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The Student News Site of Trinity University

Trinitonian

The Student News Site of Trinity University

Trinitonian

Decolonial discourse and recognizing privilege

Decolonial discourse and recognizing privilege

Shivani Selladurai, Opinion Columnist April 13, 2023

“Decolonization” has made its way from academic discourse to regular jargon, often appropriated as a “woke” add-on to universal activism initiatives. To truly understand colonialism’s systemic...

The FBI’s historical bias against Black activists

The FBI’s historical bias against Black activists

What the release of Aretha Franklin’s files says about racism in the federal government
Angelina D'Elia, Arts and Entertainment Reporter September 29, 2022

Thanks to the Freedom of Information and Privacy Act (FOIA), individuals have the right to request information about themselves and regulate the government’s recordkeeping and disclosure practices. Records...

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Guest column: Danny Anderson Response to The Trinity Way

Danny Anderson September 10, 2020

illustration by Gracen Hoyle Early summer seems a distant memory, clouded by anxieties produced by the arrival of COVID-19 to our community. Almost immediately, another diseased system demanded our...

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“Shut up and play” not an option now or ever

Paige Wallace September 9, 2020
Opinion: Athletes have every right to speak out on political and societal issues
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The detriment of using the n-word when you’re not black

Kayla Padilla November 28, 2018

This year’s Ignite the Night, Alpha Chi Lambda's annual charity event, was supposed to be a fabulous event for all of us. Yet, after realizing the music wasn’t nearly as enjoyable and fun as...

graphic by Tyler Herron

Black lives will always matter

Kayla Padilla January 25, 2018

Dear Isaiah Mitchell, and anyone who agrees with him: Black lives matter. There’s so much to correct, but I’ll begin with the basics, the basics of being a human being. While it seems that “raging...