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James Lovett, center, explains his game

PAX South shows off San Antonio game developers

Daniel Conrad January 19, 2018

Thousands of gaming enthusiasts descended upon the Henry B. González Convention Center last weekend to attend PAX South 2018, the festival’s fourth consecutive year in San Antonio. Among the hundreds...

Next week, members of Congress will decide on a tax reform bill that includes an excise tax on university endowments that may cost Trinity $3 million. photo provided by Jomar Thomas on Unsplash

Trinity hires lobbyists to combat proposed endowment tax

Daniel Conrad December 16, 2017

Trinity University has enlisted former Texas congressman Henry Bonilla and two others to lobby against the proposed tax on private university endowments in the Republicans’ tax reform bill, which President...

Daniel Mendelsohn, presented his lecture, “Too Clever by Half,” to a crowd of roughly 200 people. Mendelsohn discussed his career as a classicist and shared stories from the popular epic “The Odyssey,” the topic of his most recent book. The lecture was presented by the Trinity Humanities Collective. 
Photo by Chloe Sonnier, staff photographer.

‘Taking the long view’ with Daniel Mendelsohn

Daniel Conrad November 30, 2017

Daniel Mendelsohn is of two minds about most things. “All criticism, I think, is ultimately an ethical or moral undertaking,” said Mendelsohn, an award-winning author and part-time professor at...

Graphic by Tyler Herron

Questions arise over Federal Work-Study funds

Daniel Conrad November 9, 2017

By Daniel Conrad and Kathleen Creedon Students eligible for Federal Work-Study (FWS) jobs who work for Campus Publications, Recreational Sports and TUVAC are being paid with money collected via the student...

The YOSA Philharmonic performed John Williams’ “Star Wars Suite” and a number of other compositions in Sunday’s concert, “Star Wars and Other Epic Adventures.” photo provided by Jack Braden Imagery

YOSA Philharmonic delights with “Star Wars” tribute and other surprises

Daniel Conrad November 7, 2017

"This has been pleasant and all," I thought to myself, "but it doesn't seem to be going anywhere." If it weren't for Troy Peters' conducting, I wouldn't have known that the Youth Orchestras of...

SGA is planning to honor Cayley Mandadi, right, with a to-be-dated vigil in collaboration with her family, the cheerleading team and her social sorority, Chi Beta Epsilon. file photo

Campus mourns death of Cayley Mandadi

Daniel Conrad November 2, 2017

By Daniel Conrad and Kathleen Creedon Sophomore Cayley Mandadi, cheerleader and woman of Chi Beta Epsilon, died on the afternoon of Oct. 31. Mourning students joined a Nov. 1 gathering led by university...

Johann Sebastian Bops

Daniel Conrad October 12, 2017

San Antonio's classical music community was treated to a number of novelties this weekend. The Classical Music Institute (CMI) Chamber Orchestra performed in the Ruth Taylor Recital Hall last Saturday,...

NEWS 4 reporter Ashlei King speaks to Trinity senior Jonah Wendt about the national nonprofit he co-founded, Students for Opioid Solutions. photo provided by Manfred Wendt

SOS: Senior leads opioid OD response initiative

Daniel Conrad October 3, 2017

Students for Opioid Solutions (SOS), a startup nonprofit co-founded by Trinity senior Jonah Wendt, aims to eliminate opioid overdoses on college campuses nationwide. As executive director of SOS, Wendt...

Ashley Lachterman (center right), co-president of JSA-Hillel, joins other students in celebration of Rosh Hashana. photo provided by Lachterman

Rescheduled concert clashes with Yom Kippur

Daniel Conrad September 26, 2017

Practicing Jewish students were disappointed to learn that the Cashmere Cat concert was rescheduled for Sept. 30 — the same day that they will be concluding a 24-hour period of fasting and prayer in...

First-year students’ struggle prompts Quality Enhancement Plan

Daniel Conrad April 28, 2017

Amid rumors of an unusual number of Class of 2020 students at risk of academic probation and dismissal, university officials were unable to fulfill requests for comprehensive data on student performance...

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Budget surprises force deficit spending

Daniel Conrad April 20, 2017

Rumors that Student Government Association (SGA) has gone over its semesterly budget have been confirmed by SGA president Nick Santulli and vice president Joseph Khalaf. "[This deficit] essentially...

Trinity staff and athlete respond to bathroom bill

Daniel Conrad March 31, 2017

Four Trinity staff and a senior athlete signed an open letter in opposition to Texas’ Senate Bill 6 (SB6). Nicknamed the ‘bathroom bill,’ the legislation would penalize public universities and other...

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