Saturday, February 24, 2018

Category Archives: OPINIONS

Republicans are Robbing the Middle Class, Again

JAMES CALABRESI ’20 STAFF WRITER Late Friday night, a copy of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act was given to each of the 100 United States Senators mere hours before its vote. Democratic Senators, rushing to discover what the bill would do to the economy, found exactly what one would expect of these Reagan-acolytes. A… Continue Reading

Trinity’s Technology Resources Need to Improve

HUNTER SAVERY ’20 STAFF WRITER In the recent days and weeks, Bantams from Summit to High Rise have found their emails inundated with updates regarding the status of Trinity’s phone systems. It seems to be an almost daily occurrence that the phone systems go down and many find themselves asking what it has to do… Continue Reading

The Roy Moore Scandal is a Result of the Age of Trump

HUNTER SAVERY ’21 STAFF WRITER The character of American politics has changed markedly in the past few years. In the wake of Donald Trump, unsavory revelations about politicians that would have previously disqualified them from office seem to draw little attention outside of MSNBC and Politico. Nowhere is this more clear than in the case… Continue Reading

College Campuses Must Combat Drinking Culture

JAYMIE BIANCA ’21 STAFF WRITER While drinking is often a part of many college campuses, Trinity embodies a sometimes dangerous drinking culture. Whether it’s a busted fraternity party due to underage drinking, or hearing sirens on campus after someone has been severely injured due to intoxication; I have already witnessed and read about these incidents… Continue Reading

FLOTUS Must Be a Role Model, Not Just a Supermodel

ISABELLA CROW ’19 CONTRIBUTING WRITER Quick. Pick a power couple: Michelle and Barack Obama, or President Trump and his “First Babe,” Melania. These two presidential marriages could not be more different. For instance, the Trumps broke tradition when the First Lady of the United States (FLOTUS) and her son, Barron, continued to live in New… Continue Reading

On-Campus Housing Offers Students Great Options

JOSEPHINE WRAY ’21 CONTRIBUTING WRITER On college and university campuses across the country, the topic of on-campus housing is one of frequent discussion- even for us here at Trinity. Traditionally, schools only require first-years to live on campus, offering different options to upperclassmen. Some schools offer suitestyle living with accompanying bathrooms and common areas for… Continue Reading

Private Citizens Have a Right to Protect Themselves

ELEANNA DAVOS ’20 CONTRIBUTING WRITER What happens when mass media censors news in support of a right that left-wing politicians and media outlets have deemed as dangerous? Well, I can tell you for a fact that there have been several occasions where a citizen has utilized their second amendment right to either prevent, stop, or… Continue Reading

Winter Ushers in Unjust Arrival of Canada Goose

HUNTERY SAVERY ’20 CONTRIBUTING WRITER The first cold snap of the academic year has arrived and every Bantam knows what that means: the arrival of a certain high-end down jacket. While real Canadian geese fly south for the winter, these outerwear birds prefer to nest at New England’s elite colleges and universities. Canada Goose is… Continue Reading