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Previously, on SGA: Funding, funding and more funding!

Previously, on SGA: Funding, funding and more funding!

Ava Peinhardt, Managing Editor February 22, 2024

This SGA meeting took place on February 21st, 2024 President Danny Nguyen began the meeting with a ceremonial gavel bang, only to find that the new room in Dicke Hall is much more echoey than the old...

Crossword 2/14 - Serenade your valentine with classic love songs

Crossword 2/14 – Serenade your valentine with classic love songs

Ava Peinhardt, Managing Editor February 16, 2024

  Do it online!

The L word

The L word

Ava Peinhardt, Managing Editor February 8, 2024

I’ve never been good at saying “I love you.” To be honest, I don’t really know why. It’s gonna sound sad, but I think it dates back to when I was a kid, trying desperately to fit in. Far too...

Previously, on SGA: Stance on the Ceasefire

Previously, on SGA: Stance on the Ceasefire

Ava Peinhardt, Managing Editor February 1, 2024

This SGA meeting was held on the 31st of January, 2024 Climate Check President Danny Nguyen began Climate Check by reminding all SGA members that they would be attending the Venus Williams lecture...

Childhoods are becoming shorter and shorter

Childhoods are becoming shorter and shorter

Ava Peinhardt, Managing Editor January 25, 2024

Though I’ve legally been an adult for almost four years now, there is a sense that I’m only now leaving my childhood behind. I’m in my last semester of college, getting ready to graduate in May,...

Previously, on SGA: Heating up on and off campus

Previously, on SGA: Heating up on and off campus

Ava Peinhardt, Managing Editor January 22, 2024

This SGA meeting was held on the 17th of January, 2024 CLIMATE CHECK: Opening climate check, first-year Senator Madelyn Stovall informed SGA that the heating in Harold D. Herndon Hall had stopped functioning...

What comes after graduation when you don’t know?

What comes after graduation when you don’t know?

Whether graduating early or catching up from switching majors, you’ll end up OK
Ava Peinhardt, Opinion Editor November 9, 2023

So, what are you doing after you graduate? You’ve heard this once, and you’ll hear it again … and again and again. As a senior, no question seems more daunting to me because the truth is, I don’t...

A long time ago in a(nother) galaxy far, far away

A long time ago in a(nother) galaxy far, far away

“Ahsoka” introduces a path for Star Wars to prolong its life as a franchise
Ava Peinhardt, Opinion Editor October 12, 2023

There’s no question that “Star Wars” is an extensive franchise. Since the release of “A New Hope” in 1977, eight other movies have rounded out the Skywalker Saga, not including anthology films...

Body and beauty standards in the age of social media

Body and beauty standards in the age of social media

Short-lived fads degrade self-esteem and alter the way we view ourselves
Ava Peinhardt, Opinion Editor October 6, 2023

At an age where all of us are figuring out who we want to be, we also face the dilemma of how we want to be perceived by other people. There are countless voices telling us what normal looks like, what...

The gift of greenspaces

The gift of greenspaces

Immersing yourself in nature can be the break you need from the bustle at Trinity
Ava Peinhardt October 6, 2023

Between homework, studying for midterms and keeping up with extracurriculars, student life can be overwhelming. Even as a senior, I still struggle with balancing the demands of my academics and my body’s...

Reduce, reuse, ReWear

Reduce, reuse, ReWear

Give your clothes a second chance
Ava Peinhardt, Opinion Editor September 15, 2023

Tucked away in the Tiger’s Den of the Coates Student Center, there’s a little alcove filled with steel racks, hangers and clothes that are free for the Trinity community to take. The ReWear Closet,...

Plastic products are the past

Plastic products are the past

Easy, affordable and sustainable swaps that can prevent plastic consumption
Ava Peinhardt, Opinion Columnist April 20, 2023

Single-use plastics dominate our daily lives, and they’re getting harder to ignore. Around 380 million metric tons of plastic are produced annually, and though that doesn’t all fall under single-use...

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