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Need a good break from studying for finals? Come out and watch the Loon-E Crew’s annual free dance show at 8 p.m. on Monday, Dec. 9, in Laurie Auditorium. The Loon-E Crew Experience will include eight different dances choreographed and performed by the members of the crew. Dances will also be performed by the Prowlers, the CoCo Bros and the Korean Student Association. According to senior Peter Dancy, a former Loon-E Crew co-captain, the show...

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One of the most popular traditions at Trinity is Christmas on Oakmont. Some of the Trinity faculty and staff located on Oakmont will open their doors this Sunday, Dec. 8, immediately after Vespers and invite in members of the Trinity community to celebrate the holidays together. Each of the houses participating in the event will serve a different snack or holiday treat such as hot chocolate, Christmas cookies, coffee or tamales. The Trinity University Chamber...

Interested in giving a gift this holiday season that actually makes an impact on the lives of others? From 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. this Sunday, Nov. 24, the University Presbyterian Church near campus will be holding an Alternative Gift Market and Craft Fair along with a blood drive. Through the Alternative Gifts International program, gifts can be purchased that support over 30 different kinds of projects. Examples of these projects include reclaiming land, supporting...

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To honor victims of hate and discrimination due to perceived or actual gender identity or gender expression, the Sexual Diversity Alliance will be holding a Transgender Day of Remembrance at 5:30 p.m. tomorrow, Nov. 23, at the Holt Center. This event is meant to honor victims, but also to bring to light an issue that affects a large and growing part of the population. “[Transgender people] are very present. Even though we think it’s so...

College can be a very stressful time to try and decide what to do with the rest of your life. To help students figure out these next steps, the Trinity Chaplaincy will be sponsoring a pre-spring semester retreat for sophomores and juniors, titled “At the Crossroads of the Adventure.” The retreat is a way for Trinity students to come together and discover more about who they are, the different types of roles and identities they...

With the theme of “Grassroots Leadership for Social Change,” Campus and Community Involvement’s Fall Leadership Symposium will focus on things like how to get an organization off the ground, how to market, how to raise funds and how to unite volunteers. At the end of the symposium, teams will compete for a prize for the best project proposal. The goal of this program is to help students to act on their leadership skills. “It’s not...

Starting in the 2014 spring semester, Trinity will offer a new course on leadership and self-awareness. Covering themes from individual brand power to the definition of “service,” the course aims to challenge students’ beliefs and inspire them to reach their full potential. The course will end with a resume and interview workshop that will take the leadership skills learned and apply them to things like internships and post-graduate employment. The course will be taught by...

Thanks to the Student Programming Board, this weekend will be filled with fun, free events on campus, including a concert, a tailgate and a late-night pancake breakfast. Dead Tree Duo, an acoustic rock band from Austin, will be playing at the Miller Fountain from 9:30 to 11 p.m. tonight. “Their music features a cello and a guitar, so it has a really cool mellow sound. I’m really excited for them to come to campus,” said...