SGAs role in campus change is performative

SGA’s role in campus change is performative

Benjamin Gonzalez February 25, 2020
What is the point of a student government that can't represent student interests?
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The decline of couch-cooperative gaming

Benjamin Gonzalez February 6, 2020
The shift from local to online multiplayer in video games may produce more revenue for the industry, but excludes an entire market of potential players.
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World War III memes should send the right message

Benjamin Gonzalez January 23, 2020
Whoever holds the power in a joke makes all the difference
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Fundraising isn’t fun when it exploits staff and students

Benjamin Gonzalez September 28, 2019

Illustration by Ren RaderOn Sept. 19, in the midst of the day-long 1869 Challenge fundraising event, the official Trinity University Twitter account (@Trinity_U) tweeted an announcement for the student...

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It’s worth it to write it

Benjamin Gonzalez May 2, 2019
Publishing opinions create empathy, connections
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Navigating personal identity and privilege

Benjamin Gonzalez April 10, 2019
Being an ally involves looking at your own standing as well
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The Tower looks more like a silo

Benjamin Gonzalez March 28, 2019
The space for conservative thought is as large as you make it
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Don’t legitimize misinformation, criticize it

Benjamin Gonzalez February 28, 2019
Further defending the removal of platforms
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Deplatforming: a losing political strategy

Benjamin Collinger February 21, 2019
In response to Benjamin Gonzalez's column "Your 'free speech' is denying mine"
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Your “free speech” is denying mine

Benjamin Gonzalez February 14, 2019
Fighting for the right to deplatform hate speech
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Hide from your ex, but don’t hide from yourself

Benjamin Gonzalez February 5, 2019

Illustration by Genevieve Humphreys On paper, breakups should be a basic process: end the relationship, go your separate ways and never see each other again. Of course, it’s never actually that...

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Want change? Cut the complacency.

Benjamin Gonzalez January 30, 2019

Photo by Matthew ClaybrookAround this time in the semester, the “new year” is beginning to look less and less new. We students are getting back into the habit of going to class, doing our homework,...

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