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Company founded by theatre students to compete for Stumberg grand prize

Company founded by theatre students to compete for Stumberg grand prize

The trio will continue their research over the summer with a stipend
Kayla Padilla, Editor-in-Chief May 3, 2021

The Stumberg New Venture Competition, open to students of any year or major, is entering its “Summer Accelerator” phase after five finalists were selected to move on. One of the finalists is New Works...

'Egress' exhibition now live

‘Egress’ exhibition now live

Senior students tackle current events through their art
Ashley Allen, Arts Columnist May 1, 2021

Trinity University’s annual Senior Art Major Exhibition is here. This year’s exhibition, titled Egress, bids farewell to six senior art majors by showcasing their best work on campus. Senior art majors...

Falafel — the inexpensive, crunchy crowd pleaser

Falafel — the inexpensive, crunchy crowd pleaser

A recipe for carnivores and herbivores alike
Ashley Allen, Arts Columnist April 28, 2021

Say goodbye to dense dough balls; this falafel recipe includes fresh ingredients you can purchase on a budget. Plus, you can make your falafels as spicy and as big or small as you want. I always whip up...

Student art spotlight: Stella Luck

Student art spotlight: Stella Luck

The senior will be featuring 4-5 of her pieces in TU's annual art exhibition
Ashley Allen, Arts Columnist April 24, 2021

Stella Luck, senior studio art and Spanish double major, has been creating art via different mediums since a very young age. Currently, Luck is working on making pieces with a technique called tufting....

Kirsteine Victoriano (left), Julissa Ramirez (middle) and Joelle MacDonlad (right) practice their show.

Theatre students put on performance of ‘Bags’

Directed by senior Kathleen Arbogast, the show involved a small cast of 3 actors
Savannah Wahlgren, Arts Editor April 21, 2021

This past weekend, three actors took to the stage in Trinity’s Attic Theater to put on a production of Anne V. McGravie’s one-act play, Bags. Set in 1980’s Northern Ireland during a time of intense...

Talking to students about the intersection of art and mental health

Talking to students about the intersection of art and mental health

A music student, fine arts student and creative writing student share the benefits of making art
Ayden Smith, Arts Reporter April 18, 2021

The past year has been unkind to mental health. Quarantine has revealed the benefits and the importance of community — as restrictions lift and life returns to a semblance of normal, the negative effects...

The benefits of doing arts and crafts at home

The benefits of doing arts and crafts at home

Being creative before or after Zoom classes can help put our mind at ease
Ashley Allen, Arts Columnist April 14, 2021

In between episodes of freaking out during the week of the winter storm, I picked up the craft of collaging, and I am glad that I did — it was actually really relaxing. Practicing arts and crafts...

Artists such as SOPHIE and 100 gecs have created a niche environment in today's pop

Artists such as SOPHIE and 100 gecs have created a niche environment in today’s pop

Hyperpop offers an alternative to queer and trans artists who feel out of place in mainstream media
Savannah Wahlgren, Arts Editor April 11, 2021

Anyone that has studied music history can tell you that within each period, whether it be baroque music of the seventeenth century or rock music of the eighties, there is bound to be a group of musicians...

Podcast Review: Call Her Daddy

Podcast Review: Call Her Daddy

Sex and relationship advice is great when you're the target audience, but what if you're not?
Ashley Allen, Arts Columnist April 7, 2021

For me, the Call Her Daddy podcast is problematic, but that doesn’t stop me from listening to it every week. It has come to the point where I anticipate the release of a new episode each week a few days...

Henry Moore sculpts with the sky

Henry Moore sculpts with the sky

'Large Interior Form' was donated to Trinity in 1983 by Arthur and Jane Stieren
Ashley Allen, Arts Columnist March 28, 2021

Trinity’s campus could double as an all-inclusive art museum, considering the amount of sculptures, architecture and artworks displayed around campus. After moving off-campus, I realized how much I had...

McNay Art Museum hosts

McNay Art Museum hosts “Limitless! Five Women Reshape Contemporary Art”

Looking to support more female artists? The McNay's newest exhibition has you covered
Ashley Allen, Arts Columnist March 23, 2021

Having some trouble naming five women artists? You wouldn’t be the only one. Women have historically been at the disadvantage in the history of Western art. To combat this, we need to educate ourselves...

But first — let me take a selfie

But first — let me take a selfie

How selfie museums undermine contemporary art
Ashley Allen, Arts Columnist March 19, 2021

Pop-up selfie museums have been showing up all over my Instagram feed; they are bursting at the seams with meaningless immersive “art.” The definition of art can be blurry and subjective. I’m not...

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