These are the photos that made the front page of the Trinitonian during the fall 2012 semester. Photography by Sarah Cooper, Carly Cowen, Anh-Viet Dinh, Aidan Kirksey, Megan McLoughlin and James Shultz.
Incoming international students and friends spend their Tuesday evening getting to know each other at an outdoor pool party hosted by the International Student Organization.
Students gathered around in their lawn chairs and blankets near Miller Fountain to enjoy Star Trek and The Avengers on Tuesday night under a perfect cloudy sky and a magnificent view of the Murchison Tower.
Rapper Sean Kingston ended Welcome Week with a concert after the Student Involvement Fair on the baseball field. Kingston performed a mix of his hits and songs he wrote for other artists.
Jurgens, named after 9/11 hero Paul Jurgens, is filmed for an NBC news segment during a memorial held on Sept. 22, 2012 commemorating those who lost their lives in the terrorist attacks 11 years ago.
Alice and John Sheldon, family members of Paul Jurgens, accept a gift from campus publications that included a photo of Jurgens.
Trinity Idol winner, sophomore Britani Bulloch, brought down the house Tuesday Sept. 18 with her rendition of “When You’re Good to Mama” from the musical Chicago.
Junior Pola Shim (right) leads students in a flash mob on Wednesday Oct. 3 outside the Coates University Center. Students danced to the viral song “Gangnam Style” by Psy. The song spread like wildfire due in large part to its accompanying video that shows Psy in a blazer and sunglasses dancing in increasingly ludicrous places.
Rachel Pauerstein, sophomore and captain of the equestrian team, competes in a flat class at the Tulane Hunt show in Louisiana. This competition was the first show of the equestrian team’s season and a solid start for the team. They compete through the fall and into the spring in various shows throughout Louisiana and Texas.
Comedian and Guinness world record holder Matt Baker performed for the opening of the Skyline Room in upstairs Coates on Saturday, Oct. 20.
Students gathered on the Prassel lawn Friday Oct. 26 for the Big Six Carnival. Trinity University Volunteer Action Committee, Trinity Diversity Connections, Association of Student Representatives, Student Ambassadors, Fraternity and Sorority Life and the Student Programing Board provided games, prizes, moon bounces and a stress-free atmosphere prior to the Trinity vs. Millsaps football game.
On Sunday, Nov. 4, the men’s soccer team beat Southwestern University 2-0 to win the 2012 SCAC Championship. Sunday’s game marked the 15th conference championship Trinity has won in the last 22 years. In addition to the victory the men’s soccer team secured, the women’s soccer team also ended Sunday as SCAC champions.
On Saturday, Nov. 17 in Laurie Auditorium, students celebrated the Hindi festival Diwali through dance. Here, seniors Asavari Jalan, Preksha Vankawala, Raza Faizi, and Lizna Makhani pose after finishing their senior piece, which they also choreographed. The festival, also known as the Festival of Lights, is a five day event that celebrates the triumph of good over evil.