EditorialAre the “real world” and health compatible?

Kayla Padilla September 10, 2020
Health and wellness are of utmost importance right now. We as a community have talked so much about physical health that mental health often takes a backseat to our discussions about well-being. Here at the Trinitonian, we’ve been thinking a lot about our staff and their mental health. How do we produce a paper every week but ensure that their physical and mental health is intact, all while dealing with a global pandemic? It wasn’t...

EditorialSGA: Spring Housing Planning, Already?

Editorial Board September 3, 2020
CLIMATE CHECK Sophomore senator Donya Ahmadi started off this week’s climate check by mentioning that she witnessed a few students huddled into a corner in the library without masks. Junior Chief of Staff Noor Rahman responded to Senator Ahmadi’s concern by mentioning the library’s efforts to prevent the spread of COVID-19. These efforts include an hourly announcement reminding students to wear a mask and do routine walkthroughs. Senior SGA President Jaelen Harris suggested that students...

EditorialEditorial: Who Needs to Play Fair, Anyway?

Kayla Padilla September 3, 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...

EditorialEditorial: Finding community in challenging times

Phoebe Murphy August 26, 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...