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Trinity keeps mask mandate in place

Trinity keeps mask mandate in place

ProtecTU policies still enforce masks indoors, deviating from the other universities’ policies
Caitlin Huisman, News Reporter November 18, 2021

As Thanksgiving break approaches, many students have been hoping that the ProtecTU policies would allow fully vaccinated individuals to be unmasked indoors on campus. However, despite the success of the...

Students reflect on the pros and cons of fall graduation

Students reflect on the pros and cons of fall graduation

COVID, graduate school, job market all to be considered
Mikayla Mullin, Pulse Reporter November 18, 2021

While some of us have been preparing for next semester, other students are preparing to graduate. Returning students will just be taking a small break from Trinity this winter, they’ll be starting a...

Virtual faculty returned to campus Oct. 4

Virtual faculty returned to campus Oct. 4

Professors had to be immunocompromised or live with someone at-risk to be approved to work from home
Emma Utzinger, News Reporter October 14, 2021

Though most of Trinity’s faculty returned to campus at the beginning of the semester, a select number of professors were able to continue working remotely because of concerns over COVID. The university...

University offered faculty, staff monetary stimulus to alleviate budget problems

University offered faculty, staff monetary stimulus to alleviate budget problems

Fifteen faculty members and 41 staff took advantage of the Voluntary Separation Incentive Plan
Emma Utzinger, News Reporter September 23, 2021

A wave of faculty and staff left Trinity this spring following university efforts to cut pandemic-induced costs. In the past year and a half, Trinity University’s budget has taken a hit due to the...

Baseline and surveillance testing conducted on arrival to campus returned eight positive cases. Over 1,000 tests have been administered in the weeks since classes started, according to an email from Tess Coody-Anders, Vice President of Strategic Communications and Marketing.

In-person classes resume amid Delta variant surge

Students readjust to campus life as ProtecTU guidelines continue
Gloria Farris, News Reporter September 9, 2021

Despite students’ growing anticipation of a “normal” fall semester, the new COVID-19 Delta variant and its transmission among the Bexar County population prompted a change of Trinity University’s...

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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 11, 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 Lyons 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 11, 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...

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