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Trinitonian

The Student News Site of Trinity University

Trinitonian

The Student News Site of Trinity University

Trinitonian

Why getting ethnic names right matters

Why getting ethnic names right matters

Ashwini Vivek, Opinion Columnist October 20, 2022

Growing up in America with an ethnic name means you constantly have to be ready to give up some part of your heritage to make yourself more palatable to schools, jobs or even just people you meet in passing....

‘Preparedness is everyone’s responsibility’: #BeTigerReady

‘Preparedness is everyone’s responsibility’: #BeTigerReady

Emergency manager joins TU community to promote effective emergency preparedness
Abby Power, News Reporter October 13, 2022

In the past month, monstrous and destructive hurricanes have battered Puerto Rico and Florida, leaving many without reliable shelter, water sources or access to food. As the annual number of hurricanes...

Tiger Learning Commons in the library is   home to the Student Accessibility Services department.

Student Accessibility Services: A helping hand on campus

SAS seeks to make navigating campus less difficult for students with physical disabilities
Samara Gerstle, News Reporter October 13, 2022

The transition to college is difficult for any student; the heavy workload, social responsibilities and newfound independence all force students to acclimate quickly. With the addition of a disability,...

Cross country looks to the future with large recruiting class

Cross country looks to the future with large recruiting class

22 new first-years calls for a balance between development and winning now
Nicholas Chen, Sports Reporter October 13, 2022

The aim for all coaches of any sports team is to produce athletes that can compete at a high level. This is certainly the case for the Trinity Cross-country team. Under the strong recruitment efforts of...

Senior Daniel Nunez posing for his one of his media day photos

Senior spotlight: Daniel Nunez is a veteran for men’s golf

In his final year, Nunez hopes to lead team back to NCAA championships
Luke Terry, Sports Editor October 13, 2022

Daniel Nunez has had a golf club in his hands for as long as he can remember. Literally. He estimates that he first picked one up around the age of two. “My dad was super into golf, so I would just...

TigerCare telehealth services offer students new way to access healthcare from campus

TigerCare telehealth services offer students new way to access healthcare from campus

SGA and counseling services promote this new free resource for Trinity students
Joshua Mitra, News Reporter October 6, 2022

The health of college students is of utmost priority for every university. However, a Boston University study from earlier this year found that overall health and mental health specifically in college...

TUPD email warns of drugged drinks at off-campus parties

TUPD email warns of drugged drinks at off-campus parties

Greek life policies, including the Safer Parties Initiative, aim to ensure the health and safety of student at their events
Monica Martinez, News Reporter October 6, 2022

On Wednesday Sept. 21, the Trinity University Police Department (TUPD) sent out a community alert about reports of students possibly being drugged at off-campus parties through their drinks. TUPD also...

Current state of beehives on top of CSI

Guest Column: Trinity’s red bricks are greenwashed

What campus looks like without a sustainability coordinator position
Grace Magavern, Guest Columnist October 6, 2022

Generation Z recognizes climate change as a serious threat. We have been taught since elementary school that greenhouse gasses cause sea levels to rise and a more severe climate. We recognize the climate...

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Julie Jenkins hits 1,000 wins as Trinity volleyball coach

Celebrating 1,000 wins
Luke Terry, Sports Editor October 6, 2022

Now in her 38th year at the helm of Trinity volleyball, head coach Julie Jenkins has moved further up the all time wins list, surpassing the 1,000 win mark in her time as a Tiger. It makes her just the...

End the mental health competition

End the mental health competition

Logan Crews, Editor-in-Chief October 6, 2022

Today marks the end of Trinity’s Mental Health Awareness Week, a much needed call to attention for students, staff and faculty at this university. Through collaborations with Chapel | Spiritual Life,...

Where you study and what it says about you

Where you study and what it says about you

Are you more of a second floor library type or a CSI studier?
Malika Chauhan, Pulse Reporter October 6, 2022

Trinity’s campus offers many niche and comforting study spaces for any type of student. Some prefer sitting outside on the lawn, some prefer a more social setting in Coates Student Center and others...

Greg Abbott: The least pro-life governor

Greg Abbott: The least pro-life governor

Colin Houston, Opinion Columnist September 29, 2022

When millions of Texans cast their ballots on Nov. 8, Greg Abbott should pray voters don’t look too closely at his “pro-life” label. He touts it endlessly, with empty platitudes such as declaring...