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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 ...

The Kwammentary: Doubling down on double doors

The Kwammentary: Doubling down on double doors

ANDREW KWA, GRAPHICS EDITOR

February 9, 2017


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Meadows have grass, oceans have water and deserts have sand. Society? Society has rules, people. Specifically, I’m talking about proper etiquette. Etiquette is defined by Merriam-Webster as “the conduct or procedure required by good breeding or prescribed by authority to be observed in social...

Blurring the lines between memes and meaningful reporting

Alexandra Lipton, COPY EDITOR

February 9, 2017


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   “Political memes are the highest quality of meme in my personal opinion.”    Junior J. P. Arney is no stranger to social media, where he regularly searches for high quality memes, or popular and funny images circulated on the internet. But it is increasingly common for social media compan...

The fault with 5th Avenue

The fault with 5th Avenue

MELISSA PREGASEN, STAFF WRITER

January 23, 2017


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Spanning 6.2 miles in Manhattan, New York City, 5th Avenue has experienced some major population control since Tuesday November 8, 2016. Ever since President-elect Trump was elected as America’s 45th president, Secret Service officials have swarmed 5th Avenue questioning almost anyone who dares ...

The cold shoulder on climate change

MELISSA PREGASEN, STAFF WRITER

December 15, 2016


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  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


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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


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   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


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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


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“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


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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...

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