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The Homeless Outreach Pursuing Education (HOPE) Hall is known around campus for its service to the San Antonio community and its location in Murchison Hall right next to cardiac hill, but it is not as well known for some slight housing related confusion. Last year, HOPE Hall extended onto one floor of Calvert Hall. A current Murchison HOPE Hall resident, Madeline Grimes, a sophomore English major, was one of the affected students last year. “We’d...

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With Thanksgiving break just around the corner, many students reminisce and fantasize over past meals and fun times with their families and friends. For Danielle Trevino, a junior communication and art major, the food isn’t the highlight. “Every Thanksgiving, my family and I go to Lost Maples which is this really pretty hiking area by Utopia, Texas,” said Trevino.”One year we saw them film “˜Utopia’ at Utopia, Texas and we bought stuff from them. It...

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Trinity’s theatre department is used to being in the spotlight onstage during their performances, but at the Alamo Theatre Arts Council (ATAC) 26th Annual Globe Awards, students, faculty and alumni were in the spotlight to receive awards for their hard work. The Awards ceremony occurred at the Empire Theatre in downtown San Antonio on Oct. 23 at 7 p.m. Two actresses who are well-known in the San Antonio theatre community hosted the event and the...

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On Oct. 22, the Trinity University Players (TUPS) presented the 24-Hour Play Festival. The name of the festival comes from the fact that the short plays performed were all written, produced and performed over the course of 24 hours and focused on the theme of distance. Holly Gabelmann, a sophomore theater major, was the producer of the festival and was drawn to its uniqueness. “What I really like about it artistically is that it is...

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There are seven different languages offered as subjects at Trinity University, which makes English not the only language spoken on campus. Language diversity goes beyond the classroom with bilingual students, both international and local. “My first language is Vietnamese. I started learning English when I was four years old, but I studied it seriously for the SAT when I was in high school,” said Bella Nguyen, a junior mathematical finance and accounting major. The university...

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On Oct. 10, Laurie Auditorium was filled with people who came to hear esteemed writer and poet Nikki Giovanni speak. She visited as a part of the DeCoursey Lecture Series, which alternates speakers from the sciences and humanities and has featured speakers, such as Jane Goodall, in previous years. This event marks the second time Giovanni has spoken at Trinity. Giovanni is well-regarded for her contributions to poetry, and is considered one of the most...