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Illustration by Andrea Nebhut Imagine you’re a public school teacher. You most likely wake up every morning at an ungodly hour to go teach at a school with the few resources you are given and the supplies you had to pay for out of pocket. After a long day of class time with classrooms filled to the brim, some of your students even sitting on the floors, you probably spend hours working essentially for free...

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The San Antonio City Council rang in the new year by raising the age required to purchase tobacco from 18 to 21. I was personally very disappointed by the decision, but not surprised at all. San Antonio, after the past years’ local elections, has a very progressive city council. San Antonio has eight progressives on the city council and only two conservatives. San Antonio’s mayor Ron Nirenberg is a self-styled progressive, whom many of Trinity’s...

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What has been the most important part of your time at Trinity?  For me, it is the faculty who care deeply for their students, whose passion is helping students find their own. The right mentor can cultivate enthusiasm for an idea or field of study into a calling. So many aspects of Trinity are designed to facilitate this connection “” faculty at the top of their field who bridge research and teaching, class sizes small...

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I am an avid listener of National Public Radio (NPR), broadcast locally on KSTX. NPR is a bastion of quality journalism, or so it was. Lately, their journalistic standards are sliding faster than Trump’s toupee. And it is your fault. I am kidding, sort of. Millennials and even younger people in Gen Z “” do not get me started on these generational absurdities “” have been blamed for the death of everything from napkins to cereal....

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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,...