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Life lessons learned from inside a psych ward

Savannah Wahlgren September 10, 2020

Trigger warning for suicide, self-harm and eating disordersI’ve found that most people have an extremely inaccurate idea of what life inside a psychiatric hospital looks like. People think that...

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The sneaky signs of Seasonal Affective Disorder

Victoria Stringer October 16, 2019

Illustration by Ren RaderYou open your eyes as slowly as you can in the morning and stare at the wall across from your bed. You’ve been sleeping a lot more than usual lately, but no matter how much...

Declassified: Top fears of college first-years

Noelle Barrera August 16, 2019

"What if I lose my friends back home?" When I began my first year at Trinity in the ancient and hallowed year of 2017, I remember being worried that I wouldn't ever talk to my friends from high school...

You will make it through

You will make it through

Sarah Erickson February 21, 2019

Content warning: Mentions of suicide, depression and drug use follow.I have a small tattoo on my right wrist. People usually don’t notice it — or, if they do, they think it is a birth mark....

Dealing with mental health in college

Dealing with mental health in college

Noelle Barrera September 20, 2018

While Trinity provides a variety of opportunities and enriching classes, college can also be stressful. Living independently for the first time and balancing schoolwork can make sleeping enough and socializing...

Former student finds joy in Austin

Former student finds joy in Austin

Kara Killinger April 11, 2018

Grace Cline spent three full semesters at Trinity, and she liked it here for the most part. She had great friends, she appreciated her professors and how much they cared about her as an individual, she...

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Cartoons, fan fiction and overcoming self-doubt

Kara Killinger January 18, 2018

Junior English major Collin McGrath won’t soon forget the day back in high school when he and his younger sister were reclining on the couch, recovering from a particularly gruesome episode of the anime...

The cast of Cult bows after a well received performance.

“Cult” shows off Trinity writers, actors and directors

Abigail Wharton October 25, 2017

It's no easy task for students to write, produce, direct and act out a theatre production, but the folks behind "Cult" rose to the challenge and stuck the landing. Written by Holly Gabelmann and directed...

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