Five Shockingly Conservative Novels

If you’re looking for books to read that are utterly free from sex or violence, then you’re going to have to ignore a big chunk of good literature that includes all epic poetry and the Bible. In the following novels, discerning readers may find little gems of traditionalism, individualism, and even a little Hobbesian philosophy—provided […]

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Review: Whataburger’s Dr. Pepper Milk Shake

When growing up in Texas, one learns that Whataburger is the place to eat for any occasion. Whether you just finished watching a Texas High School football game with your friends or you decided to ditch the “fancy dinner” pre-prom tradition, Whataburger was the place to be. It should be noted that I went to […]

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Review: Shazam!

Shazam! Is the most recent DCEU movie to come to theaters. Like its predecessor, Aquaman, Shazam! Is full of light-hearted humor to break up the action sequences. Overall, I thought it was a really good movie. And, surprisingly, I found it to have some very conservative values. In the film, the main character Billy Batson […]

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Movie Review: Captain Marvel

Disclaimer: The following review has spoilers Captain Marvel is the most recent film in the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU). Captain Marvel was directed by Anna Boden and Ryan Fleck, and produced by Kevin Feige, who oversees the continuity of the entire MCU. At as the movie opens, the audience is introduced to a character named […]

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Movie Review: Unplanned

On March 30, I went to see Unplanned with various members of Trinity University’s student organization Tigers For Life, a pro-life club. The movie is based on Abby Johnson’s story as she became a director of a Planned Parenthood clinic in Bryan, TX, and eventually became an outspoken pro-life activist. I am an active member […]

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Review: Vampire Lesbians of Sodom

Vampire Lesbians of Sodom written by Charles Busch and directed by Sarah Bastos played in Trinity University’s Attic Theatre from Feb. 14-16. With a title like Vampire Lesbians of Sodom, one can’t help but give this play a double take. One might suspect the show involves witchcraft, immorality, love, sin, sex or ecstasy, and while […]

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A Minnesotan at the Texas Rodeo

There are few things that are more Texan than a rodeo, and the San Antonio Stock Show and Rodeo is one of the best. The air was filled with the smell of livestock, BBQ, fried food, and—of course—beer. In any given direction you look, there was a guarantee of seeing someone in a pair of […]

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Going on a 50’s Date in San Antonio

Although people typically see a lot of the dating etiquette from the 1950s as “ridiculous”  and outdated, many of the customs used then can be adapted easily into 21st century dating. We may now scoff at the idea of only the man asking the woman out or getting parental approval for a first date (especially […]

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Review: They Shall Not Grow Old

Approximately a century after the WWI armistice was signed on 11 Nov 1918, Peter Jackson directs a documentary masterpiece that commemorates the lives of the often forgotten soldiers who fought on those front lines. They Shall Not Grow Old is composed entirely of film clips provided by the Imperial War Museums depicting British servicemen fighting […]

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My Experience at Trinity BSU’s ‘All Black Everything’ Party

This past Saturday I attended the Trinity University Black Student Union’s (BSU) “All Black Everything” party. The organization’s goal was to raise awareness for Black History Month, which occurs each February to commemorate important people and events in the African and African-American community. The theme was all black, meaning partygoers were asked to wear an […]

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