What to be thankful for: 2012 pop culture edition

John Mendiola November 16, 2012

Ho ho ho. Hello there, children. I hope you've been nice and not naughty, because it's that special time of the year again: the time for the Trinitonian's Thanksgiving issue. Thanksgiving has historically...

Procastination nation: websites that deserve your divided attention

Sara Marchionda November 16, 2012

As the academic workload reaches its peak this semester, effective procrastination techniques are vital to maintain sanity and chill out.  Before the looming due dates of your projects and papers and...

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The famous alumni of Trinity University

Sara Marchionda November 10, 2012

Have you ever dreamed of a life of fame and fortune after graduating with your prestigious Trinity degree? Or have you wondered if this school really does have the great connections it purports? In the...

A Bond amalgamation: Sean Connery’s nose, George Lazenby’s chin, Roger Moore’s ears, Timothy Dalton’s mouth, Pierce Brosnan’s hair and Daniel Craig’s eyes. Graphic by Carly Cowen.

The 007 best moments in James Bond history

John Mendiola November 10, 2012

Fifty years ago, "Dr. No" was released. The movie starring a Scottish stuntman (Sean Connery, rival of Alex Trebek) and a bikini-ed damsel (Ursula Undress Andress) took the world by (stealthy) surprise....

Graphic by Samantha Skory.

Getting buzz for your buck: buying alcohol on a budget

Krista Campolo November 10, 2012

CAUTION: If you are under the ripe age of 21, I must advise you, for the safety of your liver and for the sake of you not getting arrested, to stop reading "¦ but, hey, you're probably going to keep...

Why we keep watching: Our love/hate relationship with TV

Donald Dimick November 10, 2012

A question I get asked often as a fairly vocal "critic" of television shows is "why do you keep watching?" After hearing me gripe, nitpick and complain bitterly about different aspects of a show, most...

Trinity’s best and worst elevators

Nick Allman November 10, 2012

I'm the kind of guy who hates stairs. I understand how they are necessary for our transportation, but I never have been able to get over how painfully slow and boring traversing them can be. My disdain...

Lively festivities for Day of the Dead

Lively festivities for Day of the Dead

Paul Cuclis November 2, 2012

It's time to put away the Halloween masks and pick up some skull face paint. Today is Dia de los Muertos, a Mexican holiday that traces its roots all the way back to an Aztec festival dedicated to...

The San Antonio film experience

Sara Marchionda November 2, 2012

Need someplace special to go for dinner and a movie?  Just like going to see movies, whether they are box office hits or under the radar flicks?  There are theaters in San Antonio to accommodate all...

Battle Royale: Google, Microsoft and Apple

John Mendiola November 2, 2012

The holiday season is almost upon us; it's time for mad stampedes and your wallets and those of your close family and friends to be sad and empty husks of their former glory. With all the new and shiny...

TV shows by committee are “camels”

Donald Dimick November 2, 2012

The saying goes "a camel is a horse designed by a committee." Whereas a horse is fast and strong and beautiful, camels seem to be an attempt to be "all things to all people" and are in many ways the...

Walk this way to some fun activities near Trinity’s campus

Krista Campolo November 2, 2012

If you're stuck without a mode of transportation, let me begin by saying I am so incredibly sorry. I feel your pain like you can't even imagine. Being at Trinity without a car is much like placing a baby...

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