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Fond Remembrance of an Amazing Grandfather

Hunter Mulloy, Staff Reporter

March 3, 2016


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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


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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


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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


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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


Filed under Columns, Sports

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


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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


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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


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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...

From Russia to Trinity, Seniors Discovered Unique Connection

From Russia to Trinity, Seniors Discovered Unique Connection

Axel Halvarson, Staff Reporter

September 23, 2015


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Most people know the backstories of their lives.  They know where they were born, why they were born in a certain location or the entire story of their parents.  These are facts that most people never think twice about. Though we didn't know each other before our freshman year at Trinity, the backstories...

The ACT — Far Too Much Emphasis on One Test

Ryan Cywinski, Staff Reporter

May 14, 2015


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One measly test can be the deciding factor on whether you get into the college of your dreams or not. That's it. One test! There is far too much emphasis on ACT scores when applying to college. The ACT is not a good measure of how smart or hard-working a student is. The ACT really just measures how...

Retain a Bit of Integrity, Brian Williams — Resign

Ryan Kelly, Editor in Chief

May 13, 2015


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How do you “misremember” having your helicopter shot down? That is something you probably would remember quite vividly. Nobody in America believes how Brian Williams “misremembered,” and apparently nobody in America should have believed anything he has said since day one anchoring NBC Nightly News. The...

Early Access Abused by Some Game Developers

Robert Davis, Staff Reporter

May 11, 2015


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The entertainment industry is often held to a high standard of quality. So why is it that in the video gaming industry some developers can get away with flat out false advertising and a silencing of criticism? What makes this issue worse is the PC gaming service that offers many great features introduced...

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