Ever want to impress your friends with a world-famous cake? Well, San Antonians will soon have ample opportunity as the TLC show “Cake Boss” opens up a new location of Carlo’s Bakery at The Shops of La Cantera on March 23, according to KENS 5 Eyewitness News. For those who have never seen the show, the hit series first aired in 2009, featuring the Valastros, who ran Carlo’s Bakery as a family business since 1964....

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This February, Trinity University participated in Recyclemania, a national competition among college campuses to promote waste reduction held nationally. Larger schools often see the event as a competition with their rivals, but according to Sharon Curry, sustainability coordinator for Campus Planning and Sustainability, Trinity’s involvement is on a much smaller scale. “Recyclemania is a national collegiate competition that universities can use for benchmarking waste and recycling,” Curry said. “[For Trinity,] it’s an eight-week period where...

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Trinity scholarships are determined before students enroll at Trinity. However, once scholarships are awarded to students, the amount is fixed, despite changes in tuition. According to Eric Maloof, vice president for enrollment management, scholarships are fixed because the university doesn’t have the budget to support increasing aid. “Trinity’s scholarships are fixed because the university’s expenses increase year over year at a greater rate than our overall revenue, and the vast majority of aid to all students...

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Trinity Progressives (T-Prog) hosted “Reproductive Justice 101” on Feb. 20, as the club addresses reproductive health, access and justice. About 20 people attended the discussion, which was co-sponsored by the women and gender studies (WAGS) department. The event primarily focused on the Lilith Fund, a volunteer organization founded in 2001 that funds abortions, advocates for social change and provides information to those in need. Maddie Kennedy, junior co-president of T-Prog, introduced the Lilith Fund. Three representatives...

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Accessibility is one of the most important issues in my life. Ten years ago, I was diagnosed with a muscle disorder, one which causes me to experience barriers to mobility and chronic back pain. It’s not easy having to navigate the world with a disability, but recently, I’ve begun to appreciate the way it’s informed my understanding of the world. That’s why I chose to take part in this series. In reporting on the resources...

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In anticipation of the opening of “Black Panther,” the first major film featuring a black superhero protagonist, Trinity Diversity Connection (TDC) hosted a diversity dialogue called “Who Gets to be the Hero?” on Tuesday, Feb. 13. Allison Roman, director of diversity and inclusion of student life, explains the context for the discussion. “We’re hosting a private screening for the Trinity community on Feb. 22 — we’ve had a really great response, so we’re over capacity and...

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Members of the social fraternity Kappa Kappa Delta have joined with Students for Opioid Solutions (SOS) to bring opioid awareness to campus. Kappa Kappa Delta have planned a fundraiser for SOS on Feb. 17. Senior Jonah Wendt co-founded SOS, a non-profit organization. Although opioid addiction isn’t an obvious problem at Trinity, SOS aims to prevent such a problem from happening by enacting policies and making naloxone, an emergency drug that reverses the effects of an opioid...

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After some concern with how National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) rules would affect TU Gaming events, Student Involvement granted the competitive esports group registered student organization (RSO) status late last month. “Because we were planning on sponsoring teams, Student Involvement had to look into NCAA rules to see if they had any rules about esports,” said William Ballengee, sophomore and president of TU Gaming. “The issue with the NCAA rules was that we wanted to have the...