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No, I don’t want to kill sea turtles

Julia Wolynes October 15, 2019

Illustration by Andrea NebhutEvery so often, I reach for a plastic straw at my local coffee place and get a judgmental look from that one person who caught me, or I ask for a straw with my drink at a restaurant,...

Myeshia Smith discusses the new support group. Photo credit: Genevieve Humphreys

SAS creates support group for students with chronic health conditions

Noelle Barrera March 21, 2019

Photo by Genevieve HumphreysAccording to a National Health Review report, around seven percent of young adults in America live with a chronic condition, such as fibromyalgia, diabetes or Crohn’s...

Photo credit: Genevieve Humphreys

Then and now: Accessible housing

Gabriella Garriga February 28, 2019

Illustration by Genevieve HumphreysAs conversations around choosing a residence hall, roommates and suitemates approach, students may find their options limited. Senior Catherine Terrace has a mobility...

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Students on the autism spectrum bond over experiences in new support group

Noelle Barrera November 29, 2018

Transitioning to college is a complex experience for most students, but it can be even more so for students on the autism spectrum. Autism is a neurological variation characterized by heightened sensory...

Reflecting on campus (in)accessibility

Reflecting on campus (in)accessibility

Cathy Terrace February 15, 2018

Accessibility is one of the most important issues in my life. Ten years ago, I was diagnosed with a muscle disorder, one which causes me to experience barriers to mobility and chronic back pain. It’s...

The Tiger Learning Commons (TLC), located in the library, is one of many resources available to students. The Student Accessibilities Services office is located inside the TLC. Photo by Amani Canada, photo editor.

Accessibility spotlight: Mental health

Cathy Terrace January 24, 2018

Trinity University provides several different outlets for those seeking assistance with their mental health. Depending on students' diagnoses, support ranges from in-class accommodations to temporary counseling...

Presence is a program that is intended to help student organizations become more involved with their audiences on campus. The program collects information from Tiger Cards to help organizations learn more about the people attending their events. Photo by Kathleen Creedon, news editor.

Organizations check in with Presence

Cathy Terrace January 17, 2018

Student organizations now have access to register potential and current members on a new software system known as Presence, Presence, a program intended to help students manage their organizations more...

A series on accessibility

A series on accessibility

Cathy Terrace January 17, 2018

Disabilities affect many people on this campus, both chronically and temporarily. Students with disabilities have to navigate the campus in ways that many others simply don’t think about. But while inaccessibility...

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Changes due for the Accommodated Testing Center

Cathy Terrace August 17, 2017

Trinity University provides many resources for students with disabilities. One of these is the Student Accessibility Services office (SAS), which aims to improve the effort to support disadvantaged students....

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