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Luke Wise: I love the San Antonio Spurs. Yet beneath that lies a more suppressed love for an even more beautiful game; I am, and always will be, an avid soccer/football fan first and foremost. I’ve been watching, playing and supporting the sport since I was old enough to stand. My favorite team, England’s Tottenham HotSPURS, has created plenty of confusion in SA. The notion of a professional team in San Antonio is like a...

While we had initially intended to tackle the notion of political correctness and the trend on college campuses in dropping the label “freshman” for “first years” (we’re looking at you Trinity), the shocking and disturbing news of the deaths of two WDBJ reporters in Virginia quickly jerked us back into the harsh reality outside of our own university bubble. The brutal shooting left us speechless and deeply saddened; it is with heavy hearts that our...

First and foremost, welcome new students, parents and faculty to Trinity University. Our staff here is delighted by the opportunity to share, hear and explore your stories throughout your time with the university. Trinity is a place to grow intellectually, discover your true passions and become a better person overall. But we aren’t here to talk about YOUR personal growth or academic endeavors, however interesting we’re sure they are. We thought about writing this editorial...

Professors of political science, David Crockett & Keesha Middlemass offer insight and opinions on political candidates C:  “Rand Paul represents the more libertarian aspect. Rand Pauls’ iconoclastic views on drugs and his focus on incarceration rates for African Americans and his arguably heretical views on foreign policy and national security, for Republicans anyway, puts him in an unusual situation.The question is whether he can win a nomination where in some way he is running outside...

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On Thursday, April 16, Trinity Diversity Connection hosted the second Diversity Dialogue: “The Transgender Tipping Point.” The talk, moderated by Richard Reams, associate director of Counseling Services, hosted various panelists, including Lauryn Farris, the assistant director of Thrive Youth Center, a support center for homeless LGBTQ youth. Farris started the discussion, noting the high rates of violence towards the LGBTQU community, including south Texas. “The most common reasons for all youth to be on the...

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On Tuesday, April 7, Trinity hosted a mayoral forum and debate between four candidates, Tommy Adkisson, Mike Villarreal, Leticia Van de Putte and current mayor Ivy Taylor. The event was moderated by Rick Casey of KRLN and was hosted by Trinity University, Trinity Progressives, Pi Sigma Alpha, Young Red and Bexar County Tejano Democrats. The event consisted of questions from Casey, as well as questions submitted by students from several local private universities through social...

As of Thursday, March 19, the Pi Kappa Alpha fraternity has been permanently removed from the university, with its charter being revoked following a two-year suspension beginning in October of 2014, following an unregistered party. The suspension forbade the fraternity from taking a pledge class, rushing or hosting parties, among other sanctions. In February of this year, Greek Council made an appeal to revoke the organization’s charter based on claims that the fraternity did not...

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On Wednesday ,March 25, Marc Ellis, former professor of Jewish studies, history, and director of the Center for Jewish Studies at Baylor University, presented his talk, titled “Jewish Prophetic Voices on Israel and Palestine.” Ellis is an American author and theologian, and currently serves as a visiting professor for various international universities. Ellis addressed the complex issues surrounding the conflict in Israel and Palestine, taking a stance on the side of Jewish “prophetic voices,” that...