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Continuing the debate: Capitalism, communism, Mao

Ian Dill November 8, 2018

The recent article published by Maddie D’Iorio in defense of Tigers for Liberty’s “Commie Cookies” display is worth reading. It clearly establishes that Tigers for Liberty (TFL) is concerned with...

Rethinking how we discuss history

Rethinking how we discuss history

Noelle Barrera October 26, 2018

Last Tuesday, Tigers For Liberty (TFL) set up a table to educate students about the atrocities committed in Maoist China. Students gave out fortune cookies with ominous fortunes, such as “You will...

Actions speak much louder than votes

Noelle Barrera October 26, 2018

We are in the middle of the early voting period for 2018's midterm. For students interested in local and national politics, this transition may give way to a new set of questions: what are ways to stay...

Left to right: Kevin Crusius, Isaiah Mitchell, Samantha Farnsworth, Ian Kavanagh Photo credit: Maddie D'Iorio

In defense of TFL: Cookies don’t compare to communism

Maddie D'iorio October 24, 2018

In this column, I hope to clear up some of the misconceptions around Tigers for Liberty’s (TFL) tabling last week on the subject of Mao’s founding of the People’s Republic of China. I’ve...

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Commie cookies and Chinese caricatures

Olivia Roybal October 18, 2018

This Tuesday, Tigers for Liberty (TFL) set up a display in Coates about the horrors of Mao ZeDong’s leadership in China. The table featured “Commie Cookies,” fortune cookies stuffed with slips of...

Young, conservative and not alone

Young, conservative and not alone

Maddie D'iorio August 14, 2018

When I first decided that I was going to attend a liberal arts university, I was inundated with warnings from conservative family members about how truly awful colleges are these days, and how I would...

Tim Ryan is a speaker and advocate for drug abuse awareness. Tigers for Liberty brought Ryan to campus to help educate students about the opioid crisis and how to better perceive drug abuse. Photo by Amani Canada, photo editor

Son’s OD leads Tim Ryan to clean up, advocate for drug awareness

Bobby Watson February 21, 2018

At a lecture organized by Tigers for Liberty (TFL) and the Kappa Kappa Delta fraternity, anti-heroin advocate and speaker Tim Ryan discussed his life as a former drug addict. Ryan explained how the approach...

Maria Luisa Cesar, left, is the senior policy advisor and deputy communications director for Mayor Ron Nirenberg. Cesar was one of five panelists, joined by Diego Bernal, center, Brencia Berry, George Rodriguez and Ana Sandoval to discuss local issues and politics. The event was moderated by sophomore Travis Boyd, right. photo by Amani Canada, photo editor.

#2MinuteCivics promotes upcoming elections

Bobby Watson February 21, 2018

Tigers for Liberty (TFL), Trinity Progressives (T-Prog), The Contemporary, and the off-campus organization MOVE San Antonio hosted #2MinuteCivics, a crash course in local issues, to prepare attendees...

Keesha Middlemass lectures on prison reform

Keesha Middlemass lectures on prison reform

Gabriella Garriga February 7, 2018

Janaye is a convicted felon, but this is not her sole identity. Janaye is also a single mother who has been searching for sufficient housing for herself and her children for 10 years. According to the...

On the way to her office, Claudia Stokes, professor and chair of the English department, found this poster hung up in Northrup Hall. Photo provided by Claudia Stokes.

Flying in the face of fascism

Kathleen Creedon December 6, 2017

Members of the Patriot Front, a self-described fascist organization, hung flyers bearing white nationalist messages around campus on Monday. One poster featured a map of the United States and the text...

First-year TFL member Kurt Hardee, center-left, argued against strict gun control with Isaiah Mitchell, left, a sophomore member of the Trinity debate team. Sophomores Simone Washington, T-Prog member, and Ansh Khullar, member of the debate team, argued for stricter gun control. Photo by Chloe Sonnier, staff photographer.

Student groups hold gun control debate

Bobby Watson November 29, 2017

To spread political awareness on campus, the Trinity University Forensic Society (TUFS) and the Contemporary, a student-run online publication that focuses on public affairs, hosted a debate over gun control....

Students gather in CSI prior to the debate. photo by Chloe Sonnier

Organizations host debate about immigration reform

Kaylie King September 26, 2017

The Trinity University Forensics Society and The Contemporary, a student-run public affairs journal, co-hosted a public debate last Wednesday in which students debated different stances on immigration...

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