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Retire the three-year residency requirement

Retire the three-year residency requirement

Logan Crews, Editor-in-Chief September 29, 2022

Trinity University isn’t the only university that is likened to a “bubble,” but given the size of our campus and its placement within the seventh largest city in the country, the Trinity bubble is...

The FBI’s historical bias against Black activists

The FBI’s historical bias against Black activists

What the release of Aretha Franklin’s files says about racism in the federal government
Angelina D'Elia, Arts and Entertainment Reporter September 29, 2022

Thanks to the Freedom of Information and Privacy Act (FOIA), individuals have the right to request information about themselves and regulate the government’s recordkeeping and disclosure practices. Records...

Dodging taxes or saving the planet?

Dodging taxes or saving the planet?

Profits and politics in the fight against climate change
Ava Peinhardt, Opinion Columnist September 29, 2022

Since its creation in 1973, the outdoor retail company Patagonia has stood for the sustainability of its production processes and encouraged its customers and employees to appreciate the natural world....

Greg Abbott: The least pro-life governor

Greg Abbott: The least pro-life governor

Colin Houston, Opinion Columnist September 29, 2022

When millions of Texans cast their ballots on Nov. 8, Greg Abbott should pray voters don’t look too closely at his “pro-life” label. He touts it endlessly, with empty platitudes such as declaring...

“They/Them” proves to be an embarrassing mess

“They/Them” proves to be an embarrassing mess

This supposed slasher failed as a queer empowerment story and just doesn’t cut
Om Dighe, Arts and Entertainment Reporter September 29, 2022

“They/Them” (pronounced “they slash them”) is the directorial debut of Academy Award-nominated screenwriter and Tony-winning playwright John Logan. The film stars Kevin Bacon (“Footloose”),...

Andie Hadley and Karishma Bhakta

Student highlights: tattoos, henna and piercings

Trinity students share their body modifications and explain the stories behind them
Gia Campolo, Special Sections Editor September 29, 2022

College is a time to try new things and find new ways to express yourself. Tattoos are a great accessory and can hold memories that will last forever. More temporary options, like henna and piercings,...

Trinity Voter Engagement Task Force works to prepare students for upcoming Nov. elections

Trinity Voter Engagement Task Force works to prepare students for upcoming Nov. elections

Midterm elections and Texas governor race loom ahead as task force registers students
Abby Power, News Reporter September 29, 2022

As October begins, voting season is nearly in full swing. Midterm congressional elections as well as high-profile gubernatorial seats will be filled this November across the country. In the Trinity community,...

A TUPD sign reminds City Vista residents to secure their cars to prevent theft.

Raising the alarm: Car break-ins on campus

Seven vehicle-related thefts have taken place at Trinity since the beginning of the school year
Samara Gerstle, News Reporter September 29, 2022

Campus safety, whether walking alone at night, ensuring the privacy of your dorm or navigating the narrow parking lots, is a concern for students and faculty alike. Vehicle safety adds another layer to...

Trinity Ranks 55th in First Showing on U.S. News Rankings

Trinity Ranks 55th in First Showing on U.S. News Rankings

Trinity achieves high liberal arts college placement amongst upper-ranking controversies
Joshua Mitra, News Reporter September 29, 2022

In the annual U.S. News & World Report (USNWR) college rankings, Trinity University made its national debut, moving out of its previous category of regional west universities after multiple years of...

Trinity offense overwhelming for Tornados in 3-0 win

Trinity offense overwhelming for Tornados in 3-0 win

Tigers' Adjei scores quickly and men's soccer holds on to end skid
Nicholas Chen, Sports Reporter September 29, 2022

As the Tigers began their warmup, a crowd of maroon packed the stands to cheer Trinity on against Concordia in their first home game in nearly two weeks. With a bright atmosphere, the whistle blew and...

The end of an era: First of “Big Three” fall

The end of an era: First of “Big Three” fall

Federer’s retirement leaves a hole in the tennis world
Caleb Reed, Sports Reporter September 29, 2022

We knew it had to happen eventually. When Roger Federer announced his retirement on Sept. 15, it sent waves through a tennis world already rocked by the retirement of women’s star Serena Williams. Of...

The NCAA is killing D-III competition

The NCAA is killing D-III competition

Monetary motivation from the governing body limits success in NCAA championships
Luke Terry, Sports Editor September 29, 2022

College athletics seasons are long, grueling, marathon-like affairs that consist of a large number of games and competitions. NCAA championships make up just a small fraction of the total number of games,...

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