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Fining Coaches for Not Wearing Masks Wrongly Places Blame

Gail Grady October 14, 2020

illustration by Ren RaderThe National Football League (NFL) fined five teams and coaches for not wearing face masks, resulting in more than $1 million in fines after week two of the season. The New Orleans...

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Voting in presidential elections still matters

Benjamin Adams September 30, 2020

illustration by Ren RaderBefore I begin, I want to make it clear that I not only understand the opposing viewpoint here, but I deeply sympathize with it. I honestly do not want to vote; no sense of civic...

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“Shut up and play” not an option now or ever

Paige Wallace September 9, 2020

"Shut up and play." This trope has been used countless times throughout sports history to silence players when they voice their political views. It works to shape sports into a sector of society untouched...

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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...

A case for divestment from fossil fuels

A case for divestment from fossil fuels

Joshua Anaya March 19, 2020

Illustration by Gabrielle Rodriguez As has become apparent through activism within institutions like universities, religious groups and insurance giants across the world, individuals have pressured...

Students deserve to choose where they live

Jessica Jennings February 27, 2020

Co-written by Jessica Jennings and Ryann WilliamsIllustration by Gabrielle RodriguezTrinity boasts that its three-year residency requirement is because of a university effort to foster community. A student...

Natasha's Kitchen: Enjoying the lentil things

Natasha’s Kitchen: Enjoying the lentil things

Natasha Sahu February 27, 2020

Photo by Natasha SahuListen, I’m not a picky eater. I remember being told by my mom about how when I was a kid, I would just sit there and quietly eat everything. When my brother was born and he...

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Healthcare shouldn’t be a burden

Luke Eakin February 13, 2020

Illustration by Ren Rader Both of my older brothers, Caleb and Kyle, were born with cystic fibrosis, a genetic disease that mainly affects the lungs. It can also affect other organs, such as the liver...

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Why is socialism so sad? Because it always loses.

Ben Falcon February 13, 2020

Illustration by Andrea NebhutSocialism is most definitely sad, and it is not alone. We all are. Progressives, liberals and socialists alike appear to only know how to lose. It’s hard sometimes to...

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Starting over … again and again

Margaret Miller February 13, 2020

Illustration by Andrea NebhutDana Nichols’s insightful column about never being “alone in feeling lonely” struck a chord with me. Although I’ve been working at Trinity for only...

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Innovation is on the horizon for 2020 cinema

Evan Engelhaupt February 13, 2020

illustration by Ren RaderLast year was a massive year for movies. Alongside several bounds in cinematography with movies like “1917,” “Lighthouse,” “Lion King” and “Joker,”...

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The decline of couch-cooperative gaming

Benjamin Gonzalez February 6, 2020

Illustration by Ren RaderThe medium of video games, as we know it today, is one of the most interconnected ways to consume media. Unlike with a movie or a TV show, which is a one-way communication between...

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