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This weekend, the first years and new students of Trinity’s theatre department are putting on FYPOT, or “First Years Putting On Theater.” Each year, the tight-knit department puts on this show to create a collaborative environment for everyone involved from the beginning of the year. The show consists of several short, ten-minute scenes written and directed by several theatre department upperclassmen. “I am a director along with Mindy Tran,” said sophomore Laura Twomey. “She wrote...

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As the summer comes to a close,  Trinity students’ internships and summer research positions are wrapping up as well. Each summer, several students are hired for internships or are chosen to do research in various departments. Students from several grade levels stayed on campus to do research with professors or were able to do internships in different places around the world. Junior Zeina Zayat did summer research on campus for the second time this past...

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As the new semester rolls in, several Trinity students, staff, parents, alumni and faculty will join Dean of Students David Tuttle in preparation for the eighth Annual Dean of Students Half Marathon Challenge as a part of the San Antonio Rock “˜n’ Roll Marathon and Half Marathon. The marathon will take place on Dec. 4, 2016. Participants begin to train in August with weekly group runs. Both first-time and experienced runners are welcome. “The first...

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As first-years move on to Trinity’s campus, they may anticipate enjoying newfound independence after unpacking is complete and parents have finished saying goodbye. While first-years will undoubtedly look forward to the social atmosphere and hilarity of college parties and mixers, the university wants first years to understand the consequences of underage drinking both on and off campus. Trinity looks to protect each and every student on campus by enforcing several policies regarding drinking. If first-year...

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Next Tuesday, April 26, several female faculty and students will perform in Trinity’s annual Celebration of Women’s Voices program. The showcase will include Trinity’s 75-member women’s choir, student dancers, composers, actors, guest speakers and a set of vocal works performed by visiting professor of voice, Jacquelyn Matava, visiting professor of voice. The event was scheduled during the month of April to commemorate National Child Abuse Prevention Month.The program was created in 2010 by Gary Seighman,...

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Each year, students across the country are awarded the Fulbright English Teaching Assistant (ETA) Award. The program places Fulbright scholars in classrooms across the world to assist English teachers. These assistants are also considered cultural ambassadors for the United States. This year, four Trinity University students were given the award. The four recipients are all seniors at Trinity and will be traveling to various places. Emily Acker will be traveling to Colombia, Sonam James to...

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Last weekend, Trinity University sent two teams to the National Debate Tournament (NDT) at Binghamton University in New York. Seniors Maggie Solice and Nathan Rothenbaum competed alongside first year Drew Sposeep and junior Austen Yorko against the best 78 teams in the nation. Solice and Rothenbaum placed 24th with five wins before losing to Wake Forest debaters in the double octafinals; Sposeep and Yorko came in 76th with two wins at the most prestigious tournament...

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With a month and a half left of the spring semester, the pressure of finishing final projects and exams is quickly growing and students are anticipating a relaxing summer vacation. However, summer vacation is also an ideal time to seek opportunities that will help with post college plans and aspirations. Over the past several years, Trinity has established connections with several companies that hire students to gain real-world experience in their field of choice by...