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You’re not betraying your religion by seeking professional help

Kayla Padilla August 29, 2018

The room is silent, and you’re left alone with your ominous thoughts. You’re religious, so you call out to God or Allah, the Buddha’s wisdom or the Hindu deities. You trust in their greatness...

photo by Stephen Sumrall-Orsak, staff photographer

Religion and Climate Change conference relates faith to environmentalism

Gabriella Garriga April 18, 2018

Music and singing filled a Northrup classroom last Friday as attendees of the Religion and Climate Change conference sang hymns together. In addition to students, community members of various religious...

Rejecting conservatism in Christ

Rejecting conservatism in Christ

Elise Hester April 14, 2018

Respected Friends, Colossians 2:8 instructs us to “be careful not to allow anyone to captivate you through an empty and deceptive philosophy, according to human tradition, according to the elementary...

photo by Henry Pratt

The responsibility of tolerance

Dulce Davis April 11, 2018

Last May, I experienced a major life change. As exciting as this life change has been for me, it has proven tricky to share with my friends and loved ones. When I converted to Christianity by asking Jesus...

graphic by Tyler Herron

On atheism and reason

John Croxton February 28, 2018

In last week’s Trinitonian, Alexander Jacobs asked nonbelievers to answer the question: What specific evidence would make you believe in God? He argued that the universe points to the existence of God...

An atheist’s answer to Alex

An atheist’s answer to Alex

Alexander Bradley February 25, 2018

Atheist here, responding to Alexander Jacobs’ question addressed to atheists: “What specific evidence would make you believe in God?” Allow me to begin by stating that these views are mine and mine...

On atheism and open-mindedness

On atheism and open-mindedness

Alexander Jacobs February 21, 2018

G.K. Chesterton, a notable convert to Catholicism from the 20th century, once rightly pointed out, “Merely having an open mind is nothing. The object of opening the mind, as of opening the mouth, is...

illustration by Julia Poage

Trinity’s religious student groups

Gabriella Garriga February 21, 2018

Do you want to continue practicing your religion in college? Do you want to learn more about religions you may not have known about? Do you need help finding the religious organization for you? Trinity...

photo by Amani Canada

Response: Porn’s not the problem, sexual assault is

Benjamin Gonzalez February 21, 2018

The idea that pornography and a casual sexual culture are at the root of sexual assault is a crude misapplication of blame that, when pinned to the #MeToo movement, belittles the struggles of those who...

Ariel Del Vecchio and Abigail Wharton's

Students’ art is an appropriative, white feminist mess

Cristina Treviño January 24, 2018

When you visit the "Mini," Trinity's annual competitive art exhibition featuring the work of nine students, don't be fooled by the prayer candles and altar, the messages of female empowerment on "prayer...

Students ARIEL DEL VECCHIO, ABIGAIL WHARTON, JULIA POAGE, KRISTINA REINIS, ELIZABETH DAY, and gallery manager MARK ANTHONY MARTINEZ prepare the exhibit before the next day's gallery opening. Photo by Amani Canada, photo editor

The “Mini” exhibits new student art

Austin Davidson January 24, 2018

Nine Trinity artists present their artwork Thursday at the opening reception for the "Mini," a student art exhibit featuring installations including sculpture and painting. Julia Poage, a junior double-majoring...

Victoria Lange, left, introduced Christina Wang, center, and Saundra Decker, right, as the two women who would be sharing the stories of their experiences with abortion. Though Lange acted as an interviewer in this session, all six members of Abortion Hurts, God Heals are women who have found healing in faith post-abortion. Photo by Chloe Sonnier, staff photographer.

Tigers for Life sponsor post-abortion talk

Cathy Terrace January 24, 2018

For many, having an abortion is a life-changing decision. For the advocacy group called Abortion Hurts, God Heals, the post-abortion healing process starts with one's faith. Guest lecturers from the group...

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