The Student News Site of Trinity University


The Student News Site of Trinity University


The Student News Site of Trinity University


Student stress is skyrocketing

Student stress is skyrocketing

Rachel Oliver, Managing Editor September 28, 2023

It’s hard enough to be a student, let alone a student amidst a time of political, social and economic turmoil. The current student faces a myriad of stressors that students a few decades ago did not...

Happy hobbying

Happy hobbying

Learn about some of the activities your peers do in their free time
Omar Ratrut, Pulse Reporter April 13, 2023

Students often have to balance their academics, social lives and mental well-being amongst other variables, so it is important for them to find activities that allow them to take a step back. According...

How to manage stress during finals season

How to manage stress during finals season

From taking care of yourself to decompressing with music, there are many tools students can use to keep their mental health up during finals.
Emma Power, Pulse Reporter April 28, 2022

Finals season is one of the most daunting aspects of being a college student. Between the late-night study sessions and the early morning cramming, finals can take a toll on the health and well-being of...

Photo credit: Ren Rader

Campus allows food insecurity, eating disorders

Joshua Anaya February 20, 2020
Food security is a right that we all deserve.
Photo credit: Andrea Nebhut

We are the ducks: wading through “duck syndrome”

Joshua Anaya February 6, 2020
It's okay to leave the pond sometimes
Photo credit: Ren Rader

Reclaiming your creativity from the stress of academia

Noelle Barrera October 3, 2019
Writing for yourself as an act of radical self-care and expression
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Resist the urge to do everything

Natalia Salas August 22, 2019

Illustration by Andrea NebhutI’ve recently become increasingly aware of how obsessed we are with productivity. We often brag about how busy we are and how little sleep we get. In fact, 40 percent...

Photo credit: Genevieve Humphreys

Don’t stress about it: Taking care of your mental health

Lori Kinkler January 29, 2019

There are many reasons why students visit Counseling Services; anxiety is often one of them. Students frequently come to me after having received a whole host of mixed messages. Most are aware of the rising...

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Take a chill pill

Natalia Salas October 4, 2018

My mom just congratulated me for having my first meltdown of the year in late September, and I was even a little bit excited for myself. I was like, huh, I have gotten almost a month and a half in and...

graphic by Tyler Herron

From the Editors’ Desk: Take a break

Editorial Staff April 11, 2018

Two weeks. Just two more weeks of class, then reading days, and then it’s finals season. Then, finally, the spring semester will draw to a close, and we’ll get to relax and enjoy the summer break. That...

photo by Henry Pratt

What can be done about killer college workweeks?

Dulce Davis April 7, 2018

Students attend universities to learn and to work. But as adults and high-paying clientele, students should be able to have reasonable expectations for this experience. If we consider the student’s week...

graphic by Andrea Nebhut, staff illustrator

That monster, stress

Theresa Ho April 4, 2018

“Are you going to take a nap?” my boyfriend asked. “No,” I said. But I didn’t open my eyes. “You look like you’re going to take a nap,” he said patiently. “You’re wrapped up...