San Antonio’s New City Manager

On Jan. 31, the San Antonio City Council unanimously approved the appointment of Deputy City Manager Erik Walsh as the new city manager for San Antonio replacing retiring incumbent Sheryl Sculley. Walsh will take over on March 1, the day after Sculley’s 13-year tenure ends. Walsh was announced as the top candidate the evening of […]

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The Conservatism of Russell Kirk: Transcendent Moral Order

The first and arguably most fundamental of Russell Kirk’s ten conservative principles is the belief in a transcendent and enduring moral order. Kirk was not the first to observe moral order; men have hypothesized that human nature is built with a certain order since ancient times. In Plato’s Republic, we find a theory of the […]

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Reflections of an Atonement Alumna

The Atonement Academy, founded by Fr. Christopher G. Phillips, is a private Catholic school with Anglican roots and provides a classical education for students from Pre-K all the way up to 12th grade. Now a freshman at Trinity University, I’m proud to say that on June 2nd, 2017, I graduated from the Atonement Academy high […]

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Martyr Valentinus the Presbyter of Rome

Today is Valentine’s Day, a day when couples are given special permission to be extra affectionate, guys who never buy flowers buy their wives and girlfriends two dozen roses and when many single people wonder whether next year will finally be the year they have someone for whom to buy chocolate. Everyone knows that Feb. […]

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InterVarsity Hosts “Evening of Elegance”

On Saturday, Feb. 9, InterVarsity, a nondenominational Christian fellowship group on Trinity’s campus, hosted their annual event, “Evening of Elegance.” The event is hosted each year by the men of InterVarsity and put on for the women, as a way of serving and caring for them. The event asks each person attending to dress nicely, […]

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Biblical Love in Modern Times

For those of us who are still single, Valentine’s Day can be a particularly sore point in the year. It certainly hurts to see all our friends in love and enjoying themselves while we watch from the sidelines, doing our best to stick it out until it’s all over. In reality, a day intended to […]

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Don’t Do You

Here’s a thought experiment for you: what is the last thing you think about before going to sleep, and the first thing you think of when waking up? When your mind is at rest and when the only person you have to interact with is yourself, often you can learn something new and reflect on […]

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