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OpinionThat monster, stress

April 4, 2018142 min

“Are you going to take a nap?” my boyfriend asked. “No,” I said. But I didn’t open my eyes. “You look like you’re going to take a nap,” he said patiently. “You’re wrapped up in a blanket burrito again.” Because we have a long-distance relationship while he finishes school in Colorado and I finish school in Texas, he spends a lot of time looking at my head just barely poking out of a blanket. Especially when...

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I watched my grandpa die over winter break. It might seem morbid talking about death and loss only a couple of days after Valentine’s Day, but I don’t think it’s morbid at all. In fact, I think that there are quite a few students at Trinity who have experienced loss, perhaps multiple times, and I think that this story is still about love. It’s just not about romantic love. During the fall semester, my grandpa’s...

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At a small school like Trinity, it is easy, and sometimes even fun, to attack the institutions on campus for not being as large, well-funded or putatively prestigious as institutions on larger campuses. It is part of our campus culture to mock most things on our own campus. Everything from Mabee to Residential Life to Admissions to student-run organizations on campus play an integral role in the “˜Trinity experience’ that Danny Anderson and Sheryl Tynes...