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Lunar New Year Committee passes on SGA funding proposal for annual event

Lunar New Year Committee passes on SGA funding proposal for annual event

Last year the committee requested $4,598.90 from the Student Government Association for their Lunar New Year event, this year, they requested $0
Kayla Padilla, Editor-in-Chief February 21, 2021

The organizers of the annual Lunar New Year celebration are no strangers to encountering obstacles. Just last spring, they encountered difficulties with reserving a venue for their popular event after...

Black History Month Spotlight: Naya Rivera

Black History Month Spotlight: Naya Rivera

Trinity students share how the late star's character on Glee impacted them
Kayla Padilla, Editor-in-Chief February 12, 2021

Santana Lopez, Naya Rivera’s most memorable television character, served as a vessel for the Afro-Latinx queer experience for countless young girls. The late actress, who was tragically recovered on...

Ruff-down: Adoptable pets to compete for

Ruff-down: Adoptable pets to compete for “Lombarky” trophy in 17th annual Puppy Bowl

The puppies come from all across the country to compete against each other
Kayla Padilla, Editor-in-Chief February 6, 2021

Last year’s Puppy Bowl winners, Team Fluff, are making another appearance at the much anticipated championship game this Sunday. Puppy Bowl XVII, airing at 2:00 p.m. EST on the Animal Planet channel,...

Whether archaeology or the Roots Commission, Johnson has worked to dig up the truth

Whether archaeology or the Roots Commission, Johnson has worked to dig up the truth

Student Spotlight: Senior Camille Johnson's academic interests have shifted over her Trinity career, but she remains passionate nonetheless
Kayla Padilla, Editor-in-Chief January 31, 2021

This week’s student spotlight is Camille Johnson, senior anthropology major and triple minor in history, African American studies and museum studies. The museum studies minor, first offered to Trinity...

NFL fans react to Brady's tenth appearance at the Super Bowl

NFL fans react to Brady’s tenth appearance at the Super Bowl

The 43-year-old quarterback has won six Super Bowl championships in his career, this could be his seventh.
Kayla Padilla, Editor-in-Chief January 28, 2021

Well, well, well, if it isn’t Tom Brady on his way to the Super Bowl yet again. Though I imagine fans of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers are beyond elated to see their team at the Super Bowl for the first time...

Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood: What we can learn from the 2020 pandemic episode

Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood: What we can learn from the 2020 pandemic episode

The children's show is no stranger to addressing difficult, sometimes taboo issues
Kayla Padilla, Editor-in-Chief January 28, 2021

In 1954, Daniel Tiger was brought to life in the hit children’s series, “Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood.” The once stuffed, lumpy-looking puppet has taken on a new cartoon look in “Daniel Tiger’s...

Actress Ashley Blaine Featherson from

Actress Ashley Blaine Featherson from “Dear White People” served as Trinity’s 2021 MLK commemorative lecturer

The actress, singer and producer talked about Dr. King's "I Have A Dream" speech and the importance of intersectionality in diversity work
Kayla Padilla, Editor-in-Chief January 28, 2021

Despite the obstacles of the COVID-19 pandemic, Trinity University, partnered with the City of San Antonio MLK Jr. Commission, is continuing their annual tradition of hosting an MLK commemorative lecturer....

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The problem with Sesame Street’s approach to anti-racism

Kayla Padilla November 19, 2020

Last month, Sesame Street aired an episode titled, "The Power of We," meant to teach children about anti-racism. The half-hour episode begins by defining racism and goes through a series of racist incidents...

Previously, on SGA: Cause for Alarm in Calvert Hall

Previously, on SGA: Cause for Alarm in Calvert Hall

Kayla Padilla November 11, 2020

This covers the meeting on Nov. 11.CLIMATE CHECKJudicial Chair Mia Quintanilla expressed concern over a recent COVID-19 test she had. According to Judicial Chair Quintanilla, her swab for the test was...

Previously, on SGA: Committee Updates and Senator Resignation

Previously, on SGA: Committee Updates and Senator Resignation

Kayla Padilla September 23, 2020

This covers the meeting on Sept. 23CLIMATE CHECKSophomore senator Donya Ahmadi started off this week’s climate check by inquiring about what students should do if they are randomly selected for surveillance...

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Kayla’s Kitchen: Chile rellenos and meat substitutes

Kayla Padilla September 16, 2020

photo by Kayla PadillaThis week, we’ll be talking about one of my favorite vegetarian meals of all time, chile rellenos. Despite what I said in my previous column, this recipe does include a ground...

The Trinitonian grows with its readers

The Trinitonian grows with its readers

Editorial Board September 16, 2020

Over the summer, we sent a survey to the Trinity community to gauge a variety of concerns. We wanted to hear straight from our readers how they perceived the Trinitonian — if they felt our stories...

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