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  The Trinity University theater department raised the curtain last Friday on the last main-stage production of the Spring semester: Aristophanes’ “Lysistrata,” adapted for the modern stage by Ellen McLaughlin and directed by Stacey Connelly. The ancient Greek play is at its core a deeply misogynistic text, but in general, modern readings of the narrative interpret the story as that of women in antiquity exercising their agency by turning their marginalized role as mothers and...

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On Saturday, March 24, I participated in March For Our Lives along with members of Trinity Progressives and other members of the Trinity community. MFOL was pioneered by Parkland students activists such as Emma Gonzalez and David Hogg to protest gun violence and commemorate the 17 victims of the Parkland shooting. Overall, the march was a positive experience. San Antonio citizens came together, holding signs with slogans like “Books Not Bullets” and “Make America Safe Again.” Some people were...

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In response to the mass shooting at Stoneman Douglas High School on Feb. 14, which resulted in the death of 17 students, a nationwide protest against gun violence called March For Our Lives, will be held. he march is scheduled for this Saturday. Trinity Progressives (T-Prog) has expressed their support of and involvement in the march in San Antonio. Carson Bolding, first-year and public relations officer for T-Prog, explained that the members of the club are participating...

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Pete Perez Jr., assistant chief of Trinity University Police Department (TUPD), led a presentation on how to respond to active shooters. The presentation was for TUPD officers and took place on Oct. 18. It aimed to prepare the officers for an extreme situation. In the presentation, the sound of gunfire taken from a recording of a first responder drill was used to demonstrate the consequences of gun violence. For the past few years TUPD has...

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In the wake of the Las Vegas shooting, the most deadly shooting in modern United States history, Trinity Progressives are matching thoughts and prayers with action as they plan a gun violence vigil. The vigil is intended to not only honor and remember those affected by gun violence, but educate and encourage students and faculty to become involved in the politics surrounding gun violence. “If the massacre of 58 individuals is not enough to warrant...