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The health center at Trinity University housing the COVID-19 unit.

When a pandemic transitions to endemic

Over time COVID protocols have changed with student perspectives
Abby Power, News reporter September 15, 2022

As COVID-19 slowly evolves into an endemic virus, the current San Antonio risk level is high, according to the San Antonio Government COVID-19 webpage. Of the 407 new cases identified in Bexar County from...

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Moonshot takeoff: Trinity debuts at number 55 in National Liberal Arts ranking

Sarah Fisher, News Editor September 15, 2022

In January 2022, Trinity University successfully petitioned the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education for reclassification as a Baccalaureate Arts & Sciences institution. With...

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EcoAllies’ Divest Trinity movement continues

Initiative persists with goals after initial rejection from Board of Trustees
Abby Power, News reporter September 8, 2022

Last semester, EcoAllies presented its resolution to divest fossil fuels from Trinity’s endowment to the Student Government Association (SGA). With the exception of one no vote and one abstention, SGA...

Trinitys Emergency Blue Light System.

Not Just Blue Lights: How Trinity keeps students safe

TUPD offers resources to help students feel secure on campus
Monica Martinez, News Reporter September 8, 2022

On college campuses across the United States, blue light emergency poles are a common sight. These tall looming poles are a very public indicator that a college campus advocates for student safety. Each...

Previously, on SGA: First funding requests and new senior senator

Previously, on SGA: First funding requests and new senior senator

The following covers the meeting on Sept. 7.
Alejandra Gerlach, Managing Editor September 8, 2022

All Student Government Association (SGA) meetings are open to the public. Five first-year students were in attendance. Climate check: President Danny Nguyen opened the meeting by announcing a 10-minute...

Previously, on SGA: Committees, calendars and collaborations

Previously, on SGA: Committees, calendars and collaborations

The following covers the meeting on Aug. 31
Alejandra Gerlach, Managing Editor September 1, 2022

All Student Government Association (SGA) meetings are open to the public. Two first-year students were in attendance. Climate Check: Sophomore Senator Allison Waters began climate check with an update...

Monkeypox (MPV) reaches Alamo City: What do students need to know?

Monkeypox (MPV) reaches Alamo City: What do students need to know?

How TU health services is prepared for another global health emergency
Abby Power, News Reporter September 1, 2022

Over the summer, monkeypox virus (MPV), which had been a rare virus limited to endemic countries in Africa, spread to over 92 countries with no historic cases. A total of 99 countries have reported a case...

Trinity gains new momentum: Vanessa Beasley arrives

Trinity gains new momentum: Vanessa Beasley arrives

Trinity’s 20th president’s first steps on campus come with other historic firsts
Logan Crews, Editor-in-Chief September 1, 2022

Before she had ever dreamed of being the president of Trinity University, Vanessa Beasley stood in front of Vanderbilt University’s first-year housing with two suitcases in hand. She had just driven...

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A tiger can change its stripes: Tigers Against Aramark rebrands to Tigers For Ethical Dining

Tigers for Ethical Dining advocate for positive change in the dining experience
Monica Martinez, News Reporter September 1, 2022

Student organization Tigers Against Aramark (TAA) rebranded to Tigers For Ethical Dining (TFED) in July 2022 as they communicated with Trinity administration during the Request for Proposal (RFP) process....

Previously on SGA: Everything but the kitchen sink.

Previously on SGA: Everything but the kitchen sink.

The following covers the meeting on August 24.
Alejandra Gerlach, Managing Editor August 31, 2022

All Student Government Association (SGA) meetings are open to the public. 13 first-year students were in attendance at the first meeting of the school year. Climate Check: Sophomore Senator Ella...

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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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