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Multi-Billion Dollar Gun Fight Hurting All

Bucky Stalker, Staff Reporter

July 7, 2017


Filed under Columns

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


Filed under Columns

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


Filed under Columns

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....

Sharing MetLife Stadium Needs to Change

Shaan Kalra, Staff Reporter

January 18, 2017


Filed under Columns

Despite being finished for the year, two National Football League franchises have unfinished business.  The New York Giants and the New York Jets have been sharing a stadium since 1984, but that needs to change. According to Rahul Kumar, an experienced Giants fan who has connections with several...

Are the Knicks the Next Beasts in The East?

Sergio Sanchez, Staff Reporter

January 13, 2017


Filed under Columns, Sports

From three NBA finals, to competitive Knicks during the 1980s, to the Knicks that only won 17 games last season, and to competing to be one of the top teams in the East. The New York Knicks back in the '90s were a reliable team every season and over the last few years have hit a rough patch. Looking...

Gaining a Different Perspective on the World

Gaining a Different Perspective on the World

Mitchell Ose, Staff Reporter

January 9, 2017


Filed under Columns, Showcase

Friedrich Nietzsche once said, “He who would learn to fly one day must first learn to stand and walk and run and climb and dance; one cannot fly into flying.” Flying gives us a chance to look at the world from a different perspective. While flying is a fun hobby that almost anyone can do, it takes...

Now is the Time for Patience and Compromise

Trevor Liebert, Staff Reporter

January 6, 2017


Filed under Columns

In two weeks the inauguration of Donald Trump as the 45th president of the United States will take place. In the two months since Nov. 8, the nation has remained polarized. It started with people rioting, protesting and spewing hate all around because of the newly elected Trump. This monstrous problem...

What If Everyone Could be Exempt?

Michael Webb, Staff Reporter

December 16, 2016


Filed under Columns

No study guides, no stress, zero anxiety, and out of school a week early. All these scenarios could be possible for everyone if all class levels had the opportunity to be exempt from end-of-semester exams. For many years, Trinity has allowed seniors to be exempt from taking the second semester final,...

Is It Doomsday for DC?

Donnie Rand, Staff Reporter

December 15, 2016


Filed under Columns

The DC Extended Universe is a film franchise composed of three films thus far: "Man of Steel" (2013), "Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice" (2016) and "Suicide Squad" (2016).  Though the franchise is still young, its three films have been topics of long discussions. They’ve caused a great divide between...

The Lost Art of Self-Sufficiency

Nick Craven, Staff Reporter

December 15, 2016


Filed under Columns

From a young age we are being slowly trained to do things on our own.  The real question is where does that stop? When do we stop trying to be self-sufficient? From the standpoint of a younger person, many of us have a grasp of technology and extremely complicated processes in mathematics, science...

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