Commie cookies and Chinese caricatures

This Tuesday, Tigers for Liberty (TFL) set up a display in Coates about...

Learning the differences

I’ve been studying abroad at the University of Edinburgh in Scotland for almost two months,...

Don’t be satisfied with Amazon’s raises

Livable wages and working conditions should be required, not applauded

Something new: A week-old vegetarian

This week, I decided to try something new, again. As a meat eater my entire...

Hungary under lock and key

Following — or possibly leading — a recent trend within Europe, Hungary has proven to...

From old to new: support your campus paper

Former Trinitonian editors reflect on their time at 116-year-old campus institution

International students express concern over Latin American refugee crisis

For many college students studying away from home, the arrival of winter or summer break...

Take a chill pill

My mom just congratulated me for having my first meltdown of the year in late...

Students’ pride lies in their contributions

As I entered my first year at Trinity, I remember ample discussion around our lack...

Facing the Facts

As your campus newspaper, we're responsible for relaying the campus climate to you: Trinity's students,...

Balancing modesty and confidence

This past summer,...

Enchanted and disheveled

I’m writing again from the kitchen of my flat because it has a few more...

Questioning Stacy Davidson’s departure

Trinity’s unspoken pact of silence struck me as odd. The unforgiving summertime heat weighed heavily...

Green Goolia Part II: Skip the meat for Mother Earth

People tell you to go vegetarian or vegan to save the animals, but what about...

The fallacy of boys will be boys

“Boys will be boys.” Four short words that are commonly used to excuse actions that...

Being self-aware while abroad

Don’t worry, everyone — I’ve finally made it to Budapest. I’d like to take this...

What we talk about when we talk about consent

It was just addressed at New Student Orientation. It's covered in training Resident Assistant training....

When everything feels wrong, write

Let me start by clarifying something: I’m a worrier. The sky is blue, my name...

SGA’s crisis is not the fault of students

My fellow senator Maddie D’Iorio wrote an opinion column last week highlighting SGA’s “existential problem,”...

Fashion is for everyone

Welcome back to the Trini-Vogue-ian. Fashion — whether you love it or couldn't care less...

Uneven debate is today’s reality

In the last issue of the Trinitonian, Ben Gonzalez wrote a piece arguing that internet-famous...

Countdown to the 150th Triniversary

Hopefully you’re aware that 2019 marks Trinity University’s 150th anniversary. From our humble beginning in...

Trinity through a European lens

An institution of learning on highest level — that is a formal definition for a...

Discovering my identity through culture and roots

Who am I? And if so, how many? When I first saw this title in a...

SGA’s existential problem

When I first considered running for Student Government Association (SGA) last October, I must admit...

How to dress gay when you look straight

Within my first few weeks at Trinity, I realized I didn’t feel any pressure to...

We’re not so different, you and me: An introduction to Edinburgh

So, I’m here! I made it! And Edinburgh, Scotland — surprise, surprise — is different...

Watergate and Fox News: Echoes of the past

Shocking revelations and event after event revealing duplicities from the White House that...

Voting is not a partisan issue

The midterm elections are quickly approaching. While this normally wouldn't cause such a big buzz,...

Considering common sense morality amidst controversy

In response to Luke Ayers's column, "Reflecting on faith amidst controversy"

Debates require fair conditions to be effective

Last semester in an opinion column about broadening the types of political media people consume,...

How to be your best eco-friendly self

Part 1: Use those reusables

Remembering Hurricane Harvey’s impact

On Aug. 18, 2017, I walked out of my house at 4 a.m. with all...

Reflecting on faith amidst controversy

I formally joined the Catholic Church at the Easter Vigil Mass in 2014, but my...

Find your passion, Trinity

If you've been here for a while, you know it's not uncommon to hear that...

Women deserve better than birth control

When I mentioned to my general practitioner this past summer that I had been experiencing...

The End of the Straight Talk Express

One of my first political memories occurred during the 2008 election night when I thought...

Live light, consumerism is exhausting

I'm leaving for a semester abroad in Scotland this week, and I can only bring...

You’re not betraying your religion by seeking professional help

The room is silent, and you’re left alone with your ominous thoughts. You’re religious, so...

Spain’s unstable freedom of speech

Spain had a very tumultuous summer, starting with a very sudden change in government. With...

Take advantage of campus journalism

As you get more settled into the new year, we at the Trinitonian urge you...

Budapest or bust

Welcome to my oh-so-clever and original column from abroad — I don’t believe anyone on...

Using diverse courses to explore new identities, self-expression and skills

Trinity is renowned for its diverse courses, yet it often seems as if students are...

Dorms are far from inhumane

I recently came across a Trinity student who associated the word “inhumane” with the prohibition...

The Advent of Coeducation and Trinity University

History matters. It shapes how we think and the institutions that surround us. This column...

Coed Greek life could eliminate supportive spaces

Breaking down barriers and eliminating gender exclusivity sounds, on paper, like the perfect way to...

Rock your first year; learn from my mistakes

Hey, opinion section! I'm Kara, an incoming junior getting ready to send in some distant...

Young, conservative and not alone

When I first decided that I was going to attend a liberal arts...

The role of university chaplain on the 21st century Trinity campus

Transitions are complex moments. They include mourning for what is left behind and excitement for...

Reflections on my first year at Trinity

This May, my first year of Trinity comes to a close. Papers from long-forgotten classes...

In defense of dead white literature

My good friend and archenemy Manfred Wendt wrote an article a couple of Trinitonians ago...

Liberal alumni have no right to overreact

"Though liberals do a great deal of talking about hearing other points of view, it...

Embracing identity, standing up to hatred

You think that being a Muslim girl living in Texas would pose problems. However for much...

Push yourself to action

The final issue of the 2017-2018 Trinitonian is here, and as expected it’s full of...

Reducing the shock of reverse culture shock

In general, the extent of reverse culture shock (RCS) one experiences is directly proportional to...

Letter to the editor: Equality for Trinity’s staff parental leave

To the Editor: I appreciated the opportunity to give some thoughts and feedback as a part...

We don’t need more dead white guys’ literature

Responding to complaints about not reading enough dead white guys by using the work of...

A personal journey balancing school and health

I am in the Class of 2019, but I first came to Trinity in 2011....

Letter to the editor: Renters’ rights aren’t so bad

To professor Christine Drennon, director of the urban studies department, and Bobby Watson, Trinitonian reporter. This...

Growing into a healthier person

Sometimes, I almost don’t recognize the person I am now. Before I got to Trinity,...