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Director of Counseling Services Richard Reams shares his love for musical theatre with a special interest in Stephen Sondheim musicals. Beyond his office, Reams has a library of over 200 musical theatre history books and over 1,000 CDs of original cast recordings.

Richard Reams: reflections on musical theatre and community

Logan Crews, Managing Editor December 2, 2021

In 1994, Trinity’s director of Counseling Services asked then-Vice President for Student Affairs Coleen Grissom a question: would it be alright to hire an out psychologist? The answer was yes, and Richard...

Title IX changes diminish trust

Title IX changes diminish trust

Editorial Board September 5, 2019

This issue, we published reporting on the revisions to state-wide Title IX requirements that went into effect at the start of the month. Of these updates, the most important may be the new consequences...

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Counseling Services continues to see more clients

Kaylie King March 21, 2019

Photo by Genevieve HumphreysOver the last several years, the number of students who visit Counseling Services has steadily increased. In the fall of 2018, Counseling Services saw 293 students, which was...

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Don’t stress about it: Taking care of your mental health

Lori Kinkler January 29, 2019

There are many reasons why students visit Counseling Services; anxiety is often one of them. Students frequently come to me after having received a whole host of mixed messages. Most are aware of the rising...

Dealing with mental health in college

Dealing with mental health in college

Noelle Barrera September 20, 2018

While Trinity provides a variety of opportunities and enriching classes, college can also be stressful. Living independently for the first time and balancing schoolwork can make sleeping enough and socializing...

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Counseling services introduces new support groups

Gabriella Garriga September 5, 2018

The support group program run by Counseling and Health Services is back this semester with some new additions. Due to increased interest and success with established support groups — the transgender...

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New first-year hall promotes health and wellbeing

Jolie Francis August 22, 2018

Wellness services and residential life banded together to introduce a new first-year living learning community — the 360 Well-Being Hall — located on the second floor of Calvert Hall.The...

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From CUC to CSC: Coates construction completed, building renamed

Gabriella Garriga August 15, 2018

Students won’t be the only people moving in this fall. With the completion of construction on the Coates University Center (CUC) — now Coates Student Center (CSC) — members of multiple...

Illustration by Andrea Nebhut, staff illustrator

A personal journey balancing school and health

Dulce Davis April 22, 2018

I am in the Class of 2019, but I first came to Trinity in 2011. I was out of school for several years due to mental and physical health issues. I wish that I could say I left as soon as I noticed something...

Trinity has a near-even gender ratio. Counseling Services doesn’t

Trinity has a near-even gender ratio. Counseling Services doesn’t

Noelle Barrera April 18, 2018

During the fall 2017 semester, 64 percent of Counseling Services student clients were female. This is the same percentage given in the Center for Collegiate Mental Health's 2017 Annual Report. While...

graphic by Tyler Herron

From the Editors’ Desk: Take a break

Editorial Staff April 11, 2018

Two weeks. Just two more weeks of class, then reading days, and then it’s finals season. Then, finally, the spring semester will draw to a close, and we’ll get to relax and enjoy the summer break. That...

illustration by Andrea Nebhut, staff illustrator

Plans for Coates renovations near completion

Noelle Barrera February 28, 2018

Trinity will soon begin renovating Coates University Center in a collaborative effort involving many different Trinity offices, including Student Involvement and Counseling Services. The renovations start...

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