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The Student News Site of Trinity University

Trinitonian

The Student News Site of Trinity University

Trinitonian

Refusing to vote in the presidential election is dangerous

Refusing to vote in the presidential election is dangerous

Bella Spangher October 27, 2020

I try not to use generalizations in my writing, but I do not mince words when I type: Voting for Joe Biden is the most important thing any citizen of the United States can do right now. With this sentence,...

Photo credit: Gabrielle Rodriguez

Hindsight doesn’t always have to be 2020

Ben Falcon October 27, 2020

illustration by Gabrielle RodriguezTuesday, Nov. 3 will be a historic day in more ways than one. In seven days, we elect 35 United States senators, 435 members of Congress, 13 state governors and one leader...

Photo credit: Andrea Nebhut

Understanding the Texas Constitutional amendments

Gabriella Garriga November 14, 2019
Professors explain the implications of the latest voting day
SGA should be more consistent allocators

SGA should be more consistent allocators

Editorial Board November 14, 2019

In Fall 2009, Trinity’s Association of Student Representatives (ASR), known to us today as SGA, absorbed the duties of the Student Finance Board, a group that comprised students and faculty members...

Student voting rates triple at TU

Student voting rates triple at TU

Lindsay Morgan October 31, 2019
Recent efforts to register students to vote pay off
Photo credit: Elizabeth Nelson

Trinity Students react to midterm elections

Gabriella Garriga November 8, 2018
On Nov. 6, students gathered at watch parties to keep track of the results

Actions speak much louder than votes

Noelle Barrera October 26, 2018
Advice on civic engagement from current and former students involved in politics
Photo credit: Kaitlyn Curry

Students promote civic engagement as voter registration deadline nears

Gabriella Garriga September 5, 2018
Groups across campus make individual and collaborative efforts to get voters to the polls
illustration by Julia Poage, staff illustrator

Vote: Lessons from East Asia

Gina Tam April 10, 2018

The Trinitonian has recently run a series of columns about the importance of civic engagement. From debating difficult issues with people with whom we disagree, to engaging with local politics, these pieces...

Letter: Go out and vote!

Letter: Go out and vote!

Maddie Kennedy February 28, 2018

As a Trinity Progressive officer, one of my main aspirations is to encourage Trinity’s community to engage with local politics ahead of the 2018 midterm election cycle. A key part of this involves the...

illustration by Yessenia Lopez, staff illustrator

Voting in the primary will impact your future

David Pooley January 28, 2018

Imagine you only had 16 dollars to spend for the rest of your life. That's it. That's all you have. You will never receive any more income. And you can only spend a dollar every four years, but you cannot...

graphic by Tyler Herron, graphics editor

SGA constitutional revisions approved

Kaylie King November 15, 2017

Following the election of a new group of Student Government Association (SGA) senators and a new president and vice president, the Trinity student body was able to vote on SGA's proposed constitutional...