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As Christian Young sat in history class listening to his professor describe the salons of the Enlightenment period, Young imagined the people in the salons: their elaborate clothing, their odd food and unfamiliar mannerisms. But most of all, Young admired the lively political discussions that the members of the salons were engaged in. They discussed the pressing issues that affected their community, a practice Young thinks has faded. “[Politics] is divisive, and if you talk politics...

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It’s commonly believed that most Trinity students lean liberal. But at Dean of Students David Tuttle’s March 28 discussion “Being Right: Living — and Living with — the Conservative Viewpoint on the Trinity Campus,” only two of the 16 students attending identified as conservative. “I really expected there’d be more of you,” Tuttle joked at the beginning of the discussion. The low number of the conservative students spoke to the likewise low number of right-wing students willing to...

For many, having an abortion is a life-changing decision. For the advocacy group called Abortion Hurts, God Heals, the post-abortion healing process starts with one’s faith. Guest lecturers from the group joined Tigers for Life (TFL) to share their stories and to promote healing. TFL welcomed roughly 20 students to the Tehuacana Room on Monday, Jan. 22, to listen to these testimonies of grieving and healing. After offering their experiences to the group, the women...

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The departments of philosophy, sociology and anthropology and political science are hosting a panel discussion on Thursday, Oct. 12, concerning the current crisis that Rohingya people are facing in Myanmar. Rohingya Muslims are not recognized as citizens by the Myanmar government and thus do not have many of the rights that other people in the country do. Many refugees and families of those being persecuted have sought refuge in San Antonio. Judith Norman, philosophy professor,...

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David Tuttle, dean of students, held a dinner for Trinity’s Black Student Union (BSU) at his house on Sept. 26. Tuttle has been holding annual dinners for BSU for the past few years. Tuttle elaborated on the importance of holding administrative dinners such as these. “It’s a good population to touch base with as an administrator and as the dean of students, to find out about their experience at Trinity,” Tuttle said. “A lot of times...