I don’t eat the ends of hot dogs. I split chicken fingers in half and eat them from the middle to the end but then don’t eat the end. I only eat egg and cheese in my breakfast tacos and don’t finish the ends. Clearly, I don’t like the ends of things, and these are just three examples. I’m sure you are wondering how the hell I distinguish a beginning from an end on any...

Last year, the athletic department at Trinity totaled $3,869,766 in expenses. These budget expenses came from travel, equipment, coaching salaries and facility upkeep for the 18 teams, nine for men and nine for women, that are on campus. Coaching salaries make up the highest amount of expenses. There are currently 15 head coaches. According to the Equity in Athletics Data, the average salary for a head coach at Trinity is $38, 687. Their salaries are...

Solid academics balanced with the opportunity to play high-caliber athletics is a winning combination for 30 percent of Trinity students. Coupled with the work the admissions and coaching staff do, this makes the opportunity to be a Trinity Tiger a reality. “Upon surveying the students last year, we found one of the top five reasons students came here was for athletics,” said President Dennis Ahlburg. “Our coaches do a great job of recruiting athletes here.”...

There are many things that set Trinity apart from other schools. Our academic caliber, student-to-teacher ratio and the community feel we have ““ just to name a few. But, for athletics, the main component that sets Trinity apart is its status as a Division III school. The NCAA currently lists 444 Division III schools that represent over 170,000 athletes. This number represents 40 percent of athletes in the NCAA, the largest amount, making Division III...

It’s no secret that Trinity excels in sports. Last year alone, Trinity athletics captured 15 out of 19 Southern Collegiate Athletic Championship titles, which gave it a 78.9 percent winning percentage and set a conference record for most championships won in a single season. It also captured the President’s Trophy, a trophy given out by the SCAC every year to the team with the highest winning percentage, for the 13th year since it joined the...

Chances are you have already Facebook-stalked your roommate and made your assumptions about how the school year is going to go.  Throw those assumptions out the window. You have no idea how this year will go, and it should be that way. Be open to the idea of living with a complete stranger and embrace it. Chances are it won’t make  or break your year, but it will have a big impact. To make sure...

I can’t count the amount of times I have missed something because of a sporting event. Even when I was little I remember missing friends’ birthday parties because I had a soccer game. You think I would be used to it by now, but I don’t think I’ll ever stop being frustrated for missing something fun for a sport. Now by no means am I saying sports aren’t fun, but there are other activities that...

In the cold Dallas weather last Saturday evening, the men’s soccer team played against Division I Southern Methodist University in a close battle that ended in a 2-1 victory. “This win means a lot. It’s a big confidence booster that makes us realize the potential of this program,” said junior forward Brian Hines. This is the second year Trinity has played SMU. Last year the game ended in a 2-2 tie on our home field....