Tremont Tribune

Welcome to The Tremont Tribune, St. Mary's online school publication where you can hear from our students on the things that matter to them most.

Our contributors are primarily our students, we also welcome contributions from our alumni, faculty and staff.

Meet the
Tremont Tribune Team

Faith Wardwell, Editor

Ava Benzan, Assistant Editor

Ava Benzán, Assistant Editor

Jim Correale

Jim Correale, Advisor

The Tremont Tribune

COVID-19: the ultimate opponent
Brianna Skory

For many, 2020 has been quite difficult, discouraging and seemingly never-ending. Classes have been held in person for students who prefer to be in the building with strict and important protocols set in place to ensure the health of all students and faculty, such as wearing masks, social distancing, and hand sanitizing.

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Why Has Science Become So Political?
Shannon Lovett

In these tough times, our country feels more divided than ever, and simple scientific facts seem to be up for debate. During this global pandemic, the president of the United States is one of the prominent figures that has consistently criticized scientists’ opinions on the severity of the coronavirus and the precautions that need to be taken to counteract it. This discourse over factual information poses the question of why has science become so political?

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Racism: The Great Divide
Ava Benzán 

In the past year racial injustice in America has yet again taken center stage after the deaths of several unarmed Black people. With the presidential election as a backdrop, race-fueled tension  gained even more prevalence in politics. Yet, this is not something America is unfamiliar with; our country has a very obvious history of division. Race has played a major role in separating people in the United States ever since 1619, when the first slaves landed here. Within the last 50 years, American still hasn’t seen a great enough change in which the Black community has felt completely safe, never mind equal.

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Finding Comfort on the For You Page: TikTok Offers Community Amid Pandemic
Marina DiBiasio

The year of 2020 has been nothing short of a rollercoaster of emotions. With all of the negativity that has arisen this year, it is only fair to give credit where credit is due. Whether you want to admit it or not, the app TikTok has not only taken over the nation, but the world. While it originally started solely as a dancing and singing app, it has quickly shifted into comedy, tutorial videos, politics, and much more. You name it, and TikTok has it.  

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