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Susanna Residence Hall, pictured above and located on the west side of campus, houses upperclassmen students. In a survey issued on Sept. 18, residents voted to allow smoking in Susanna, along with Myrtle residence hall. They are the only two halls to allow smoking on balconies or in the walkways. Photo by Aidan Kirksey

Student survey allows smoking in Susana and Myrtle residence halls

Carlos Anchondo September 28, 2012

An email issued on Sept. 18, detailed the results of a residence hall smoking survey administered via email on Sept. 7. The survey asked one question: whether or not a student wanted their dorm...

This week, while the San Antonio Water System tested Trinity’s water recycling systems, the fountain in front of Chapman Graduate Center, as well as other fountains around campus, turned a peculiar yellow-green color. Once the test was completed, all the water filtered back to its natural shade. Photo by Anh-Viet Dinh.

Trinity fountains go green, literally

Caleb Franzmann September 28, 2012

The "green dye" test used by the City of San Antonio ensures that there is no risk of cross connection between potable water and recycled water on campus and is responsible for the abnormal coloring...

In its previous told, the Skyline Room provided space for on and off=-campus groups to host formal lunches and dinners as well as providing buffet-style dining for smaller parties. Following renovations, the room will ofter bistro-style dining. The renovated room is tentatively scheduled to open some time in October. Photo by James Shultz.

Renovated Skyline Room scheduled to open in October

Ian Halter September 28, 2012

The Tiger's Den, located beneath the Fiesta Room, has long served as a spot for campus groups to hold events where alcohol will be served. With the new renovations to the Skyline Room, the Tiger's...

Pasta line transforms while Aramark introduces mobile app

Ian Halter September 28, 2012

This semester, Aramark introduced two changes to the way students visit Mabee: an Aramark mobile application and the transformation of the popular pasta line. The mobile application, named CampusDish,...

Trinity’s McNair program weathers funding shift

Carlos Anchondo September 28, 2012

McNair scholars at Trinity will not face cuts in aid or alterations in program structure. Cause for alarm arose due to the Obama administration's proposal that $10 million will be transferred from the...

Trinity ranked number one in West

Caleb Franzmann September 28, 2012

U.S. News and World Report ranked Trinity University first for quality and value among colleges in the Western region of the United States that offer a full range of undergraduate degrees and select masters...

Trinity Progressives and SOS suggest changes for Aramark

Jeremy Keys September 28, 2012

The Students Organized for Sustainability, a registered student organization dedicated to the promotion of environmental conscientiousness, is pushing for several changes to Aramark's policies concerning...

Crisis Management team updates Trinity emergency plan

Faith Ozer September 28, 2012

In the last month, more than four college campuses around the country received bomb threats. 80 miles north of San Antonio, the University of Texas at Austin received a bomb threat on Sept. 14, 2012....

Still pools of water, like the puddle above, are ideal places for mosquitoes to lay their eggs. Trinity is fighting the spread of mosquito-borne illness, West Nile Virus specifically, by eliminating stagnant water around campus. Photo by James Shultz.

West Nile Virus invades San Antonio, Trinity increases precautionary measures

Faith Ozer September 21, 2012

After an outbreak in Texas, West Nile Virus has finally made its way into Bexar county these past few days, even claiming a few lives. However, with the proper precautions, Trinity students are protected. After...

Junior Tim Jablonski takes a break from studying to enjoy a show on one of the new HD TVs in the North/South Foyer. Photo by Sarah Cooper.

New TVs arrive in residence hall lounges

Carlos Anchondo September 21, 2012

Two new television monitors have been installed in the North/South Foyer, and work has already begun to set up a larger screen in Heidi Lounge. The AT&T Center for Learning and Technology is...

Seniors Frances Marshall and Leslie Butts enjoy the temperate weather while lounging between classes in the white lawn chairs provided by the urban studies department. Chairs can be found  next to Miller Fountain. Photo by Aidan Kirksey.

Campus embraces chairs provided by urban studies department

Faith Ozer September 21, 2012

White chairs provided and endorsed by the urban studies department have transformed the outdoors of Trinity University by providing a place for students, faculty and administration to relax outside. Unlike...

New professors join business administration department

Ian Halter September 21, 2012

This semester, two new professors joined Trinity University's department of business administration. Paige Fields and Michael Wilkins, a married couple, will be filling two previously vacant endowed chairs...

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