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Houses Built on a Firm Foundation

Holden Mathis, Staff Reporter

May 6, 2015


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If you have attended Trinity for even a day, you would have the opportunity to experience the House system in action. From the start of my high school career, I was oriented into the House concept and involved in its activities. But Houses have not always been part of the school.  Up until 2001...

Blinded by the Screen

Daniel Russell, Staff Reporter

April 11, 2015


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Technology is progressing faster than imagination in our society. The things humans are creating are mind altering. Technology is what makes our society progress, and it has the ability to send our world into the next generation, but at what cost? There are so many positives about the growing technolog...

A Long March to Freedom 50 Years Better — or Just Later?

Mrs. Betsy Darby, Trinity Teacher

March 31, 2015


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On January 2, 1965, Martin Luther King Jr. led a meeting inside Brown Chapel in Selma, Alabama, to rally in favor of voting rights for blacks across the state. Nearly 700 residents of Selma and Dallas County packed the chapel. It was standing room only. During that meeting, King told them, “Toda...

Forecastle Festival Offers Unique Spirit of ‘Music, Art, Activism’

Daniel Russell, Staff Reporter

March 6, 2015


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A place where there is no hate, anger, judging or sadness seems only written in a fairy tale. In reality, it can be experienced every year during the middle of July on Louisville’s own Waterfront Park. This fairy tale atmosphere is achieved with two simple things that can unite people from all...

Point / Counterpoint: Snow-Day Assignments

Tommy McConville & Daniel McCarthy

February 23, 2015


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Snow-Day Assignments Benefit All Parties Editor in Chief Tommy McConville With the recent "snowmageddon" that hit Louisville, high-schoolers all over the state enjoyed no school, or did they? At the start of this school year, Trinity implemented the snow-day assignment feature on Rockspace. ...

Don’t Muddy the Purity of College Sports by Paying Athletes

Ryan Cywinski, Staff Reporter

February 4, 2015


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It is no secret that some college athletes bring in millions of dollars to their respective universities through their play on the field.  It’s only fair that these athletes get their share of this money, right?  No, it is not.  As a matter of fact, this premise is ridiculous. Athletes on premier...

Ebola Not the Only Virus in the Room

Forde Womack, Editor in Chief

January 9, 2015


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The Dark Ages had the black plague, the Colonial Age had small pox, the Industrial Age had the Spanish flu, and in the Scientific Age, we face the Ebola virus. Is an international outbreak in the near future?  Ebola started in what is now the Democratic Republic of the Congo in the mid '70s, early...

A Portrait of This Photographer as a Young Man

Forde Womack, Editor in Chief

December 16, 2014


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The airplane smelled dank and soggy. A few seats over a girl in her twenties sat across from me, stretched out on four seats. I looked to my left and my grandmother sat with her mouth wide open, her snoring partially drowned out by the roaring of the airplane. We had left Kennedy Airport in NYC...

Are we just fish caught in a Netflix?

Tommy McConville, Editor in Chief

November 14, 2014


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According to Digital Marketing Ramblings, a site that tracks digital statistics, facts and trends of various media, Netflix has 56 million subscribers worldwide. Cumulatively, these viewers watch more than one billion hours of their respective shows or movies per month. Looking at those statistics, the...

Synod not a soap opera — just first step in long process

Alec McGuire, Staff Reporter

November 13, 2014


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The recent Bishop’s Synod on the Family generated quite a stir among the bishops, Church, and the laity. The Third Extraordinary General Assembly of the Synod of Bishops on the Family took place Oct. 5-19, to discuss present matters about “the pastoral challenges of the family in the context...

Where did Trinity seniors stand on McConnell vs Grimes — and politics in general?

Daniel Russell, Staff Reporter

November 12, 2014


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The voters have spoken. With 56 percent of the vote, Senator Mitch McConnell defeated Alison Lundergan Grimes. How did 18-year-old Trinity students vote?  Did they vote?  What do they think of the political process? A youthful opinion is usually one that is brushed off. Society looks for a more...

From Squirrel Bait to Love Jones — a long, strange trip

Forde Womack, Editor in Chief

October 24, 2014


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"But there is no maybe. What happened happened. It's just what it is." Heavy philosophy? No, just Squirrel Bait -- and much more. A band born in the early '80s punk scene, Squirrel Bait was inspired by Husker Du and Black Flag. Believe it or not, the members of this band were only in high school --...

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