Trinitonian

Photo credit: Ren Rader

Don’t let the camera eat first, or second

Mai Vo October 27, 2020

illustrations by Ren RaderI find myself asking the same question when going out with friends: Is Instagram influencing how we eat?There are few relationships that have become as inexorably intertwined...

Jacke Robledo and Chantel Champagne talk while waiting for students to arrive. Photo credit: Kate Nuelle

COVID-19 testing reveals low positivity rate

Jake Perry September 16, 2020

Photo by Kate Nuelle With plexiglass walls, a small team of masked medical personnel and a “please take a number” machine, Murchison lounge is a far cry from the midnight computer lab students know...

Photo credit: Gracen Hoyle

Individualist policies are the opposite of wellness

Noelle Barrera September 10, 2020

As the fall semester begins, universities across the US have taken drastically different approaches to how their communities will learn this semester -- from having all-remote semesters, to a mixture of...

Photo credit: Gracen Hoyle

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...

Photo credit: Ren Rader

Asking for help during the pandemic

Kayla Padilla September 10, 2020

We’ve spent nearly half a year in quarantine, and there seems to be a lot of anxiety over how productive we should be. As the academic year begins, you may notice that you tire quicker than usual....

Photo credit: Gracen Hoyle

The toll of a pandemic on mental health, self–image

Dana Nichols September 10, 2020

There's so much to be anxious about right now. As someone with chronic anxiety, yes, that's always my opinion, but for many of us there really is more to be anxious about than ever before: our classes,...

Photo credit: Gabrielle Rodriguez

A History of Sports and Diseases

Paige Wallace September 10, 2020

Since the emergence of COVID-19, the sports world has struggled to figure out the best way to address safety issues while also allowing sports to continue and give players and fans what they want. When...

Are the “real world” and health compatible?

Editorial Board September 10, 2020

Health and wellness are of utmost importance right now. We as a community have talked so much about physical health that mental health often takes a backseat to our discussions about well-being. Here at...

Photo credit: Genevieve Humphreys

Trinity reopens campus to select students

Benjamin Adams August 27, 2020

On Aug. 14, 2020, Trinity University opened its campus for the first time since spring break of the previous semester. Of the 967 students who trickled into student housing, 535 of them were incoming first-years,...

Photo credit: Andrea Nebhut

No, I don’t want to kill sea turtles

Julia Wolynes October 15, 2019

Illustration by Andrea NebhutEvery so often, I reach for a plastic straw at my local coffee place and get a judgmental look from that one person who caught me, or I ask for a straw with my drink at a restaurant,...

Cultivating your spiritual well-being

Cultivating your spiritual well-being

Alexander Serna-Wallender October 7, 2019

Photo by Mona MirpourWhat are your spiritual practices? What are the intentional or unintentional rituals that you’ve built into your days? Do you use the same coffee mug every morning? Is there...

Photo credit: Andrea Nebhut

Enjoy the spice of life

Bella Spangher October 7, 2019

Illustration by Andrea NebhutWhen I am at a restaurant that asks how spicy I want the dish to be, I always request for the spiciest option available. And when I'm at Mabee Dining Hall on campus, I always...

Load More Stories
Activate Search
health and wellness