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From the Editors’ Desk: Stand up for your rights

Editorial Staff March 22, 2018

The freedom of expression, guaranteed by the First Amendment, is one of the core principles of this nation. About one year ago, the Washington Post changed its slogan to “Democracy Dies in Darkness.”...

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From the Editors’ Desk: Aramark renewal an opportunity to affect real change

Editorial Staff March 1, 2018

When we first heard that the Dining Services Request for Proposals (RFP) committee had opted to renew the university’s contract with Aramark, newsroom opinions were divided. Were we really going to...

Housing: Welcome to our Trinihome

Housing: Welcome to our Trinihome

Editorial Staff February 22, 2018

We’ve written about the three-year on-campus residency requirement before. Multiple times, in fact. It comes up a lot, and for good reason. Students want independence and freedom when they come to college,...

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From the Editors’ Desk: Meal-sharing, please

Editorial Staff February 22, 2018

The Trinity University Dining Services Request for Proposals (RFP) committee, which comprises students as well as university faculty and staff, has decided what food vendor it will recommend to the Board...

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From the Editors’ Desk: On Student Concerts and Trinity Trustees

Editorial Staff February 15, 2018

This week, the 36 members of Trinity’s Board of Trustees convene on campus for the first of their three tri-annual meetings this year. For those unfamiliar with our university’s leadership structure,...

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Why’s it so hard to talk about love?

Editorial Staff February 8, 2018

You’d think it’d be easier to talk about love than to talk about sex. Isn’t that what they say, that sex is a difficult, embarrassing topic? But when we sat down two weeks ago to plan this Love...

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From the Editors’ Desk: Bid Day? Nah, rush Trinitonian

Editorial Staff February 1, 2018

This issue of the Trinitonian is dated for Friday: Bid Day. You’ll probably notice the line of people in Coates as they anxiously await their bid cards. If you don’t see them, you’ll almost certainly...

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From the Editors’ Desk: Controversy ignites insight

Editorial Staff January 24, 2018

Most weeks, the opinion pages of the Trinitonian are filled with only our staff writers’ voices, supplemented by the occasional faculty columnist. In itself, that’s no problem — we employ talented...

Best For Trinity 2018

Best For Trinity 2018

Editorial Staff January 17, 2018

Winner: Bird Bakery Finalists: Bakery Lorraine, Nothing Bundt Cakes OK, I get it — the cupcakes are delicious. The tables are twee. And the latte is filled with enough sugar to make it more dessert...

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From the Editors’ Desk: Confronting death in the new year

Editorial Staff January 17, 2018

For the second and third times this year, the Trinity community has confronted death. On Jan. 3, we were informed of the death of business administration professor Darryl Waldron. Less than two weeks later,...

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From the Editors’ Desk: The year at home and abroad

Editorial Staff November 30, 2017

As the year comes to a close, we can’t help but reflect. We all just spent time with families and friends thinking about what we’re thankful for and now it’s time to think back on what we’ve gone...

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From the editors’ desk: Support your Trinity staff!

Editorial Staff November 16, 2017

Last Monday, Nov. 13, was World Kindness Day. Since 1998, the World Kindness Movement has worked to promote niceness across the globe; the easiest way to do this is to take time out of the day to perform...

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