My time at Trinity was whirlwind to say the least. I feel like I have almost done a complete 180 in terms of my view on life since I first stepped onto campus. To think that I’m about to enter the “real world” is a scary thought. I came into school knowing exactly what I wanted to major in (music education) and exactly what I wanted to do after school (teach high school orchestra). While...

Vine is a new iPhone app that combines social media with looped videos. While they aren’t the same type of file as animated .gifs, they are used in a similar way. For those of you that are not on the Internet during all of your free time like I am, animated .gifs are digital picture files that play a short scene over and over again. Think “Harry Potter” moving pictures, but it only runs for...

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At the end of every school year, the Mirage staff takes a look at their finished product and thinks of ways they could improve the yearbook for the next year. At the end of last year, Walsworth, the publishing company of the Mirage, approached the staff and explained that the yearbook could benefit from switching to an all-color format at minimal cost. “When we talked with our yearbook representative, Walsworth, they looked at how much...

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Valentine’s Day is coming up fast, and it’s too late to order something online without outrageous expedited shipping costs. What can you do? You simply must find something for your special someone before the big day, and it needs to be something to show you care (even though you are a procrastinating, busy college student). Here are a few ideas that are sure to be successes, categorized by type of gift: Classic What gifts immediately...

Now that the NBA season is well underway, it’s time to give you all an update. Remember that I am a huge Dallas Mavericks fan, but I can also call it like I see it.   When the season started, it seemed like the competition would be lopsided. Many superstars were on a select few teams, and that made fans (like me) a bit uneasy. If you watch ESPN, you know how much the basketball announcers...

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Sunday Nov. 4, the men’s soccer team beat Southwestern University 2-0, winning the 2012 SCAC Championship. Sunday’s game marked the 15th conference championship Trinity has won in the last 22 years. In addition to the victory the men’s soccer team secured, the women’s soccer team also ended Sunday as SCAC champions. Photography by Carly Cowen.