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Know the value of local news sources

Dana Nichols September 3, 2020

It’s not uncommon for me to hear someone, typically of my parents’ generation, announce that they are committing themselves to only reading from a set list of news sources; that they’re done with...

The Trinitonian's gone digital (for now)

The Trinitonian’s gone digital (for now)

Editorial Board March 22, 2020

Welcome to an abbreviated, digital version of the Trinitonian. When we first sat down and discussed what would go into this issue before Spring Break, we imagined it would be a short and sweet back-to-school...

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Maverick lecturer talks politics, impeachment

Gabriella Garriga November 21, 2019

Photo by Martina Almeida Broadcast journalist and PBS NewsHour anchor Judy Woodruff headlined as this year’s Maverick lecturer. e audience greeted her with a standing ovation from the moment she...

Hold our staff accountable, too

Hold our staff accountable, too

Editorial Board August 22, 2019

The Trinitonian has been Trinity University’s sole independent student-run newspaper since 1902. There is no certain record of how many people have worked for our publication, but it’s somewhere...

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Before Trinity: your professors’ odd jobs

Maria Zaharatos February 7, 2019

Photo provided by Zhaoxi Liu Many students might be surprised to find out which unique careers Trinity faculty and staff members had before coming to Trinity — from lobster-selling to risky journalism....

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The troubling effects of volunteer journalism

Kara Killinger November 15, 2018

When I first arrived at the University of Edinburgh for my semester abroad, I knew I wouldn’t have time to get involved in many clubs — or “societies” as they say here — since...

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Nina Totenberg discusses polarization within politics and news

Jolie Francis October 26, 2018

As a part of the Distinguished Lecture Series, Nina Totenberg, legal affairs correspondent for National Public Radio (NPR), addressed around 1,000 members of the Trinity community Thursday, Oct. 18, discussing...

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Spain’s unstable freedom of speech

Soleil Gaffner August 25, 2018

Spain had a very tumultuous summer, starting with a very sudden change in government. With this new government came a new prime minister, Parliament and policies. However, it also came with a very quiet,...

Take advantage of campus journalism

Take advantage of campus journalism

Editorial Board August 23, 2018

As you get more settled into the new year, we at the Trinitonian urge you to think about what makes you excited and angry about our campus. We hope that you will see the Trinitonian as an opportunity to...

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....

The Contemporary hosted five Texas journalists. Junior Benjamin Collinger, far left, moderated the event. The panelists included, from left to right, Jasper Sherer of the San Antonio Express-News, Greg Jefferson of the San Antonio Current, Beth Frerking of the Rivard Report, Ayan Mittra of the Texas Tribune and David Martin Davies of Texas Public Radio. Photo provided by Zabdi Salazar

Journalism in the 21st Century

Skylr McCormick-Isom April 9, 2018

The Contemporary, along with the department of communication, the department of political science, Trinity Diversity Connection and the Trinitonian, invited five Texas journalists to Trinity as a part...

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A history of Trinity’s major changes

Gabriella Garriga March 21, 2018

Before 1980, Trinity was known for its tennis team, not its academic programs, like it is today. The future for Trinity looked bleak. Enrollment for many programs was down, and the university was struggling...

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