Achieve that Optimal Buzz: Trinity Cocktail recipes

Georgie Riggs November 11, 2018

Tiger's Den & Tonic: 2 oz. gin, 4 oz Topo Chico, splash of lime juice from FreshiiMurchison Mule: 2 oz. Vodka, ginger ale from fountain in CommonsThomas Iced Tea: 1 oz. rum, 1 oz. vodka, 1 oz. triple...

Shall I compare thee to a Hippo Campus show?

Georgie Riggs November 8, 2018
Minnesota-natives break Election Day fog with summery bops at Paper Tiger
To all the rom-coms Ive loved before

To all the rom-coms I’ve loved before

Georgie Riggs August 29, 2018
The genre is back, but is it what we wanted?
Featured illustration by Julia Poage, staff illustrator

Looking for escape all Summer ’18

Georgie Riggs April 26, 2018

As the hot days of summer start to replace the only-slightly-cooler days of spring, the first thing on most people’s minds is probably how to make the most out of our time off from classes. The last...

photo by Chloe Sonnier, staff photographer

Cendrillion: An operatic reimagining of the Cinderella story

Georgie Riggs April 18, 2018

“Cendrillion” adds little to the well-known and beloved fairy tale “Cinderella.” But that didn’t seem to be its goal, at least judging by Trinity’s rendition last weekend. A short, concise...


I love dogs, not “Isle of Dogs”

Georgie Riggs April 12, 2018

The hardest part of watching a movie with significant hype is avoiding disappointment. Hype comes from both from outside sources and personal expectations, and it can cause you to not even be able to enjoy...

Thursdays arent for Bays anymore or ThurzBays vs. ThursGays

Thursdays aren’t for Bays anymore or ThurzBays vs. ThursGays

Georgie Riggs April 4, 2018

Bombay Bicycle Club, the small, pub-style restaurant close to Pizza Classics by Brackenridge Park, used to be the buzziest way to spend your Thursday night. ThursBays, or Thirsty Thursdays, may no longer...


In the name of the Lorde

Georgie Riggs March 22, 2018

On Monday night, a piece of pop music glitter, followed by a storm of star-shaped confetti with “just another graceless night” printed in handwritten font, landed in Houston. A figure I had previously...

My picks for nonexistent Oscar categories

Georgie Riggs March 1, 2018

All but two of this year’s best picture nominees were set in the past, ranging between the 1940s wartime Britain of “Darkest Hour” and “Dunkirk” to the 2003 wartime Sacramento of “Lady Bird.”...

Is Maverick Music Festival no more?

Is Maverick Music Festival no more?

Georgie Riggs February 22, 2018

Those waiting for news about this year's Maverick Music Festival are wondering whether the show is still on. Though previous years' lineups were announced by early February, there's been no word from organizers,...

Moral alignment chart: Residence halls

Moral alignment chart: Residence halls

Georgie Riggs February 22, 2018

Lawful Good: Murchison No longer HOPE Hall but still has a residual air of once having been tended by our community’s greatest servants. Has an elevator that connects lower and upper campus,...

The cast of Mr. Burns gracefully sings through the third and final act. A time 75 years after the loss of electricity. Their characters put on a musical within a musical with distinct themes from The Simpsons and nods to popular songs from Eminem, Brittney Spears and Lady Gaga. Photo by Amani Canada, photo editor

“Mr. Burns” creates mythology out of pop culture

Georgie Riggs February 22, 2018

For the first two acts of “Mr. Burns: A Post-Electric Play,” leaves cover the floor of the Stieren Theatre’s stage. The clearing of the leaves at the start of act three signifies to the audience...

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