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News brief: COVID spike

Dana Nichols, News Editor February 28, 2021

News brief 2/26 The university is seeing a spike in COVID-19 cases following a week of unexpected exposures due to inclement weather. At current, 33 students have tested positive and are in isolation,...

Coltharp at Convocation in 2017, provided by Trinity University

University holding virtual graduation

Jake Perry November 12, 2020

photo provided by Trinity University Every semester, fall or spring, Trinity’s graduating seniors receive their long awaited degrees in a commencement ceremony rife with reflective speeches and triumphant...

Kelly Lyon's class two weeks ago in Brackenridge Park, collecting algae and Cyanobacteria.  Provided by Kelly Lyons.

Professors adapt to the new normal for spring

Emily Jamieson November 12, 2020

photo provided by Kelly Lyons The COVID-19 pandemic is now entering the third semester at Trinity, with very little changes in cases and handling. Nonetheless, classes must continue, and professors,...

News brief: 11/6

News brief: 11/6

Dana Nichols November 5, 2020

graphic by Kate Nuelle Student Accessibility Services introduces face-covering exemption policy Members of the Trinity community were invited by the university, beginning Nov. 2, to provide feedback...

Prior to the announcement of upcoming asymptomatic testing, students could only get tested at the on-campus covid clinic if they expressed symptoms. Concerned asymptomatic students were referred to off-campus testing options. Photo credit: Daisy Castillo

COVID-19 testing made available to students before break

Dana Nichols November 5, 2020

photo by Daisy Castillo This Thanksgiving, students will be heading home not just for the week-long break but for the remainder of the calendar year. Trinity's on-campus COVID-19 clinic is preparing...

Photo credit: Gracen Hoyle

The danger of individualism in America during COVID-19

Yukiko Yamazaki October 14, 2020

illustration by Gracen HoyleBeing a second-generation American immigrant, I straddle the lines of being culturally American and culturally Japanese. My parents made sure that Japanese culture and values...

Photo credit: Nadia Crawford

Faculty balance work, parenting during pandemic

Benjamin Adams October 14, 2020

photo provided by Kelly Carlisle For students, COVID-19 meant either returning home, moving somewhere off-campus in San Antonio, or isolating in a residence hall. While students were moving back in...

Photo credit: Gracen Hoyle

Finding A Sense Of Normalcy Through Dressing Up

Mai Vo September 23, 2020

illustration by Gracen HoyleWhen I packed up and went to my roommate’s house for spring break in Houston, I mostly gathered my comfiest loungewear — big sweaters, worn-in T-shirts and ratty...

Photo credit: Ren Rader

Inner peace in challenging times

Yukiko Yamazaki September 23, 2020

illustration by Ren RaderThe coronavirus pandemic, Black Lives Matter, wildfires, the upcoming presidential election and other affairs have led to a stressful political climate that no individual can escape...

When in doubt, look to bread-baking for some comfort

When in doubt, look to bread-baking for some comfort

Noelle Barrera September 16, 2020

photosAt some point in late April, when everyone was adjusting to being in our homes for an unforeseeable amount of time, I decided that I would make a sourdough starter from scratch. Everyone Online (TM)...

Meghan Magill Photo credit: Kate Nuelle

Student Conduct Panel, dean’s office issue Health Pledge violation sanctions

Benjamin Adams September 16, 2020

Photos by Kate Nuelle As a part of Trinity's ProtecTU campaign to limit the spread of COVID-19, all students, faculty and staff were required to sign the ProtecTU Health Pledge, in which they agreed...

Jacke Robledo and Chantel Champagne talk while waiting for students to arrive. Photo credit: Kate Nuelle

COVID-19 testing reveals low positivity rate

Jake Perry September 16, 2020

Photo by Kate Nuelle With plexiglass walls, a small team of masked medical personnel and a “please take a number” machine, Murchison lounge is a far cry from the midnight computer lab students know...

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