Trojan Tribune

Student Discipline: Is Wayzata Just a Stop on the School-to-Prison Pipeline?

Student Discipline: Is Wayzata Just a Stop on the School-to-Prison Pipeline?

Sam Walters, Senior Staff Writer

March 11, 2018


Filed under Features

  Minnesota is known for being progressive, especially when it comes to educational funding policies and to the criminal justice system. The state spends more money per student than most according to Governing Magazine, and the StarTribune has said Minnesota crime rates are now at a fifty-year low....

“Strength is Beauty is Strength”

Evelyn Birnbaum, Guest Artist

March 11, 2018


Filed under Features

  Evelyn Birnbaum   I intended this piece to be a revival of the women’s movement, using a minority woman as the popular figure “Rosie the Riveter.” ...

My Name is…

Alexis Loges, Guest Writer

March 11, 2018


Filed under Features

  My name is Alexis, but at home, it’s Lex or Lexie. To my family in Nigeria, I’m Adaeze, which means “king’s daughter” in Igbo. When I teach at Kumon Wednesdays and Thursdays, my name is Teacher.   Every day, like you, I am Student, Sister, Daughter. I am Junior in High Schoo...

Archive Article

March 11, 2018


Filed under Features

*This is a piece written in the Trojan Tribune in April 1991 and is purely for commentary purposes to show subjects that have potentially changed within society and others that have not.* ...

Coming to Terms with my Identity

Joe Stevens-Martinez, Guest Writer

March 11, 2018


Filed under Features

  I give myself a voice because it is important to represent my identities and speak up. Each person is born into this world with a name and has to discover their identity later in life to fully know themselves as a human.   Fear always crossed my mind as a child. I always knew I w...

“Too Bold”

Sam Walters, Guest Artist

March 10, 2018


Filed under Features

  Piece by Sam Walters   Our society has a great share of issues, and its refusal to identify and stop all forms of racism is, I believe, one of its most disgusting. Initially, this piece was intended to depict a single kind of racism, but as I worked on the project more and more, I expanded my subjects. And with e...

What They Don’t Tell You About Black History

Cambria Crawford, Guest Writer

March 10, 2018


Filed under Features

  They don’t tell you that Wall Street was the first place to operate a slave market. Thousands of slaves and free blacks were buried in that area.   In 1851 New York Mayor Ambrose Kingsland decided to create a park ranging from 59th to 106th street. There was a community already ...

Race and Ethnicity

Faizaan Amanat, Guest Writer

March 10, 2018


Filed under Features

  Wayzata High School has hundreds of extracurricular activities, yet there seems to be a social stigma wherever you end up going. Our school offers standard sports, robotics, and band kids, each one more different than the last.   Most large after-school clubs tend to have a stereotype ...

A Letter from the Editors

Joe Kottke and Elisabeth Oster

March 10, 2018


Filed under Features

  Wayzata High School: yes, it’s overwhelming. Yes,it’s easy to generalize. Yes, it is impossible to know everyone’s story. We all hear exclamations similar to “that’s so Wayzata!” What if instead of praising sameness we celebrated diversity? Think about how the perception of our school...

Tragic Happenings at Harry Nilsson’s Cursed Apartment

Tragic Happenings at Harry Nilsson’s Cursed Apartment

Caroline Hansen, Newsbreak Coordinator

November 1, 2017


Filed under Features, Showcase

  It was in the early 1970s that American pop-rock musician Harry Nilsson bought flat #12 in 9 Curzon Square, London. This apartment would soon become the subject of countless theories, with many people speculating that Nilsson’s England home was cursed.   Theories regarding the spooky...

The Girl Who Lives Behind the Aura

Deena Kassem and Catherine Lins

October 31, 2017


Filed under Features

  Stefani Germanotta, commonly known as Lady Gaga, has been accused of murdering and stealing the staple appearances and style of pop singer Lina Morgana.   Lady Gaga, known for her outrageous sense of style and pop music, worked with Morgana in 2007. According to Biography.com in 2007, Gaga...

Tupac: Dead or Alive?

Tupac: Dead or Alive?

Scott Larsen, Staff Writer

October 31, 2017


Filed under Features

  One of music’s biggest debates revolves around the mystery of whether legendary 90’s rapper, Tupac Shakur, is still alive today.   Tupac was shot in Las Vegas on September 7, 1996 and died in the hospital six days later. There are many that firmly believe Tupac is still alive today and...

The student news site of Wayzata High School
Features