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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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It began like a normal day. I was in seventh grade at the time — 12 years old — and had stayed up the night before studying for a geography exam. The periods came: first, second, third and fourth. At the end of fourth period, choir, my principal came over the loudspeaker, calmly announcing that the school was going into a code red. Drills like these were commonplace. Sometimes, code reds were announced if the drug dog...

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By Jordan Bruce and Kathleen Creedon The Trinity Progressives (T-Prog), in conjunction with Our Revolution Texas, are bringing Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders to campus to speak with students on Friday, March 9 at 7:30 p.m. in Laurie Auditorium. According to Emily Bourgeois, sophomore and co-president of T-Prog, the event will feature multiple speakers, including Ohio State Senator Nina Turner, who is also the president of the national chapter of Our Revolution.   “The main person who...

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As a Trinity Progressive officer, one of my main aspirations is to encourage Trinity’s community to engage with local politics ahead of the 2018 midterm election cycle. A key part of this involves the upcoming primary election — where you work to nominate your party’s candidate for specific positions. Primary elections are special because you can only vote for one party — there is a Democratic ballot and a Republican ballot. You decide which ballot...