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What if we stopped eating animals?

Kayla Padilla November 22, 2019

Illustration by Ren RaderAustin I never thought I would try to become vegetarian until the most stereotypical liberal arts college occurrence happened: I took an English class that changed my mind. I knew...

What were the best TV shows of the decade?

What were the best TV shows of the decade?

Austin Davidson November 21, 2019

illustration by Ren RaderThe curtain is drawing on the decade that had critics spanning nationalities and outlets saying audiences had entered the "Golden Age" of American television. This was mainly due...

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A case for the integration of graphic novels into education

Austin Davidson November 13, 2019

illustration by Andrea NebhutThe first graphic novel I read was a series called "Bone." It follows the Bone brothers and the many adventures they have, with the final book remaining to this day to be one...

From left: first year Micheal Gerick, Senior Sam Vincent, first year Christopher Goldman

Ensemble performs student-made music

Austin Davidson November 7, 2019

Photo by Mona MirpourWarm brown light greeted Trinity’s Jazz Ensemble as four of its members took the stage, their instruments already tuned as they settled into their positions. Senior drummer Dominic...

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Is the new “The Lord of the Rings” series doomed to fail?

Austin Davidson November 7, 2019

Illustration by Ren RaderWhen in September the lead for the new Amazon “Lord of the Rings” continuation series was revealed, it reminded me that such a series was in the works. I thought back...

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Are ads just tricks to make us buy things, or can they be more?

Austin Davidson October 23, 2019

Illustration by Ren RaderA couple weeks ago, while I was watching the Longhorns stumble their way to another loss to those blasted Sooners, my misery was interrupted by a spree of ads. I’ve never...

Student Artist Spotlight: Max Armitage

Student Artist Spotlight: Max Armitage

Jocelyn Brooks October 3, 2019

Art by Elena NegrónHow did you become interested in rapping?Maximillian Armitage: I had too much time on my hands in, like, 10th grade because I used to do a competitive Pokémon game, which was...

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How do we choose the music we like?

Austin Davidson September 26, 2019

Illustration by Andrea NebhutThe other day, my sister asked me, “Why do you like Tom Misch so much?” I replied that I like his blend of modern jazz and cord based indie, yet an equally valid...

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Have award shows gotten better or worse?

Austin Davidson September 18, 2019

Illustration by Andrea NebhutLet me begin by saying I like award shows like the Oscars, the Emmys and the Tonys. I think that recognition is important in the world of performing arts and that the awards...

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“IT Chapter 2” pales in comparison to the original

Austin Davidson September 9, 2019

Illustration by Andrea NebhutIt has to be said that this article will be filled with spoilers for “IT Chapter 2.” I’ll begin with a big one: It is in no way as good as the first one. The...

Why I love reading fantasy novels

Why I love reading fantasy novels

Austin Davidson September 5, 2019

Illustration by Ren Rader, guest contributorOver the summer, when I wasn’t watching movies or eating far too much watermelon, I was reading as much as I could, something I hadn’t been doing...

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Is “Star Wars” lost to the dark side?

Austin Davidson August 29, 2019

Illustration by Ren Rader, guest contributorI can’t remember the first time I watched a “Star Wars” movie, but I can distinctly recall my favorite memory watching one. I was with my extended...

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