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Students face less leniency with pass/fail requests

Emily Jamieson October 21, 2020

photo provided by Rachel Kaufman This past spring, on April 22, students received an email from Deneese Jones, vice president for Academic Affairs, detailing that all pass/fail course requests would...

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Academic advisers guide first-years

Neha Kumar September 30, 2020

photo by Nadia CrawfordThe 2020 academic year has brought forth an onslaught of change, and the academic advising system is no exception. This year's incoming first-years are the first class to have been...

The Writing Center’s planning for virtual operations was led by Jennifer Rowe, director of Tutoring Programs and Academic Support and director of the Writing Center. Services include new asynchronous sessions. Photo provided by Jennifer Rowe. Photo credit: Nadia Crawford

Writing Center embraces virtual operations

Benjamin Adams September 23, 2020

photo by Nadia CrawfordOne memorable aspect of the Trinity student experience is the late-night writing session, spent trying to craft the perfect paper, or rather, one that is completed by the assignment...

Admin. amends pass/fail policy for Spring 2020 courses following student feedback

Admin. amends pass/fail policy for Spring 2020 courses following student feedback

Kathleen Creedon April 24, 2020

Photo by Kathleen Creedon This article is a part of the Trinitonian’s coverage of Trinity University’s response to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). Click here to read the rest of our coverage. On...

Academic Affairs extends withdrawal deadline, allows switch to pass/fail

Academic Affairs extends withdrawal deadline, allows switch to pass/fail

Kathleen Creedon March 30, 2020

Photo by Kathleen CreedonThis article is a part of the Trinitonian’s coverage of Trinity University’s response to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). Click here to read the rest of our coverage.Students...

Department budgets remain consistent

Department budgets remain consistent

Jolie Francis October 17, 2019

Graphic by Quinn ButterfieldDepartmental budgets endure multiple levels of discussion and rearrangement before receiving approval, and after all that, they rarely change. There are two kinds of budget...

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Initiative proposes more inclusive senate

Gabriella Garriga September 29, 2019

Photo by Oliver Chapin-Eiserloh The Faculty Senate is working to implement a new initiative that would allow contingent faculty members to serve and vote on the senate, the governing body for Trinity...

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Three finals in one day? You can change that

Jolie Francis November 15, 2018

Following revisions to the Courses of Study Bulletin, students will no longer be required to take three final exams in one day. The new policy puts a formal procedure into effect for coordination between...

Honoring the Honor Council

Honoring the Honor Council

Kristian Adams November 15, 2018

Since 2003, the Academic Honor Council has written the Honor Code and heard numerous cases pertaining to violations to uphold academic integrity on Trinity for over a decade and a half, but who are the...

Drama therapy: The making of a major

Drama therapy: The making of a major

Mathilde Le Tacon September 5, 2018

If you haven't heard of drama therapy at Trinity University, there's good reason for that. It's new, and it's all the work of one student who transferred to Trinity last year. Junior Molly Rosenblatt,...

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Trinity welcomes new hires to multiple departments

Jolie Francis August 23, 2018

Along with a record 695 first-years, Trinity University welcomed many new staff members this fall, including the first ever in-house general counsel, a new executive director of institutional research,...

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The importance of reading days

Noelle Barrera April 26, 2018

Reading days this year extend from next Monday to next Tuesday this year. These days give students a chance to prepare for finals without the interruption of classes. According to the Student Handbook,...

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