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“This Trinity Life”: Graduating from the Trinitonian

John Mendiola May 4, 2015

I feel quite at home staring at a mostly blank document. Each and every one of the articles I've written start with the words "Blah" and then I type in random words and phrases that I feel are good directions...

Movies you should be streaming on Netflix right now

John Mendiola April 17, 2015

Lonely nights don't exist for me anymore. Before, I used to wonder why no one wanted to be my friend. Now, I know that I am the happiest person in the world. After a long day, Netflix is always there to...

Two of the three feminine product dispensers will be located in the Center for Sciences and Innovation.

The best and worst Trinity bathrooms

John Mendiola April 10, 2015

  By the time you finish reading this article, at least five Trinity students will have gone to the bathroom"”five souls with friends, families and dreams.  They are now at the mercy of the...

“What We Do in the Shadows” did everything but suck

John Mendiola April 10, 2015

Fans of the New Zealand comedy"”folk"”duo"”turned"”HBO"”show "Flight of the Conchords" will be entirely at home with these vampires from various centuries living in modern day New Zealand....

“Cinderella” is a dream my heart did not make

John Mendiola March 27, 2015

To provide some credibility to any incredulous individuals, I first want to proclaim my love for Disney princesses. Maybe a 22-year-old manboy has no business proclaiming his love for Disney princesses...

Remembering the late, legendary author Terry Pratchett

John Mendiola March 20, 2015

In a world occupied by Tolkien, Rowling, Martin, Rothfuss, Gaiman and Jordan, it is all too easy to overlook Pratchett. What a pity that is. A great, awful, silly mistake that too many people commit. I...

Why Saul beats Walt

John Mendiola February 27, 2015

There is no way anyone can talk about "Better Call Saul" without directly comparing the show to "Breaking Bad." For those unfamiliar with either show, Saul Goodman, a seedy yet charming lawyer, plays...

Feast your ears on these radio pops

John Mendiola February 20, 2015

The podcast always seems like a medium that no one talks about. Since just about anyone can make a podcast, the market is really oversaturated. This means that a lot of them  languish in obscurity, except...

The man who can’t be categorized

John Mendiola February 13, 2015

Ben Affleck confuses me. He confuses me in an "Am I attracted to this man?" way but also in a "Who is this guy exactly?" way. He's going to be the new Batman. He's regarded as a nuanced actor after...

How designer board games won my heart

John Mendiola February 8, 2015

Chutes & Ladders is my earliest board game memory. I remember the game so vividly, but I don't  recall where I used to play it. In some memories, I see myself playing it at my old Catholic school...

How fantasy casts a lasting spell

John Mendiola January 30, 2015

I was five years old in the first house I ever remember living in. On the shelves of my bedroom were the first books I ever read, though weirdly I imagine the bookshelf from my second house. The golden...

In early 2015, the TV freeze thaws

John Mendiola January 23, 2015

Drops in temperature mark a rise in North Face jackets and a loss of any quality television shows. Once the new year rolled around, the flow of new TV shows used to freeze, but the mid-season season for...

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