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As the storm rages inward and your team forges ahead, there are few greater feelings than performing as a single unit in order to achieve victory. Fortnite, the highly popular third-person shooter videogame, has revitalized friendly competition and fraternal cooperation in a world otherwise defined by differences and confrontation. At first glance the objective is simple: Fight other players to remain the last individual or team alive, and achieve that coveted ‘Victory Royale.’ To bring the...

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A college degree assists in landing a great job, being an alumnus of Trinity University grants unmatched connections, but three years in a campus dormitory threatens confusion and uncertainty after graduation. If we learn nothing else from our time here at Trinity, being comfortable with living in the real world seems like a minimum expectation for our effort and money spent here. As the model stands now, Trinity students have the option to live off...

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For the duration of our time here at Trinity, we live on campus about nine months out of the year, making it as much a home as merely a place to live. Last week, Trinity students had to experience what it was like when that home was shut down, when on Tuesday, Jan. 15, all facilities were closed with the exception of Mabee Dining Hall. Of course, this immediately followed the three day weekend designated...

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I’ll be honest: I lied on my housing survey. Against the advice of practically everyone that I asked, I evaluated myself on the characteristics which I wished I embodied. For me, that meant choosing traits like clean over messy, extrovert over introvert and night owl over morning person. I understand if you are sympathizing with my roommate right about now, thinking that he got stuck with a messy, socially awkward liar to live with for...

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Last Thursday I arrived at the Alamo Quarry Starbucks, intent on getting my calculus homework out of the way. To the dismay of both me and my dead computer, every seat adjacent to an outlet had been taken. I reluctantly forked over the price of a venti iced coffee and sat at a high table, limited to busywork that didn’t require a computer. After about 45 minutes, one woman packed up her things and left,...