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Now is the Time for Patience and Compromise

Trevor Liebert, Staff Reporter

January 6, 2017


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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


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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


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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


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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


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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


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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


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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


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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...

Finding Baltimore — A Tale of Cities

Finding Baltimore — A Tale of Cities

Forde Womack, Editor in Chief

May 25, 2016


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“There’s this guy on the corner who we call 'Hey Guy.' All he does is just yell ‘hey’ to people on the street,” Siobhan Fioramonti said. “He’s been gone for a while now; I hope he didn’t get into any trouble.” Siobhan drove us down a long road called “Avenue” that was a hub...

Trinity a Great Example of Rugby’s Growing Popularity

Jacob Ferree, Staff Reporter

April 29, 2016


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Not a traditional Kentucky sport, rugby has been growing in popularity over the past three years. I had never been to a rugby game until this season, but after attending one, I can easily say that rugby is one of the most intense and exciting sports I have ever seen.  With non-stop action, there...

A Look at Party Front-Runners Clinton and Trump

Michael Hellinger and Hunter Mulloy, Staff Reporters

April 11, 2016


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The Two Sides of Hillary by Michael Hellinger It’s the middle of April and the 2016 Presidential Campaign continues with the primaries. A big worry on many minds is that, for some reason this year, there aren’t any "good, reliable" candidates to choose from, among them Hillary Rodham Clint...

Quality Continues to Trump Quantity When Selecting Extracurriculars

Zachary Brumback, Staff Reporter

March 23, 2016


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When applying for higher education, students are often told they should be involved in extracurricular activities -- academic groups, sports or clubs.  In fact, many schools profess that students will have difficulty getting into college without extensive extracurricular involvement. Students are...

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