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You are never alone in feeling lonely

Dana Nichols January 30, 2020

Illustration by Red RaderIn Nina’s column last week on the impact of growing pains, she referenced the experience of temporary visitors in life. These temporary visitors, as she expressed in her...

Photo credit: Ren Rader

An 18-year-old’s (small) identity crisis

Nina Loya November 13, 2019

Illustration by Ren RaderAs an indecisive person, I have been unsure about a lot of things in college. A lot of the time, I’m unsure about the little things like what I should have for lunch, or...

First-year defender JESSICA YOUNG attempts to get the ball past a Texas Lutheran University defender. 
photo by MATTHEW CLAYBROOK

Fresh faces fill women’s soccer team

Alejandra Gerlach October 3, 2019

Photo by Matthew ClaybrookTrinity’s women’s soccer team starts the 2019 season with six wins under their belt and a 6–2 record. The team is expected to win an 11th consecutive Southern...

FYE prepares students for “A Successful Life”

FYE prepares students for “A Successful Life”

Kara Killinger August 24, 2019

Photo provided by Amara AliAfter returning from her summer travels, Amara Ali only had two days to pack and get ready before she was set to arrive at Trinity on August 4. Bags packed, the first-year drove...

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA Photo credit: Genevieve Humphreys

Reading TUgether book brings people together

Gabriella Garriga August 25, 2018

Richard Blanco, author of “The Prince of Los Cocuyos” and this year's Reading TUgether lecturer, spoke on Wednesday evening in Laurie Auditorium to members of the Trinity and San Antonio community...

Photo credit: Henry Pratt

First-years went up; the tower came down

Kendra Derrig August 23, 2018

A portion of the exterior of the Trinity Tower fell to the ground Tuesday evening as first-year students ascended the tower to shake the president's hand, leading to the evacuation of the area due to safety...

It’s OK to be undecided

Editorial Board August 15, 2018

Ask any senior on campus if what they're doing now is anything close to what they imagined it would be four years ago, and most would probably say no. Even the seniors on the Trinitonian had no idea how...

Trinity welcomes largest, smartest first-year class

Trinity welcomes largest, smartest first-year class

Kaylie King August 15, 2018

A record 695 first-year students are expected to begin class this fall as the university’s most academically impressive class in recent years. While some of those students could change their minds...

Let's change the advising system

Let’s change the advising system

Jonah Wendt February 15, 2018

Our current advising system is broken. It provides no incentive for getting it right. At least for the most part. Each year, a handful of professors receive awards for being good advisers. However, this...

Cross country coach Emily Daum encourages first-year Mabel Fowler to push to the end of the race. photo by Allison Wolff

Athlete spotlight: Mabel Fowler

Julia Weis October 9, 2017

Mabel Fowler, a first-year involved in three varsity sports at Trinity, is determined to make her mark on this campus. The ambitious athlete came to Trinity planning to run cross-country in the fall and...

First-year students participate in the annual Plunge summer program. 
Photo by Chloe Sonnier

Bridge and Plunge programs bring students to campus early

Kendra Derrig August 17, 2017

Each year, Trinity first-years who participate in the Bridge or Plunge programs move in before New Student Orientation (NSO), providing them the opportunity to acclimate to campus and San Antonio before...

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