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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...

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Responses to COVID-19 vary among San Antonio schools

Neha Kumar September 30, 2020

photo by Kate Nuelle As some college campuses are experiencing spikes in COVID-19 cases or have already sent students home, Trinity stands out for its low positivity rate. Other private universities...

A staff member disinfects surfaces in Mabee with an electrostatic sprayer. Photo credit: Kate Nuelle

Facilities Services sanitizes, cleans campus

Rachel Poovathoor September 18, 2020

Photo by Kate Nuelle Amidst the hustle-and-bustle of getting back to campus, students and parents might not realize everything that went into getting the campus ready, clean and operating in the brave...

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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...

Students check-in at Laurie Auditorium for COVID-19 testing during move-in. Testing was provided free-of-charge by Trinity. Photo credit: Genevieve Humphreys

Isolation vs. quarantine and everything else you need to know about COVID-19 treatment

Neha Kumar September 10, 2020

Photo by Genevieve Humphreys Face masks, social distancing, and daily health checks: While unfamiliar and wearisome at times, such precautions are necessary to preserve a semblance of normalcy in the...

Student Jimmy Phan practices for his piano class with Dr. Carolyn True on campus. Students are a assigned a specific practice room, and must use a weekly sign up form to indicate their reservations. Additionally, students are responsible for wiping down pianos after use, and allowing the room to air out for fifteen minutes when they have finished practicing. Photo credit: Kate Nuelle

The show must go on: Fine Art departments go remote

Joshua Anaya September 3, 2020

Following the spring 2020 shift to entirely remote learning, the music and theater departments within Trinity’s fine arts program faced a drastic challenge. In addition to adjusting their purely academic...

One of Neale's cats, Ted in the spotlight. Photo credit: Kate Nuelle

Trinity professor’s feline theater production makes it big

Carmine Villarreal September 3, 2020

  Evolution. Discovery. Expression. Having fun.Scott Neale, assistant professor of scenic design, used these words to describe what inspires him. These sources of inspiration appear evident in...

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A Nightmare Within a Nightmare: COVID-19 for the Chronically Ill

Victoria Stringer September 3, 2020

For such a large and vulnerable portion of our society, accounts of the experiences of immunodeficient/chronically ill during coronavirus are few and far between. This seems strange to me because the obstacles...

Hallway outside empty study abroad offices, with empty bulletin boards. Photo credit: Kate Nuelle

COVID-19 causes uncertainty in Study Abroad planning

Benjamin Adams September 3, 2020

Photos by Kate Nuelle With a plethora of study abroad programs, and boasting a large number of international students, Trinity prides itself on the depth of its international connections. But with international...

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Party on Prassel rooftop

Jake Perry September 3, 2020

Photo provided by Trinity University Only days into on-campus living, the unthinkable happened: there was a decent-sized first-year party at Prassel. It ended poorly, and the rumors have been flying...

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Studio Art Amidst COVID-19

Joshua Anaya August 27, 2020

illustration by Diep Hoang For the fall 2020 semester, the studio art department is projected to have around 16 courses offered, with an estimate of about 150 students enrolled. Of these courses, only...

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