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Three-year residency requirement isn't all bad

Three-year residency requirement isn’t all bad

Jordan Bruce February 27, 2019

I’ll say it outright: I think Trinity’s three-year on-campus residency requirement is a good thing. Many people may disagree, but I genuinely believe that having a campus community built around students...

Unity in politics

Unity in politics

Editorial Board February 14, 2019

A yearly tradition since the early 20th century, the State of the Union address has sought to provide a snapshot of our country at the time. No matter your political dispositions, President Donald Trump's...

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 Liz Day, graphics editor

Point-Counterpoint: Two takes on the Second Amendment

Jordan Bruce April 9, 2018

“The right of the people to keep and bear Arms, shall not be infringed” — so states the Second Amendment. The Second Amendment, which allows citizens to possess firearms, has played a vital role...

Former Ohio senator Nina Turner, Vermont senator Bernie Sanders and former Texas agriculture commissioner Jim Hightower stand together at the March 9 political rally hosted by Trinity Progressives and Our Revolution Texas. This was the first major event handled by the interoffice Event Review Committee. The group aims to improve the way events are created and promoted on campus by establishing clearer communication between the offices involved in the planning process. photo by Chloe Sonnier, staff photographer

TU establishes Event Review Committee to screen future speakers

Jordan Bruce March 22, 2018

This semester, the Event Review Committee (ERC), an interoffice working group, was created to prepare for events on campus. The committee most recently worked with Trinity Progressives (T-Prog) to host...

Photo by Chloe Sonnier, staff photographer

Mabee swipe-sharing policy causes confusion

Jordan Bruce February 22, 2018

Mabee dining hall, and Aramark in particular, are often the target of students’ ire. But why? There is currently a policy against dining swipes being used for multiple people. Aramark and dining services...

Photo by Chloe Sonnier, staff photographer

BCycle celebrates first birthday to little fanfare

Jordan Bruce February 22, 2018

It's been one year since BCycle moved onto Trinity's campus with a bike station at the entrance to lower campus, next to the Verna McLean residence hall. However, the $15,000 station hasn't lived up to...

Photo by Chloe Sonnier, staff photographer

Students, faculty transcribe black history in library

Jordan Bruce February 15, 2018

People came from all around the Trinity community to help make a difference and recognize the historical influence of Frederick Douglass. Claudia Stokes, chair of the English department and organizer of...

The number of
applications to Trinity is estimated to reach at least 8,600 this year. That would result in a 35 percent acceptance rate, the lowest in recent memory. Photo by Chloe Sonnier, staff photographer

Interest in Trinity continues to grow

Jordan Bruce February 1, 2018

Over the past four years, prospective students’ interest in attending Trinity University has risen at a rate not even Eric Maloof, vice president for enrollment management, could have predicted. “We...

Temper your expectations

Temper your expectations

Jordan Bruce January 18, 2018

At the start of the new year, many people around the world — including many Trinity students — make resolutions to improve their lives in some way. Many of these resolutions are to improve physical...

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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