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Visiting the developing world: Learn first, then act

Benjamin Gonzalez April 11, 2018

As I boarded the plane for Managua, Nicaragua this spring break, I wasn’t sure what to expect from the upcoming trip. As part of a course called International Issues in Health and the Environment, I...

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: RSOs Just Want to Have Fun(ding)

Kathleen Creedon April 1, 2018

This covers the SGA meeting on March 26. CAMPUS CLIMATE CHECK Junior senator Julia Shults noted that the box for feminine hygiene products located in one of the Coates University Center bathrooms had...

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: Funny Money

Kathleen Creedon March 6, 2018

This covers the SGA meeting on March 5.   GUEST COMMENTS Sophomore Marleny Salas expressed concern about the evening EcoGrounds shift. Salas explained that the shift includes long hours...

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Response: Porn’s not the problem, sexual assault is

Benjamin Gonzalez February 21, 2018

The idea that pornography and a casual sexual culture are at the root of sexual assault is a crude misapplication of blame that, when pinned to the #MeToo movement, belittles the struggles of those who...

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: Stop … Honor Time

Kathleen Creedon February 20, 2018

CAMPUS CLIMATE CHECK Junior senator Sarosha Hemani reported instances of creepy men in the City Vista parking lots, as well as the parking lot by Lightner residence hall. President Amulya Deva, junior,...

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: It’s Easy as QEP

Kathleen Creedon February 14, 2018

CAMPUS CLIMATE CHECK Sophomore senator Simone Washington raised concern about the difficulty international students find in trying to get U.S. jobs and internships. The senate decided to create a committee...

illustration by Andrea Nebhut, staff illustrator

Political correctness creates a culture of empathy

Benjamin Gonzalez February 7, 2018

I recently read an article about the term “whitewashed” and the weaponization of the word against Latinxs who are seen as having forgotten their roots by their Latinx friends or family members. The...

Illustration by Yessenia Lopez, staff illustrator

Escape from the echo chamber

Benjamin Gonzalez January 24, 2018

As I scroll through my Twitter feed, retweeting Bernie Sanders’ passionate calls for health to be declared a human right, it’s easy for me to forget that most of the political opinions that appear...

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Don’t leave students in the dark with grades

Benjamin Gonzalez January 17, 2018

Although many professors like to remind students that grades are not everything, they remain important to most of us as a benchmark for our success in and comprehension of a course. Additionally, maintaining...

Best For Trinity 2018

Best For Trinity 2018

Editorial Staff January 17, 2018

Winner: Bird Bakery Finalists: Bakery Lorraine, Nothing Bundt Cakes OK, I get it — the cupcakes are delicious. The tables are twee. And the latte is filled with enough sugar to make it more dessert...

illustration by Andrea Nebhut

What’s the beef? Ending food antagonism

Benjamin Gonzalez November 13, 2017

Nowadays, terms such as "˜vegan' and "˜vegetarian' carry loads of connotations along with them. It's become a common joke, but the stereotype of the "˜preachy vegan' often pops up in popular culture....

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TU faculty: Students must have input

Benjamin Gonzalez November 1, 2017

This past Friday, I had the opportunity to attend the University Curriculum Council (UCC) meeting regarding the addition of a "˜common time' to the weekly class schedule. This proposed open period would...

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