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Managing editor Julia Weis, director of digital presence Grace Frye and editor-in-chief Daniel Conrad pose with LeeRoy after accepting the Trinitonians University-Sponsored Organization of the Year award. photo provided by Katharine Martin

Trinitonian wins 20+ awards from professional press organizations

Gabriella Garriga May 5, 2018

Every week, Trinitonian staff members work tirelessly to bring you engaging and informative stories. Sometimes, members of the professional press reward that work with local, state, or national recognition....

graphic by Tyler Herron

From the Editors’ Desk: Let’s #SaveStudentNewsrooms together

Editorial Staff April 25, 2018

Hundreds of student media outlets across America are standing together in support of our shared mission, and the Trinitonian is proud to add its voice to the chorus. #SaveStudentNewsrooms is a call...

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...

Cayley Mandadi, center, is surrounded by her Chi Beta Epsilon sisters during the 2017 Greek Kick-Off on the Coates Esplanade. file photo

After months, an arrest and some answers in Mandadi case

Grace Frye March 1, 2018

CONTENT WARNING: Candid descriptions of physical violence and sexual assault follow. Four months after the death of sophomore Cayley Mandadi, 22-year-old Mark Howerton was charged with murder and aggravated...

James Lovett, center, explains his game Crusade of Two Suns to an interested PAX attendee. His brother Brock Lovett, left, and coworker Marshall Tickner, right, accompanied James at the companys booth for all three days of the convention. photo by Amani Canada, photo editor

PAX South shows off San Antonio game developers

Daniel Conrad January 19, 2018

Thousands of gaming enthusiasts descended upon the Henry B. González Convention Center last weekend to attend PAX South 2018, the festival’s fourth consecutive year in San Antonio. Among the hundreds...

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...

Next week, members of Congress will decide on a tax reform bill that includes an excise tax on university endowments that may cost Trinity $3 million. photo provided by Jomar Thomas on Unsplash

Trinity hires lobbyists to combat proposed endowment tax

Daniel Conrad December 16, 2017

Trinity University has enlisted former Texas congressman Henry Bonilla and two others to lobby against the proposed tax on private university endowments in the Republicans’ tax reform bill, which President...

Daniel Mendelsohn, presented his lecture, “Too Clever by Half,” to a crowd of roughly 200 people. Mendelsohn discussed his career as a classicist and shared stories from the popular epic “The Odyssey,” the topic of his most recent book. The lecture was presented by the Trinity Humanities Collective. 
Photo by Chloe Sonnier, staff photographer.

‘Taking the long view’ with Daniel Mendelsohn

Daniel Conrad November 30, 2017

Daniel Mendelsohn is of two minds about most things. “All criticism, I think, is ultimately an ethical or moral undertaking,” said Mendelsohn, an award-winning author and part-time professor at...

Graphic by Tyler Herron

Questions arise over Federal Work-Study funds

Daniel Conrad November 9, 2017

By Daniel Conrad and Kathleen Creedon Students eligible for Federal Work-Study (FWS) jobs who work for Campus Publications, Recreational Sports and TUVAC are being paid with money collected via the student...

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: Breaking the Fourth Wall

Kathleen Creedon November 9, 2017

GUEST COMMENTS Kathleen Creedon, Trinitonian news editor, asked the Senate for their thoughts about the university's retaining Department of Education reimbursements on payments made to Federal Work-Study-eligible...

The YOSA Philharmonic performed John Williams’ “Star Wars Suite” and a number of other compositions in Sunday’s concert, “Star Wars and Other Epic Adventures.” photo provided by Jack Braden Imagery

YOSA Philharmonic delights with “Star Wars” tribute and other surprises

Daniel Conrad November 7, 2017

"This has been pleasant and all," I thought to myself, "but it doesn't seem to be going anywhere." If it weren't for Troy Peters' conducting, I wouldn't have known that the Youth Orchestras of...

SGA is planning to honor Cayley Mandadi, right, with a to-be-dated vigil in collaboration with her family, the cheerleading team and her social sorority, Chi Beta Epsilon. file photo

Campus mourns death of Cayley Mandadi

Daniel Conrad November 2, 2017

By Daniel Conrad and Kathleen Creedon Sophomore Cayley Mandadi, cheerleader and woman of Chi Beta Epsilon, died on the afternoon of Oct. 31. Mourning students joined a Nov. 1 gathering led by university...

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