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A response to Ben Falcon's column

A response to Ben Falcon’s column “The center can hold, only by living to fight another day”

Nathan Glancy March 5, 2020

This column was originally posted as a web comment on March 1 to Ben Falcon's column "The center can hold, only by living to fight another day" (published in print on 2/28). It has been updated for style...

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Argument defines democracy

Benjamin Adams February 6, 2020

Illustration by Andrea NebhutAfter reading last week's article “Why we should beware the ‘Bern,” I felt the need to give Senator Sanders a defense. While I disagreed with most of what...

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Meaningful climate solutions demand substantial change

Ian Dill October 15, 2019

Illustration by Andrea NebhutLast week, columnist Ben Falcon outlined a defense of capitalist solutions to the climate crisis. Though Falcon is correct to demand social change, there is a contradiction...

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The market will not stop climate change

Carl Teegerstrom October 15, 2019

Illustration by Andrea NebhutI find it ironic that the same people who call anticapitalist youths “idealistic” cling to the neoliberal creed and wait for the second-coming of Tony Stark. They...

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Uninformed policies prevent religious diversity

James Davis September 18, 2019

Illustration by Ren RaderIn a quote from a news article in the last edition of the Trinitonian, Jullian Valadez raised concerns that the open flame policy is denying Native American students the ability...

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No, campus discourse is not just a “stressful distraction.” It’s necessary.

Jace Woody September 5, 2019

This is a response to Bella Spangher’s column, “Leave the debate about abortion to the experts.” in our Aug. 30 issue.Photo by Oliver Chapin-EiserlohAre campus conversations between students...

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Love and homophobia can’t coexist

Steven Drake April 11, 2019

Illustration by Andrea NebhutLast week, in the article titled “Students react to Chick-fil-A’s presence in Revolve,” the president of the Young Conservatives of Texas, Isaiah Mitchell,...

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No, I will not sit back and “be cool”

Theresa Ho April 10, 2019

Illustration by Genevieve HumphreysWhile it is certainly true that personal attacks are unjust and spitting on another human being is disgusting, Isaiah Mitchell’s most recent column defending Young...

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SGA’s crisis is not the fault of students

Benjamin Gonzalez September 20, 2018

My fellow senator Maddie D’Iorio wrote an opinion column last week highlighting SGA’s “existential problem,” in which she cites the inexperience of “15 college students,”...

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In defense of dead white literature

Isaiah Mitchell April 25, 2018

My good friend and archenemy Manfred Wendt wrote an article a couple of Trinitonians ago calling for another mandatory great books course, namely with more Plato and Shakespeare (assumedly metonymically,...

The Balreira family, photo provided by Jeanna Balreira

Letter to the editor: Equality for Trinity’s staff parental leave

Jeanna Balreira April 25, 2018

To the Editor: I appreciated the opportunity to give some thoughts and feedback as a part of the article from last week’s issue, “New Parental Leave Policy for Trinity Faculty.” While I thank Trinitonian...

graphic by Tyler Herron

We don’t need more dead white guys’ literature

Carl Teegerstrom April 22, 2018

Responding to complaints about not reading enough dead white guys by using the work of a dead white guy: In the last issue of the Trinitonian there was a column bemoaning how the Pathways curriculum...

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