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According to an Einstein’s Bros. bagels employee, require employees to throw out their bagels after four hours due to them becoming stale. Although there is much food waster on campus, dining services is trying to become more sustainable. photo by Jordan Bruce, webmaster

TU aims to limit food waste, including the 4.23 tons of trash that Mabee creates weekly

Bobby Watson April 24, 2018

According to Sharon Curry, sustainability coordinator, Mabee alone produces about 4.23 tons of trash weekly, and much of that is food waste. In the process of providing multiple food vendors and an open...

Daniela Montufar Soria is a junior international student from Mexico. In her role as a Student Government Association senator, Montufar Soria has promoted discussion about helping international students' aid become more secure, despite crises in their homelands. Photo by Henry Pratt, photo editor

International students speak out about feeling insecure without financial help

Bobby Watson April 18, 2018

Trinity University has 141 international students from 42 different countries. This variety of backgrounds contributes to the global community at Trinity, though international students can sometimes be...

Illustration by Andrea Nebhut, staff illustrator

How TUPD distinguishes law from school policy

Bobby Watson April 15, 2018

Due to Trinity’s status as a private university, students are subject to a code of conduct that dictates their behavior on campus and the consequences they face for breaking this code. Through this code,...

illustration by Julia Poage, staff illustrator

What to expect when you’re expecting to live in San Antonio post-graduation

Bobby Watson April 14, 2018

As the spring semester comes to a close, soon-to-be-graduates have to begin thinking about life after college. A large part of figuring that out is housing. Two major issues that renters in San Antonio...

illustration by Julia Poage, staff illustrator

SGA wants free textbooks for students. Here’s how they’ll do it

Bobby Watson April 10, 2018

This semester, Student Government Association (SGA) has continued its open educational resources (OER) initiative through a committee dedicated to bringing more OER resources to Trinity. Sophomore SGA...

Hemisfair's 50th anniversary celebrates diversity in San Antonio

Hemisfair’s 50th anniversary celebrates diversity in San Antonio

Bobby Watson April 8, 2018

In accordance with its upcoming 50th anniversary, Hemisfair is throwing an extravagant event called ¡Viva Hemisfair! from April 6–8. The event is supposed to emulate the 1968 World's Fair and celebrate...

Tu Pre-Law welcomed five lawyers to their Diversity in Law Careers Panel. The panelists gave students tips on going to law school and becoming a lawyer. Photo by Chloe Sonnier, staff photographer

TU Pre-Law brings diverse panel of lawyers

Bobby Watson April 7, 2018

TU Pre-Law, a club focused on preparing students for a future in law, brought five lawyers from various backgrounds and specialties to Trinity University on March 28 to inform the student body of the types...

Eduardo Cabral Balreira, right, attended a workshop this past summer to learn how to use mathematics to solve the issue of gerrymandering.  Balreira uses predictive analytics to do this.  Photo provided by Eduardo Cabral Balreira

Math professor takes on gerrymandering

Bobby Watson March 22, 2018

This past summer, Eduardo Cabral Balreira, associate professor of mathematics, attended a workshop put on by The Metric Geometry and Gerrymandering Group (MGGG). The group was started by Moon Duchin,...

Ash Carter, left,  joins university president Danny Anderson, right, on stage at this year’s Flora Cameron lecture. The lecture series takes place annually and focuses on politics. Carter, former U.S. secretary of defense spoke at this year’s lecture. Carter focused on international security and foreign affairs. photo by Stephen Sumrall-Orsak, staff photographer

Former secretary of defense visits Trinity

Bobby Watson March 22, 2018

Former U.S. secretary of defense Ash Carter visited Trinity as this year’s Flora Cameron lecturer. Carter focused on international security, on changes in administration and on U.S. relations with foreign...

Global Health Initiative invited Fareed Mahmood Khan, associate professor at the Baylor College of Medicine, to campus to talk about the social justice issues behind treating tropical diseases. photo by Allison Wolff, staff photographer

Global Health Initiative invites professor to talk about tropical diseases

Bobby Watson February 28, 2018

Trinity’s Global Health Initiative (GHI) welcomed Fareed Mahmood Khan, associate professor at the Baylor College of Medicine, to campus to discuss prominent tropical diseases that are classified as neglected...

Residents enjoy having pets as comfort in their dorms. photo by Amani Canada, photo editor

Living on campus with our furry friends

Bobby Watson February 22, 2018

Trinity's requirement for undergraduate students to live their first three years on campus forces most of its students to live in dorms and, more recently, the City Vista apartment complex. This has made...

Tim Ryan is a speaker and advocate for drug abuse awareness. Tigers for Liberty brought Ryan to campus to help educate students about the opioid crisis and how to better perceive drug abuse. Photo by Amani Canada, photo editor

Son’s OD leads Tim Ryan to clean up, advocate for drug awareness

Bobby Watson February 21, 2018

At a lecture organized by Tigers for Liberty (TFL) and the Kappa Kappa Delta fraternity, anti-heroin advocate and speaker Tim Ryan discussed his life as a former drug addict. Ryan explained how the approach...

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