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There’s a buzz outside of South Hall, and it’s coming from Andrew Cable’s hair clippers. Cable, a senior biology major, has been providing haircuts to friends on campus for about a year and a half. This year, he is typically open for business on Friday afternoons, when he cuts hair to relax after a week of studying and working two jobs. “I normally do Friday afternoons. I’m working in admissions 10 hours a week, I’m...

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Correction: Jenny Rowe was incorrectly identified as Jenny Lowe. On Aug. 28, the Tiger Learning Commons (TLC) officially opened on the third floor of the Elizabeth Huth Coates Library, combining the Student Success Center, Writing Center and Student Accessibility Services in a single space amongst the library’s countless other resources. To make space for the new area, located just past the circulation desk, library operations staff was relocated to the first floor. Diane Graves, assistant...

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This past summer, senior communication major Andrea Acevedo worked with Aaron Delwiche, professor of communication at Trinity, to utilize virtual reality to shed some light on immigration detention centers, which directly affect San Antonio. Acevedo’s project, the Butterfly Project, was a part of the Mellon Initiative, a summer research program for students majoring in the arts and humanities. Immigration detention centers are a large part of the immigration process in which people are taken by...

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In the spring semester of 2017, the university issued a news release regarding its pursuit of a National Historic Designation. This announcement came alongside the completion of the Campus Master Plan, which aims to further develop Trinity’s campus in the upcoming years. “The master plan just informs some of your next steps; rather than looking at facilities on an individual basis, it looks at the entire campus and what your strategy is for improvement over...

This past Friday, March 31, the track and field team hosted the Trinity Invitational. Schools from all over such as Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), University of Queens and Hendrix College traveled to San Antonio to compete in the meet. The Tigers took home some wins and some even broke some personal bests. “We worked really hard,” said junior Elizabeth Peters. “I felt like we were united as a team and came together to compete.”...

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Growing up, my sister always complained that my parents favored me. It wasn’t true, but admittedly, I can see why she felt that way.  When we were younger, we got spankings when we disobeyed. I would usually calmly and quietly accept the baseline punishment of one swat, it would sting for a bit, but then it was over; she would run through the house, shouting at my parents in protest and racking up another spanking...

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The Humanities Collective hosted its inaugural Humanities Undergraduate Research Symposium in the William Knox Holt Center last Thursday. Presenters at the symposium included winners of the Coates Library Undergraduate Research Awards, students involved with the Medieval and Renaissance Student Colloquium and summer research projects funded through the Mellon Initiative.   “One of the things that we tried to do with this humanities symposium is have a place for students to present their work that they’re...

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Alexandra Uri: The great lyricist Beyoncé Knowles once said, “If you liked it, then you shoulda put a ring on it.” I agree with Beyoncé on most things, but especially on her thoughts on rings. If you liked your time at Trinity and want a class ring and can afford it, then by all means, go for it. One of the main reasons I decided to get a class ring was because I’ve actually really...