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Trinity University Latino Association prepares for upcoming events

Trinity University Latino Association prepares for upcoming events

Students work together to create an inclusive environment for Latinx peers
Ivanna Bass Caldera, News Reporter April 7, 2022

According to the student profile section of Trinity’s website, 25.2% of students in the class of 2025 identify as Hispanic or Latino, which is a 3.7% increase from 2019. The Trinity University Latino...

Trinity establishes New Advisor for Inclusive Excellence

Trinity establishes New Advisor for Inclusive Excellence

Juan Sepulveda takes on advising role for TU Inclusive Excellence Advisory Council
Emma Utzinger, News Reporter April 7, 2022

As part of their work to promote diversity, equity and inclusion, Trinity has created a new staff position called the Special Advisor for Inclusive Excellence. As of 2022, Juan Sepulveda has taken on the...

The search is on for Trinity’s next president

The search is on for Trinity’s next president

The Presidential Search Committee continues to review applicants
Logan Crews, Editor-in-Chief April 7, 2022

The search for Trinity University’s 20th president is well on its way as the Presidential Search Committee continues to receive and review applicants. Danny Anderson, Trinity’s 19th president, announced...

Previously on SGA: Updates on Thomas rats, TU dining and TUPD

Previously on SGA: Updates on Thomas rats, TU dining and TUPD

The following covers the meeting on March 30
Logan Crews, Editor-in-Chief March 31, 2022

Climate check Junior Senator Donya Ahmadi began climate check with feedback from Prassel residents that an external door is failing to close. They have reported sightings of adults walking into the...

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Trinity University introduces new Gender Neutral Housing Policy

Malika Chauhan, Reporting Intern March 31, 2022

Trinity University has finalized its decision to allow for gender-neutral housing for sophomores, juniors and seniors on campus. According to the Gender Neutral Housing Policy’s description released...

Encapsulating the class of 2022 in a time capsule

Encapsulating the class of 2022 in a time capsule

New student org TUASA to collect and preserve material for future time capsules
Abby Power, News reporter March 31, 2022

Trinity University Archives Student Advocates (TUASA) is a new student organization on campus that is working with the Coates Library Archives to increase documentation depicting the student experience...

Trinity Diversity Connection discusses San Antonio’s Fiesta celebration

Trinity Diversity Connection discusses San Antonio’s Fiesta celebration

Scholars examine Fiesta’s history and cultural appropriation vs. appreciation
Ivanna Bass Caldera, News Reporter March 31, 2022

For the first time since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, the famous Fiesta celebration will return with all of its events in the spring (March 30 – April 10). According to the Fiesta San Antonio...

Team(s): Skelton Beat Band and Skelton Light Mounting System

Lucas Riley 23, Paul Kim 23, Alfonso Kamel 23, Gabriel Ogden 23

Louis H. Stumberg New Venture Competition seed round held

Seven teams move on to Summer Accelerator program
Emma Utzinger, News Reporter March 31, 2022

Last week, 11 teams of young entrepreneurs entered the seed round of the Louis H. Stumberg New Venture Competition with nothing but a pitch and a whole lot of hard work. The goal? To win $5,000 to put...

Previously on SGA: Funding requests from TigerThon and MSA amongst others

Previously on SGA: Funding requests from TigerThon and MSA amongst others

The following covers the meeting on March 16
Alejandra Gerlach, Managing Editor March 29, 2022

Prior to climate check, President Oliver Chapin-Eiserloh began the meeting with a reminder that applications to be an SGA senator for the 2022-2023 school year are open and will close Friday Mar. 25 at...

Students studying in the Coates Library.

Mask no more: Professors weigh in on ProtecTU Protocols

New campus policies place masking decisions in hands of staff and faculty members
Abby Power, News Reporter March 24, 2022

On March 7, after over a year and a half of mandatory masking, the ProtecTU mask policy officially changed to optional masking in most indoor spaces. Additionally, as a March 3 Trinitonian news brief outlines,...

Trinity celebrates Women’s History Month

Trinity celebrates Women’s History Month

Women and Gender Studies welcomes inclusive dialogue
Ivanna Bass Caldera, News Reporter March 24, 2022

To celebrate Women’s History Month, the Women and Gender Studies minor (WAGS) offered the Trinity community opportunities for involvement through Instagram trivia contests, booths for writing postcards...

Update to Trinity’s Athletics and Recreation Transgender Participation Policy

Update to Trinity’s Athletics and Recreation Transgender Participation Policy

A policy update in trans inclusion in sports in response to changes in NCAA guidelines
Emma Utzinger, News Reporter March 24, 2022

A major source of controversy in recent years has been the participation of transgender athletes in sports. While trans participation in college athletics has become more normalized, much anti-trans legislation...

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