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News brief: 10/30

Dana Nichols October 29, 2020

graphic by Kate Nuelle.University sees a spike in casesTwo weeks following students' first and only three-day weekend, Trinity is seeing an increase in COVID-19 cases, peaking at 12 reported cases and...

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...

Photo credit: Ren Rader

Improved student experience is at the core of retention

David Tuttle February 27, 2020

Illustration by Ren RaderTrinity isn't the only university paying attention to retention and graduation rates. This has become a national obsession in higher education. For some places, their existence...

Photo credit: Genevieve Humphreys

Student Involvement drafts revisions to campus policies, this time with student input

Jolie Francis February 6, 2019

Photo by Genevieve HumphreysAfter pushback from student organizations regarding the adoption of the ACE memorandum to regulate student events, Student Involvement has started working directly with the...

photo by Chloe Sonnier

SGA, dining services solicit feedback from students

Skylr McCormick-Isom April 12, 2018

Results from a survey sent to students about dining services options are in and currently being reviewed by the university. Student Government Association (SGA) organized an interactive exhibition to promote...

Tune in each week for Kathleen Creedon's SGA summaries. SGA meets at 6 p.m. on Mondays in the Waxahachie Room in Coates University Center.

Previously, on SGA: Call Me Mabee

Kathleen Creedon March 1, 2018

This covers the SGA meeting on Feb. 26.   GUEST COMMENTS David Tuttle, dean of students; Bruce Bravo, senior director of conferences and auxiliary services; and Paul Wright, director of business...

illustration by Julia Poage, staff illustrator

Say yes to the press: Embrace Trinitonian interviews

David Tuttle February 28, 2018

Recently a colleague asked me for pointers on how to talk to the Trinitonian. It's a great question and hints at the trepidation some have when faced with being the subject of an interview. People want...

Photo by Chloe Sonnier, staff photographer

BCycle celebrates first birthday to little fanfare

Jordan Bruce February 22, 2018

It's been one year since BCycle moved onto Trinity's campus with a bike station at the entrance to lower campus, next to the Verna McLean residence hall. However, the $15,000 station hasn't lived up to...

Members of the Coalition for Respect table in Coates University Center. The group has been raising awareness and advocating for more intimate conversations about assault on campus. Photo provided by the Coalition for Respect.

Coalition for Respect circulates sexual assault survey

Kathleen Creedon February 7, 2018

The Coalition for Respect is circulating its annual survey on sexual assault, which administrators hope will help improve the campus climate surrounding sexual assault. Last year’s report indicates...

Beloved bomb-sniffing dog retires

Beloved bomb-sniffing dog retires

Maggie Lupo February 7, 2018

Even though Trinity’s official mascot is LeeRoy the Tiger, for a while in 2012 there was another furry face on campus that was almost as familiar: Jurgens the dog, an explosives detection trainee adopted...

Tune in each week for Kathleen Creedon's SGA summaries. SGA meets at 6 p.m. on Mondays in the Waxahachie Room in Coates University Center.

Previously on SGA: Breaking the Fourth Wall

Kathleen Creedon November 9, 2017

GUEST COMMENTS Kathleen Creedon, Trinitonian news editor, asked the Senate for their thoughts about the university's retaining Department of Education reimbursements on payments made to Federal Work-Study-eligible...

David Tuttle answers questions about the half-marathon challenge with Kathleen Creedon. 
Photo by Quinn Bender

Just keep running

Kathleen Creedon August 17, 2017

David Tuttle, dean of students, initiated a challenge 10 years ago to unite students, faculty, staff and alumni, as well as to promote health, strength and community. The challenge occurs annually and...

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