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This past February, the Trinitonian published Elise Hester’s open letter about her asexuality. From then up until this point, I’ve been on my own journey to figuring out my sexuality — or possibly the lack thereof. I guess it all began similarly to Elise when I was telling a friend about how I couldn’t seem to like anyone back, and she suggested the possibility of being asexual. I knew what asexuality was, but I had...

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Transitions are complex moments. They include mourning for what is left behind and excitement for what is to come. This spring we will experience a transition as Stephen Nickle, University Chaplain and the Everett H. Jones Chair of Ministry, retires to begin a new chapter in his life after eighteen years of dedicated service to Trinity. I am grateful for him. I am also excited to embrace the opportunity created by searching for Trinity’s next...

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This May, my first year of Trinity comes to a close. Papers from long-forgotten classes will be thrown into the trash, friends will be said goodbye to, a scary-looking food particle from behind the fridge that looks like a squid will finally be exorcised of evil. As I write this article, I’m sitting in the library where I’ve ordered upwards of 100 environmentally-friendly hot beverages and wondering where the time has gone (also, where the...