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Pick a word to describe the national political climate this year. Polarized, heated or divisive might be a few that come to mind. The atmosphere at Trinity has been no different, and tensions between members of different political groups have risen at times. Despite their differences, the members of the Trinity Progressives and the Tigers for Liberty have been working to build respect and understanding between students of liberal and conservative viewpoints. In an effort...

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Growing up, my sister always complained that my parents favored me. It wasn’t true, but admittedly, I can see why she felt that way.  When we were younger, we got spankings when we disobeyed. I would usually calmly and quietly accept the baseline punishment of one swat, it would sting for a bit, but then it was over; she would run through the house, shouting at my parents in protest and racking up another spanking...

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Swim and dive teams defend conference title It was the moment they had been waiting for. A year of hard work was all coming down to this. The Trinity University men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams stepped up to the plate “” or rather the block “” and swept the SCAC conference meet, defending their titles as reigning champs. The women’s team had won the meet 13 consecutive times before, so it would seem...

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With additional reporting by: Haley McFadden, Sports Reporter Women’s basketball on a roll, reaches No. 16 in national rank While most Trinity students were enjoying time off during winter break, the women’s basketball team was hard at work, paving the way for their best start in program history. Since the start of the semester, the Lady Tigers have continued their streak of victories to reach a 16-1 record this season, setting themselves up for success...

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Nick Santulli wasn’t worried about the election. While others anxiously anticipated the results, he had no doubt his favorite candidate would win. A day before the national race would end in a Trump victory, Santulli won an election of a different nature. He was officially announced as the next president of Trinity’s Student Government Association (SGA). Santulli, a junior political science major, ran uncontested on a platform that focused on enhancing student engagement with SGA...

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Several weeks ago, comedian W. Kamau Bell challenged the Trinity community to start having important conversations “” uncomfortable as they may be “” about inclusion and diversity. This Monday, the members of Tigers For Liberty (TFL) plan to do just that. TFL members felt that some of Bell’s comments were demeaning toward conservatives. In an effort to offer another perspective on some of the issues he presented, they will be hosting Diversity Post Bell: A...

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Awkward conversations are never easy to have. They’re not fun, they’re not exciting and we usually avoid them rather than diving in head first. However, as college students, awkward conversations are a part of our education and at times, prove necessary. Monday night, we held these truths in mind as we approached comedian W. Kamau Bell with a proposition. “How would you like to spend an hour talking about race with two white girls?” Bell...

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The cast and crew of TigerTv’s Studio 21 was preparing for a mock show last Tuesday, but faced a real plot twist when they found out that instead of a rehearsal, they would be taping a live show. The mix-up was simply a scheduling error, but gave the producers only about 24 hours to do a week’s worth of preparations. Rosie Van Vliet, the executive producer, was anxious about if the crew was ready “”...