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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...

Left to right: Senior Claire Steinman, and juniors Emmanuella Odugwa and Enrique Garcia listen as Wendy Rigby speaks about her 25-year- long career as a biomedical journalist. Rigby has worked for KENS-TV and Texas Public Radio, and now she works with Texas BioMed. Her lecture was hosted by the Trinity Chemistry Club and the department of communication. Photo by Amani Canada, photo editor

Wendy Rigby talks about research journalism

Kendra Derrig November 16, 2017

Wendy Rigby, biomedical reporter and alumna, addressed approximately 15 Trinity students "” most of whom were members of the Chemistry Club "” on Wednesday evening. Rigby focused on how to communicate...

Ezra Klein focused his lecture on a quote from Julia Azari, a political science professor at Marquette University who writes for Vox: “The defining characteristic of our moment is that parties are weak while partisanship is strong.” photo by Chloe Sonnier, staff photographer

Ezra Klein visits Trinity

Kaylie King November 15, 2017

The Stieren Theatre overflowed with people and excitement on Nov. 13 as students, faculty and alumni filed into their seats to listen to Ezra Klein speak as the annual Maverick lecturer. Klein is a journalist...

Ted Koppel, a broadcast journalist and the founder of ABC’s “Nightline,” spoke in Laurie Auditorium of the importance of truth and fact-checking in news and of the current political climate in media. photo by Amani Canada

Ted Koppel emphasizes the importance of objective journalism

Kendra Derrig November 2, 2017

Journalist Ted Koppel boasts an impressive career, covering conflicts from Southeast Asia to the hostage crisis in Iran. Founder of "Nightline," Koppel anchored and managed the revolutionary nightly...

Scott Cantrell, classical music critic, spoke about the importance of arts criticism. photo by Chloe Sonnier

Dallas music critic warns of art criticism’s bleak future

Kendra Derrig October 24, 2017

Music critic Scott Cantrell visited the Ruth Taylor Recital Hall earlier this month to deliver his lecture, "The State of Arts Criticism in America," to an audience of about 50. In the Oct. 10 event,...

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To Overheard: Journalists make sacrifices

Emily Elliott October 12, 2017

My name is Emily Elliott, and I'm a pretty non-confrontational, neutral person "” except when it comes to the fact that there is no one the Trinitonian frustrates more than myself. This might be the...

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From the Editors’ Desk: Roll with the punches, protect your values

Editorial Staff October 12, 2017

It doesn't matter what sort of activism, agitation, provocation or even publishing you engage in. No matter what, your efforts will upset others and invite criticism. Things can get ugly, but the best...

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Why the Trinitonian is relevant

Manfred Wendt October 9, 2017

At a small school like Trinity, it is easy, and sometimes even fun, to attack the institutions on campus for not being as large, well-funded or putatively prestigious as institutions on larger campuses....

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From the Editors’ Desk: The press is on your side

Editorial Staff September 21, 2017

We wish that anyone who believes in the virtue of democracy could see the value of a journalist's work as clear as day. Too often, however, reporters are painted as a prying, invasive presence. Popular...

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From the Editors’ Desk: Digital for you

Editorial Staff August 24, 2017

As we ring in the new school year, it's time to set goals for the semesters ahead. Some of us aim to get good grades, while others say they'll finally visit the Bell Center "” or at least start next...

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