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Flashback Fridays aim to foster community

Flashback Fridays aim to foster community

Isabel Chavez October 14, 2020

photo by Kate Nuelle Aria Gastón-Panthaki, a senior psychology major and one of two current DIO student assistants, has made a home in the office since becoming a social justice peer educator her sophomore...

Alli Roman resigns from director position

Alli Roman resigns from director position

Kathleen Creedon January 23, 2020

Photo by Martina AlmeidaWhen Alli Roman first came to Trinity, she had one major priority: foster community. “I think in particular for students from unrepresented backgrounds, they might not see...

TU approaches threshold to be an HSI in future

TU approaches threshold to be an HSI in future

Neha Kumar November 14, 2019

Graphic by Quinn ButterfieldTrinity's student body is currently two percentage points away from gaining Hispanic-Serving Institution status, prompting some to reflect on Trinity's relationship with underrepresented...

Photo credit: Ren Rader

DIO, TDC have big plans for the next month

Cate Coe October 24, 2019

Illustrations by Ren RaderThe Diversity and Inclusion Office (DIO) and Trinity Diversity Connection (TDC) are constantly looking for ways to engage the community, but how specifically can you get involved...

Photo credit: Oliver Chapin-Eiserloh

Updates to Title IX threaten termination

Jolie Francis September 5, 2019

Photo by Oliver Chapin-EiserlohTexas updated Title IX regulations over the summer in Senate Bill 212, with the Texas government mainly updating definitions of old policies. The biggest change, however,...

Photo credit: Alexandra Parris

Office aims to increase diversity of class of 2023

Kaylie King March 28, 2019

Graphic by Alexandra ParrisOut of 2,740 students who have been admitted to the class of 2023, the percentage of admitted students from underrepresented backgrounds is 45.8 percent, which is almost identical...

Photo credit: Genevieve Humphreys

A day in the life of the Diversity and Inclusion office

Maria Zaharatos February 28, 2019

Photo by Genevieve HumphreysWhen you walk into the Diversity and Inclusion Office (DIO) — nestled behind the stairs of the Coates Center — you will find a cozy open space with tables, a decorated...

Photo credit: Genevieve Humphreys

DIO hosts Solidarity Summit to encourage community development

Jolie Francis February 27, 2019

Photo by Matthew ClaybrookIn an attempt to create an environment that encourages conversation and education about social justice and inclusion, the Diversity and Inclusion Office (DIO) held its inaugural...

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Student Involvement to evaluate diversity in Greek life

Jolie Francis February 21, 2019

Photo by Genevieve HumphreysThis year, for the first time, the Office of Student Involvement will partner with Institutional Research and Effectiveness to analyze the roster of Greek students and examine...

Photo credit: Genevieve Humphreys

MLK speaker Ijeoma Oluo lectures on dismantling systematic racism

Julia Weis January 29, 2019

Photo by Genevieve Humphreys"Resistance is a muscle to be exercised."These are the words of Ijeoma Oluo, the speaker for the 2019 Martin Luther King Jr. Commemorative Lecture. Oluo spoke to a crowd of...

Photo credit: Matthew Claybrook

Trinity community marches to honor MLK, Jr.’s legacy of racial justice

Noelle Barrera January 23, 2019

Photo by Matthew ClaybrookTrinity students, staff and faculty took to the streets on Monday in honor of the annual City of San Antonio Martin Luther King, Jr. March. The march occurs every January to commemorate...

Students propose African-American Student Affinity Hall

Students propose African-American Student Affinity Hall

Kaylie King November 8, 2018

Students on campus proposed a new living learning community, the African-American Student Affinity Hall, that would serve as a residential space intended for black students on campus. The students involved...

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