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Company founded by theatre students to compete for Stumberg grand prize

Company founded by theatre students to compete for Stumberg grand prize

The trio will continue their research over the summer with a stipend
Kayla Padilla, Editor-in-Chief May 3, 2021

The Stumberg New Venture Competition, open to students of any year or major, is entering its “Summer Accelerator” phase after five finalists were selected to move on. One of the finalists is New Works...

Senior Diana Long works to examine inequities in K-12 education

Senior Diana Long works to examine inequities in K-12 education

From undergraduate research to her senior thesis, Long refuses to shy away from the 'second pandemic' facing San Antonio
Kayla Padilla, Editor-in-Chief May 1, 2021

Across the nation, the COVID-19 pandemic has exacerbated the segregation of resources in K-12 education. Though many have written and reported on these inequities, Diana Long, senior, has long been aware...

Five Stumberg finalists to compete for $25,000 grand prize in fall

Five Stumberg finalists to compete for $25,000 grand prize in fall

The five teams were selected after a seed round competition
Kayla Padilla, Editor-in-Chief April 29, 2021

The seed round of the Stumberg New Venture Competition, a chance for 10 student teams to win funding for their startup, was held virtually last Monday. Five teams received $5,000 investments and advanced...

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Second dose of Pfizer vaccine now being administered

Kayla Padilla, Editor-in-Chief April 28, 2021

Those who received their first dose of the Pfizer vaccine between April 7-9 should report to Murchison today through Friday to receive their second dose. Operating hours are between 8 a.m. - 12 p.m. and...

Community reacts to Chauvin verdict, highlight police violence by SAPD

Community reacts to Chauvin verdict, highlight police violence by SAPD

Chauvin's conviction described as "accountability" not justice
Kayla Padilla, Editor-in-Chief April 26, 2021

Content warning: This story includes mentions of police brutality and murder. Last week, Derek Chauvin, former police officer of the Minneapolis Police Department, was convicted on all three charges...

Tennis, how does it work?

Tennis, how does it work?

Kayla Padilla, Editor-in-Chief April 25, 2021

Everyone knows the tennis greats like Naomi Osaka and Serena Williams, but what are they doing on the court anyway? How does tennis work? Below you’ll find a guide to make sure you know what’s happening...

University likely to encourage, not require vaccinations in the fall

University likely to ‘encourage,’ not require vaccinations in the fall

Vaccination threshold of 80%, incentives to be employed
Kayla Padilla, Editor-in-Chief April 18, 2021

The presidents of Georgetown University and American University, in individual letters to their communities, announced last Wednesday that they would require on-campus students to be vaccinated against...

Lucía Mendoza with her daughters.

Trinity community pays tribute to Lucía Mendoza

Faculty and staff remember their ‘kind,’ ‘radiant’ co-worker
Kayla Padilla, Editor-in-Chief April 14, 2021

To donate to Lucía Mendoza’s family, please send any and all donations to Mendoza’s brother via Venmo at: Jesus-Vega-58. Lucía Mendoza, a janitor and member of the Trinity community, passed away...

Sarah Everard is every woman

Sarah Everard is every woman

For vulnerable people, going on a walk or run isn't always just that
Kayla Padilla, Editor-in-Chief March 28, 2021

Content warning: This story includes mentions of murder, femicide, harassment, and sexual assault. For 33-year-old Sarah Everard, March 3 was the same as any other day. She was visiting a friend in...

Q&A with author Joy Castro

Q&A with author Joy Castro

The Trinity alumna will be giving a lecture on the 25th via Zoom
Kayla Padilla, Editor-in-Chief March 24, 2021

Joy Castro ‘90, award-winning author of The Truth Book, two literary thrillers, an essay collection and a short fiction collection, will be giving a lecture via Zoom tomorrow titled, “Packing a Punch:...

Students reflect on study abroad in China one year later

Students reflect on study abroad in China one year later

Seniors Anna Lund and Tryne Vander Straten recall being optimistic about returning to normalcy in early 2020
Kayla Padilla, Editor-in-Chief March 22, 2021

By late January of 2020, six Trinity students were abroad in China, with one other awaiting a late start to their semester. Around this time, the COVID-19 outbreak began to spread quicker, and almost immediately,...

Senior Gabriella Garriga looks to mobilize real change

Senior Gabriella Garriga looks to ‘mobilize real change’

Student Spotlight: Garriga’s extensive experience with social justice work has shaped her post-graduate career
Kayla Padilla, Editor-in-Chief March 19, 2021

Senior Gabriella Garriga, set to graduate this May with degrees in sociology and economics and a minor in Spanish, has always had an interest in addressing inequities in her community, particularly through...

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