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Senior Column: For how young our generation is, we’ve been told quite frequently about what is going to supposedly shape our collective temperament.

Senior Column: “For how young our generation is, we’ve been told quite frequently about what is going to supposedly shape our collective temperament.”

Benjamin Gonzalez May 16, 2020

Illustration by Julia Poage This is a part of our 2020 Graduation Issue. Click here to flip through the whole thing. In one of our many family dinnertime conversations during this period of social...

Unequal crackdowns only worsen the punishment of being poor

Unequal crackdowns only worsen the punishment of being poor

Benjamin Gonzalez November 13, 2019

Illustration by Andrea NebhutA few weeks ago, hundreds of people in New York City filled the subway to protest recent crackdowns on subway fare evasion. Videos of crowds hopping over turnstiles in protest...

Photo credit: Ren Rader

Flag football, failure and a free T-shirt

Benjamin Gonzalez September 11, 2019

Illustration by Ren RaderDuring my first semester at Trinity, my friends and I won $100 for being the worst flag football team on campus. We were a couple of weeks into the semester when my roommate Will...

Photo credit: Genevieve Humphreys

UCC makes adjustments to the Pathways Curriculum

Victory Ogubuike March 28, 2019

Photo by Genevieve HumphreysLast Friday, March 22, the University Curriculum Council (UCC) approved four proposals to alter the requirements of the Pathways Curriculum. The alterations include requiring...

Photo credit: Kaitlyn Curry

Spring seniors lack voting power in SGA

Benjamin Gonzalez November 2, 2018

When a Trinity student enters the spring semester of their senior year, they no longer have voting representation on our student government. The Student Government Association (SGA) works in calendar-year...

Photo by Will Christian

Anderson discusses trustee diversification

Gabriella Garriga November 2, 2018

Since he took office, Danny Anderson, president of the university, has looked for ways to diversify the Board of Trustees, the 27 people who oversee every aspect of the university, in ethnicity, gender...

Students pride lies in their contributions

Students’ pride lies in their contributions

Benjamin Gonzalez October 3, 2018

As I entered my first year at Trinity, I remember ample discussion around our lack of school spirit. At the time, it didn’t strike me as anything out of the ordinary; the students at my high school...

Photo credit: Genevieve Humphreys

SGA’s crisis is not the fault of students

Benjamin Gonzalez September 20, 2018

My fellow senator Maddie D’Iorio wrote an opinion column last week highlighting SGA’s “existential problem,” in which she cites the inexperience of “15 college students,”...

Illustration by Julia Poage Photo credit: Julia Poage

Debates require fair conditions to be effective

Benjamin Gonzalez September 5, 2018

Last semester in an opinion column about broadening the types of political media people consume, I cited the YouTube series “Change My Mind” by Steven Crowder as an example of someone from...

Coed Greek life could eliminate supportive spaces

Coed Greek life could eliminate supportive spaces

Benjamin Gonzalez August 15, 2018

Breaking down barriers and eliminating gender exclusivity sounds, on paper, like the perfect way to push society towards a more welcoming and diverse environment. That is why many are beginning to advocate...

illustration by Julia Poage, staff illustrator

Push yourself to action

Benjamin Gonzalez April 25, 2018

The final issue of the 2017-2018 Trinitonian is here, and as expected it’s full of bittersweet nostalgia as seniors reflect on their memories at Trinity. However, that reflection doesn’t have to start...

Tune in each week for Kathleen Creedons SGA summaries. SGA meets at 6 p.m. on Mondays in the Waxahachie Room in Coates University Center.

Previously, on SGA: The Good, the Budget and the Ugly

Kathleen Creedon April 11, 2018

This covers the SGA meeting on April 9.   CAMPUS CLIMATE CHECK Sophomore senator Simone Washington relayed frustration students have had with Student Involvement, particularly in planning events....

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