On Tuesday, December 3, the Trinity Chamber Singers, under the direction of assistant professor of music Gary Seighman, had the opportunity to perform “The Legend of Zelda: Symphony of the Goddesses”“Second Quest,” with the San Antonio Symphony at the Majestic Theater in downtown San Antonio. “One of the alumni from the Trinity choir is Alex Bretoi, and he works at the Majestic and arranged for us to sing the chorus part for the symphony for...

The holiday season is supposed to be a time of magic, beauty and wonder, and Trinity University Volunteer Action Committee’s group, Can-Survive, is bringing that wonder to children battling cancer through the Chloe’s Wish project, which brings Build-A-Bears to these children. Started by Chelsea Castillo “˜12, this project is carried on by Trinity students. “The Build-A-Bear event was started by Chelsea and her sister in honor of their other sister who died of cancer when...

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On Thursday, Nov. 14, over 68 various Trinity University students, faculty and staff gathered at the Intramural field to participate in Trinity’s 56th annual Turkey Trot. The task? Run a 2.1 mile loop around Trinity’s campus. The prize? One prime frozen turkey. “The Turkey Trot has been going on for forever. I had to look up dates in old Trinitonians to see when it first started,” said Caroline Keener, assistant director of athletics for recreational...

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As of January 2013, there were 41 declared computer science majors at Trinity University, and of those 41 majors, nine were women. Although the gender discrepancy in fields such as law and medicine has evened out over the last few decades, women in computer science are still significantly underrepresented. In response to this, first year Kylie Moden recently created the Women in Computing Club on campus that supports these women and encourages them enter the...

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This week, Trinity University’s campus has looked slightly different, and this time it’s not due to the construction. This week is Trinity’s T.A.G. week, which stands for “Thank A Giver,” hosted by the Trinity Ambassadors. Tags are put on various features and buildings around campus to urge students to thank the donors that give to the university. “This week is dedicated to making students aware of how much donors contribute to the university and how...

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On Monday night, Holocaust survivor and special guest lecturer Irving Roth related to the assembled audience in Chapman Auditorium the story of his survival in the camps of Auschwitz and Buchenwald and the important lessons he learned from his experiences. Roth came to campus by the with Christians United for Israel, a group that aims to prepare Christian leaders to speak up on behalf of Israel and the Jewish people. The first part of Roth’s...

Iconic movie star Audrey Hepburn once said, “To plant a garden is to believe in tomorrow,” and the members of Trinity’s Students Organized for Sustainability have taken that idea to heart.  This year, S.O.S. is teaming up with the San Antonio AIDS Foundation to start a community garden that will benefit people in the San Antonio community living with HIV/AIDS. “Dr. Alfred Montoya of the anthropology department and the director of the S.A. AIDS Foundation...

In the bleak, wintry days of February, while most students prefer to remain inside snuggled up with lattes and textbooks, the students of Nanette LeCoat’s Model United Nations class brave the chill by heading to Boston, Mass., to compete in Harvard Model United Nations. “Model United Nations is a class that’s offered that prepares students to participate in an international, very prestigious and well attended conference that takes place every year in Boston,” said LeCoat,...