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The Student News Site of Trinity University

Trinitonian

The Student News Site of Trinity University

Trinitonian

Sidewalk Symposium: What’s in your backpack?

Students shared with us the contents of their backpacks – from practical to sentimental
Malika Chauhan, Pulse Reporter February 16, 2023

Keeping backpack essentials while navigating through the school day is important, especially while studying, going to class and hanging out with friends. We asked students in Coates Library what they like...

Love languages: The expression of affection

Love languages: The expression of affection

The prevalence of love languages in modern relationships has led to interesting findings within the Trinity community
Malika Chauhan, Pulse Reporter February 9, 2023

Love languages are ways of expressing and receiving love. These differ from person to person and often reveal one’s personality traits. The five universal love languages are words of affirmation, acts...

Greek Organizations on campus officially give out bids, welcoming their new members

Greek Organizations on campus officially give out bids, welcoming their new members

After six months of recruitment, Bid Day has arrived and students are eager to join their newfound social communities
Malika Chauhan, Pulse Reporter February 2, 2023

On Friday, Jan. 27, students gathered outside the Coates Student Center to accept their bids after choosing their preferred organization during the “preffing” period. Afterward, each student ran to...

Freshman, Sabrina Cinque

Sidewalk Symposium: New Year’s resolutions

Students around campus share a few of their new year’s resolutions to kick-start the new semester.
Malika Chauhan, Pulse Reporter January 26, 2023

Starting off the new year and new semester with positive goals is important for many students. According to Forbes Magazine, most resolutions only have a 46% success rate. Nevertheless, these resolutions...

Sidewalk symposium: Students share their favorite stress-relieving activities

Malika Chauhan, Pulse Reporter November 18, 2022

With finals right around the corner, many students may be feeling overwhelmed. Stress-relieving activities and music are great ways to cope and manage these important yet hectic times. Students around...

Nail Art Done By Katie Simmons

Professional dorm manicures that hit the nail on the head

First-year Katie Simmons brings her nail company to Trinity
Malika Chauhan, Pulse Reporter November 10, 2022

During the COVID-19 pandemic, first-year Katie Simmons spent a lot of time on TikTok, leading her to discover a new hobby and passion for nail art and manicure designs. Simmons always had a love for getting...

Jackpot! Paola Mendoza

Jackpot! Paola Mendoza

Paola Mendoza, an international student, finds home and comfort at Trinity
Malika Chauhan, Pulse Reporter November 3, 2022

Growing up near the beach in a town in Venezuela, Ana Paola Mendoza, who goes by Paola, moved around quite a bit due to her father’s job at a company in the oil and gas industry. After moving to Ecuador...

Just keep swimming: Taking time for self-care

Just keep swimming: Taking time for self-care

Ways to self-care, find positivity during stressful academic times and cultivate motivation
Malika Chauhan, Pulse Reporter October 20, 2022

As midterms wrap up and the number of days left in the semester starts to dwindle, the environment around Trinity may feel something akin to that of a graveyard. This change in energy and pace can often...

Shifting to thrifting

Shifting to thrifting

Thrift stores in San Antonio captivate the public to enjoy thrifting, while being environmentally friendly
Malika Chauhan, Pulse Reporter October 6, 2022

Thrifting has become a trend among many individuals in the past few years, especially those in younger generations. The vintage, affordable, aesthetic and second-hand use appeal of the practice has led...

Where you study and what it says about you

Where you study and what it says about you

Are you more of a second floor library type or a CSI studier?
Malika Chauhan, Pulse Reporter October 6, 2022

Trinity’s campus offers many niche and comforting study spaces for any type of student. Some prefer sitting outside on the lawn, some prefer a more social setting in Coates Student Center and others...

“Untraditional” students add to the display of diversity

“Untraditional” students add to the display of diversity

Students and faculty that differ from the “normal” college student are able to enroll in courses
Malika Chauhan, Pulse Reporter September 29, 2022

The classrooms at Trinity are full of surprises, like faculty members attending classes that aren’t part of their department or students who appear much older than their class year indicates. The...

A Trinity student rides a scooter in front of Murchison Tower.

The rise of electric scooters on campus

Forget biking or walking … Trinity students have taken over campus with scooters.
Malika Chauhan, Pulse Reporter September 15, 2022

No matter where one turns these days, there is a high chance of seeing someone on an electric scooter. Whether it be on main campus, dorm hallways, the Bell Center, Coates library or even the outlying...