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The Trinity softball team had two losses when they faced Mary-Hardin Baylor in a doubleheader on Wednesday. The first game resulted in a 2-0 loss, as they were only able to come up with three hits in the game. In the second game, they managed to overcome a 2-0 deficit and tie the game only to lose on a walk off two run home run in the bottom of the seventh. “We just had trouble...

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Trinity women’s swim and dive teams hit major markers of success in both team and individual accomplishments. They finished 17th in the nation as a team, which is their highest ever finish in the rankings. This, combined with a win at the conference meet as a team, make for a successful team season by most standards. On top of this they had two All-Americans and one honorable mention for the All-American roster. “It’s amazing to...

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Senior Andrew Thiesse surpassed his own preseason goals this past weekend with a 19th overall finish at the SCAC National Championships in the 200 meter backstroke. SCAC head coaches also named Thiesse Swimmer-of-the-Year for his season’s performance. For most of his swim career, Thiesse was a distance freestyle swimmer and didn’t begin swimming the backstroke competitively until his Junior year of college. He quickly turned the event into one of his better events though and...

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Maria Klawe, the president of Harvey Mudd College, has spent the majority of her life trying to recruit more women into technology-related fields. Through her research at various universities, Klawe has developed several programs to bring in and retain more females in the sciences. Klawe believes that diversity is vital in the workplace and that recruitment must not stop with females, but should encourage diversity of race and sexuality as well. Klawe stressed the importance...

Amy Goodman will be speaking at Trinity University at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 7, in Stieren Theater as part of the Maverick Lecture Series, which is made possible by the William and Salome Scanlan Foundation. Goodman will discuss the role independent media play in wars and elections. Goodman is the host of and co-founder of the program “Democracy Now!” which, according to their official website, is a daily, national and independent news program. Goodman...

Two Trinity math professors have introduced a highly sophisticated and mathematical method to create the most accurate possible ranking system for sports. Eduardo Balreira and Brian Miceli are the primary professors working on this ranking method, and so far, they have mostly used it to predict sports. This method allowed them to correctly predict the NBA Western Conference finals last year, which earned them a television appearance to predict the finals””and they were correct again....

In order to avoid harm, people must know the potential dangers facing them. Educating people on these dangers is the purpose of Trinity’s participation in National Campus Safety Awareness Month, in which hundreds of campuses participate. Campus safety carries a broad definition and includes sexual assault, drugs, alcohol, theft and many other potentially dangerous campus situations. The Trinity University Police Department (TUPD) has been running weekly events for the month and educating students on ways...

New organizations often experience growing periods while they try to find their feet. Tigers for Tigers is looking to speed that process up as much as possible as it enters its second year on campus. The group, which is dedicated to raising awareness of the fact that tigers are quickly becoming extinct, is part of a national organization made up of schools with the tiger for a mascot. Tigers are officially an endangered species, and...