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Lauren Wilks – Trinity, a pleasant surprise for a transfer

Lauren Wilks May 3, 2013

How did we get here? I cannot comprehend the fact that I am about to graduate, even as I'm writing this. I remember reading last year's seniors' columns and wanting never to have to do anything so corny...

Q&A with Jim Worman, director of Trinity Symphonic Wind Ensemble

Lauren Wilks April 28, 2013

The Trinitonian sat down with Jim Worman, director of Trinity's symphonic wind ensemble, to learn more about the upcoming wind ensemble performance, which is set to take place at 3 p.m. Sunday, April 28,...

Trinity Jazz Ensemble performs annual concert in Laurie Auditorium

Lauren Wilks April 19, 2013

Jazz ensemble's annual second semester performance will take place at 3 p.m. Sunday, April 21, in Laurie Auditorium, and it promises to bring eccentricity and entertainment to all those who attend. Chris...

Edwin Blanton’s nonprofit “Ready, Willing…Enable!” aims to educate the disabled

Lauren Wilks April 12, 2013

Edwin Blanton, Trinity's coordinator for community service and engagement, had the idea of creating a nonprofit organization when he and a fellow Peace Corps volunteer, Jennifer Catron, noticed there were...

The cover photograph of “1966” was taken by senior Spenser Stevens and the cover was designed by senior Matt Stieb.

Trinity’s new literary magazine “1966” unveils its first-ever issue

Lauren Wilks April 5, 2013

"1966," named for the year in which several major works of creative nonfiction were published in "The New Yorker," "Esquire," and in authors' collections, publishes research-based creative nonfiction....

Richard Reed holds up a frame from his hive of Russian bees. He is using his sabbatical to raise two hives of bees, the other of which is from Italy. Photo by Megan McLoughlin.

Director of environmental studies Richard Reed spends his sabbatical farming, beekeeping, and writing

Lauren Wilks March 22, 2013

Richard Reed, director of the environmental studies department, is on sabbatical this semester. Trinity faculty members are given sabbatical leave for the purpose of encouraging them to engage in research...

Senior Claire Afflerbach took home the prize for best presenter from the Texas Society for Ecological Restoration Conference for her research on greenhouse competition. Photo by Anh-Viet Dinh.

Biology student named best presenter at ecology conference

Lauren Wilks March 1, 2013

Last semester, from Nov. 2-4, senior Claire Afflerbach participated in the Texas Society for Ecological Restoration Conference to present research she has worked on with Kelly Lyons, associate professor...

Michael Taylor, former bond salesman at Goldman Sachs, teaches a personal finance class with professor of business administration Dante Suarez. Taylor currently writes for Bankers Anonymous, a website that deals with conversations about finance. Photo by Megan McLoughlin.

Part-time faculty split time between the classroom and the office

Lauren Wilks February 22, 2013

Out of the 1,700-1,800 courses offered each year at Trinity University, approximately 170 are taught by members of the faculty who were selected to become part of the community because of experience...

Dance instructor Patrick McMillan shows junior Alyssa Fink and the rest of his Country Western Dance class a new step. Photo by Sarah Cooper.

Patrick McMillan discusses 40+ years of teaching dance

Lauren Wilks February 22, 2013

Patrick McMillan, who has been teaching dance as a career since 1972, recognizes that he had been drawn toward dance since he first fell in love with the television program "American Bandstand" during...

Spoken word artist Shanelle Gabriel headlines poetry slam

Lauren Wilks February 22, 2013

Black Student Union has had an interest in organizing a poetry slam since November 2012, and once Student Programming Board expressed similar desires, the two organizations decided to work together to...

Trinity kicks off celebration of Women’s History Month with screening of “Invisible War”

Lauren Wilks February 15, 2013

March is nationally recognized as Women's History Month, and Trinity University's Women's History Month committee is organizing 10 official events from mid-February through the end of March. This year,...

Senior Paige McGhee checks seniors into the Senior Happy Hour which as held at 5 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 31, in the Coates University Skyline Room. Photo by Matthew Brink.

Senior Gift Committee collects donations from graduating seniors

Lauren Wilks February 8, 2013

Lately, Trinity's seniors have received several emails and Facebook invitations to activities that are affiliated with the Senior Gift Committee, and many of those same seniors have no idea exactly...

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