Organizations encourage students to vote

Organizations encourage students to vote

Approaching primary elections spur calls for voter registration
Harper Horn-Clegg, News Reporter February 8, 2024

As the Texas presidential primaries approach, organizations both on and off campus have been working at Trinity to educate and register students to vote. Though many of these organizations operate year-round,...

There are no good decisions this election season

There are no good decisions this election season

But voting for former president Donald Trump is never the right choice
Diya Contractor, Opinion Editor February 1, 2024

And just like that, the arrival of 2024 marks the release of Biden v. Trump: the sequel. But this time, the villains are bigger, badder and more thirsty for revenge than ever before. This time, there is...

News brief: Results of Student Government Association Elections announced

News brief: Results of Student Government Association Elections announced

Sarah Fisher, News Editor April 8, 2022

The Student Government Association (SGA) seats for the 2022-2023 academic year have been filled, including the President, Vice President and five Senators each for the classes of 2023, 2024 and 2025. After...

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Biden Defeats Trump — So What’s Next For Democrats?

Ben Falcon November 12, 2020
While Biden’s win was decisive, the polarized brand of the Democratic party appears to still be an issue.
Carmen Mercado leaves Alamo Stadium after voting as poll worker Amy Riggle, class of ‘09, waits outside. Photo credit: Kate Nuelle

Students contend with uncertainty of election

Dana Nichols November 5, 2020
Days after election day, students of all political ideologies left hanging for results
Refusing to vote in the presidential election is dangerous

Refusing to vote in the presidential election is dangerous

Bella Spangher October 27, 2020

I try not to use generalizations in my writing, but I do not mince words when I type: Voting for Joe Biden is the most important thing any citizen of the United States can do right now. With this sentence,...

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Hindsight doesn’t always have to be 2020

Ben Falcon October 27, 2020

illustration by Gabrielle RodriguezTuesday, Nov. 3 will be a historic day in more ways than one. In seven days, we elect 35 United States senators, 435 members of Congress, 13 state governors and one leader...

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Volleyball wins TurboVote Competition among athletic teams

Alejandra Gerlach October 14, 2020
With 100% participation, the program showed their commitment to civic engagement

Putting the Barrett Nomination in Perspective

David Crockett October 1, 2020

The nomination of circuit court of appeals judge Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court has brought us once again to the silly season in American politics. To be fair, we have been in a silly season for...

Rachel Boaz Toppel, Zachary Neeley and Brian Yancelson serve on a subcomittee that is organizing a voter registration contest. Photo credit: Kate Nuelle

TU Census and Voter Engagement Task Force prepares for November elections

Jake Perry September 10, 2020
With students all across the country, the task force aims to provide everyone with resources to vote in the 2020 November elections.
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The Ghosts of GOP Future

Ben Falcon September 10, 2020
Why we are far past simply removing Trump from the equation.
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The center can hold, only by living to fight another day

Ben Falcon February 27, 2020
In a previous column, I said, “The last thing we should do is stop being the Democratic party and become Bernie’s Democratic Socialist party.” I believe my warning may have come too late.
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