This spring’s Theater for Social Change course is working to help eliminate three social problems and forms of oppression: slut-shaming, drunk driving and depression. Through the formats of visual, invisible and forum theater, the class of five students is gaining valuable tools for stepping up and solving real life issues through theater principles and methods. “The whole objective is a rehearsal for life. Often we do see situations where there is a form of oppression...

William Farner from Victoria, Minnesota won the 39th Garnett G. Gray General Physics Prize, an award for first years who achieve the highest score on a competitive physics exam. Farner intends to major in physics and was awarded the SEMMES science scholarship for his entire time at Trinity. The prize is awarded by the results of a 100 multiple-choice question physics exam covering basic first-year physics principles. All students taking “Introduction to Electricity, Magnetism, and...

The Spring 2015 Choral Union concert, a grand annual performance between all three Trinity choirs and the full symphony orchestra, will take place at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, April 24, in the Parker Chapel. “Our Choral Union is an annual concert between the combined Trinity choirs and the symphony orchestra. It involves all of our musicians in those organizations as well as faculty and staff members who also join the ensembles. It’s a large community...

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Remember the Alamo? Well, maybe you wouldn’t if it weren’t for individuals dedicated to preserving the building’s original state. Last Tuesday, April 7, in the Parker Chapel, a lecture and panel discussion on historic preservation was held to educate students on all of the preservation that goes on around San Antonio, including the Alamo and many other historic buildings. The lecture, titled “Save our History for our Future: Why Historic Preservation Matters and What’s in...

On average, 45,000 items are checked out from the library’s selection of over 900,000 volumes annually. Ever wonder how much money the library makes off of late returns? Turns out not a whole lot””but somewhere around the low thousands of dollars every year, less than $10,000. The money that does come from overdue fines and item replacement charges doesn’t even go to the library, but to Trinity’s general fund. “We try to help students avoid...

Interested in sampling free food from many different cultures? Then be at the Esplanade at 2:30 p.m. Friday, April 10 for Trinity Diversity Connection’s annual Taste of Diversity event. TDC is partnering with several student organizations to provide a variety of food for the entire Trinity community to try as a part of their mission to promote diversity on campus. “Diversity is something we all have in common and people are not always aware of...

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Twenty students submitted research papers for various classes completed in 2014 for the opportunity to win a cash prize as a part of the fifth annual Coates Library Undergraduate Student Research Awards Program. “We award some of the best research that is submitted by students,” said Benjamin Harris, head of instruction services, associate professor and member of the selection committee. “In many cases, the professors really encourage students to submit their work.” The application process...

A student-curated exhibit of alumni artwork, titled “Constructing Deconstruction,” opened Thursday, April 2, on the second floor of Coates Library. The art class behind the exhibit, The Art of Curating, was offered for the first time this semester where students and the professor work together through experiential learning and curate several exhibits. The exhibit displays the work of three alumni art majors currently working in San Antonio. The class chose Cade Bradshaw ’14, Kallie Pfeiffer...