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Hallway outside empty study abroad offices, with empty bulletin boards. Photo credit: Kate Nuelle

COVID-19 causes uncertainty in Study Abroad planning

Benjamin Adams September 3, 2020

Photos by Kate Nuelle With a plethora of study abroad programs, and boasting a large number of international students, Trinity prides itself on the depth of its international connections. But with international...

Black History Month: International figures you should know

Black History Month: International figures you should know

Kara Killinger February 6, 2020

Illustrations by Andrea NebhutQuince DuncanQuince Duncan is regarded as Costa Rica's first Quince Duncan is regarded as Costa Rica’s first Afro-Caribbean writer Afro-Caribbean writer in the Spanish...

Embracing identity, standing up to hatred

Embracing identity, standing up to hatred

Arianna Siddiqui April 25, 2018

You think that being a Muslim girl living in Texas would pose problems. However for much of my life, it honestly didn’t. I grew up, seemingly like everyone at Trinity, in Houston. Houston is probably...

Reducing the shock of reverse culture shock

Reducing the shock of reverse culture shock

Robert Seese April 25, 2018

In general, the extent of reverse culture shock (RCS) one experiences is directly proportional to the amount of time spent in another culture and the degree to which that culture differs from the home...

Daniela Montufar Soria is a junior international student from Mexico. In her role as a Student Government Association senator, Montufar Soria has promoted discussion about helping international students' aid become more secure, despite crises in their homelands. Photo by Henry Pratt, photo editor

International students speak out about feeling insecure without financial help

Bobby Watson April 18, 2018

Trinity University has 141 international students from 42 different countries. This variety of backgrounds contributes to the global community at Trinity, though international students can sometimes be...

photo provided by Katsuo Nishikawa

Visiting the developing world: Learn first, then act

Benjamin Gonzalez April 11, 2018

As I boarded the plane for Managua, Nicaragua this spring break, I wasn’t sure what to expect from the upcoming trip. As part of a course called International Issues in Health and the Environment, I...

World-wide concerns for international students

World-wide concerns for international students

Robert Seese February 15, 2018

As of the 2017 fall semester, Trinity enrolled 141 international students from 42 different countries. International students, in this case, are students who are citizens of other countries and are studying...

illustration by Tyler Herron

Lapsed International Club looks to return

Dominic Walsh October 25, 2017

The International Club was a core part of the Trinity experience for many international students since it was formed in 2007. But it went inactive last academic year due to a lack of available officers...

Many Spaniards in Madrid are against the referendum and show their support of the Spanish government by carrying flags. Photo by Soleil Gaffner

Students in Madrid experience Catalonian independence movement

Kendra Derrig October 11, 2017

The regional government of Catalonia, Spain "” which includes the city of Barcelona "” held a referendum on Oct. 1 to declare independence from Spain. Trinity students studying abroad in Madrid have...

graphic by Tyler Herron.

Several departments host panel on Rohingya crisis

Kaylie King October 10, 2017

The departments of philosophy, sociology and anthropology and political science are hosting a panel discussion on Thursday, Oct. 12, concerning the current crisis that Rohingya people are facing in Myanmar....

Where Trinity students have gone with Peace Corps. graphic by Tyler Herron

Trinity seeks to expand Peace Corps involvement

Dominic Walsh October 3, 2017

A representative from the Peace Corps visited campus on Wednesday, Sept. 27, to host an information session for prospective Peace Corps volunteers at Trinity. "The mission of the Peace Corps is to...

Katsuo Nishikawa  lectures on site at Hiroshima. This place is directly below where the atomic bomb detonated. Photo courtesy of Katsuo Nishikawa

Political science department to offer one fewer study abroad option

Kaylie King September 12, 2017

Correction: This article originally stated that the political science department altered its policies regarding study abroad courses. It was only a coincidence that the courses that involved trips to Berlin...

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