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Bid Day 2021

How has Bid Day survived COVID-19?

Greek life organizations will celebrate new members outdoors and masked up
Audrey Deering, Pulse Reporter February 10, 2022

For many Trinity students, Bid Day is a much-anticipated Greek life tradition that welcomes new members into one of the 14 Greek life organizations. However, just like countless other events on campus,...

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
Virtual commencement will be the second ever
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
Few courses attempt a return to traditional methods of learning
News brief: 11/6

News brief: 11/6

Dana Nichols November 5, 2020
Potential accessibility changes to face-covering policy.
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
Asymptomatic students will be able to test for COVID-19 prior to going home for winter break
Photo credit: Gracen Hoyle

The danger of individualism in America during COVID-19

Yukiko Yamazaki October 14, 2020
Individual freedom and independence are core values of American society. However, the pandemic shows the shortcomings of prioritizing these values and prioritizing yourself over others.

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