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Previously, on SGA: Vending Machines, TigerThon and Res Life

Previously, on SGA: Vending Machines, TigerThon and Res Life

The following covers the meeting on Oct. 12.
Alejandra Gerlach, Managing Editor October 13, 2022

Climate Check: Legislative Relations Chair (LRC) Dario Leal opened climate check with an inquiry as to who he should contact after losing $12 to a vending machine in the Center for Sciences and Innovation...

TigerCare telehealth services offer students new way to access healthcare from campus

TigerCare telehealth services offer students new way to access healthcare from campus

SGA and counseling services promote this new free resource for Trinity students
Joshua Mitra, News Reporter October 6, 2022

The health of college students is of utmost priority for every university. However, a Boston University study from earlier this year found that overall health and mental health specifically in college...

TUPD email warns of drugged drinks at off-campus parties

TUPD email warns of drugged drinks at off-campus parties

Greek life policies, including the Safer Parties Initiative, aim to ensure the health and safety of student at their events
Monica Martinez, News Reporter October 6, 2022

On Wednesday Sept. 21, the Trinity University Police Department (TUPD) sent out a community alert about reports of students possibly being drugged at off-campus parties through their drinks. TUPD also...

Previously on SGA: Funds for ping-pong, Presence and more

Previously on SGA: Funds for ping-pong, Presence and more

The following covers the meeting on Oct. 6.
Alejandra Gerlach, Managing Editor October 6, 2022

Climate Check: Sophomore Senator Ani Siva opened Climate Check with an update on the on-campus minimum wage initiative, stating that the committee is looking into ways to move forward. Legislative Relations...

Trinity Voter Engagement Task Force works to prepare students for upcoming Nov. elections

Trinity Voter Engagement Task Force works to prepare students for upcoming Nov. elections

Midterm elections and Texas governor race loom ahead as task force registers students
Abby Power, News Reporter September 29, 2022

As October begins, voting season is nearly in full swing. Midterm congressional elections as well as high-profile gubernatorial seats will be filled this November across the country. In the Trinity community,...

A TUPD sign reminds City Vista residents to secure their cars to prevent theft.

Raising the alarm: Car break-ins on campus

Seven vehicle-related thefts have taken place at Trinity since the beginning of the school year
Samara Gerstle, News Reporter September 29, 2022

Campus safety, whether walking alone at night, ensuring the privacy of your dorm or navigating the narrow parking lots, is a concern for students and faculty alike. Vehicle safety adds another layer to...

Trinity Ranks 55th in First Showing on U.S. News Rankings

Trinity Ranks 55th in First Showing on U.S. News Rankings

Trinity achieves high liberal arts college placement amongst upper-ranking controversies
Joshua Mitra, News Reporter September 29, 2022

In the annual U.S. News & World Report (USNWR) college rankings, Trinity University made its national debut, moving out of its previous category of regional west universities after multiple years of...

Previously on SGA: New Senators

Previously on SGA: New Senators

The following covers the meeting on Sept. 28.
Alejandra Gerlach, Managing Editor September 29, 2022

All Student Government Association (SGA) meetings are open to the public. One student was in attendance. President Danny Nguyen opened the meeting by welcoming the new senators for the class of 2026...

The Chapman Center surrounded by construction fencing.

Trinity’s fall 2022 construction projects introduce the new and transform the old

Projects include the grand opening of Dicke Hall and the renovation of the Chapman Center
Abby Power, News Reporter September 22, 2022

Over the last few semesters, there has been extensive construction across campus. With the exception of maintenance issues like the pipe fixing project that spanned the spring and summer of 2022, most...

Construction next to the green space behind Murchison

Putting words to action for campus sustainability

Students, faculty and staff seek new initiatives to advance the future of Trinity’s sustainability practices following sustainability director Sharon Curry being let go
Monica Martinez, News Reporter September 22, 2022

Prospective college students consider many things when deciding what university to attend: location, the availability of transportation and the surrounding community. In recent years, with the increasingly...

Previously, on SGA:

Previously, on SGA:

The following covers the meeting on Sept. 21.
Alejandra Gerlach, Managing Editor September 22, 2022

All Student Government Association (SGA) meetings are open to the public. Three first-year students were in attendance. Climate Check: Junior Senator Danae Barkocy opened climate check with a question...

Connecting Communities: Latinx Heritage Month at Trinity

Connecting Communities: Latinx Heritage Month at Trinity

Groups on campus host events in September and October to celebrate Latinx culture
Monica Martinez, News Reporter September 15, 2022

Even with Trinity’s student population being predominantly white (51.5% of the student population identifies as white and 30.6% as Latinx), Latinx culture surrounds the school. Americanization has...

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