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TLC’s new writing program helps ESL students thrive at Trinity

Noelle Barrera March 3, 2019

Photo by Genevieve HumphreysThe Tiger Learning Commons (TLC), a centralized space in the library focused on improving Trinity students' academic performance, has created a new staff position geared towards...

SGA continues progress made last spring

SGA continues progress made last spring

Kaylie King August 23, 2018

This fall semester, Student Government Association (SGA) will continue to strive toward the goals they set in the spring semester, including moving forward with many different projects and initiatives. “The...

Reducing the shock of reverse culture shock

Reducing the shock of reverse culture shock

Robert Seese April 25, 2018

In general, the extent of reverse culture shock (RCS) one experiences is directly proportional to the amount of time spent in another culture and the degree to which that culture differs from the home...

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: Budget, Twist It, Pull It

Kathleen Creedon April 8, 2018

This covers the SGA meeting on April 2. CAMPUS CLIMATE CHECK Senator Emeritus Samy Abdallah, senior, noted the construction going on behind the Bell Center and by the football field. Abdallah asked if...

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: RSOs Just Want to Have Fun(ding)

Kathleen Creedon April 1, 2018

This covers the SGA meeting on March 26. CAMPUS CLIMATE CHECK Junior senator Julia Shults noted that the box for feminine hygiene products located in one of the Coates University Center bathrooms had...

illustration by Julia Poage, staff illustrator

Trinity international students “in the mix”

Robert Seese March 22, 2018

We often think of language, culture and nationality as common denominators for friendship and involvement on a university campus. For example, it is common to assume that international students from the...

World-wide concerns for international students

World-wide concerns for international students

Robert Seese February 15, 2018

As of the 2017 fall semester, Trinity enrolled 141 international students from 42 different countries. International students, in this case, are students who are citizens of other countries and are studying...

The number of
applications to Trinity is estimated to reach at least 8,600 this year. That would result in a 35 percent acceptance rate, the lowest in recent memory. Photo by Chloe Sonnier, staff photographer

Interest in Trinity continues to grow

Jordan Bruce February 1, 2018

Over the past four years, prospective students’ interest in attending Trinity University has risen at a rate not even Eric Maloof, vice president for enrollment management, could have predicted. “We...

illustration by Yessenia Lopez, staff illustration

Breaking outside the United States border

Andja Bjeletich January 24, 2018

Twinkling lights, the sweet smell of hot cocoa, and the heat from a yule log are typical American traditions during Christmas time. International students, however, often have different holiday traditions. Sophie...

Daniela Montufar Soria at an International Humanitarian Crisis Initiative lecture on Syrian
refugees Wednesday, November 29 in the Fiesta Room. photo by Amani Canada, photo editor

Little Trinity help for international students’ financial struggles

Kara Killinger December 1, 2017

Daniela Montúfar Soria never thought she’d be walking into the financial aid office asking for more money. Her father’s job in Mexico had been stable, and the university had given her sufficient scholarship...

graphic by Tyler Herron

From the Editors’ Desk: SGA, we salute you

Editorial Staff October 25, 2017

It's too easy to skate through Trinity University without ever realizing the extent to which the Student Government Association (SGA) has a hand in improving the Trinity experience. With SGA elections...

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