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A humble open letter to Rick Riordan

A humble open letter to Rick Riordan

Sarah Fisher, Editor-in-Chief February 1, 2024

Dear Rick Riordan, Congrats on the last episode of the “Percy Jackson” season coming out this week! That must have been very exciting for you — at least I know I’ve been excited to watch the episodes...

Childhoods are becoming shorter and shorter

Childhoods are becoming shorter and shorter

Ava Peinhardt, Managing Editor January 25, 2024

Though I’ve legally been an adult for almost four years now, there is a sense that I’m only now leaving my childhood behind. I’m in my last semester of college, getting ready to graduate in May,...

Finding a sense of home as we go

Finding a sense of home as we go

Rachel Oliver, Managing Editor November 9, 2023

As the end of the semester approaches, students studying abroad will soon return home, embracing a new world outlook and sense of self. As our friends return, a whole cohort of students, including myself,...

What we can learn from the Hasan Minhaj controversy

What we can learn from the Hasan Minhaj controversy

Sarah Fisher, Editor-in-Chief November 7, 2023

I was scrolling through TikTok last week when I stumbled upon an interesting video: Hasan Minhaj’s response to a New Yorker article about him that had been published a little over a month prior. Minhaj...

Take a break and trick-or-treat

Take a break and trick-or-treat

Rachel Oliver, Managing Editor November 1, 2023

In the midst of piles of papers and projects, Halloween on Oakmont gives stressed students a chance to momentarily forget their woes, dress up in a Halloween costume and go trick-or-treating on Oct. 31...

Whatever happened to midterms week?

Whatever happened to midterms week?

Sarah Fisher, Editor-in-Chief October 20, 2023

October may be “spooky season,” but the scariest thing this month brings for Trinity students is exams, and lots of them. Every week, I feel like I’m telling people, “this is my hard week; I just...

Humanity through the lens of the solar eclipse

Humanity through the lens of the solar eclipse

Rachel Oliver, Managing Editor October 13, 2023

Astronomical events turn eyes and minds toward forces greater than ourselves. Phenomena like eclipses serve as grandiose reminders of where humanity stands compared to the scale of the universe. As we...

Just because it’s in your head doesn’t mean it’s not real

Just because it’s in your head doesn’t mean it’s not real

Sarah Fisher, Editor-in-Chief October 6, 2023

Last semester, I started getting nauseous all the time. Really nauseous. Sometimes I couldn’t bring myself to do anything but lay down, I could barely eat more than a few bites of any meal without feeling...

Student stress is skyrocketing

Student stress is skyrocketing

Rachel Oliver, Managing Editor September 28, 2023

It’s hard enough to be a student, let alone a student amidst a time of political, social and economic turmoil. The current student faces a myriad of stressors that students a few decades ago did not...

Letter to the Editor: Andrew M. Wells, Ph.D.

Letter to the Editor: Andrew M. Wells, Ph.D.

Andrew M. Wells, Guest Columnist September 28, 2023

To the Editor: In its Sept. 22 edition, the Trinitonian reported on the state of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) programs at higher education institutions in Texas. The author very helpfully illustrated...

Sweater weather is a state of mind

Sweater weather is a state of mind

Sarah Fisher, Editor-in-Chief September 21, 2023

It's times like these when I miss Tennessee the most. No, not because this is the time when school starts ramping up and all the assignments and the drama make me homesick, simply because it’s September,...

Why2K? What our fashion says about us

Why2K? What our fashion says about us

Sarah Fisher, Editor-in-Chief September 15, 2023

The dominant fashion trends of the past decades can serve as a reflection of the ideas and values of generations inhabiting those eras, and by tracing the changes in fashion, we can see how we’ve evolved...

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