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Trinitonian

The Student News Site of Trinity University

Trinitonian

The Student News Site of Trinity University

Trinitonian

“They/Them” proves to be an embarrassing mess

“They/Them” proves to be an embarrassing mess

This supposed slasher failed as a queer empowerment story and just doesn’t cut
Om Dighe, Arts and Entertainment Reporter September 29, 2022

“They/Them” (pronounced “they slash them”) is the directorial debut of Academy Award-nominated screenwriter and Tony-winning playwright John Logan. The film stars Kevin Bacon (“Footloose”),...

Trinity Voter Engagement Task Force works to prepare students for upcoming Nov. elections

Trinity Voter Engagement Task Force works to prepare students for upcoming Nov. elections

Midterm elections and Texas governor race loom ahead as task force registers students
Abby Power, News Reporter September 29, 2022

As October begins, voting season is nearly in full swing. Midterm congressional elections as well as high-profile gubernatorial seats will be filled this November across the country. In the Trinity community,...

A TUPD sign reminds City Vista residents to secure their cars to prevent theft.

Raising the alarm: Car break-ins on campus

Seven vehicle-related thefts have taken place at Trinity since the beginning of the school year
Samara Gerstle, News Reporter September 29, 2022

Campus safety, whether walking alone at night, ensuring the privacy of your dorm or navigating the narrow parking lots, is a concern for students and faculty alike. Vehicle safety adds another layer to...

Trinity offense overwhelming for Tornados in 3-0 win

Trinity offense overwhelming for Tornados in 3-0 win

Tigers' Adjei scores quickly and men's soccer holds on to end skid
Nicholas Chen, Sports Reporter September 29, 2022

As the Tigers began their warmup, a crowd of maroon packed the stands to cheer Trinity on against Concordia in their first home game in nearly two weeks. With a bright atmosphere, the whistle blew and...

Upcoming event: Annual Open Mic Night

Upcoming event: Annual Open Mic Night

Trinity students to showcase their talents in Stieren Theater on Saturday, Oct. 1
Madison Haxton, Arts and Entertainment Reporter September 29, 2022

Trinity students are, and always have been, a wildly diverse group with an even wilder array of talents. One day, some decided they needed an outlet with which to express themselves, and thus Open Mic...

“Untraditional” students add to the display of diversity

“Untraditional” students add to the display of diversity

Students and faculty that differ from the “normal” college student are able to enroll in courses
Malika Chauhan, Pulse Reporter September 29, 2022

The classrooms at Trinity are full of surprises, like faculty members attending classes that aren’t part of their department or students who appear much older than their class year indicates. The...

The Triumphant rebirth of San Antonio’s orchestra

The Triumphant rebirth of San Antonio’s orchestra

Last weekend, San Antonio saw the rebirth of its orchestra as the new San Antonio Philharmonic
Spencer Schyma, Arts & Entertainment Reporter September 22, 2022

As darkness descended on downtown San Antonio, people filed into the light of the First Baptist Church. As they were ushered from the lobby to their chairs, an excited murmur ran through the crowd. This...

Tigers tangle with Juniata in top-3 matchup

Tigers tangle with Juniata in top-3 matchup

Tigers defeat Juniata to reclaim #2 ranking after Trinity Fall Invitational
Luke Terry, Sports Editor September 22, 2022

A grueling early season schedule saw Trinity volleyball clash with six teams ranked in the top 25 of the American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) poll, including four in the top ten. After a hot...

The Chapman Center surrounded by construction fencing.

Trinity’s fall 2022 construction projects introduce the new and transform the old

Projects include the grand opening of Dicke Hall and the renovation of the Chapman Center
Abby Power, News Reporter September 22, 2022

Over the last few semesters, there has been extensive construction across campus. With the exception of maintenance issues like the pipe fixing project that spanned the spring and summer of 2022, most...

Get to know us: people behind the paper

Get to know us: people behind the paper

Logan Crews, Editor-in-Chief September 22, 2022

For our fourth editorial of the semester, we’re going to get a little more personal. If you find yourself holding the Trinitonian in your hands every Friday, or waking up to our newsletter in your inbox,...

Trinity volleyball perfect in first weekend of play

Trinity volleyball perfect in first weekend of play

Tigers move up to #2 in AVCA poll following wins over two top-10 teams
Nathalie Tawa, Sports Reporter September 8, 2022

288 days after their quarterfinal loss in the NCAA Division III Championship, the Trinity Tigers made their return to the court this past weekend. The Trinity National Invitational, a round robin-style...

Illustration by Michaela Bosco

EcoAllies’ Divest Trinity movement continues

Initiative persists with goals after initial rejection from Board of Trustees
Abby Power, News reporter September 8, 2022

Last semester, EcoAllies presented its resolution to divest fossil fuels from Trinity’s endowment to the Student Government Association (SGA). With the exception of one no vote and one abstention, SGA...