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Finding Baltimore — A Tale of Cities

Finding Baltimore — A Tale of Cities

Forde Womack, Editor in Chief

May 25, 2016

“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

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

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

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...

Fond Remembrance of an Amazing Grandfather

Hunter Mulloy, Staff Reporter

March 3, 2016

An amazing life.  That describes Richard C. ("Dick") Mulloy Jr., born Sept. 23, 1920, in Louisville. He was the third child of Richard C. and Celise Mulloy. He had two sisters, Helen Naber and Louise McGuire. They, according to daughter Marguerite Mulloy, were "not a wealthy family." During his...

It’s Always Safety First at Trinity

Jack Tompkins, Staff Reporter

February 10, 2016

The day was April 20, 1999. The place was Columbine High School in Littleton, Colo. Eighteen-year-old Eric Harris and 17-year-old Dylan Klebold killed 13 people and wounded more than 20. “The crime was the worst high school shooting in U.S. history and prompted a national debate on gun control and...

From Team Names to Apologies, We Can’t Seem to Get Things Right

Forde Womack, Editor in Chief

February 6, 2016

Formal athletic competitions have been going on since the development of the Olympics in Greece 2,500 years ago. Since the early twentieth century, sports have taken America by storm. Well into this century, however, there is still debate over some mascot names. From the (Confederate) Rebels of...

Problem Posts May Land Students in Hot Water

Connor Rafferty, Staff Reporter

February 2, 2016

Social media is one of the dominant forces in 21st-century communication, and it is going nowhere. Even if it dwindles in popularity over the years, the things written and shared on social media can be dug up by anyone who takes interest. Someday, your grandchildren will be able to view your Tweets and...

WIAA Lets Air Out of ‘Air-ball’ in Wisconsin Student Sections

Axel Halvarson, Staff Reporter

February 1, 2016

Many high school basketball teams who play in opposing high school gyms look forward to an intense two hours of the home team’s student section chanting things like “Overrated” or “You, you, you” after a foul or “Air-ball” after a shot that misses everything.  Away teams will see the home...

Statue of Liberty Must Remain More Than a Symbol

Kaizad Joshi, Staff Reporter

December 18, 2015

It all started with a passport -- a Syrian passport, to be precise, one found next to the dead body of a man who attacked the Stade de France on the evening of Nov. 13. The result was immediate – an onslaught of political figures, from French President Francois Hollande to British Prime Minister...

Enticing Fantasy Giants Not Great for Team Concept

Tommy McConville, Editor in Chief

December 2, 2015

Do I start Aaron Rodgers or Tom Brady? Devonta Freeman or Marshawn Lynch? Odell Beckham Jr. or Calvin Johnson? These are the money questions now, literally. Professional sports, the NFL in particular, is becoming more and more of a business led by fantasy giants DraftKings and FanDuel. Over the...

Hardcore Music a Passionate Outlet

Forde Womack, Editor in Chief

December 1, 2015

Music is a gateway to emotion -- jazz for a smooth evening, rock and roll for a rebellious spirit, and hardcore to express anger, depression -- and caring. I know what you may be thinking, "Hardcore? You mean 'screamo' or emo music?" No, in fact, it is the opposite. Since the birth of punk in...

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