Wednesday, October 17, 2018

Category Archives: OPINIONS

A First-Year Perspective on Social Media Response

DANIEL NESBITT ’22 CONTRIBUTING WRITER Arriving on campus as a freshman can be very tough – not knowing where to go, what to do, and who’s who – but it was made even more difficult when everyone was talking about these social media and faculty incidents that you were completely oblivious to. My first knowledge… Continue Reading

NYT Op-ed; Good Intentions, But Not Enough

DAVID MAROTTOLO ’22 CONTRIBUTING WRITER No doubt many readers are familiar with the anonymous op-ed article published on Sept. 5th in the New York Times, describing the self-proclaimed “resistance” inside the Trump administration. For those who have not read it, I will summarize it briefly: the unknown author, a senior official in the White House,… Continue Reading

President Berger-Sweeney: Please Listen To Us

KABELO MOTSOENENG ’20 OPINION EDITOR I have been meaning to write this letter for the longest time. I have been trying to find the right words while carefully considering what exactly I wanted to say. I write this letter publicly because issues addressed in this letter have been -are- public, unsettling and worthy of addressing.… Continue Reading

Don’t Be Stupid; Think Before You Post and Speak

ELEANNA DAVOS ’20 CONTRIBUTING WRITER   This summer was charged with inappropriate social media postings, specifically on Instagram, by Trinity students. Many of you are aware that there was a photo posted by a current junior bidding his friend farewell, who was about to go abroad. The photo was captioned: “Enjoy your 4 month long… Continue Reading

If You Truly Care About Our Country, Take a Knee

ALEX DAHLEM ’20 OPINION EDITOR The National Anthem is a cherished tradition in American history, oftentimes unifying different strands of American life in our country’s most fractured moments. However, we have recently encountered a tough dilemma; what happens when our unifying mechanism becomes the staging ground for protests on race relations, one of the most… Continue Reading

White People, Speak Up.

HUNTER SAVERY ’20 CONTRIBUTING WRITER Racism is the problem we all live with. In the post-Obama era, the veil has been lifted revealing with grotesque horror the deep divisions remaining in our country. It is not hard to see racism in the white nationalist and neo-Nazi rally in Charlottesville last summer, or the Trump administration’s… Continue Reading

Parking a Major Inconvenience for Trinity Students

CHARLES TUCKWELL ’18 CONTRIBUTING WRITER Cars at Trinity are too big. Parking spots at Trinity are also too big. The result is a true calamity limited parking on campus. Where I come from, a carpark is like a tin of sardines. Everyone’s packed in tightly and no one wants to be there. And this is how they should be, a… Continue Reading

The Juul Culture at Trinity May Become Harmful

KATHERINE HOLMAN ’20 CONTRIBUTING WRITER One beautiful summer day, I was making the trek to Cape Cod, Massachusetts with one of my friends. We had Spotify blasting as we were stuck in Cape Cod bumper-to-bumper traffic;  remaining that way for the next hour. All of a sudden, in the car next to us, we spot… Continue Reading