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The FBI’s historical bias against Black activists

The FBI’s historical bias against Black activists

What the release of Aretha Franklin’s files says about racism in the federal government
Angelina D'Elia, Arts and Entertainment Reporter September 29, 2022

Thanks to the Freedom of Information and Privacy Act (FOIA), individuals have the right to request information about themselves and regulate the government’s recordkeeping and disclosure practices. Records...

“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”),...

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...

Catching up with Brief Inner Mission

Catching up with Brief Inner Mission

The band of Trinity students who came together to cultivate their own sound
Abby Hernandez, Arts and Entertainment Reporter September 29, 2022

Brief Inner Mission is an ensemble of music-loving Trinity students that has been broadening the San Antonio music scene. On their Soundcloud, the band describes themselves as a “vision of sonic versatility...

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...

VSA students handing out food at the Mid-Autumn Festival.

Trinity’s annual Mid-Autumn Festival

A night celebrating an ancient Chinese festival with mooncakes, lions and connection
Spencer Schyma, Arts & Entertainment Reporter September 15, 2022

Last Saturday as dusk approached, students filed onto the Jim Potter IM Field to eat moon cakes, drink boba tea, participate in luck lotteries, run from the “dragons” and enjoy the age-old tradition...

The 39th annual Jazz’SAlive Festival

The 39th annual Jazz’SAlive Festival

Jazz proves itself to be alive and well in the city of San Antonio and Trinity itself
Abigail Hernandez, Arts & Entertainment Reporter September 15, 2022

The San Antonio Parks Foundation presents the 39th annual Jazz’SAlive Festival this fall in downtown San Antonio. Jazz’SAlive is a two-day event that aims to bring art and culture to San Antonio in...

“Orphan: First Kill” is a campy delight

“Orphan: First Kill” is a campy delight

The (not so) long-awaited prequel to the 2009 movie “Orphan” had no right being this fun
Om Dighe, Arts and Entertainment Reporter September 15, 2022

“Orphan: First Kill” is a slasher from director William Brent Bell which serves as a prequel to the 2009 film, “Orphan.” Unfortunately, I will have to spoil the first film before really talking...

First Years Putting on Theatre (FYPOT) during rehearsal.

FYPOT and the first-year experience

How First-Years Putting On Theater can help prepare first-years for life at Trinity
Madison Haxton, Arts and Entertainment Reporter September 15, 2022

This fall, first-years in First-Years Putting on Theater (FYPOT) are bringing chaos, comedy and fresh perspectives to the theater audience at Trinity. FYPOT showcases Trinity University’s eccentric side...

The true horror of “Men”

The true horror of “Men”

Does Alex Garland’s latest feature actually say anything of merit?
Om Dighe, Arts and Entertainment Reporter September 1, 2022

“Men” is a 2022 folk horror film from director Alex Garland (“Ex Machina,” “Annihilation”) that explores the horrors of toxic masculinity and abuse. The film follows a woman named Harper (played...

Tea Gardens

Free things to do when you’re bored in San Antonio

Places and events to spend your time but not your money
Spencer Schyma, Arts & Entertainment Reporter September 1, 2022

Do you want to find ways to enjoy San Antonio but you have little to no money in that mangled college bank account? We’ve got you covered. Here are some places and events that cost nothing, plus...

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