A student’s guide to gift-giving this holiday season

With COVID-19 restrictions still in place, gift-giving will be less traditional in 2020
Dana Nichols November 19, 2020

Regardless of budget, there are still ways to give your friends thoughtful holiday gifts. The days of being able to exchange gifts with friends while sitting on a dorm room floor the week, before winter...

So your houseplant died, now what?

So your houseplant died, now what?

Killing your houseplant doesn't make you a bad plant parent.
Dana Nichols November 19, 2020

When I packed up my room in Prassel this March and came home, my 60 houseplants came with me. After unpacking everything at home and tucking my storage boxes into the corner of my room, I turned to look...

Photo credit: Genevieve Humphreys

Search for dean of students begins

Dana Nichols November 12, 2020

photo by Genevieve Humphreys Following the announcement of David Tuttle's retirement on Sept. 29, the university organized its search committee for the next dean of students and associate vice president...

News brief: 11/6

News brief: 11/6

Dana Nichols November 5, 2020

graphic by Kate Nuelle Student Accessibility Services introduces face-covering exemption policy Members of the Trinity community were invited by the university, beginning Nov. 2, to provide feedback...

Carmen Mercado leaves Alamo Stadium after voting as poll worker Amy Riggle, class of ‘09, waits outside. Photo credit: Kate Nuelle

Students contend with uncertainty of election

Dana Nichols November 5, 2020

photo by Kate Nuelle Days after election day, students of all political backgrounds are still anxiously waiting for updates on presidential election voting results. "I’d always imagined, four years...

Prior to the announcement of upcoming asymptomatic testing, students could only get tested at the on-campus covid clinic if they expressed symptoms. Concerned asymptomatic students were referred to off-campus testing options. Photo credit: Daisy Castillo

COVID-19 testing made available to students before break

Dana Nichols November 5, 2020

photo by Daisy Castillo This Thanksgiving, students will be heading home not just for the week-long break but for the remainder of the calendar year. Trinity's on-campus COVID-19 clinic is preparing...

Photo credit: Gracen Hoyle

The harm in upholding pre-pandemic measures of success

Dana Nichols November 4, 2020

illustration by Gracen HoyleIn almost every single class I’ve had over the past three weeks, each of my professors has addressed how overwhelmed and drained we are — students and faculty alike....

Photo credit: Kate Nuelle

News brief: 10/30

Dana Nichols October 29, 2020

graphic by Kate Nuelle.University sees a spike in casesTwo weeks following students' first and only three-day weekend, Trinity is seeing an increase in COVID-19 cases, peaking at 12 reported cases and...

Photo credit: Danielle Rodriguez

Nerve Center monitors COVID-19 threshold indicators

Dana Nichols October 14, 2020

Photo by Danielle RodriguezThe first and second rounds of university surveillance testing are complete, bringing the total number of surveillance tested to 350. Result trends are being monitored by the...

Photo credit: Kate Nuelle

News brief: 10/2

Dana Nichols September 30, 2020

University sends students housing survey, a tentative course listStudents received an email on Monday, Sept. 21, with the link to a non-binding spring 2021 housing interest survey to be completed by 5...

David Tuttle, vice president of Student Life and Dean of Students, trains alongside members of the 2017 Half-Marathon Challenge. Started in 2008, the challenge is in conjunction with the Kayla Mire Food Drive.

David Tuttle announces retirement

Dana Nichols September 30, 2020

photo by Stephen Sumrall-Orsak For David Tuttle, vice president of Student Life and Dean of Students, his time at Trinity has always felt like much more than just a job. “This is the most meaningful...

News Briefs: 9/26

News Briefs: 9/26

Dana Nichols September 23, 2020

illustration by Kate NuelleUpdates to Policy Prohibiting Sexual Harassment and Sexual MisconductIn response to updated regulations released by the Department of Education in mid-May, the Trinity Board...

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