EditorialMidterms and pandemic burnout

Editorial Board October 21, 2020
With midterms still lingering on our calendars, we are all feeling the stress of making it to mid-semester. Managing Zoom classes has not been an easy feat, but we’ve made it this far. Since being in quarantine, the days seem to pass by without our knowledge, and many people are beginning to worry about just how long we’ll all have to live under COVID-19 restrictions. When the virus first reached Texas, we were all incredibly...

EditorialEditorial: Who Needs to Play Fair, Anyway?

Editorial Board September 30, 2020
Oh, great. Is every editorial going to be about COVID-19 and how we all have to be strong for one another? We’re still deciding. In the meantime, however, we understand how disconnected our community feels when we aren’t even allowed to talk to each other in close proximity. What we may have taken for granted in the past, like having face-to-face conversations, is on hold until who knows when. Now we’re left yearning for times...

EditorialFinding community in challenging times

Editorial Board September 30, 2020
Since its conception in 1902, the Trinitonian has brought the Trinity community weekly unbiased journalism. Countless students have contributed to our publication — writing, reporting, photographing and illustrating — as well as carrying out their “student-first” responsibilities. While this year is undoubtedly unlike any our predecessors have faced before, the paper will go on. It is fundamental to the survival of our community. While the world has been turned on its head, the Trinitonian staff...

EditorialGet registered and get voting

Editorial Board September 30, 2020
This week is our 2020 Presidential Election Special Section. We recognize that a lot is happening in the world at the moment, and there’s a lot happening in your individual lives too. Voting, however, is a fundamental aspect of our democracy. As you’ll see later in the paper, people have mixed feelings about voting in the 2020 presidential election. Some feel that we must vote, others feel that voting fails to address systemic issues. If...