illustration by Andrea Nebhut

Hester’s thoughts: Are we the “bad guys?”

Elise Hester October 3, 2017

If you've never watched a sports movie, well, first I suggest you go and watch a sports movie. If you've never watched a sports movie, one of the common tropes in these said movies is the underdog. Sylvester...

Senior quarterback AUSTIN GRAUER takes the ball across the field. The Tiger football team is excited to keep their momentum going after winning the first home game. Photo by Allison Wolff

Football defeats Chapman in overtime

Elise Hester September 27, 2017

Trinity football is back. The Tigers may have started their football season on the wrong foot in a 32-7 loss against Redlands University, but with their first two conference games, the men of Trinity football...

Christian Skagshaug, junior midfielder, practices with his teammates for their  upcoming at Centenary College. Photo by Allison Wolff

17-year streak of soccer home wins ends

Elise Hester September 27, 2017

In a loss against the University of Dallas on Friday, Sept. 15, Trinity men's soccer fell to the Crusaders and ended a 17 year streak of home game wins. The game ended in double overtime with a moment...

Elise Hester poses in one of her signature looks. photo by Chloe Sonnier

From uniform to you-niform

Elise Hester September 21, 2017

On a break from college, my 10-year-old brother was shocked to find out that I have a "˜free dress day' every day in college. The school that he attends, which I also attended from kindergarten to 12th...

Illustration by Yessenia Lopez

A look into the basic tailgating experience

Elise Hester September 19, 2017

Saturdays are for the boys, but you go to Trinity University, where tailgating consists of Kappas playing fake beer pong on Prassel Lawn. So you decide to visit The One Person You Know at Not Your School...

The swimmers show off their colorful swimsuits and speedos. Photo by Allison Wolff

Splashin’ in fashion

Elise Hester September 18, 2017

For swimmers, especially distance swimmers, practice can be a long, tremulous ordeal. The poor swimmers travel down their lanes, from one end of the concrete pool to the other again and again, under the...

The hands of Tate

Elise Hester September 15, 2017

Calls of support for outfielder Wesley Moss ring out from a small group of Sul Ross State University (SRSU) fans are swallowed by the enormity of a worn down stadium in Alpine, Texas. As the SRSU sophomore...

Junior midfielder Chelsea Cole races across the field. Photo by Allison Wolff

Despite record-breaking loss, women’s soccer recovers for Harrison’s 100th career win

Elise Hester September 11, 2017

In an upset over Labor Day weekend, the Trinity women's soccer team lost to Chris Newport University in their first game of the season. The game, which took place at the Atlantic Orthopaedic Tournament...

Graphic by Tyler Herron

College teams we cheer for

Elise Hester September 11, 2017

With the start of college football season, a few questions are lingering in the air alongside the lofting scents of grilled meat and cheap beer. First, is Texas back? Second, where did Texas go? Answers:...

Coach Edward Cartee, the assistant mens soccer coach, was also a Trinity student. Photo by Allison Wolff

Get to know the men’s assistant soccer coach

Elise Hester September 5, 2017

During his time as a student athlete at Trinity, assistant men's soccer coach Edward Cartee enjoyed the opportunities he was given to explore so many different things. Cartee explained how he was given...

Meredith Licata has been playing for the Tiger womens soccer team for four years now. File photo

Athlete Spotlight: Meet Meredith Licata

Elise Hester September 5, 2017

I sat down with Trinity University Women's Soccer captain Meredith Licata for a nice conversation about the life, career and personality of the senior forward from Buffalo, New York. Favorite soccer...

Illustration by Andrea Nebhut

Beat the heat, you athlete

Elise Hester September 4, 2017

In a world of contention and a climate of unrest, there are still some things we can all agree on: the sky is blue, skunks smell bad and Elise Hester is the most dominant athlete that has ever lived. While...

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