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Women athletes made March Madness

Women athletes made March Madness

The 2023 women’s tournament displays the bright future of the sport for players and viewers alike
Abby Power, Sports Editor April 13, 2023

March Madness has come and gone, but NCAA Division I women’s basketball showed off what is here to stay: stacked teams, talented stars and really great basketball. The 2023 women’s tournament games...

Defund men’s athletics?

Defund men’s athletics?

Trinity athletics department made a large decision to grant funding previously allotted to men’s sports to women’s athletic programs
Babby Bower, Sports Editor March 30, 2023

This piece is entirely satirical. Read the rest of our April Fool’s edition, the Trinibonian, here. Nearing the end of Women’s History Month, Trinity Athletics made a consequential budgetary decision:...

Abby Power (center) poses with Shirley Rushing Poteet (left) and  Emilie Burrer Foster (right).

Untold heroes of Trinity women’s athletics

How Pasley's “From the Sidelines to the Headlines” illuminates the champions of women’s athletics
Abby Power, Sports Editor March 9, 2023

In a year like this one, when the Trinity Volleyball team is the national runner-up and the Trinity Women’s Basketball team is in the Sweet 16 of the national championship, it is hard to believe there...

Women athletes are finally in the headlines

Women athletes are finally in the headlines

Alumna’s book “From the Sidelines to the Headlines” and panel tell the story of Trinity and women in sports
Abby Power, Sports Editor March 2, 2023

Betsy Gerhardt Pasley didn’t set out to write a book when she teamed up with Doug Brackenridge, professor emeritus of religion, and Shirley Rushing Poteet, former physical education professor, in 2015...

How sports culture is connected to domestic violence and abuse

How sports culture is connected to domestic violence and abuse

Tubi’s Super Bowl ad continues conversation about sports and fan violence
Abby Power, Sports Editor March 2, 2023

A woman is sitting on a couch watching the Super Bowl with her partner. During the commercial break, the broadcasters suddenly reappear on the screen, commentating on the play-by-play of the game. Just...

Una carta abierta al personal de comedor de Trinity

Una carta abierta al personal de comedor de Trinity

A nuestro querido personal de comedor,
Abby Power, Sports Editor March 2, 2023

Gracias por llamarme “Abby”. Ya sé que suena raro agradecerles por usar mi propio nombre pero toda mi vida, la gente ha fallado llamarme por mi nombre porque me confunda con mi hermana gemela, Emma....

An open letter to the dining services staff

An open letter to the dining services staff

To our beloved Trinity dining staff:
Abby Power, Sports Editor March 2, 2023

Thank you for calling me “Abby.” I know that sounds strange — after all, my name is Abby. Growing up, and still to this day, I don’t hear my name often because I have a twin sister, Emma, for whom...

Senior Spotlight: Kaster transforms into community leader

Senior Spotlight: Kaster transforms into community leader

As a four-year, two-sport athlete, Kaster shares her story as a runner and neuroscience major
Abby Power, Sports Editor February 16, 2023

In her eighth grade year, Elaine Kaster, senior neuroscience major, joined the cross country team to avoid getting put in a P.E. class. While Kaster had previously participated in several other sports,...

Devoted D-III athletes dive into their relationships

Devoted D-III athletes dive into their relationships

Student-athlete couples share how they make it work and Valentine’s Day plans
Abby Power, Sports Editor February 9, 2023

At a large table in Coates Library, Elizabeth McLaughlin, sophomore accounting major from Houston, Texas, and Eli Greene, sophomore finance major from Sugar Land, Texas, sit close to one another. The two,...

Sidewalk Symposium: Super Bowl predictions

Students share their thoughts and plans for the biggest NFL game of the year
Abby Power, Sports Editor February 9, 2023

After a rocky January for the NFL, the momentous NFL holy day is finally upon us: Super Bowl Sunday. On Jan. 29, the Philadelphia Eagles breezed past the San Francisco 49ers in a 31-7 game and clenched...

Hamlin’s recovery brings Americans together

Hamlin’s recovery brings Americans together

Unprecedented injury on the field leads to unexpected unity across the nation
Abby Power, Sports Editor January 26, 2023

Early in January, Damar Hamlin, Buffalo Bills safety, suffered a cardiac arrest on the field during a nationally televised game after a hard hit to the chest. Hamlin was rushed promptly to the University...

Donna Escobar (Nurse Staff Health Services) and John Meyer (Nurse Practitioner and Coordinator of Health Services)

Wellness and health services brings Thanks, Birth Control day celebrations to campus

Wellness services provides reproductive healthcare education to trinity students
Gia Campolo, News reporter November 18, 2022

Wellness services and health services teamed up to host Thanks, Birth Control! day on Nov. 16 as part of a broader attempt to bring reproductive healthcare access and education to Trinity students. The...

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