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  • Winter Break ...............................................................Feb. 17 -- Feb. 21
  • Sophomore Dance.................................................Feb. 4
  • Senior Prom................................................................................Mar. 10

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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”...

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 –...

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,...

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?...

Seniors Axel Halvarson and Andrew Pritchett discovered as freshmen at Trinity that they had been adopted from the same Russian orphanage.

From Russia to Trinity, Seniors Discovered Unique Connection

Axel Halvarson, Staff Reporter September 23, 2015

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...

The ACT — Far Too Much Emphasis on One Test

Ryan Cywinski, Staff Reporter May 14, 2015

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...

Retain a Bit of Integrity, Brian Williams — Resign

Ryan Kelly, Editor in Chief May 13, 2015

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...

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