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The Trinity Progressives recognized Mental Health Week by setting up a table  in Coates all week and organizing many more activities around campus. Mental Health Week is designed to help people become more educated on mental health issues so they can better understand the symptoms and conditions of mental illnesses. It also helps make people aware of how prevalent mental health issues are and informs them of the best way to handle these issues. First...

Google caused quite a stir in 2012 when they announced work on their new piece of technology called Google Glass. Google Glass is essentially a wearable computer. It displays information to the user through voice commands. Trinity University, specifically the AT&T Center for Learning and Technology, decided to go ahead and get an early version of the Google Glass to experiment with and test so that they can make a judgment on whether to get...

What do Abraham Lincoln, Benjamin Franklin, Frederick Douglass, the Wright Brothers and Darsh Preet Singh have in common?  They are all featured in Smithsonian displays. Former Trinity basketball player Singh now has a display honoring him as the first Sikh player to ever play in the NCAA. Singh was co-captain of the basketball team his senior year in 2008 after walking on as a first year in 2004. He is memorialized for his role as...

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On Thursday, March 27, Trinity students gathered to celebrate the international students of Trinity University. The International Club held their annual banquet and culture fair, where students were given the chance to try foreign cuisine and mingle with each other. First year Todd Edwards thinks the banquet is a great idea. One of the reasons he attended Trinity is the diversity that it brings to campus. “I think it’s a brilliant idea. When international students...

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The Dead Barons have the classic rock band story: they play gigs where they can get them around their hometown and the surrounding cities, are full of talented musicians and the keyboardist is Peter Olofsson, professor and chair of mathematics at Trinity University. The band plays a later fifties rock style, and the four members come together wearing matching t-shirts as part of their performance. Olofsson is highly complimentary of his fellow band members and...

There are dogs all around the country that are looking to be adopted and find a home. Several students of Trinity University are doing their part to find these dogs a home. Seniors Marcus DePaul and Ricky Dolezalek are Omega Phi fraternity members who live together and are volunteering with the rest of their roommates at an organization that is helping dogs find a home. DePaul described how he discovered this opportunity. “We started in...

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The MTV show “Are You the One?” has fans all around the country. One of the contestants on the show, John Jacobs, made an appearance at Trinity University recently. The Student Programming Board brought him to campus for students’ entertainment this past Saturday night. Jacobs is a comedian who grew up battling Tourettes and has used comedy as his release in his life. He has a wide variety of jokes in his catalog on topics...

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The Trinity theatre is opening a new student directed lab show for students and the public to enjoy called “Doubt” tonight in the Attic Theater. The show is set in a 1964 Bronx neighborhood at the Saint Nicholas Catholic School. The principal thinks that one of the priests is having a sexual affair with one of the students and takes on the task of fact-finding and discovering whether the claim is valid. The student director...