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What does it meme to me: The line is defined where internet jokes become cyberbullying

What does it meme to me: The line is defined where internet jokes become cyberbullying

Caroline Avery, Staff Writer

December 13, 2018


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Recently, WebAssign homework and assemblies have become the targets of anonymous meme-makers across campus. However, as teachers and students become the laughing targets of these accounts, the issue of cyberbullying rises to the surface and the question of where the line is drawn between funny posts an...

McDermed goes from Bird Keeper to Science Teacher

McDermed goes from Bird Keeper to Science Teacher

Joseph Paoli, STAFF WRITER

December 4, 2018


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   Science teacher Brandon McDermed begins his first year at Trinity teaching middle school science. His enthusiasm when teaching his students is clear to any who might ask one of his students what they think of him, such as with eighth grader Leticia Fernandez.   “When I came to his class, he explain...

Castlevania Anime Raises Stakes Again in Netflix Productions

Joseph Paoli, Staff Writer

November 26, 2018


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It is a universal truth that any critically acclaimed modern show takes an eternity between the end of one season and the beginning of a new one. While this is especially maligned with shows that air on dedicated television stations like Rick & Morty and Game of Thrones, one lesser known example...

Just How Fleeting Is Trick-or-Treating?

Joseph Paoli, Staff Writer

November 12, 2018


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Swimmers dive into national pool

Swimmers dive into national pool

Ryan Zehnder, Staff Writer

November 9, 2018


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   In recent years, Trinity Prep has had many exceptionally dominant athletics programs that routinely win district, regional and state honors in their respective sports. But, Varsity swimming is undoubtedly in the upper echelon of Trinity athletics when it comes to results. Trinity’s swim team ...

Be kind to yourself

Be kind to yourself

HARPER WILCOX, STAFF WRITER

November 9, 2018


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   It’s common for teens to dislike themselves. Although self deprecation may seem like the norm, it’s the students who treat themselves kindly who are able to enjoy their middle and high school careers.    “I tell myself that it doesn’t always matter what other people think,” sophomo...

THE TOXIC TRADITION OF FEMALE COMPETITION

Lexi Good, Staff Writer

November 9, 2018


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“I’m not like other girls.” This phrase is commonly worn with great pride, as if being like other girls is something to shun. Girls who distance themselves from other women and associate themselves with masculine qualities — often called “tomboys” — seem harmless in elementary school. But...

Smoke and mirrors

October 29, 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.  ...

Uber Policy Blocks Minors from Riding

October 16, 2018


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Uber is taking the transportation game by storm as well as inserting itself in modern slang. Teenagers use it for a quick ride, a last-minute event or just in everyday language, since the company has become so popular. Because of its recent growth, students are Ubering alone, now more than ever. Howe...

Reactions Vary Towards New Honor Council System

Joseph Paoli, STAFF WRITER

October 15, 2018


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   During the Upper School assembly on Sept. 19, Upper School Dean of Students Kelly Aull announced significant alterations to the structure of the school’s Honor Council. Within a few seconds the student body quieted, and even the background conversations which always linger in the audience died dow...

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