Corona del Mar High School

Norooz: the Persian New Year

Norooz: the Persian New Year

Spring is approaching, blossoms are abound, and nothing more apropos to welcome the spring vernal equinox than the Persian new year Norooz. The Persian new year ubiquitously known as “Norooz” (meaning new day) historically is a tradition that dates back to thousands...

Opinion: Plato and democracy

Opinion: Plato and democracy

“Come then, tell me, dear friend, how tyranny arises. That it is an outgrowth of democracy is fairly plain.” So begins part two of Plato’s Republic. In light of the recent storming of the Capitol, Plato’s words seem to ring true. American democracy was founded on the...

Opinion: Politics are for teens after all

Opinion: Politics are for teens after all

As a teenager, politics has often meant nothing to me. Of course, I have classmates that dream of going into politics someday, and in the meantime devour all the political news they can get. But most teenagers aren’t like that. Politics is seen as an abstract field...

Opinion: Privilege should be utilized to enact change

Opinion: Privilege should be utilized to enact change

I have privilege. And odds are, you do too. Whether it is because we are able-bodied, born into a financially comfortable family, receive a good education, or have certain characteristics that society values over others, we all have privilege of some kind. Does this...

CdM’s Positivity Project

CdM’s Positivity Project

Recently, the Trident Magazine program at Corona del Mar High School released a new and unique issue called "the Positivity Project." Many students in the class participated in writing wonderful articles on inspiring topics that should be brought to the surface. This...