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News Brief: New President Announced

Logan Crews, Editor-in-Chief June 1, 2022

The 20th president of Trinity University was announced via video address on Tuesday, May 31. Vanessa Beasley will be stepping in to replace Danny Anderson, former university president, who departed this...

Previously, on SGA: Divest Trinity resolution adopted

Previously, on SGA: Divest Trinity resolution adopted

Logan Crews, Editor-in-chief April 28, 2022

Climate Check First-year Ani Siva began Climate Check with a concern brought forth by Miller and Calvert residents about students destroying exit signs in their residence halls. A Residential Life Coordinator...

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Tradition transition: New and old traditions in the time of COVID

Dean Brown speaks on how traditions are changing and his plans for the future
Abby Power, News reporter April 28, 2022

Storied traditions have become an integral part of the collegiate culture in the United States. At Trinity University and other institutions across the world, traditions, like many other aspects of life,...

City Vista apartments reopen for the 2022-2023 school year

City Vista apartments reopen for the 2022-2023 school year

Rising seniors express frustrations over housing options
Emma Utzinger, News Reporter April 28, 2022

Since the spring of 2021, City Vista apartments have been closed, undergoing repairs and renovations from damages sustained during that year’s winter storm. After rooms had already been assigned, City...

Eco Allies presents divestment resolution to Student Government Association

Eco Allies presents divestment resolution to Student Government Association

Latest climate change report urges the world to reduce fossil fuel emissions
Ivanna Bass Caldera, News Reporter April 28, 2022

On April 4, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) released the third installment of their Sixth Assessment Report, which focused on how to mitigate the impacts of climate change. The report...

Previously, on SGA: Funding approvals for TDC, SPB and more

Previously, on SGA: Funding approvals for TDC, SPB and more

The following covers the meeting on April 20
Logan Crews, Editor-in-Chief April 24, 2022

Climate Check First-year Senator Kai Velasquez began climate change and said students are experiencing wait times when they call Counseling Services in crisis. Adviser Jamie Thompson reminded SGA that...

TDC’s week of diversity events fosters belonging on campus

TDC’s week of diversity events fosters belonging on campus

Participants reflect on the impact of a week dedicated to diversity, equity and inclusion
Malika Chauhan, Reporting Intern April 21, 2022

As the semester slowly comes to an end with finals right around the corner, Trinity’s Diversity Connection (TDC) hosted events with different organizations in order to help students enjoy the last few...

Available resources for Trinity students with financial struggles

Available resources for Trinity students with financial struggles

Judd Emergency Fund and more bolster students in difficult financial situations
Abby Power, News reporter April 21, 2022

In these times of economic uncertainty with a rising inflation rate, the percentage of college students experiencing homelessness nationwide is 14%. Furthermore, housing insecurity, in general, is on the...

SGA-Elects seek to increase community

SGA-Elects seek to increase community

SGA holds elections for the 2022-2023 school year
Emma Utzinger, News Reporter April 21, 2022

On April 8, Student Government Association (SGA) officers for the 2022-2023 school year were announced. 606 students voted in the election, an increase from the 404 who voted in the 2021-2022 election....

Previously, on SGA: Campus Publications and TUVAC present budgets

Previously, on SGA: Campus Publications and TUVAC present budgets

The following covers the meeting on April 13
Sarah Fisher, News Editor April 20, 2022

At this meeting, the University Sponsored Organization (USO) budget requests continued. Campus Publications, including the Trinitonian and the Mirage, and the Trinity University Volunteer Action Community...

Totally rat-ical: Thomas Hall’s rat problem continues

Totally rat-ical: Thomas Hall’s rat problem continues

Facilities Services places traps and seals entrances to the building
Emma Utzinger, News Reporter April 14, 2022

At the beginning of the semester, rats were noticed in Bruce Thomas Hall. Though Facilities Services expected to eliminate the infestation by mid-February, students have continued to find rats in their...

Students seek aid for burnout

Students seek aid for burnout

Chapel Spiritual Life can provide a safe space for internal conflicts
Ivanna Bass Caldera, News Reporter April 14, 2022

This semester, Trinity University held spring break from March 5 – 13, the earliest spring break that has been held in several years. Although it had already been set on an earlier date, it came sooner...

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