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Tess Coody-Anders, vice president of Strategic Communications and Marketing, brought her background in public relations and healthcare administration to Trinity, an unexpected benefit during the pandemic.

A lighthouse in the COVID sea: Tess Coody-Anders

Emma Utzinger, News Reporter December 2, 2021

You open your inbox and there it is: the weekly COVID update that Tess Coody-Anders writes, giving the numbers, the precautions, the updates. In the turbulent world of the past year and a half, everyone...

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A look into Eco Allies

The club aims to further improve Trinity’s sustainability efforts
Emma Utzinger, News Reporter November 18, 2021

The TU Eco Allies are an active club in the Trinity community committed to starting sustainability initiatives and raising awareness for environmental justice. The officers of the club are dedicated to...

Dicke Hall to house humanities departments, foster departmental collaboration

Dicke Hall to house humanities departments, foster departmental collaboration

The building is expected to be ready for use by summer 2022
Emma Utzinger, News Reporter November 4, 2021

In the past few months, Trinity has begun construction on a new building, Dicke Hall. This addition will host many humanities departments and opportunities, including the English and religion departments...

YCT ‘communist cookies’ tabling event sparks campus-wide conversation

YCT ‘communist cookies’ tabling event sparks campus-wide conversation

Identical tabling was done in 2018, which garnered extensive student response
Emma Utzinger, News Reporter October 28, 2021

On Wednesday, Oct. 13, students from the Young Conservatives of Texas hosted a tabling event where they passed out fortune cookies and discussed Chinese communism. Oct. 1 is the anniversary of the founding...

Stumberg Winners Microlev

MicroLev wins $25,000 in Stumberg Competition

Four student startup teams competed for grand prize in final round of entrepreneurial race
Emma Utzinger, News Reporter October 21, 2021

Four teams stand on the stage, awaiting judgment. They have been working hard to develop a company for the last 11 months, and now the time has finally arrived: the Louis H. Stumberg New Venture Competition...

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...

Tigers for Life, TU Pro Choice react to S.B. 8 abortion ban

Tigers for Life, TU Pro Choice react to S.B. 8 abortion ban

Members from both clubs voiced opinions on Sept. 20 through tabling and counter-protests
Emma Utzinger, News Reporter October 7, 2021

On Monday, Sept. 20, Tigers for Life launched a tabling event for mental health awareness. Reacting to this and the recently passed S.B. 8 abortion ban, TU Pro Choice set up a counter-protest. Both...

Test-monitoring license to not be renewed

Test-monitoring license to not be renewed

Associate VP for Academic Affairs cites being dissatisfied with 'Orwellian dimensions' of technology
Emma Utzinger, News Reporter April 29, 2021

In the third semester of the COVID-19 pandemic, professors are still working to find a fair and equitable way to proctor exams and cut down on cheating in an online environment. Whether they are using...

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Students express concern over reinstatement of residency requirement

3 year residency requirement will be enforced with exceptions
Emma Utzinger, News Reporter March 7, 2021

In an email sent to Trinity students, Sheryl Tynes, vice president for Student Life, announced the reinstatement of the three-year residency requirement. In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, only first-years...

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