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Tradition transition: New and old traditions in the time of COVID

Dean Brown speaks on how traditions are changing and his plans for the future
Abby Power, News reporter April 28, 2022

Storied traditions have become an integral part of the collegiate culture in the United States. At Trinity University and other institutions across the world, traditions, like many other aspects of life,...

Available resources for Trinity students with financial struggles

Available resources for Trinity students with financial struggles

Judd Emergency Fund and more bolster students in difficult financial situations
Abby Power, News reporter April 21, 2022

In these times of economic uncertainty with a rising inflation rate, the percentage of college students experiencing homelessness nationwide is 14%. Furthermore, housing insecurity, in general, is on the...

The historic yet tumultuous confirmation of KBJ

The historic yet tumultuous confirmation of KBJ

Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson confirmation highlights systemic flaws in confirmation process
Abby Power and Ava Peinhardt, Opinions Columnist April 7, 2022

Ketanji Brown Jackson (KBJ) was recently nominated by President Joe Biden to the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS). This comes after Justice Stephen Breyer announced his retirement earlier this...

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...

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,...

Russo-Ukrainian War continues

Russo-Ukrainian War continues

War in Europe ravages on, nations worldwide react
Abby Power, News reporter March 17, 2022

On Feb. 24, Russian President Vladimir Putin authorized “special military operations” in Ukraine, attacking the nation on three fronts. Russian forces had already penetrated two separatist eastern...

Campus construction continues

Campus construction continues

Facilities Services progresses with Dicke Hall, water leak projects
Abby Power, News Reporter March 3, 2022

Two construction projects are in progress across Trinity’s campus. First there is the Dicke Hall project, which is near completion and will open next fall, along with an ongoing water leak project affecting...

Trinity University commemorates Black History Month

Trinity University commemorates Black History Month

Douglass Day, other events celebrated in the TU community for BHM
Abby Power, News Reporter February 24, 2022

Black History Month has historically been celebrated during February across the United States. It was officially designated in 1976 during Gerald Ford’s presidency, after decades of Black communities...

Students observe COVID protocol by wearing masks indoors.

COVID Comparisons

Taking a look at local universities’ responses to COVID
Abby Power, News reporter February 17, 2022

In the COVID update from Tess Coody-Anders, Vice President for Strategic Communications and Marketing, for the week of Feb. 7, she summarized the positive developments on the COVID front on Trinity’s...

Along with the Lions Field Recreation Center and the Bexar County Justice Center, the Tobin Library at Oakwell is one of several early voting centers near campus that will open on February 14th.

2022 Texas primary election around the corner

Preparing to register and vote in Bexar County and beyond
Abby Power, News reporter February 10, 2022

Election time is fast approaching in Texas and all across the country as senators, congressional representatives, governors and many more government positions are set to be voted on in 2022. Voting as...

Predicting Nominees and Winners for 2022

Predicting Nominees and Winners for 2022

Will the Academy ever overcome its representation problem?
Abby Power, News reporter December 2, 2021

Oh mid-November … Our favorite season: AWARDS (as Moira Rose would say). Every year, November and December mark the release of several Oscar contenders in the top categories of Best Picture, Best Director,...

Aramark: Here to stay or going away?

Aramark: Here to stay or going away?

Campus dining services criticized by Tigers Against Aramark
Abby Power, News reporter November 11, 2021

On Oct. 21, the guest opinion article Tigers Against Aramark: The Next Step in Re-Imagining Dining On-Campus was released in the Trinitonian. Authors and Tigers Against Aramark (TAA) members Rachel Poovathoor,...

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