The Tower

November 14, 2018

The Trinity Diversity Connection, a University Sponsored Organization (USO), sent out an email on Saturday endorsing candidates for the Student Government Association. The email gave no criteria for the endorsements.

The endorsements are boosted by TDC’s close connection to the administration. USOs are different from Registered Student Organizations (RSOs) primarily in that USOs receive annual student activity fee based on year...

November 10, 2018

On November 9, 1989, the Cold War was nearing its end and east and west Berlin were united after 29 years of separation with the fall of the Berlin Wall. The wall was a Soviet product of World War II. While the wall stood, 171 people were killed by the German Democratic Republic for trying to cross over. The wall is an example of the harms that can come to people through the selfishness and carelessness of a totalitarian power...

November 7, 2018

Editor's Note: This is the second installment of the Darsch Report. Find last week's, with an explanation of our goal with this, here.

Let’s Get Right Into the News

Hello and welcome to the second installment of the weekly Darsch Report. This article will be providing some of the news for the week of Oct 29-Nov 4.

The Economy

It was a pretty good time for the US economy this week in multiple areas. In the stock market, the Dow Jon...

November 7, 2018

The main human physical characteristics - race, age, and gender - tend to shape our political identity. Historically, one’s race, age, and gender would determine if one leaned to the left or to the right. For instance, if you were a white male, you would most likely hold conservative beliefs. If you were a female or a person of color, you would most likely hold more liberal views. Older people would base their beliefs on tradi...

October 17, 2018

If you were walking through Coates Student Center on October 16 around lunch time, you probably noticed members of the Trinity chapter of the Young Conservatives of Texas (YCT) passing out fortune cookies with "fortunes" regarding Mao Zedong and the founding of the People's Republic of China in October 1949. Cookies stated facts about Mao's reign in the form of fortunes- "you will kill 60 million people" or "you will starve in...

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