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The power of print and the battle for The Battalion

The power of print and the battle for The Battalion

Alejandra Gerlach, Managing Editor March 24, 2022

There is power in print. Historically, newspapers have been compelling, powerful tools to inform people about current events, address important issues and circulate ideas. This is even truer for small,...

Trinity’s club polo team begins competition

Trinity’s club polo team begins competition

3 years after the clubs inception, players saddle up for competition
Alejandra Gerlach, Managing Editor March 3, 2022

Three years after the club team was originally founded, Trinity’s Polo Team is finally competing in the official competition. The club, which is sponsored by the San Antonio Polo Club, is a registered...

Previously, on SGA: Boiler reaches boiling point

Previously, on SGA: Boiler reaches boiling point

The following covers the SGA meeting on Feb. 23
Alejandra Gerlach, Managing Editor February 24, 2022

The normal order of SGA meetings was disrupted as the senior director for facility services James Baker and the associate director of facility services Ernesto Gonzalez were in attendance to answer questions...

The responsibility to uplift and amplify

The responsibility to uplift and amplify

February 24, 2022

In an interview with the Trinitonian, Demitrius Brown, Dean of Students, said that one of the biggest benefits of engaging in Black History Month is that we become advocates for one another. That we practice...

Euphoria on ice: 15-year-old Kamila Valieva competes amidst doping scandal

Euphoria on ice: 15-year-old Kamila Valieva competes amidst doping scandal

Olympic doping scandal highlights troubling trends in women’s figure skating
Alejandra Gerlach, Managing Editor February 17, 2022

Monday, Feb. 15, after a hearing held by the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS), it was announced that Kamila Valieva would be allowed to compete in the women’s singles skating competition after the...

Tigers defeat Schreiner in final weekend of women’s soccer season

Tigers defeat Schreiner in final weekend of women’s soccer season

Trinity’s women’s soccer team heads into the postseason ranked no. 23.
Alejandra Gerlach, Sports Reporter October 28, 2021

On Friday Oct. 22 the Trinity Women’s Soccer team played their last home game and final conference match of the regular season against Schreiner University. The Tigers emerged on top, beating the Mountaineers...

Opinion: Mental Health vs playing through the pain

Opinion: Mental Health vs playing through the pain

While discussions on mental health change, athletic culture still prioritizes performance over people
Alejandra Gerlach, Sports Reporter October 21, 2021

1996. Atlanta. It’s the Olympic Games, and USA gymnast Kerri Strug is stepping up to her mark for her first vault attempt. A sub-par performance by a teammate meant that it was up to 18-year-old Strug...

Coachs Corner: Cathleen Pruden

Coach’s Corner: Cathleen Pruden

New Head Swimming and Diving Coach makes a splash
Alejandra Gerlach, Sports Reporter October 20, 2021

Cathleen Pruden joins the Trinity University athletic staff as the head coach of the men's and women's swimming & diving teams after five years as an assistant coach at Bowdoin College and Amherst...

Opinion: NCAA washing their hands of NIL will change the landscape of college sports

Opinion: NCAA washing their hands of NIL will change the landscape of college sports

NCAA interim policy allows student-athletes to monetize name, image and likeness
Alejandra Gerlach, Sports Reporter September 23, 2021

The crux of the NIL issue is often framed as fairness. The argument for student-athletes receiving compensation for their name, image and likeness (NIL) is that it is only fair that the athletes get paid...

Sophomore Avery Puig runs with a baton in hand. Puig earned the title of SCAC Womens Track Athlete of the Week for her performance at the Abilene Christian University Invitational.

Track and field teams shine at TLU, UIW meets

Several personal and school records set by Tiger athletes this season
Alejandra Gerlach, Sports Reporter April 14, 2021

After having the 2020 season cut short by the COVID-19 pandemic, Trinity’s track and field teams have returned to the track (and field) for the complete 2021 season. With only one meet between now and...

Tigers Dominate The Net: Trinity volleyball sweeps matches against Centenary

Tigers Dominate The Net: Trinity volleyball sweeps matches against Centenary

Big boost for the team after consecutive losses to Colorado College
Alejandra Gerlach, Sports Reporter March 17, 2021

On Saturday, March 13, the second ranked women’s volleyball team returned home to Calgaard Gym to face Centenary College for the Tigers’ first home match since Nov. of 2019. The Tigers played two best-of-five...

Football team intercepted on path to SAA Championship

Football team intercepted on path to SAA Championship

Tigers lose 13-3 to Hendrix Warriors
Alejandra Gerlach, Sports Reporter March 10, 2021

On Saturday, the football team lost 13-3 to the Hendrix Warriors in their third game of the shortened 2021 spring season. Both Trinity and Hendrix went into Saturday’s game undefeated and determined...

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