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Commencement Committee continues to assess situation after announcement is made

Commencement Committee continues to assess situation after announcement is made

Austin Davidson April 16, 2020

Illustration by Andrea NebhutThe 16 members of the university's annual Commencement and Convocation Committee never expected that they would be planning around an international pandemic. But following...

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Keating discusses love of light and camera

Austin Davidson February 24, 2020

Illustration by Andrea NebhutPatrick Keating is a communications and film studies professor at Trinity University. Along with teaching classes, he frequently publishes video essays covering various topics...

Kiese Laymon reading is “Heavy” and healing

Kiese Laymon reading is “Heavy” and healing

Austin Davidson February 20, 2020

Photo by Kate Nuelle“You were on your way back from Hawaii with Malachi Hunter while LaThon Simmons and I sat in the middle of a white eighth-grade classroom, in a white Catholic school, filled with...

The Oscars: Still not good enough

The Oscars: Still not good enough

Austin Davidson February 13, 2020

illustration by Ren RaderFrom the moment that Eminem materialized from beneath the stage, rapping into a microphone so improperly synced that it was like watching a silent dream of the early 2000s, I knew...

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Alumnus and founder of KIND donates $1 million

Austin Davidson February 13, 2020

Photo by Martina Almieda In October 2019, Daniel Lubetzky, the executive chairman and founder of KIND and ’90 alumnus donated $1 million to Trinity’s Department of Education was given a donation...

The power of language in “The Topeka School”

The power of language in “The Topeka School”

Austin Davidson January 30, 2020

Illustration by Andrea NebhutWhen Ben Lerner was my age, he was a Fulbright Scholar, he was in the running to be a MacArthur fellow and he would go on to enter into many other clubs that end with the illustrious...

What were the best TV shows of the decade?

What were the best TV shows of the decade?

Austin Davidson November 21, 2019

illustration by Ren RaderThe curtain is drawing on the decade that had critics spanning nationalities and outlets saying audiences had entered the "Golden Age" of American television. This was mainly due...

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A case for the integration of graphic novels into education

Austin Davidson November 13, 2019

illustration by Andrea NebhutThe first graphic novel I read was a series called "Bone." It follows the Bone brothers and the many adventures they have, with the final book remaining to this day to be one...

From left: first year Micheal Gerick, Senior Sam Vincent, first year Christopher Goldman

Ensemble performs student-made music

Austin Davidson November 7, 2019

Photo by Mona MirpourWarm brown light greeted Trinity’s Jazz Ensemble as four of its members took the stage, their instruments already tuned as they settled into their positions. Senior drummer Dominic...

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Is the new “The Lord of the Rings” series doomed to fail?

Austin Davidson November 7, 2019

Illustration by Ren RaderWhen in September the lead for the new Amazon “Lord of the Rings” continuation series was revealed, it reminded me that such a series was in the works. I thought back...

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Mala Luna: A cacophony of happy, fashionable people

Austin Davidson October 31, 2019

Photo by Oliver Chapin-EiserlohI walked into Nelson Wolff Stadium knowing that the last time I went to a music festival I was 11. It was in Colorado, and it was folk-based. In many ways, Mala Luna was...

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Are ads just tricks to make us buy things, or can they be more?

Austin Davidson October 23, 2019

Illustration by Ren RaderA couple weeks ago, while I was watching the Longhorns stumble their way to another loss to those blasted Sooners, my misery was interrupted by a spree of ads. I’ve never...

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