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City Vista apartments reopen for the 2022-2023 school year

City Vista apartments reopen for the 2022-2023 school year

Rising seniors express frustrations over housing options
Emma Utzinger, News Reporter April 28, 2022

Since the spring of 2021, City Vista apartments have been closed, undergoing repairs and renovations from damages sustained during that year’s winter storm. After rooms had already been assigned, City...

Totally rat-ical: Thomas Hall’s rat problem continues

Totally rat-ical: Thomas Hall’s rat problem continues

Facilities Services places traps and seals entrances to the building
Emma Utzinger, News Reporter April 14, 2022

At the beginning of the semester, rats were noticed in Bruce Thomas Hall. Though Facilities Services expected to eliminate the infestation by mid-February, students have continued to find rats in their...

Trinity establishes New Advisor for Inclusive Excellence

Trinity establishes New Advisor for Inclusive Excellence

Juan Sepulveda takes on advising role for TU Inclusive Excellence Advisory Council
Emma Utzinger, News Reporter April 7, 2022

As part of their work to promote diversity, equity and inclusion, Trinity has created a new staff position called the Special Advisor for Inclusive Excellence. As of 2022, Juan Sepulveda has taken on the...

Team(s): Skelton Beat Band and Skelton Light Mounting System

Lucas Riley 23, Paul Kim 23, Alfonso Kamel 23, Gabriel Ogden 23

Louis H. Stumberg New Venture Competition seed round held

Seven teams move on to Summer Accelerator program
Emma Utzinger, News Reporter March 31, 2022

Last week, 11 teams of young entrepreneurs entered the seed round of the Louis H. Stumberg New Venture Competition with nothing but a pitch and a whole lot of hard work. The goal? To win $5,000 to put...

Update to Trinity’s Athletics and Recreation Transgender Participation Policy

Update to Trinity’s Athletics and Recreation Transgender Participation Policy

A policy update in trans inclusion in sports in response to changes in NCAA guidelines
Emma Utzinger, News Reporter March 24, 2022

A major source of controversy in recent years has been the participation of transgender athletes in sports. While trans participation in college athletics has become more normalized, much anti-trans legislation...

Oh, rats! Thomas Residence Hall experiences its first rodent problem

Oh, rats! Thomas Residence Hall experiences its first rodent problem

Facilities Services and Residential Life work together to trap and remove the rats
Emma Utzinger, News Reporter March 3, 2022

On Feb. 3, rats were spotted on the seventh floor of Bruce Thomas Residence Hall. These rats caused a significant disturbance to the students living there. However, Facilities Services, Pest Control and...

A lighthouse flickers out: Tess Coody-Anders leaves Trinity

A lighthouse flickers out: Tess Coody-Anders leaves Trinity

Emma Utzinger, News Reporter February 24, 2022

Tess Coody-Anders, Vice President of Strategic Communications and Marketing and leader of the Nerve Center, will be leaving Trinity University at the end of February. Coody-Anders, a Trinity alum, has...

The Omicron variant brings changes to the spring calendar

The Omicron variant brings changes to the spring calendar

Emma Utzinger, News Reporter February 10, 2022

Originally set to start on Jan. 12, Trinity’s spring 2022 semester was pushed back to Jan. 31 due to concerns over the Omicron variant. With spiking COVID numbers in Bexar County, the Nerve Center and...

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...

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