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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...

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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: SGA, we salute you

Editorial Staff October 25, 2017

It's too easy to skate through Trinity University without ever realizing the extent to which the Student Government Association (SGA) has a hand in improving the Trinity experience. With SGA elections...

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From the Editors’ Desk: Roll with the punches, protect your values

Editorial Staff October 12, 2017

It doesn't matter what sort of activism, agitation, provocation or even publishing you engage in. No matter what, your efforts will upset others and invite criticism. Things can get ugly, but the best...

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From the Editors’ Desk: TU conservatives are beating liberals at politics

Editorial Staff October 4, 2017

Political and moral opinions should be taken seriously. They're opinions about the sorts of things that demand passionate belief and deserve fervent defense. If you're not committed to your political beliefs,...

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From the Editors’ Desk: It ain’t easy being inclusive

Editorial Staff September 28, 2017

Measuring diversity is easy. Take a population, carve it up in terms of the categories you're interested in "” what'll it be today, ethnicity? Gender? Make sure the percentages total to 100, and now...

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From the Editors’ Desk: The press is on your side

Editorial Staff September 20, 2017

We wish that anyone who believes in the virtue of democracy could see the value of a journalist's work as clear as day. Too often, however, reporters are painted as a prying, invasive presence. Popular...

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From the Editors’ Desk: Trinity’s tight-lipped response to DACA’s rescission is good and bad

Editorial Staff September 14, 2017

In early March, a letter drafted by a number of Trinity employees was spread throughout the ranks of students, faculty and staff. Dated February 28, 2017, the document was titled "Petition to make Trinity...

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From the Editors’ Desk: First as tragedy, then as farce

Editorial Staff September 7, 2017

There was once a time when students' access to campus was controlled by two simple variables: whether you had a key to your dorm, and whether the building's doors were unlocked. In 2001, the Association...

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