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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...

Meghan Magill Photo credit: Kate Nuelle

Student Conduct Panel, dean’s office issue Health Pledge violation sanctions

Benjamin Adams September 16, 2020

Photos by Kate Nuelle As a part of Trinity's ProtecTU campaign to limit the spread of COVID-19, all students, faculty and staff were required to sign the ProtecTU Health Pledge, in which they agreed...

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...

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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...

Students check-in at Laurie Auditorium for COVID-19 testing during move-in. Testing was provided free-of-charge by Trinity. Photo credit: Genevieve Humphreys

Isolation vs. quarantine and everything else you need to know about COVID-19 treatment

Neha Kumar September 10, 2020

Photo by Genevieve Humphreys Face masks, social distancing, and daily health checks: While unfamiliar and wearisome at times, such precautions are necessary to preserve a semblance of normalcy in the...

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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...

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Party on Prassel rooftop

Jake Perry September 3, 2020

Photo provided by Trinity University Only days into on-campus living, the unthinkable happened: there was a decent-sized first-year party at Prassel. It ended poorly, and the rumors have been flying...

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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,...

Everything you need to know to hate Daylight Saving Time as much as I do

Everything you need to know to hate Daylight Saving Time as much as I do

Victoria Stringer March 18, 2020

Illustration by Andrea Nebhut The modern idea of Daylight Saving Time (I, too, just learned that it’s Daylight SavinG, not SavinGS) was actually conceptualized in 1895 by an entomologist,...

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Acknowledging the intricate relationship between physical and mental health

Dana Nichols February 19, 2020

Illustration by Andrea NebhutIn a time where diet culture is found everywhere and fitness gurus flood our Instagram explore page, it's easy to get swept up in the overwhelming pressure to be as physically...

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Healthcare shouldn’t be a burden

Luke Eakin February 13, 2020

Illustration by Ren Rader Both of my older brothers, Caleb and Kyle, were born with cystic fibrosis, a genetic disease that mainly affects the lungs. It can also affect other organs, such as the liver...

Coronavirus ends China study abroad trips

Coronavirus ends China study abroad trips

Neha Kumar February 13, 2020

Illustration by Andrea NebhutWritten by Neha Kumar and Kathleen CreedonThis article is a part of the Trinitonian's coverage of Trinity University's response to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). Click here...

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