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For this Senior, Laughter is Best Medicine

Jeff Palmquist, Staff Reporter

April 17, 2020

"In prehistoric times, mankind often had only two choices in crisis situations: fight or flee. In modern times, humor offers us a third alternative:  fight, flee - or laugh." -- Robert Orben Sometimes the only thing you have is spirit -- an undying spirit. In the world we are living through -...

Senior Sees Opportunities in Tough Situation

RiLee Waggoner, Staff Reporter

April 17, 2020

"When written in Chinese, the word crisis is composed of two characters -- one represents danger, and the other represents opportunity." -- John F. Kennedy I feel this quote involves my everyday life during the coronavirus crisis. I think of the ways this crisis could be harmful to me, whether ...

Senior Grows in Appreciation During Pandemic

Trinity senior Trent Youngblood

Trent Youngblood, Staff Reporter

April 12, 2020

"There's always an opportunity with crisis. Just as it forces an individual to look inside himself, it forces a company to reexamine its policies and practices." --  crisis manager Judy Smith  When I read the first sentence of this quote, I felt an immediate resonation. Finding opportunity in a ...

Finding God’s Truth

Jeff Palmquist, Columnist

March 28, 2020

Picture a room full of more than 1,000 people locking their arms behind each other’s backs. A sudden, simple sway overtakes the crowd, and like a wave, the lyrics of the Rocks' Alma Mater move steadily through the silence.  This moment between Trinity brothers will forever and always be my m...

A Family for Life

Andrew Hamill, Columnist

March 28, 2020

Imagine walking through the halls your first day of high school -- just a tiny freshman unsure what you're doing. I finally found my locker, and I know all I have to do is open it, and the rest of the day will run smoothly. But no, it has to be jammed. I struggled for a couple of minutes as the hall...

Men of Faith and Men of Character

Preston Romanov, Editor in Chief

March 28, 2020

It’s been three and a half years of morning routines. Once again, I dress for school, putting on my regular school khaki pants, a buttoned-down dress shirt and a tie. As I grab some breakfast and my books, I reflect on the days at a special place called Trinity High School. On the drive I think...

Maximum Effort of the Soul

Gus Boyer, Contributing Columnist

March 28, 2020

Clang….Clang….. An old church bell, hoisted up by worn-out rope into the towering heights of the second story chapel -- a great monument above the tattered sheet metal and concrete houses that surrounded it -- rang out. This was not the start of a Mass, or even a small communion. As the be...

Provide a Path to Citizenship for Immigrants

Nick Huls, Contributing Columnist

March 19, 2020

We live in a time where immigration policy is dictated by sound bites. While towering walls and garrisons of troops provide tantalizing tag lines on campaign advertisements and in stump speeches, they fail to recognize the economic, political and social complexities of the situation. No public polic...

Tax on Carbon Emissions Could Save the Future

Bryce Thompson, Contributing Columnist

March 18, 2020

Humanity is at a crossroads, facing the gravest crisis in its history. Although the climate is constantly fluctuating due to natural factors such as solar variability, orbital position alterations and volcanic activity, the shifting climate is increasingly caused by human-induced variables. The effects of c...

Many More Issues to Address Before Mars Blast-Off

Scanning the heavens -- Trinity students gaze through a telescope during the Aug. 11, 2018, solar eclipse.

Michael Chou, Contributing Columnist

March 3, 2020

“Prepare for landing in T-minus 15 minutes.” The astronaut rouses himself from perhaps his last unpleasant nap. Pushing himself out of bed, he leaves his sleeping chamber and greets the other four people on the ship. One crew member floats over to the radio and begins the regular check with Missi...

Kentucky Needs to Expand Language Requirement

Visitors from Argentina exchange ideas with students in one of Ms. Maria Martín's classes.

Gus Boyer, Contributing Columnist

January 24, 2020

“She was called Belisa Crepusculario, not by her baptism or on recommendation of her mother, but because she sought the name until she found it. Ever since, the name had adorned her. Her profession was to sell words." “Dos palabras," by Isabella Allende, tells the story of a woman who creates and ...

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