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Chemistry department soars with giant data-collecting balloon launch

Chemistry department soars with giant data-collecting balloon launch

Claire Nakayama September 13, 2017

If you've seen giant balloons floating into the sky on the weekends and thought you were hallucinating, your eyes haven't deceived you "” it's just the chemistry department's latest project. Funded...

Aspiring professors encourage classroom improvements

Aspiring professors encourage classroom improvements

Claire Nakayama September 13, 2017

At the end of the semester, students fill out an evaluation form for each professor, explaining what they liked about the class and what the professor could improve on. For some students, however, this...

In the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey, Trinity University students, faculty and staff have banded together in efforts to support those affected by the storm, directly or indirectly, through a wide range of support groups and opportunities to donate and volunteer. Members of Greek Council joined the Student Government Association in promoting the donation drive that was held after the hurricane hit Houston. Junior Gamma Alex Gordon, left, and senior Sigma Yvette Peña, right, sit beside Travis Fulkerson, a junior SGA senator.

Behind the student-organized Harvey relief efforts

Claire Nakayama September 7, 2017

Hurricane Harvey impacted the homes and families of many students, about half of whom come from Texas cities along the coastline and in the path of the storm. Students, staff and faculty have found multiple...

Sophomore Ryan Eskridge uses fellow sophomore Alex Bradley's Enchroma sunglasses to view colors for the first time. Photo Allison Wolff

Colorblind student sees color for the first time

Claire Nakayama September 5, 2017

Before Orientation Team (O-Team) training for New Student Orientation, students selected for the O-Team had a meet and greet to get to know each other. Each one told an interesting fact about themselves....

Stacy Davidson, right, instructs junior Seema Gavvala in the Academic Success Center. Photo by Chloe Sonnier

Stacy Davidson helps students find Academic Success, empowerment

Claire Nakayama September 1, 2017

The academic support team at Trinity has many resources for students dealing with the stresses of college. Stacy Davidson, the director for Academic Success, has been with Trinity for three years and is...

Caterer Roy Vega moonlights as local artist

Caterer Roy Vega moonlights as local artist

Claire Nakayama August 31, 2017

Trinity's dining services employees are involved in many hobbies outside of their jobs. One of them, Rogelio "Roy" Vega, is an Aramark caterer by day and an artist by night. He started developing his...

ANDREA ACEVEDO poses in a communication classroom where she would work on her research.
photo by Amani Canada

Senior’s virtual reality project depicts real detainment processes

Claire Nakayama August 23, 2017

This past summer, senior communication major Andrea Acevedo worked with Aaron Delwiche, professor of communication at Trinity, to utilize virtual reality to shed some light on immigration detention centers,...

O-Team members COURTNEY JUSTUS and ELIZABETH BROUSSARD look at the Welcome Week calendar.
photo by Amani Canada

Student Programming Board offers several events for Welcome Week

Claire Nakayama August 23, 2017

With everyone getting into gear and preparing for the fall semester, Welcome Week is back with lots of events to excite new students and allow them to get accustomed to Trinity. Welcome Week is run by...

Transfer students find home in San Antonio

Transfer students find home in San Antonio

Claire Nakayama August 17, 2017

While the first-years settle in and learn more about Trinity, transfer students are beginning their own first year at Trinity. Students transfer to Trinity every semester, looking for a community that...

FYI for your FYE: A breakdown of the First-Year Experience course

FYI for your FYE: A breakdown of the First-Year Experience course

Claire Nakayama August 17, 2017

As registration for first-years begins, there is one course that they will all be taking "” the First-Year Experience (FYE). These courses cover a wide variety of topics, ranging from fine arts to food...

David Lesch earns several accolades

David Lesch earns several accolades

Claire Nakayama April 21, 2017

Trinity's faculty consists of many professors engaged in the world around us. One such professor is David Lesch, a Ewing Halsell distinguished professor of middle east history. Among his accolades and...

The registrar's offices provides various resources for students preparing to enroll in courses for the upcoming fall semester, including course offerings and requirements for all degrees.
Photo by Claudia Garcia

Various departments offer several new courses for the upcoming fall semester

Claire Nakayama April 7, 2017

The upcoming fall semester will allow students to enroll in previously unoffered classes in a variety of departments; two of these new courses involve going out into the community and tying their experiences...

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