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The Student News Site of Trinity University

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The Student News Site of Trinity University

Trinitonian

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Murchison Tower levels up

A look into former president Handy Danderson’s secret gaming career
Bamira Burino, Arts & Entertainment Reporter March 30, 2023

This piece is entirely satirical. Read the rest of our April Fool’s edition, the Trinibonian, here.  Have you ever noticed the LED lights illuminating the Murchison Tower late at night? Or maybe...

“The Beast” brightens the skies of Trinity

“The Beast” brightens the skies of Trinity

Banessa "The Beast" Beastly’s inauguration events motivate new funding to security and the arts
Barker Barent, Arts & Entertainment Reporter March 30, 2023

This piece is entirely satirical. Read the rest of our April Fool’s edition, the Trinibonian, here.  Trinity recently welcomed its newest president, Banessa “The Beast” Beastly, with an elaborate...

Theta Theta Veta: Trinity’s newest fraternity goes live

Theta Theta Veta: Trinity’s newest fraternity goes live

The new Greek organization that promises fame, fortune, and plenty of content
Bangelina B'Elia, Arts & Entertainment Editor March 30, 2023

This piece is entirely satirical. Read the rest of our April Fool’s edition, the Trinibonian, here.  Greek life is once again expanding this semester, welcoming its newest co-ed fraternity with open...

Thomas rats, Trinicats and now Storch raccoons

Thomas rats, Trinicats and now Storch raccoons

Trinity's fauna family continues growing, both intentionally and unintentionally
Malika Chauhan, Pulse Reporter February 23, 2023

Over the past few years, furry friends ranging from rats, possums to even foxes have made their marks by making special appearances on Trinity’s campus. Now, the newest members to join the community...

Chocolate Fest 2022. The Student Programming Board hosts Chocolate Fest every year.

Chocolate, chill vibes and clubbing come to campus

SPB focuses efforts on three big events this spring semester, starting with Chocolate Fest
Joshua Mitra, News Reporter February 23, 2023

Trinity’s Student Programming Board (SPB) aims to bring fun and accessible events to the Trinity community. This semester features three distinct events: Chocolate Fest, De-Stress Fest and 1902 Night....

Trinity trades out Aramark for Chartwells

Trinity trades out Aramark for Chartwells

Trinity moves toward more ethical dining while protecting the jobs of frontline employees
Samara Gerstle, News Reporter February 23, 2023

Trinity announced on Feb. 13 that it will be switching dining service partners to Chartwells after 50 years with Aramark. Sheryl Tynes stated in an email to students that Chartwells “truly reflect[s]...

Does the legacy of Harry Potter hold up?

Does the legacy of Harry Potter hold up?

New Harry Potter video game, Hogwarts Legacy, garners controversy upon release
Parker Parent, Arts and Entertainment Reporter February 23, 2023

With 500 million book copies sold and 11 movies and 17 video games released, it’s no secret that Harry Potter is a well-known franchise. However, its newest video game, Hogwarts Legacy, has been met...

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Trinity officially welcomes new “storyteller-in-chief”

Vanessa Beasley takes her place as 20th president after week of inauguration events
Logan Crews, Editor-in-Chief February 16, 2023

Days before drones flew through the sky to spell out her name, the lobby outside President Vanessa Beasley’s office bustled with inauguration preparations. Letters from presidents of other universities...

Black + White Modern Creamery store front.

I went on 7 dates in 7 days

One date per day: Seven spots around San Antonio with seven different people
Alejandra Gerlach, Managing Editor February 9, 2023

Valentine’s Day is a chance to celebrate love — both romantic and platonic. However, it can be hard to find a good date spot if you aren’t familiar with San Antonio. So if you’re looking for a...

36 questions that lead to something, hopefully

36 questions that lead to something, hopefully

A Trinitonian take on the famous New York Times questions that lead to love
Sarah Fisher, News Editor February 9, 2023

The New York Times published a famous series of 36 questions based on a study by psychologist Arthur Aron that can theoretically accelerate intimacy between strangers or even lead to love. Now, I know...

Rachel Nolan and Dania Abreu-Torres share a laugh before the seminar.

Rachel Nolan kicks off the 2023 MAS Álvarez Seminar

First lecture from speaker slate on “Global Migration and Challenges at the U.S.-Mexico Border”
Joshua Mitra, News Reporter February 9, 2023

The Mexico, Americas and Spain (MAS) program at Trinity aims to share international perspectives with students. With San Antonio only three hours away from the U.S.-Mexico border, the MAS Álvarez Seminar...

Alumni speak at the Strategic Comm panel on Comm Day.

Communication department hosts 10th annual COMM Day

Alumni return for a day of networking, discussion and dancing with current communication majors
Monica Martinez, News Reporter February 9, 2023

On Friday, Feb. 3, alumni, faculty and current communication (COMM) students gathered for the communication department’s 10th annual Communication Day (COMM Day) celebration. COMM Day is a chance for...