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Title IX change requires university to investigate sexual assault

Faith Ozer November 16, 2012

Earlier this year, Trinity University and schools across the United States received a letter from the Civil Rights Office in the Department of Education informing them of recent changes to the interpretation...

Trinity ranks in top 50 in survey of smartest schools

Editorial Staff November 16, 2012

Lumosity, a San Francisco-based company, has recently published a list of what it deems the "smartest colleges in America" using data gathered from students who participated in a minimum of five "brain-training...

Faculty weight in on time block proposal

Caleb Franzmann November 16, 2012

On Friday, Nov. 2, members of the University Curriculum Council agreed to table the student activity block in order to create an ad-hoc committee of students, faculty and staff members to investigate the...

The two cars located in the parking lot across from Mabee Dining Hall may disappear if more students don’t start using the Hertz On Demand program. (File photo.)

Lack of interest threatens to end programs

Ian Halter November 10, 2012

This semester, a number of programs and opportunities on campus are on the edge of cancellation due to low attendance and lack of interest. Among these, opportunities such as Career Service's Tiger...

Poet Matt Hart delivered poems from his new book during a poetry reading in the Attic Theater last Thursday. Photo by Megan McLoughlin.

Poets visit Trinity

Nick Allman November 10, 2012

On Thursday, Nov. 1, students and faculty gathered in the Attic Theater in the Ruth Taylor Fine Arts Building to listen to poets Matt Hart and Laurie Saurborn Young read from their most recent books...

Sophomore Hannah Gropper pays close attention during Dr. Rachael Z. Delue’s lecture, “Arthur Dove’s Meteorology” on Nov. 6 in Chapman Auditorium. Photo by Anh-Viet Dinh.

DeLue enlightens audience about abstract art

Rachel Cooley November 10, 2012

On Tuesday, Nov. 6, Rachael DeLue of Princeton University spoke to faculty and students in Chapman Auditorium concerning common elements and themes in the artwork of 20th-century American abstract...

Housing, alcohol policies currently under review

Faith Ozer November 10, 2012

University officials continue  to revise residential policies to accommodate an increasingly diverse student population while maintaining alcohol policies to ensure student safety. Trinity University...

Office hours encourage student proposals

Carlos Anchondo November 10, 2012

This fall marks the sixth semester of president Dennis Ahlburg's office hours. Ahlburg came to Trinity in January 2010 after former president John Brazil retired and introduced this initiative to increase...

Lennox lecture covers sex and sexuality in ancient Rome

Carlos Anchondo November 10, 2012

At 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 6, in the Ruth Taylor Recital Hall, students, faculty and community members gathered to hear John Clarke, a professor at the University of Texas at Austin, talk about visual...

Groups encouraged to consider proposed officer transition time

Caleb Franzmann November 10, 2012

On Wednesday, Oct. 31, Jamie Thompson, director of campus and community involvement, presented a new officer transition timeline to be considered by the university sponsored organizations. The new timeline...

Pulitzer Prize-winning author Douglas Hofstadter gave his lectures, titled “Intro to Pushkin’s Eugene Onegin” and “You are a Strange Loop” to members of the Trinity and San Antonio community on Oct. 29 and 30 at 7:30 p.m. in Laurie Auditorium. Photo by Matthew Brink.

Hofstadter covers Russian literature, self image

Ian Halter November 2, 2012

Douglas Hofstadter, Pulitzer Prize-winning author and professor of cognitive science at Indiana University, gave the 2012 Trinity University DeCoursey Lecture in two parts Monday, Oct. 29 and Tuesday,...

Kathleen Surpless, associate professor of geoscience. Photo by James Shultz.

Geosciences professor receives recognition

Faith Ozer November 2, 2012

After being nominated by Diane Smith, associate vice president of Academic Affairs and chair of the geosciences department, Kathleen Surpless, associate professor of geosciences, will receive the Biggs...

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