For the majority of us who pass through Trinity, we have four years to experience life here. While four years isn’t much in the grand scheme of things, it’s still a decent chunk of time. With the small student population and campus, it’s fair to assume that, by the time graduation rolls around, you should have a pretty nice understanding of how things work around here. At this point in my Trinity career, I feel...

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Playing an eccentric family of cigar makers, members of Trinity Theatre took the stage Friday, Feb. 20, for the opening night of the Pulitzer Prize-winning play “Anna in the Tropics.” When the play begins, a newly hired lector reads Tolstoy’s “Anna Karenina” to the workers in the cigar factory. The events of the novel then begin to actually unfold in the workers’ lives. “There are so many different parallels between all of the characters in...

Though many of our celebrity crushes from the late 90s and early 2000s””like Justin Timberlake and Jessica Biel””are now taken, there are some heartthrobs still on the market.   Jesse McCartney Though McCartney began his musical career as part of the band Dream Street, most of us truly fell in love with the singer’s beautiful soul during his solo days. “He was really pretty and had the voice of an angel,” said Camille Reuter, a...

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At 7:30 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 5, Trinity’s music department will host its annual Christmas concert in Laurie Auditorium. The event will feature the choirs, orchestra, handbell choir and wind ensemble. In preparation, directors from each ensemble chose their repertoire before coming together to develop a cohesive program. While some of the pieces are performed every year, each concert also introduces something new. “We always close with “˜Joy to the World’ and””in the past””we used...

On Nov. 4, Richard Parker””Trinity class of “˜85″”released his first book, “Lone Star Nation: How Texas Will Transform America.” While at Trinity, Parker was a columnist for the Trinitonian and majored in political science. Parker went on to receive his masters in political science from Tulane University. “The book argues essentially that Texas has changed in fundamental ways and will change the country in fundamental ways,” Parker said. “My argument is not about the land,...

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Berlin, Germany May 17-31 Course Requirement: PLSI 3491-70 Global City Berlin 1 credit hour during the semester plus 3 credit hours abroad The class and trip to Berlin will focus on the politics and diversity in both Germany’s past and present. Berlin is not only Germany’s capital but also its largest and most diverse city, with people from more than 100 countries. “The idea is to use Berlin as a classroom,” said Peter O’Brien, professor...

From Saturday, Oct. 18, through Tuesday, Oct. 21, senior geology students Nicola Hill and Rebecca Schauer had the opportunity to attend the Geological Society of America’s annual conference in Vancouver, Canada. “Our research was on structural geology with Ben Surpless, but we each had our individual poster,” Hill said. “Ben was unable to go, but that was kind of the deal from the beginning””that we would present at GSA.” Over the summer, Hill and Schauer...

Rebecca Loubriel Avitia, Trinity Class of 2003, has become the 12th recipient of the Outstanding Young Alumna Award. The award””first given in 2002″”honors Trinity alumni who have graduated in the past 15 years for their achievements in both their profession and the community. “There was really a need to be able to award younger alumni,” said MaryKay Cooper, senior director of alumni relations. “It’s really important for us to show Trinity students what neat things...