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Students organized Trinity’s first Activism Fair as a part of Trinity’s MLK Week celebration.¬†Approximately a dozen activist organizations from across San Antonio visited campus, including MOVE San Antonio, RAICES and Haven for Hope, all intending to encourage students to volunteer off campus. Simone Washington, sophomore SGA senator, was one of the event organizers and referenced the white supremacist protests that occurred in Charlottesville last August as a source of inspiration for encouraging activism. Washington came...

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Earlier this year, Trump’s proposed education budget called for a decrease in spending for several programs, among them the McNair Scholars Program. The McNair Scholars Program is targeted towards students who are first-generation, low income or underrepresented minorities who are interested in going to graduate school. There are currently 22 McNair scholars at Trinity. Cristian Vargas, senior biology major and McNair Scholar, described the McNair Scholars Program as one of the most impactful things he...