassmen rush from the Grille while seniors rush from the parking lot, everyone trying to avoid being late to class. We all have our horse blinders on, focusing solely on ourselves, not caring who we bump into on the way. Our worlds collide when one of us pulls...

The Race to College

The Race to College

BRIAN MIN, STAFF WRITER

October 31, 2013

As they begin their college applications, white and Asian high school seniors dread answering the simple question: What race are you? Asians believe they must somehow break the “Asian mold,” while Caucasians desperately want to seem “cultured.” Affirmative action, the inclusion of race in...

The two sides of Obamacare

MICHAEL LEIFERMAN and TONI CROSS

October 29, 2013

Obamacare: replacing infirmaries with ignorance By Michael Leiferman America needs health care reform. Nearly 49 millions people lacked health insurance in 2011. Thousands of Americans are left bankrupt after life-threatening illnesses force them into hospitals they cannot afford. American heal...

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