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Using a Juul Doesn’t Make You Cuul

Jahvid Nawab, Staff Reporter

June 2, 2018


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Are you looking for a new way to get a nice unhealthy dose of toxins? Are you looking for a new way to feel weird in the head? Are you looking for a new way to make yourself look like a kid who can't make good choices? If you answered "yes" to any on these questions then a Juul is the perfect product...

Getting the Most Out of Online School

Grant Brunstetter, Staff Reporter

April 5, 2018


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photo by Grant Brunstetter Nothing like hitting a blaring alarm, rolling over, and reading the words "School is canceled." Joyous thoughts race through your head, and you thank Old Man Winter for the gift of another day off. Then, suddenly, it hits you. You remember that you have online school. After ...

Russia’s Clandestine War on Democracy

Bucky Stalker, Staff Reporter

March 28, 2018


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"A new Cold War seemed to be brewing." Icelandic-born writer and journalist Alda Sigmundsdóttir speculated about the recent events between North Korea and the United States. A rapid expansion of North Korea's nuclear capabilities has led to theories that the design was based on a cancelled Soviet...

The Real Answer to a Major Mystery — Is Water Wet?

The Real Answer to a Major Mystery — Is Water Wet?

Todd Crenshaw, Staff Reporter

March 2, 2018


Filed under Columns, Showcase

“I think the debate is asinine. No one should be talking about it. People who are have too much time on their hands.” This was Trinity science teacher Mr. Michael Budniak’s response to my question: Is water wet? I would like to refute his statement and say this question should be talked ...

Does JUG Really Provide Justice?

Aidan Kolb, Staff Reporter

February 3, 2018


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After school, students sit in desks scribbling down the same sentence in all capital letters until the hour is up. "Justice Under God," or JUG, is one type of discipline at Trinity. Serving JUG after school may cause students to be late to work, practice or whatever other activity they planned....

Four Years Worth Remembering

Sam Hebestreit, Staff Reporter

January 30, 2018


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"Time flies when you're having a good time." High school can be fun and exhilarating, but it's all in what you make it. Trinity has made a four-year experience something that will last a lifetime. High school can be scary for someone who has no clue what is going to happen, but feeling comfortable...

Powerful Rap Can Teach Us Lessons

Carter Martin, Staff Reporter

January 11, 2018


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Imagine a teenager just like you listening to rap but not just rap that deals with negative parts of society -- instead, rap that has meaning to you. In today’s society rap has meaning to different races and both genders.  Rap has drastically changed over the years from the '80s rappers like Tupac,...

Multi-Billion Dollar Gun Fight Hurting All

Bucky Stalker, Staff Reporter

July 7, 2017


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A controversial, multi-billion dollar war has taken the nation by storm, creating a division and tension between the two leading political parties in the United States. Many in the Republican Party have supported the idea that all citizens should be allowed to defend themselves and their property since...

Why Does the NCAA Refuse to Share with the Real Money Makers?

Sam Rueff, Staff Reporter

March 24, 2017


Filed under Columns, Sports

Say you see your hero athlete, run up to him or her to get an autograph and then find out they can’t sign anything because of rules. This is a problem going on and increasingly getting worse in college football. The rule for National Collegiate Athletic Association college football programs is ...

Reflections from the Mat

Reflections from the Mat

Anthony Farias, Staff Reporter

February 22, 2017


Filed under Columns, Showcase, Sports

Set yourself in a wrestling stance. Knees bent, chest over your thighs, and your eyes staring into your opponent’s. Boom boom, boom boom, boom boom…your heart races, pumping adrenaline. One goal in your mind…win the match by pin. The ref exclaims, “Set!” Your foot advances to the starting line....

Falling for Clickbait a Slippery Slope

Robert Davis, Editor in Chief

February 6, 2017


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Clickbait plagues online journalism and the internet as a whole. Clickbait is the writing of titillating titles meant to incite emotion or curiosity so people click on articles that are often of little substance. This is not to say clickbait will be the death of online journalism, but it is a growing problem. A...

Nintendo’s Disregarding Fans an Unwise Move

Alex Garbus, Staff Reporter

February 3, 2017


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In the video game industry, fans show their dedication by creating projects, ranging from a simple sketch of a favorite scene to an entire game set in a favorite universe. It should seem natural that the creators of these games allow and encourage their fans to show this dedication towards their work....

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