As a native Texan, I find that there are fewer things more fickle than the weather. One weekend prepares you to think that we will finally have a “winter” of something under 50 degrees, and on Monday we are right back to a solid 80. When we do have those days that warrant real pants and a coat, every building on campus becomes a furnace. This makes for a very uncomfortable transition from popsicle to...

I recently purchased my flight tickets to study abroad in Spain, and I was incredibly pumped as I imagined spending evenings sipping sangria and blowing up everyone’s Instagram feed with some fabulous pictures of my time in Madrid. But then I was informed at a pre-departure meeting that I would most likely be allowed one suitcase outside of my carry-on, and I almost choked on the provided watered-down Aramark orange juice. For starters, “packing lightly”...

Fashion often makes a lot of people uncomfortable by definition. The words “fashion” or “fashionista” might conjure thoughts of an intimidating and always impeccably dressed woman who can pull off any trend imaginable””like a character out of “The Devil Wears Prada.” It isn’t all that scary, I promise, and for a lot of people, clothes are worn because they have to be, not because they are trying to be anything. Whether you wear the trending...

Caffeine and college life go hand in hand. It starts off with your sleeping patterns altering by the second week of your first semester; soon after, you don’t even know what day of the week it is. Maybe you told yourself you’d never need it, but you felt really tired that day, so you had your first sip and the rest is history. Enter caffeine addiction. Hello, my name is Sofia, and I’m a caffeine...

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A diverse community on campus is great for a lot of reasons, but I am most excited about the fact that we students get to put on some pretty great dance shows. This November kicks off a wide range of dance performances for the Trinity masses to enjoy. These shows are pretty unique since they are put on by students, for students. Our peers choreograph, dance, eat and repeat throughout the semester to bring you...

The San Antonio Beer Festival was a Saturday well spent.  To commemorate one of my first legal outings, here are some highlights, recommendations for an even better time at next year’s festival and personal advice for handling yourself post-Beer Festival. Before I begin, full disclosure: I pretty much don’t consume beer unless I absolutely have to. When I first bought my ticket weeks in advance, I was a young 20 year old simply pumped to...

Watching movies is one of my favorite ways to procrastinate. The only thing better than a Netflix marathon is going to the movies and spending a couple of hours there, reaping the benefits of a large purse that allows me to sneak in copious amounts of candy. Spending hours in front of a great film as a mental reprieve from homework is that much more appealing when it is done off campus. These activities are...

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Last week, I attended New York Fashion Week (NYFW) as a Trend Reporter for FashionMingle.net, and it was the best thing that’s ever happened to me. Along with checking out the divine spring/summer collections from amazing designers, seeing the incredible street style of everyone attending the show was a treat in itself. Just in case you don’t know, NYFW encompasses several major congregations of designers who showcase a collection during the week. This term covers...