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Joe O’Connell – Reflecting on four years of growth and learning

Joe O'Connell May 3, 2013

As much as I'd like to go out in a blaze of glory throwing up double freedom rockets, I think it's apropos to do a little reflecting first. I visited Trinity University a week and a half before the...

Administrative assistants keep Trinity running on time

Administrative assistants keep Trinity running on time

Joe O'Connell April 19, 2013

You may not see their names alongside quotes in Trinitonian articles or visit their homes during Christmas on Oakmont, but these administrative assistants and office managers are the ones who make things...

Life Launch program creates partnership between Trinity and San Antonio Battered Women’s and Children’s Shelter

Joe O'Connell April 19, 2013

In the fall 2012 semester Dante Suarez, associate professor of business, and Penelope Harley, adjunct professor of political science, collaborated to form Life Launch, a program that connected women from...

Trinity Progressives organize first ever Mental Health Awareness Week

Joe O'Connell April 12, 2013

Trinity Progressives planned the first Mental Health Awareness Week at Trinity University beginning today, April 12. While the purpose of the event is to spark productive discourse regarding mental illness...

Char Miller’s new book, “On the Edge: Water, Immigration, and Politics in the Southwest,” is a collection of essays that explores  environmental, cultural and political issues that challenge the southwest. Right: Miller is currently director of environmental analysis and W.M. Keck Professor of environmental analysis at Pomona College. Photo courtesy of Burgin Streetman.

Author and former Trinity professor Char Miller discusses his new book “On the Edge: Water, Immigration and Politics in the Southwest”

Joe O'Connell April 5, 2013

Char Miller, former professor of history at Trinity University, will discuss his new book "On the Edge: Water, Immigration, and Politics in the Southwest" at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, April 11, in the Holt...

Two students win Coates Library’s gnome naming contest with “Sherlock Gnomes”

Joe O'Connell April 5, 2013

After a weeklong contest and over 45 submissions, Trinity students now have a name by which to call the library's new study gnome: Sherlock Gnomes. "We took every single contribution from students,"...

Coates Library replaces Gnome Chomsky

Joe O'Connell February 15, 2013

Luck ran out for Trinity students' good-luck study charm, Gnome Chomsky, over winter break. Jason Hardin, manager of access services for Coates Library, discovered that the gnome, who students had been...

United Way campaign update

Joe O'Connell November 30, 2012

The 2012 United Way Campaign brought in $58, 837.75 with 53 percent of faculty and staff participating, tying the previous participation record set in 2009. Edwin Blanton, coordinator for community...

Trinity womens basketball team sits on the sidelines as Trinity Cher introduces and kicks off the basketball season. Today, Friday, Oct. 26, is the first day basketball teams are allowed to practice according to the National Collegiate Athletic Association. Photo by James Shultz.

Maroon Madness kicks off the start of basketball season

Joe O'Connell October 26, 2012

At 9 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 25, Trinity Cheer hosted an introduction to the Trinity University men's and women's basketball teams. With the start of a new basketball season, the Trinity cheerleaders hope...

Sophomore Anh-Viet Dinh holds up a photograph of Murchison Tower, found in the librarys archives, over the modern day location. This photograph and many others like it are part of an exhibit that opens at 5 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 10 on the second floor of the Coates University Center. Photo by Anh-Viet Dinh.

Portals to the past: a history of Trinity in photography

Joe O'Connell October 5, 2012

Sophomore Anh-Viet Dinh spent the past summer poring over old photos of the Trinity campus in the Special Collections section of the library. The result is a photo exhibit that will open at 5 p.m.,...

Chris Magee, director of the Trinity University Jazz Ensemble, leads the group during rehearsal in the music hall under Laurie Auditorium. Photo by Matthew Brink.

Jazz ensemble welcomes director

Joe O'Connell September 28, 2012

Chris Magee, a Virginia native, has taken the role as director of the Trinity University Jazz Ensemble. Magee received his bachelor's and master's in music from James Madison University and his...

Marrs McLean kitten, Twix, tries to steal a bit of my coffee after a long five minutes of greeting and being played with by visitors. Twix is a new addition to the cat population on campus. Photo by James Shultz.

Close encounters of the furred kind

Joe O'Connell September 21, 2012

Students walking by Marrs McLean may have noticed a small, inconspicuous white sign on the makeshift wooden walkway leading up to the building. Upon further inspection, the sign explains the presence...

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