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Nintendo’s Disregarding Fans an Unwise Move

Alex Garbus, Staff Reporter

February 3, 2017

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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...

Officer Elections Need More Chances for Discussion

Nick Mattingly, Staff Reporter

December 12, 2016

With the results of the 2016 presidential election still fresh, it’s hard to not draw parallels between that election and our Senior Class officers election. While the stakes are much greater in the presidential election, in both cases the results left some people feeling unrepresented and in need...

Kaepernick Needs to Find Another Way to Protest

Matt Gadd, Staff Reporter

December 5, 2016

Usually back-up quarterbacks get very little attention, but that is very different in the case of Colin Kaepernick. He has led the National Football League in jersey sales and currently sits in the top 25. He has done so on only one knee. Kaepernick started the season as a back-up QB for the Sa...

Arguing Two Sides of a Historic Presidential Election — and Your Decision!

Arguing Two Sides of a Historic Presidential Election — and Your Decision!

Justin DePrado, Staff Reporter

November 4, 2016

With the election next Tuesday, Nov. 8, I took this opportunity to rack my brain and argue both sides: Why you should vote Trump and why you should vote Clinton.   Donald Trump should be the next president of the United States Some people ask, “Why Donald J. Trump?” I can list many reasons, but the main reason...

Safe Zones: A War Against Free Expression

Hunter Mulloy, Editor in Chief

September 22, 2016

A war has been raging for too long in this country. Political correctness has been shoved down people's throats like they are happy pills to make all the bad thoughts go away. The end is nowhere in sight -- and the end is perhaps farther than we thought.  The war against free expression continues...

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