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I’m here, I’m Queer…and Catholic. Get used to it.

Ben Falcon August 27, 2020

Illustration by Ren Rader I am gay and I am Christian. For many years these two parts of me seemed irreconcilable, but I eventually realized how necessary it is for me to accept both truths to truly...

TU approaches threshold to be an HSI in future

TU approaches threshold to be an HSI in future

Neha Kumar November 14, 2019

Graphic by Quinn ButterfieldTrinity's student body is currently two percentage points away from gaining Hispanic-Serving Institution status, prompting some to reflect on Trinity's relationship with underrepresented...

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Supernatural tales from the Valley

Kayla Padilla October 24, 2019

Illustration by Andrea NebhutMexican culture is often alluded to when speaking of urban legends in Texas; however, two points should be made clear when thinking of their historical context. One, these...

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What piercing you should get, according to myths your Latinx parents told you

Kayla Padilla September 12, 2019

Illustration by Ren RaderGrowing up in a Latinx household can often mean believing myths that shape our perception of autonomy. These perceptions follow us into adulthood and, sometimes, are even passed...

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Navigating personal identity and privilege

Benjamin Gonzalez April 10, 2019

Photo by Henry Pratt“What are you?” It’s a question I’ve been asked more than once. They weren’t asking about my major or my class year. They were asking about my race and...

illustration by Andrea Nebhut, staff illustrator

Political correctness creates a culture of empathy

Benjamin Gonzalez February 7, 2018

I recently read an article about the term “whitewashed” and the weaponization of the word against Latinxs who are seen as having forgotten their roots by their Latinx friends or family members. The...

Graphic by Tyler Herron

TULA organizes inaugural De Colores Ceremony

Victoria Abad November 29, 2017

Trinity University Latino Association (TULA) is organizing the first De Colores Ceremony for May 2018 graduation. Similar to the Kente Ceremony for African students, De Colores is a ceremony to celebrate...

photo by Miguel Webber

Learning lessons from Spanish immigration

Soleil Gaffner October 12, 2017

Hispanic Heritage Month is celebrated from Sept. 15 to Oct. 15. I'm excited to hear about the events that Trinity's own Trinity University Latino Association and Mexico, the Americas, and Spain program...

art by Ruth Buentello
photo by Abigail Wharton

Students meet the San Antonio artists bringing life to Latinx stories

Abigail Wharton September 19, 2017

Last Tuesday, students taking the Issues in Contemporary Arts course met with San Antonio-based painter Ana Fernandez and explored a joint exhibition curated at The Guadalupe Cultural Arts Center's Brazos...

Trinity will celebrate Latinx heritage month through October. file photo

Trinity begins to celebrate Latinx Heritage Month

Kaylie King September 19, 2017

Throughout September and October, the Trinity community honors Latinx culture and community with a lineup of events for Latinx Heritage Month. This is the first year that the university has officially...

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