OpinionSenior column: “My college experience will forever be marked by the lack of a senior spring.”

Kara Killinger May 16, 2020
Illustration by Julia Poage   This is a part of our 2020 Graduation Issue. Click here to flip through the whole thing. I was sitting at the kitchen table at my grandparents’ house in Michigan when I got the email announcing that the spring semester would take place online. I spent the rest of spring break glued to my phone, scrolling endlessly though Twitter, like if I got to the bottom of my feed, the...

OpinionSenior Column: “It truly is just about trying to get through it, together.”

Connie Laing May 16, 2020
Photo provided by Connie Laing This is a part of our 2020 Graduation Issue. Click here to flip through the whole thing. As a depressed college student who obsessively overthinks, I often think about why I am at Trinity. I grew up in Australia, which I loved, but my family moved to Texas when I was ten. I never really felt at home, but I decided college was going to be the time I figured...

OpinionSenior Column: “For how young our generation is, we’ve been told quite frequently about what is going to supposedly shape our collective temperament.”

Benjamin Gonzalez May 16, 2020
Illustration by Julia Poage This is a part of our 2020 Graduation Issue. Click here to flip through the whole thing. In one of our many family dinnertime conversations during this period of social isolation, my dad recently told me that he was reading about how our generation (presumably, Gen Z and younger Millennials) would be defined by the COVID-19 pandemic. He said it would be the major worldwide event that frames our outlook on...

OpinionFar from a “consolation prize”: A woman VP will be a triumph for all

Ben Falcon May 8, 2020
Here are the top 10 women who could be the Democratic vice presidential nominee.