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Students reflect on study abroad in China one year later

Students reflect on study abroad in China one year later

Seniors Anna Lund and Tryne Vander Straten recall being optimistic about returning to normalcy in early 2020
Kayla Padilla, Editor-in-Chief March 22, 2021

By late January of 2020, six Trinity students were abroad in China, with one other awaiting a late start to their semester. Around this time, the COVID-19 outbreak began to spread quicker, and almost immediately,...

More than a pawn, Pakistan is a real player Between the U.S. and China

More than a pawn, Pakistan is a real player Between the U.S. and China

Islamabad will help determine who ends up on top
Ben Falcon, Opinion Columnist March 7, 2021

For 45 years, the United States and the Soviet Union were in the highest-stakes game of chicken in human history. Yet, despite the bellicose rhetoric and military exercises, the Cold War was not decided...

Graphic by Alexandra Parris

Continuing the debate: Capitalism, communism, Mao

Ian Dill November 8, 2018

The recent article published by Maddie D’Iorio in defense of Tigers for Liberty’s “Commie Cookies” display is worth reading. It clearly establishes that Tigers for Liberty (TFL) is concerned with...

Rethinking how we discuss history

Rethinking how we discuss history

Noelle Barrera October 26, 2018

Last Tuesday, Tigers For Liberty (TFL) set up a table to educate students about the atrocities committed in Maoist China. Students gave out fortune cookies with ominous fortunes, such as “You will...

Left to right: Kevin Crusius, Isaiah Mitchell, Samantha Farnsworth, Ian Kavanagh Photo credit: Maddie D'Iorio

In defense of TFL: Cookies don’t compare to communism

Maddie D'iorio October 24, 2018

In this column, I hope to clear up some of the misconceptions around Tigers for Liberty’s (TFL) tabling last week on the subject of Mao’s founding of the People’s Republic of China. I’ve...

illustration by Julia Poage, staff illustrator

Vote: Lessons from East Asia

Gina Tam April 10, 2018

The Trinitonian has recently run a series of columns about the importance of civic engagement. From debating difficult issues with people with whom we disagree, to engaging with local politics, these pieces...

Ash Carter, left,  joins university president Danny Anderson, right, on stage at this year’s Flora Cameron lecture. The lecture series takes place annually and focuses on politics. Carter, former U.S. secretary of defense spoke at this year’s lecture. Carter focused on international security and foreign affairs. photo by Stephen Sumrall-Orsak, staff photographer

Former secretary of defense visits Trinity

Bobby Watson March 22, 2018

Former U.S. secretary of defense Ash Carter visited Trinity as this year’s Flora Cameron lecturer. Carter focused on international security, on changes in administration and on U.S. relations with foreign...

graphic by Tyler Herron

Falling in love in Hong Kong

Gina Tam January 29, 2018

On our first date, he bought me a mooncake. We strolled through the park behind New Town Plaza, a sprawling commercial metropolis only two train stops from my residence at the Chinese University of...

Musicians of the Music School of Henan Polytechnic University stand after performing an array of traditional Chinese songs. The show highlighted the uniqueness and evolution of Chinese music. photo by Allison Wolff, staff photographer

International choir performs Chinese folk music

Jesus Lozano December 4, 2017

The International Arts Vocal Recital held in Ruth Taylor Recital Hall showcased how vocal performances are capable of telling stories and immersing audiences in new cultures. I am in no way familiar with...

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Chinese pop culture course comes to Trinity in 2018

Abigail Wharton November 14, 2017

As students in a multicultural age, we are bombarded with media produced from all corners of the globe. This growing web of pop culture is by no means limited to the United States. A new course is coming...

Writer of “Waking the Green Tiger” Liu Jianqiang discusses the goals of the documentary. The film itself focuses on the rising amount of green protests in China, and the successes and challenges that such movements and the people who form them encounter. Photo by Allison Wolff

Waking the Green Tiger: China’s green movements

Abigail Wharton November 9, 2017

A massive collaboration of 14 academic departments brought an award-winning documentary filmmaker and a leading Chinese journalist to campus for a conversation on environmental movements in China. On...

Jeffrey Wasserstrom visits Being Young in Asia FYE. photo by Chloe Sonnier

Visiting California professor clears up misconceptions about youth in Asia

Victoria Abad October 31, 2017

Young student protesters have occupied the business district of Hong Kong various times in the last couple of years in a battle for democracy. Given this situation, Gina Tam, assistant professor of history,...

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