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Trinitonian

The Student News Site of Trinity University

Trinitonian

The Student News Site of Trinity University

Trinitonian

Turning to “Gilmore Girls” for comfort

Turning to “Gilmore Girls” for comfort

The start of fall means the start of my annual rewatch of my favorite nostalgic show
Lauren Roddis, Arts and Entertainment Editor October 6, 2023

“Gilmore Girls” has been and probably always will be the TV show I hold most dear to my heart. I watched it for the first time with my mom in middle school, and I have turned to it for solace from...

A24 re-releases remastered “Stop Making Sense”

A24 re-releases remastered “Stop Making Sense”

Jonathan Demme’s documentary puts Talking Heads back on the big screen
Lauren Roddis, Arts and Entertainment Editor September 28, 2023

On Aug. 17, indie production company A24 announced that Jonathan Demme’s Talking Heads concert film, “Stop Making Sense,” would return to theaters newly restored in IMAX on Sept. 22 and to theaters...

Awards season: Hollywood’s time to pat itself on the back

Awards season: Hollywood’s time to pat itself on the back

In the midst of Hollywood strikes, awards season still draws excitement and controversy
Lauren Roddis, Arts and Entertainment Editor September 15, 2023

With the onslaught of pumpkin spice lattes and changing leaves, the only thing on my mind is the 10 movies I will put on my Letterboxd top 10 of 2023 list. The beginning of September normally marks the...

Unearthing the genius in Hozier’s “Unreal Unearth”

Unearthing the genius in Hozier’s “Unreal Unearth”

The singer-songwriter genre bends in his new gloom-ridden alternative rock album
Lauren Roddis, Arts and Entertainment Editor September 7, 2023

Ten years ago, I fell in love. I was sitting in the back of my parents’ minivan, and I heard a beautiful Irishman sing about going to church. That Irishman was Andrew John Hozier-Byrne, better known...

Hollywood stands up to poor studio treatment

Hollywood stands up to poor studio treatment

Dismal studio offerings to writers and actors leave unions with no choice but to strike.
Lauren Roddis, Arts and Entertainment Editor August 31, 2023

On May 2, the Writers Guild of America (WGA) went on strike in response to conflicts over labor and pay with the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers (AMPTP). On July 14, the Screen Actors...

Heated shelters built by CAT to keep the Beze Trinicats warm during the winter season

Catching up with CAT!

Cat Alliance Trinity’s First Semester as a Registered Student Organization
Lauren Roddis, Pulse Reporter November 18, 2022

The Trinity experience is not complete without the beloved cats that roam around campus, which are fondly referred to as Trinicats. Multiple stations set up around campus provide food and shelter for these...

Banana-loving possum with broken back legs rescued

Banana-loving possum with broken back legs rescued

Three students took the struggling critter to local wildlife rescue center
Lauren Roddis, Pulse Reporter November 10, 2022

On Tuesday, Oct. 25 at 6 p.m., Sam Carr, a sophomore sociology major, and Kai Velasquez, a sophomore sociology and urban studies double-major, ran into some friends looking at a struggling possum on the...

Senior Juliana Aviles with a photo of her long distance boyfriend, Eli Maierson

Long-distance relationships in college

Distance makes the heart grow fonder
Lauren Roddis, Pulse Reporter November 3, 2022

“How do you make it work?” is the question that Juliana Aviles, senior sociology major, always gets asked. Aviles has been dating her boyfriend since freshman year of high school, and she said that...

Getting into the spirit of spooky season

Getting into the spirit of spooky season

Students creatively decorate their doors and dorms for Halloween
Lauren Roddis, Pulse Reporter October 27, 2022

Halloween brings out our inner child. Dressing up in fun costumes, eating boatloads of candy and watching spooky movies all evoke an intense feeling of nostalgia. A big part of what makes Halloween...

Sidewalk Symposium: Favorite dorm snacks

Students share what they like to munch on in their dorm
Lauren Roddis, Pulse Reporter October 20, 2022

In the midst of midterms, the simple pleasure of eating your favorite snack is a necessity. Thus, dorm snacks emerge as the perfect pick-me-up for late night studying, test stressing and everything in...

Audrey Stewart stewards the library and much more

Audrey Stewart stewards the library and much more

Stewart likes being a jack of all trades and finds joy in “happy little Fridays”
Lauren Roddis, Pulse Reporter October 6, 2022

Audrey Stewart is fascinated by a little bit of everything. She originally wanted to be an architect, then a publisher or editor, then a teacher, and now she finds herself as Trinity’s digital technologies...

The return of school spirit after the pandemic

The return of school spirit after the pandemic

School spirit returns as students experience campus life with little to no Covid restrictions
Lauren Roddis, Pulse Reporter September 29, 2022

After two years of strict COVID-19 guidelines, Trinity students are finally getting the chance to relish in all that college has to offer. University-sponsored events are back in full swing and began...