You know what you need to do when you almost have a heart attack just by walking up Cardiac Hill? Work out. You also know that it becomes a necessity to break a sweat when your favorite jeans are pretty snug, and by snug, I mean that you have to pull Michael Jackson-esque moves just to get into them. If you can relate to these painful experiences, then I am in the same boat as...

Common thought among Trinity students is that, San Antonio sucks because there is never anything going on “” to which I respond with a fake but Oscar-worthy sneeze and quip that I am allergic to the feces of bulls. I know that I am a child. But it is frustrating when I hear statements like this ad nauseum because you cannot denounce the quality and entertainment value of a city if you are too lazy...

It is easier to deal with a hardship or understand a situation when you have somebody that can relate to your experience. That somebody does not necessarily have to be real; you can find her in your local library. As F. Scott Fitzgerald said, “That is part of the beauty of all literature. You discover that your longings are universal longings, that you’re not lonely and isolated from anyone. You belong.” There are four common...

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I have been on a documentary kick lately. They are just so easily accessible on Netflix, and when I go out, documentaries are good alternatives to movies because they are usually cheaper and I actually learn something. So here is information on how to catch some awesome documentaries in the comfort of your own bed, at Trinity and in the upcoming CineFestival (Feb. 3 – March 2). The Best Documentaries on Netflix’s Instant Queue “The...

I get it. We are college students. That means we are broke and we really do not have time or energy to squander on Valentine’s Day. So here is a guide to scraping by this holiday with the bare minimum and without emptying your bank account and losing your sanity. Just take these ideas with a grain of salt. Dates with your significant other Simple answer: dorm-made meal and movie night. The first step is...

After studying abroad last semester in India, I have come to notice that nearly everyone had a negative reaction when I said I was from Texas and “” usually being the first person they have ever met from this state “” I was plagued with weird questions. Gone were the days when people automatically assumed that my life resembled “The Good, The Bad, and the Ugly.” Instead, many individuals that I encountered while abroad thought...

It is the end of the year, and if you were one of the lucky individuals who did not get stuck with the meal point plan, chances are you probably have a lot of Bonus Bucks left.  I mean A LOT of Bonus Bucks left. Here are some fun ways to use up the rest of them before you head back home after finals: 1) Buy Ben & Jerry’s Ice Cream from the P.O.D. These...

Well folks, it is that time of year: the summer job search. There is a vital but often overlooked component that employers consider when hiring and that is your Facebook. Below are steps on how to make your profile employer friendly. Step 1. CENSOR The best advice I can give you is to censor your Facebook as if your grandma is your Facebook friend. For example, if you would not be comfortable with your grandma...