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Trinity fights Monte Vista suit

Faith Ozer October 19, 2012

Although relations with the Monte Vista Historical Association have improved, Trinity continues to face a suit from neighborhood residents regarding changes made to the houses, their alternative use as...

Jennifer Mathews, associate professor of anthropology, studies Mayan culture, specifically the climate, environment and sustainability of Mayan life.

Anthropology professor lends expertise to National Geographic

Carlos Anchondo October 19, 2012

Jennifer Mathews, associate professor of anthropology, shared her expertise about Mayan culture in an Aug. 30 article in National Geographic News. The online news source sought her opinion concerning...

The two elevators in Thomas residence hall are the oldest elevators on Trinity’s campus. They also serve the largest amount of floors. High traffic causes damage to the elevators and mandates their constant upkeep. Photo by Megan McLoughlin.

Vandals cause damage to high-traffic elevators

Jeremy Keys October 19, 2012

Partial repairs to one of two elevators in Thomas residence hall recently cost Facilities Services nearly $10,000. Money for the repairs came from a Facilities Services fund that is budgeted specifically...

Congressman Charles Gonzalez addressed students Wednesday Oct. 17 during a program titled “Coffee with Congress: A Discussion with House Democrat Charles Gonzalez.” The event was co-sponsored by the dean’s office and Pi Sigma Alpha, the political science honor society on campus. Photo by Aidan Kirksey.

Congressman meets with students

Editorial Staff October 19, 2012

Democratic Congressman Charles A. Gonzalez of Texas' 20th congressional district "“which serves much of San Antonio"“since 1999 spoke to Trinity Students on Oct. 17, in the Waxahachie Room after...

Honor Council seeks class credit

Carlos Anchondo October 19, 2012

In the future, members of the Trinity University Academic Honor Council could receive academic credit for their work in the organization. This move to pragmatic learning comes alongside the impending changes...

“Drunk Tank” provides safe spot for students to sober up

Carlos Anchondo October 19, 2012

Trinity University started  utilizing the Center for Health Care Services approximately two years ago and continues to view it as a beneficial service. The CHSC, also known as "detox" or the "Drunk...

Prior to the arrival of of the poles, the road between the Bell center and the football field was blocked due to construction on the new Facility Services building. The poles appearance eradicated any hope the road would open to vehicular traffic again. The closure marks the beginning of an effort to make Trinitys campus more pedestrian friendly. Visit trinitonian2020redesign.mystagingwebsite.com to voice your opinion about the poles in this weeks poll. Photo by Matthew Brink.

Bell Center road blocked to provide pedestrian access

Editorial Staff October 5, 2012

In one of several moves to make campus more pedestrian-friendly, facilities services blocked access to the road west of the William H. Bell Athletic  Center with bollards following completion of construction...

On National Voter Registration day, students flocked to a table in Coates to register to vote in the November elections. By the end of the day, 60 students had registered. Photo by Sarah Cooper.

Progressives promote voter registration before election

Carlos Anchondo October 5, 2012

In the past four weeks, members of the Trinity Progressives registered 139 Trinity students and faculty to vote. The number of students and faculty registering fluctuated depending on the day and...

At last Thursdays debate in the tigers Den over the Affordable Healthcare Act, senior Timothy Knoedler argues in favor of the legislations birth control mandate. Photo by Aidan Kirksey.

Debate team brings health care discourse to Trinity

Faith Ozer October 5, 2012

On Thursday, Sept. 27, Trinity's debate team hosted a debate open to the public in the Tiger's Den to debate the following resolution: The Obama Health Care Plan (Affordable Care Act) is an infringement...

President Dennis Ahlburg smiles while watching former Treasury Secretary Lawrence Summers speak in Laurie Auditorium on Thursday night. Photo by Aidan Kirksey.

Former chief economist breaks down candidates’ policies

Editorial Staff October 5, 2012

Lawrence H. Summers, former chief economist of the World Bank, former president of Harvard University and member of both the Clinton and Obama administrations, addressed the community at 7:30 p.m....

Strategic plan invites community involvement

Faith Ozer October 5, 2012

Following its Labor Day debut, many faculty, staff and students are responding with both praise and critiques of the Trinity Tomorrow strategic plan. As the university looks toward the future, its community...

Annual crime report details incidents across campus from 2011 to 2012

Jeremy Keys October 5, 2012

On Thursday, Sept. 20, the Trinity University Police Department released its legally mandated annual security report containing crime statistics from the previous academic year to the public. The report...

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