Author: Julia Weis

Seeing double: Trinity lookalikes share their experiences of being mistaken for others

Students learn to find the funny side of having their own personal doppelgänger on campus Long bleached blonde hair, approximately 5 feet and 4 inches, and occasionally wears black-rimmed glasses; this description accurately fits sophomore Sarah Heller. Or is it actually one for Katie Boatright? Some Trinity students claim they have doppelgängers walking around on campus. While a doppelgänger was originally an indicator of bad luck and seen as an evil twin, today it is commonly understood as any person who physically or behaviorally resembles another person. On a small campus like Trinity’s, there’s an even greater chance you’ll...

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Skating injuries prompt safety advocacy

Faculty members share advice on maintaining well-being following reports of incidents in physical education class Whether walking around campus or participating in a class, Trinity students should always be wary of potential dangers on our slippery campus. Last week, several students sustained injuries in the roller skating class taught by Mark Lewis, professor of computer science, including Cheyne Minto, a sophomore who broke a bone as a result of a fall. ”I’ve been teaching the skating class since 2007 and for the most part, on average, there’s less than one broken bone in the class per year. They’re infrequent,...

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Violin donation is a high note for employee

A fundraiser reunited Taco Taco worker Tommy Glenn with the lost instrument After 25 years of not being able to play the violin, Tommy Glenn will be reunited with his instrument. Trinity students have raised over $600 for the Taco Taco worker in order to give him the gift of music that was stolen from him many years ago. Seniors Charlie Stein and Zach Moring came up with the idea after talking to Glenn one night about music. “He’s always so chipper and enthusiastic, so pretty much we just thought we should do something nice for him because he’s...

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Trinity Tower isn’t the only bell ringing: engaged students discuss wedding plans

Couples share the benefits and challenges of planning a ceremony while being in college When some college students find love, they find it for life. On top of the regular responsibilities of being a Trinity student, those who are engaged to be married are planning their weddings and futures together, as well as explaining their decision to those around them. “We easily clicked; I guess that is the best way to describe it. It just felt natural, like we had already known each other for years,” said Presciliana Gomez, a senior business administration major. Gomez got engaged to her...

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Degree declaration isn’t majorly confusing

The office of the registrar has simplified the selection process As the spring semester has steadily persisted, it’s time for sophomores to answer one of the most stressful questions of their college careers: What should I major in? While some students come in to Trinity knowing what to pursue, others are still figuring it out as they go. The important step towards graduation is not actually as frightening or complicated as students often think. “Students come get the declaration form and they just follow the steps that are written out for them. The department chair will determine whether to...

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