The class of 2015 grew up listening to Britney Spears and NSYNC. We watched Lizzie McGuire and Even Stevens for guidance about what to do during those awkward middle school years. We had multiple sing-a-longs with our friends while watching all three installments of “High School Musical,” and we cried a little bit when we found out that people didn’t really break out in song and dance in the high school hallways. It’s crazy to...

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As of next semester, students with an interest in teaching will be able to declare a minor in teaching through the education department. Students will have the option of either focusing on elementary education, which consists of 23 hours of courses, or secondary education, which consists of 20 hours. The new minor was primarily created in order to award tangible credit to students who complete all the prerequisites for Trinity’s Master of Arts in Teaching...

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Tomorrow marks the final Rooftopalooza hosted by the Daytrippers, a band made up of graduating seniors Victor Vo, Mason Walker and Reagan Wilkins. Rooftopalooza is a student concert that takes place on the rooftop of the McLean Residence Hall every semester. It became a tradition after Victor Vo and Mason Walker, who were roommates their first year at Trinity, decided to take a break from studying for finals and put on a small concert with...

Junior communication major Madeline Baker gained a lot of attention when she posted in Overheard at Trinity, a popular Trinity Facebook group, saying that she was looking for people who might want to be interviewed about their personal drug use for a documentary. Baker is currently taking Visual Communication: Documentary Film, and is in the process of making a documentary about drug use on Trinity’s campus in order to raise discussion about the positive and/...

A version of the well known Humans of New York photography project, which has been replicated around the world in various cities and college campuses, will be coming to Trinity later this month. Humans of TU, a project created by members of the Trinity Diversity Connection, will feature photographs of randomly selected Trinity students, faculty and staff around campus along with quotes from interviews, much like the fashion of Humans of New York. “The aim...

Volleyball and economics lovers gathered at the sand volleyball courts the afternoon of April 9 for the biannual Tamalada event co-sponsored by the economics department and the Economics Society. Tamalada is a long-standing tradition in which economics students and professors mingle with each other in an informal setting with free tamales. This semester, students were also able to enjoy chips, salsa, guacamole and beverages. John Huston, economics professor and chair of the economics department, has...

Trinity’s official smart phone app, TU Life, is now available for free download from the App Store and Google Play Store. I used the app for the first time this week and found it to be useful in several ways. Downloading the app took quite a bit of time””although that might have just been poor WiFi connection in my apartment. When you open the app, the home screen shows a picture of the university seal...

Dating in college is something that can be approached in a variety of ways. Some students find themselves in serious relationships while others enjoy being single. There are even several different ways to meet a potential significant other in the 21st century, especially with the prevalence of technology and dating apps that can be downloaded for free. Erin Sumner, assistant professor of human communication and theatre, teaches classes on interpersonal communication and specializes in research...