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The cold shoulder on climate change

MELISSA PREGASEN, STAFF WRITER

December 15, 2016


Filed under EDITORIALS, OPINIONS, SHOWCASE

  It’s discussed. It’s disregarded. It’s disputed.   Climate change is the most important global problem the Earth is facing. We have all heard about it, but what really is it and why is it important?   From the mid to late 20th century and forwards, increased levels of atmospheri...

Trump’s America

Trump’s America

ANDREW KWA, ALEXANDRA LIPTON, VALERIE TRAPP, OPINIONS DEPARTMENT

December 9, 2016


Filed under OPINIONS, SHOWCASE

Our parents were right: anybody really can become President. We are heralding 2017 with a reality-TV mogul and hair icon ready to put up pictures of his Slovenian model wife on the Oval Office desk. As unpredictable as Donald Trump may be, the Trinity Prep Opinions department is here to help: we’re...

We need affirmative action now as much as ever

We need affirmative action now as much as ever

Amy Lowndes, EDITOR-IN-CHIEF

November 21, 2016


Filed under EDITORIALS, OPINIONS, SHOWCASE

   With the recent fever dream of an election exacerbating bitter divides in the nation, racial issues have come to the forefront of our national conscience. Yet as we look into an uncertain future, we must be sure to preserve what has proved one of our country’s most successful policies in the past...

Blue and gold and green: the case for solar panels at Trinity Prep

Blue and gold and green: the case for solar panels at Trinity Prep

Alexandra Lipton, COPY EDITOR

November 4, 2016


Filed under EDITORIALS

At Trinity Prep, the student body isn’t the only thing that is bright. Our prime location in the Sunshine State gives us incredible solar potential; in fact, Florida has the third-best conditions of any state for converting sunlight into solar energy. Yet, our campus is letting that energy go to waste. The...

Race of the races in college admissions

Race of the races in college admissions

ANDREW KWA, GRAPHICS EDITOR

November 4, 2016


Filed under OPINIONS

“All men are created equal.” Despite being in the Declaration of Independence since 1776, this key phrase has certainly been a fickle concept for society to grasp throughout history. Nearly a century passed before Abraham Lincoln issued the Emancipation Proclamation, and several more decades progressed...

It’s not funny anymore

VALERIE TRAPP, AMBER YANG, OPINIONS EDITOR, EDITOR-IN-CHIEF

November 4, 2016


Filed under EDITORIALS, OPINIONS

Olivia Duncan attends The First Academy, a Christian private school analogous to Trinity Prep in more ways than one. We are football rivals, friends and only 18.8 miles away from each other. Yet, one of Duncan’s recent Instagram posts championed values far from our idea of tolerance. “So….I...

Suffocating free speech: safe spaces on college campuses

Suffocating free speech: safe spaces on college campuses

ANDREW KWA, GRAPHICS EDITOR

October 11, 2016


Filed under OPINIONS

“Sticks and stones may break my bones, but words will never hurt me.” While this may have been our witty retort to the playground bully as children, many today would argue that words carry a significant and dangerous power. In fact, several colleges have taken action in fear of the frightening...

Bring me your poor, your tired, your huddled masses

VALERIE TRAPP, OPINIONS EDITOR

October 11, 2016


Filed under OPINIONS

“I was convinced the world knew only how to take, but I’m learning every single day that it still has something left to give.” Omar Prekazi sat in front of me on a cracked leather couch in Langschoss Refugee Camp in Lammersdorf, Germany—a clear cup of water balanced on his knee. I aske...

First day sleeping schedule

First day sleeping schedule

CARLIN BAUSCH, GRAPHIC ARTIST

September 14, 2016


Filed under OPINIONS, SHOWCASE

Streams of distraction

Streams of distraction

MELISSA PREGASEN, STAFF WRITER

September 7, 2016


Filed under OPINIONS

   “I cannot read that,” you lament. “It is longer than 140 characters and there is no CTRL F in books.” Our brains have been wired to glance at Instagram bio’s to know a person, skim Sparknote plot summaries to read a book, and read concise article titles to understand the gist of the ...

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