Author: Kaylie King

Health Services changes availability

Sheryl Tynes, vice president for student life, sent out an email to Trinity students announcing that Health Services will be closed on Sundays, effective Jan. 14, 2018. The new health services hours will be from 8 a.m.–8 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays and from 8 a.m.–5 p.m. on Fridays. Health Services currently does not hold hours on Saturdays. Gary Neal, director of counseling and health services, explained the reasons for the change in hours. “Beth Barnes, [registered nurse], will be retiring in the first week of January,” Neal wrote in an email interview. “​Her position is 30 hours a week...

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Tuttle takes over as interim ResLife director

The Residential Life staff at Trinity will be undergoing some changes after Melissa Flowers, director of Residential Life, moves to Brown University to work as its senior director of residential education and operations/assistant dean. While the university is searching for someone to fill Flowers’ position, David Tuttle, dean of students, will serve in an interim position as the director of Residential Life. This position is familiar to Tuttle, as he has served as Trinity’s director of Residential Life in the past. “I was here from ‘87 to ‘92,” Tuttle said. “I left for two years and came back in 1994...

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Ezra Klein visits Trinity

The Stieren Theatre overflowed with people and excitement on Nov. 13 as students, faculty and alumni filed into their seats to listen to Ezra Klein speak as the annual Maverick lecturer. Klein is a journalist and the founder of Vox, a news website. Many people were turned away once the theatre hit its capacity; luckily, the event was livestreamed for those who weren’t able to score a seat. During the lecture, Klein gave insights into what happened during the 2016 presidential election and the current political climate in the United States. He began his lecture by quoting Julia Azari, a...

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SGA constitutional revisions approved

Following the election of a new group of Student Government Association (SGA) senators and a new president and vice president, the Trinity student body was able to vote on SGA’s proposed constitutional amendments. On Nov. 13, SGA announced that all of the proposed constitutional amendments have been approved, most by 80 percent or more of the vote. Over the summer, four SGA members who formed the constitutional review committee met once weekly and worked to make changes to the SGA constitution. Nick Santulli, sitting president of SGA and senior political science major, chaired the constitutional review committee. “We’re really...

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Bad health inspection scores do not deter students

Pizza Classics, a restaurant close to campus that is beloved by the Trinity community, recently received an 88 out of 100 on its health inspection. Pizza Classics management refused to comment on the rating. Students have mixed opinions on the low ratings. Charles Robles, food service director at Aramark, explained the importance of health inspection ratings. “It’s the safety of the food that you’re eating — that’s probably the most important thing,” Robles said. “It’s very important, because whenever you go to new establishments, [the rating] could tell you what’s going on that you don’t generally see. Sometimes the...

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