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The midterm elections are quickly approaching. While this normally wouldn’t cause such a big buzz, you’ve likely heard that it’s going to be a big year for Texas. Democratic nominee Beto O’Rourke is inching closer and closer to Republican incumbent Ted Cruz. Whether you’re red, blue, green or couldn’t care less, you should understand why voting is important, especially at our age. Groups all across campus are spreading awareness of the upcoming elections and trying...

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NewsEzra Klein visits Trinity

November 14, 2017313 min

The Stieren Theatre overflowed with people and excitement on Nov. 13 as students, faculty and alumni filed into their seats to listen to Ezra Klein speak as the annual Maverick lecturer. Klein is a journalist and the founder of Vox, a news website. Many people were turned away once the theatre hit its capacity; luckily, the event was livestreamed for those who weren’t able to score a seat. During the lecture, Klein gave insights into what...

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Following the election of a new group of Student Government Association (SGA) senators and a new president and vice president, the Trinity student body was able to vote on SGA’s proposed constitutional amendments. On Nov. 13, SGA announced that all of the proposed constitutional amendments have been approved, most by 80 percent or more of the vote. Over the summer, four SGA members who formed the constitutional review committee met once weekly and worked to...

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PulseOne year of Trump

November 1, 2017122 min

As the one year anniversary of President Trump’s election rolls around, students reflect on the new administration following the surprising upset against former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton. “My initial reaction was to kind of cringe, because I didn’t want either of the main presidential candidates, because I thought they were both bad “” but I thought everyone was bad,” said Travis Fulkerson, junior political science major and Tigers for Liberty (TFL) member. “I was...