So I suppose there are some ruffled feathers coming my way by writing this. But I would like to take a moment to discuss the election. I know, I know. Literally everybody hates that one guy who can’t get over it. Donald Trump did win the election. The democratic system works (although the argument could be made that more of us should have voted, but whatever). I want to take a second of your day...

https://149362186.v2.pressablecdn.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/02/08162015_013.jpg

I would like to expound upon my experience thus far in Drawing 1 here at Trinity university. Being a second semester senior and the natural slacker that I am, I believed that drawing would be the perfect class for me. I tell myself I have an aptitude for art, considering both of my parents were studio art majors in college. It seemed to me a perfect fit for my mornings on Mondays and Wednesdays. What...

https://149362186.v2.pressablecdn.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/04/Screen-Shot-2015-11-06-at-12.02.54-AM-460x403.png

Let’s get one thing clear right off the bat: There are going to be those who disagree with me on this topic. And I understand this may not be the most popular opinion, but it is an opinion I think that is worthy of sharing. I am all about our student government association. I think there are many merits to having one. I also think that if they are going to get paid there might...

https://149362186.v2.pressablecdn.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/11/Screen-Shot-2015-11-06-at-12.02.02-AM.png

Late Thursday afternoon Michael Fischer sent out a campus wide email warning Trinity students of the repercussions of attending any parties thrown by the group formerly known as Pi Kappa Alpha. An investigation conducted by the dean of students resulted in the discovery of parties thrown at an off campus location. “In the course of this ongoing investigation, we have learned that multiple events/parties have been held at 1011 Bitters Road,” the email from Fischer...

https://149362186.v2.pressablecdn.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/10/203-002-Triniteers.jpg

On Wednesday October 7, Michael Fischer, the vice president for faculty and student affairs, sent out a campus-wide email informing students and staff that the Triniteer fraternity will be suspended for three years. “After a careful review, I determined that it is in the best interest of the campus community to place the Triniteers on three-year suspension. As such, the Triniteers lose all rights and privileges granted to recognized organizations, and it may not exist,...

On Friday, September 4 Carolyn Bonilla, a secretary within the English department, passed away after a car crash according to an email sent out to the Trinity community by Susie Gonzalez, the director of public and media relations. According to the email Bonilla had worked at Trinity since 2008 in serveral different positions around campus and returned in July after a small break from the university. Edwin Blanton the associate director for experiential learning and...

https://149362186.v2.pressablecdn.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/04/JordanLeeperHorizontalWEB.jpg

Starting in the fall Trinity will begin to offer, self defense classes for physical education credit. According to TigerPaws, the course titled “Rape Aggression Defense” will count towards the understandings for physical education as a one -credit course. The class has been part of the Trinity curriculum in previous years and is now being reinstated with help from the Trinity University Police Department.  The class was sponsored by TUPD and was a free, three-day course....

https://149362186.v2.pressablecdn.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/04/15402339648_115245b522_k.jpg

Trinity admissions expects another large first-year class starting in August. Trinity has recently seen smaller class sizes in the last five years including the current sophomore and junior classes, with hopes of increasing numbers in the coming years. Chris Ellertson, the associate vice president for enrollment, plans to continue enrollment with larger incoming first-year classes as part of a long-term plan to regain the student population that previously existed at Trinity. “Our enrollment goal this...