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Meaningful climate solutions demand substantial change

Ian Dill October 15, 2019

Illustration by Andrea NebhutLast week, columnist Ben Falcon outlined a defense of capitalist solutions to the climate crisis. Though Falcon is correct to demand social change, there is a contradiction...

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The reality behind Andrew Yang’s plan

Andrew Barber September 18, 2019

Illustration by Andrea NebhutAndrew Yang has generated a lot of buzz when it comes to his controversial policy known as “The Freedom Dividend.” Yang is a democratic candidate running for the...

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Economics Nobel prize winner talks transplants

Gabriella Garriga April 3, 2019

Photo by Genevieve HumphreysAlvin Roth, co-winner of the Nobel Prize in economics in 2012, spoke about his contributions to the field of economics to about 150 members of the Trinity community on March...

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Possible effects of the government shutdown loom over university

Jolie Francis January 23, 2019

While the United States Congress and president battle it out on Capitol Hill, Trinity University faces possible issues caused by the government shutdown. The federal government has been in a partial shutdown...

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Don’t be satisfied with Amazon’s raises

Benjamin Gonzalez October 18, 2018

Recently, Amazon announced that they would be increasing their minimum wage to 17 dollars per hour for all of their U.S. workers. This decision brought instant media attention, as it represented a rare...

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Econ prof: Minimum wage hikes more trouble than they’re worth

Gabriella Garriga February 27, 2018

As an undergraduate, David Macpherson was determined to become an engineer. In his first year, he took engineering courses. Macpherson sat through calculus, physics, more calculus and more physics. Classes...

In the construction of CSI, Trinity gained $50 million. The university plans to maintain its debt through a 30-year plan. Photo by Chloe Sonnier, staff photographer

How does Trinity handle its debt?

Bobby Watson February 15, 2018

According to Trinity's financial statements, the university gained $50 million in additional debt in connection to the construction of the Center for Sciences and Innovation. However, Trinity has a 30-year...

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Why I did not march

Isaiah Mitchell January 16, 2018

There were a few people — friends, professors, Yolanda the Supreme Mabee Guard — who asked me if I was going to march on MLK Jr. Day. I would tell them no, that I had homework and so forth, that I...

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