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At 9 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 25, Trinity Cheer hosted an introduction to the Trinity University men’s and women’s basketball teams. With the start of a new basketball season, the Trinity cheerleaders hope to start a new Trinity tradition. Maroon Madness, sponsored by the Association of Student Representatives, featured an introduction to the players on the basketball teams as well as dance performances, games and a costume contest. Loon-E Crew and the Korean Student Association performed...

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Sophomore Anh-Viet Dinh spent the past summer poring over old photos of the Trinity campus in the Special Collections section of the library. The result is a photo exhibit that will open at 5 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 10 on the second floor of the Coates University Center. Dinh’s work features past photos of Trinity held up against their modern-day locations, a concept that has recently gained popularity online, but Dinh said he came up with...

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Chris Magee, a Virginia native, has taken the role as director of the Trinity University Jazz Ensemble. Magee received his bachelor’s and master’s in music from James Madison University and his doctorate from the University of Iowa. He then spent three years performing in the Future Corps band at Epcot Center at Walt Disney World. Magee then turned his attention to teaching so he could settle down and start a family. He taught for 12...

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Students walking by Marrs McLean may have noticed a small, inconspicuous white sign on the makeshift wooden walkway leading up to the building. Upon further inspection, the sign explains the presence of a family of cats. The latest addition to campus, this family of cats has recently made Trinity University their home. Two kittens, one silver tabby and one solid gray, and their mother and father, solid black and a brown tabby with white, respectively,...

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There is a new face on the podium for the Trinity University Symphony Orchestra. Atlanta native Ben Carlisle is taking over for Kenneth Greene as orchestra director. Carlisle graduated from Sewanee with a Bachelor of Arts in music and then continued on in Sewanee’s graduate music program. After completing the program, Carlisle took a job at Grinnell College in Iowa. When a position at Trinity opened up, Carlisle jumped at the opportunity, moving his wife,...

Alumnus Patrick Crim (“˜12) placed fifth in the LG Mobile U.S. National Texting Championship over the summer. The competition was held in Times Square in New York City and the first place finisher walked away with $50,000. Crim began as one of 100,000 participants which were selected down to 180 over an eight-week period. The field was then narrowed to just 24 entrants through speed and accuracy texting challenges. Finally, Crim made the cut into...

For many first years the library can be a confusing and frightening place, but if you learn to use it to its fullest potential the library can be your best friend. Obviously, the library has books, but Elizabeth Huth Coates Library is also home to some of Trinity’s favorite hangouts and some of the university’s best-kept secrets. Java City (Third Floor) Java City is the premier café on campus. The menu is full of drinks...

Trinity’s annual talent competition featured many amazing acts, but only two winners. The Trinitones came away with the large group prize and Just Friends took home the small group prize. Spotlight was held on Saturday, April 7, in Laurie Auditorium and featured fourteen acts. The night’s theme was “Everything’s Bigger in Texas.” The Trinitones, Trinity’s male acapella group, performed a medley of classic Disney songs such as “A Whole New World” from Aladin and “I’ll...