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Hey, opinion section! I’m Kara, an incoming junior getting ready to send in some distant thoughts from Edinburgh, Scotland, where I’ll be studying abroad this semester. But before that, I want to talk a little about Trinity. Though things are going much better nowadays, I was a lonely, lost kid my first year. Here are five mistakes I made as a first year so you don’t have to. 1. I didn’t join an organization I...

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Over spring break, Trinity’s Outdoor Recreation group (OREC) led two different trips that gave students the opportunity to get out and explore the outdoors with other members of the community. The first trip was a ski trip to Colorado, a new addition to the usual Spring break trips organized by OREC. The group of eight, led by OREC leaders Shane Bono and Max Towers, began the trip with a drive to Palo Duro Canyon State...

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In the spring of last year, faculty members from various humanities disciplines got together and created the Humanities Collective. The Collective was created as an attempt to highlight and promote events and lectures surrounding the humanities within Trinity and the larger San Antonio community. A combination of interdisciplinary learning, a national trend of skepticism toward the arts and a need for one place to house the humanities and its merits led to this organization being...