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City Vista closed to residents for 2021-22 academic year

City Vista closed to residents for 2021-22 academic year

Trinity offering resources to affected students after sudden announcement
Sarah Fisher, Reporter May 5, 2021

This week, the university announced that City Vista apartments will be closed to all residents for approximately 12 months beginning May 24. Students who registered for housing in CV have had their housing...

Mexico, the Americas and Spain (MAS) program receives $2 million donation

Mexico, the Americas and Spain (MAS) program receives $2 million donation

Carlos and Malú Alvarez, the donors, have been supporters of the MAS program since 2005
Harrison Hartman, News Reporter, Photographer May 5, 2021

With their funding set to conclude in the fall of 2022, Trinity’s Mexico, the Americas, and Spain (MAS) Program started their search for funding in 2020. The program had been sustaining itself from funding...

Test-monitoring license to not be renewed

Test-monitoring license to not be renewed

Associate VP for Academic Affairs cites being dissatisfied with 'Orwellian dimensions' of technology
Emma Utzinger, News Reporter April 29, 2021

In the third semester of the COVID-19 pandemic, professors are still working to find a fair and equitable way to proctor exams and cut down on cheating in an online environment. Whether they are using...

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Second dose of Pfizer vaccine now being administered

Kayla Padilla, Editor-in-Chief April 28, 2021

Those who received their first dose of the Pfizer vaccine between April 7-9 should report to Murchison today through Friday to receive their second dose. Operating hours are between 8 a.m. - 12 p.m. and...

Community reacts to Chauvin verdict, highlight police violence by SAPD

Community reacts to Chauvin verdict, highlight police violence by SAPD

Chauvin's conviction described as "accountability" not justice
Kayla Padilla, Editor-in-Chief April 26, 2021

Content warning: This story includes mentions of police brutality and murder. Last week, Derek Chauvin, former police officer of the Minneapolis Police Department, was convicted on all three charges...

First-years John Hawes and Sean Mitchell eating dinner at Mabee Dining hall, an Aramark dining service.

Feasibility study for self-operating dining model approved

The study comes after Tigers Against Aramark (TAA) voiced their concerns about Aramark's ties to the prison-industrial complex
Logan Crews, Web Editor April 25, 2021

A year ago, junior Rachel Poovathoor and sophomore Brandon Niday did not know if the Tigers Against Aramark (TAA) coalition they created would still be active today. They did not know that, thanks to their...

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Class of 2021 to have in-person commencement

Other ceremonies will be taking place virtually
Logan Crews, Web Editor April 21, 2021

In an email to Trinity students on March 24, Danny Anderson, president of Trinity University, announced that spring 2021 Commencement would take place in person on Saturday, May 22. The Bachelor of Arts...

University likely to 'encourage,' not require vaccinations in the fall

University likely to ‘encourage,’ not require vaccinations in the fall

Vaccination threshold of 80%, incentives to be employed
Kayla Padilla, Editor-in-Chief April 18, 2021

The presidents of Georgetown University and American University, in individual letters to their communities, announced last Wednesday that they would require on-campus students to be vaccinated against...

Lucía Mendoza with her daughters.

Trinity community pays tribute to Lucía Mendoza

Faculty and staff remember their ‘kind,’ ‘radiant’ co-worker
Kayla Padilla, Editor-in-Chief April 14, 2021

To donate to Lucía Mendoza’s family, please send any and all donations to Mendoza’s brother via Venmo at: Jesus-Vega-58. Lucía Mendoza, a janitor and member of the Trinity community, passed away...

Everything you need to know about Trinity's COVID-19 vaccine distribution

Everything you need to know about Trinity’s COVID-19 vaccine distribution

Kayla Padilla, Editor-in-Chief April 11, 2021

This article is part of the Trinitonian's coverage of Trinity University's COVID-19 vaccine distribution. This post will be updated as we continue reporting. In February, Trinity was approved as a distribution...

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Megan Mustain to be new Vice President of Academic Affairs

The Texas native will replace current VPAA Deneese Jones starting in June
Harrison Hartman, News Reporter, Photographer April 7, 2021

With 2021 being a significant year for transition at Trinity, and universities across the globe, university administration is seeing a significant number of new hires including a new Vice President of...

Dance class registration promotes greater inclusivity of transgender and nonbinary students

Dance class registration promotes greater inclusivity of transgender and nonbinary students

Registrants may now enroll as a leader or follower rather than a man or woman
Sarah Fisher, Reporter March 28, 2021

Some surnames in this article are undisclosed to protect the privacy of the students. Several dance classes at Trinity University have required students to register for sections within the gender binary:...

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