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Discovering authentic learning after graduation

Gabriel Levine May 2, 2019

Photo by Daniel ConradIt’s graduation season at Trinity, but not for me. I graduated a year ago, in May of 2018.In the year since, I’ve become a working adult, moving to Santa Fe, New Mexico...

Managing editor Julia Weis, director of digital presence Grace Frye and editor-in-chief Daniel Conrad pose with LeeRoy after accepting the Trinitonian's

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....

illustration by Andrea Nebhut, staff illustrator

Striking a balance between money and ethics

Gabriel Levine April 14, 2018

Trinity prides itself on providing an education that leads students to think critically about the world, themselves and their role in the world. Yet, two years ago when I was a sophomore, I failed to meet...

photo by Amani Canada

Benchmarking progress through culture

Gabriel Levine February 28, 2018

A permanent feature of modern life is technological envy. Due to the rate of technical progress and astute marketing, a new phone or computer only feels new for a few months until a newer, faster model...

Constantine Kouldukis, left, and Gabriel Levine, right, enjoy living the frat life together. photo by Amani Canada, photo editor

Living among the frat boys

Gabriel Levine February 22, 2018

With senior year at Trinity comes the opportunity to live off campus. For most people, this involves either an apartment or a house with one to three other people. I, however, decided to go for the sitcom...

photo by Amani Canada

Personal responsibility can’t fix everything

Gabriel Levine February 21, 2018

Over winter break I met with my conservative middle school debate partner, who I hadn’t seen in four years, to catch up and talk politics. Our conversation was wide-ranging, but one segment in particular...

graphic by Tyler Herron

Why’s it so hard to talk about love?

Editorial Staff February 8, 2018

You’d think it’d be easier to talk about love than to talk about sex. Isn’t that what they say, that sex is a difficult, embarrassing topic? But when we sat down two weeks ago to plan this Love...

Don’t be afraid of 'feelings' during casual sex

Don’t be afraid of ‘feelings’ during casual sex

Gabriel Levine February 7, 2018

Last year I had some casual sex. It was a good time, very college. Yet, after my not-so-significant other left, I felt a strange vacancy, a lack of feeling. I went through a mental checklist. Had sex?...

Screenshot of the 2005 video game,

Aesthetics of video games

Gabriel Levine February 7, 2018

Last week I wrote about the role of choice in videogames as a storytelling medium. This week I’m going to address videogames as a visual art. For the last two decades, a large focus for major games...

“This War of Mine” screenshot depicting the repercussions of player decisions during gameplay.

Videogames recreate moral realities of modern war

Gabriel Levine January 24, 2018

One of the great values of art, film, photography and literature is that they are our only means, outside of direct experience, of grasping and confronting the reality of war, history and ideology. Videogames...

photo by Amani Canada

Discovering a higher level of religious discourse

Gabriel Levine January 18, 2018

This time last year, I wrote an article in which, among other things, I described my infatuation with New Atheists like Richard Dawkins, Christopher Hitchens and Sam Harris. In that article, I said, “From...

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...

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