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TU renews covenant with Presbyterian Church

TU renews covenant with Presbyterian Church

Neha Kumar November 21, 2019

Photo provided by Alex Serna-Wallender University president Danny Anderson renewed Trinity’s covenant agreement with the Synod of the Sun Presbyterian Church on Monday, November 4, acknowledging...

Trinity at 150: A Retrospective View

Trinity at 150: A Retrospective View

Douglas Brackenridge October 22, 2019

On campus to celebrate Trinity’s 150th Anniversary and to attend his 50th class reunion, Art Sundstrom reflected on the differences and similarities between 1969 and 2019. As president of the Student...

LeeRoy, from real Bengal tiger to tiger suit

LeeRoy, from real Bengal tiger to tiger suit

Cate Coe October 3, 2019

File photoLeeRoy the Tiger was first introduced to Trinity in 1953. Lee Roy Pletz, a local builder and developer, purchased and flew in the live Bengal tiger, who was named in honor of his donor. Trinity...

December 1900

Our newspaper’s humble beginnings

Douglas Brackenridge April 11, 2019

Photo provided by Douglas BrackenridgeOur 150th anniversary celebration creates incentives to reflect on significant events in our history. One such event is the birth of the Trinitonian, now in its 119th...

We've come far, but not far enough

We’ve come far, but not far enough

Editorial Board January 30, 2019

This year, Trinity reaches its sesquicentennial. And we've come a long way. As university historian Douglas Brackenridge mentioned in his column last week, only 502 students graduated from Trinity in its...

Trinity University alumni pose for a photo in Waxahachie, Texas. The alums attended Trinity University’s Tehuacana campus before it moved in 1902. According to Douglas Brackenridge, a Trinity University historian, there are no photos  from the 50th Anniversary celebration in the archives or local newspapers. Photo credit: Douglas Brackenridge

“One jolly reunion and a greater Trinity”

Douglas Brackenridge January 23, 2019

One hundred years ago, Waxahachie was abuzz with excitement as residents prepared to greet an estimated 600 visitors from all parts of the country. They came to celebrate the first 50 years of Trinity’s...

Richard Reed

Department of sociology and anthropology celebrates 75th anniversary

Gabriella Garriga September 29, 2018

The department of Sociology and Anthropology celebrated its 75th anniversary this year with a weekend full of presentations, speakers and receptions aimed at current students. On Friday, Sept. 21, the...

file photo (1971 Mirage)

A history of Trinity’s major changes

Gabriella Garriga March 21, 2018

Before 1980, Trinity was known for its tennis team, not its academic programs, like it is today. The future for Trinity looked bleak. Enrollment for many programs was down, and the university was struggling...

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