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The Student News Site of Trinity University

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The Student News Site of Trinity University

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Monkeypox (MPV) reaches Alamo City: What do students need to know?

Monkeypox (MPV) reaches Alamo City: What do students need to know?

How TU health services is prepared for another global health emergency
Abby Power, News Reporter September 1, 2022

Over the summer, monkeypox virus (MPV), which had been a rare virus limited to endemic countries in Africa, spread to over 92 countries with no historic cases. A total of 99 countries have reported a case...

Baseline and surveillance testing conducted on arrival to campus returned eight positive cases. Over 1,000 tests have been administered in the weeks since classes started, according to an email from Tess Coody-Anders, Vice President of Strategic Communications and Marketing.

In-person classes resume amid Delta variant surge

Students readjust to campus life as ProtecTU guidelines continue
Gloria Farris, News Reporter September 9, 2021

Despite students’ growing anticipation of a “normal” fall semester, the new COVID-19 Delta variant and its transmission among the Bexar County population prompted a change of Trinity University’s...

University likely to encourage, not require vaccinations in the fall

University likely to ‘encourage,’ not require vaccinations in the fall

Vaccination threshold of 80%, incentives to be employed
Kayla Padilla, Editor-in-Chief April 18, 2021

The presidents of Georgetown University and American University, in individual letters to their communities, announced last Wednesday that they would require on-campus students to be vaccinated against...

Maria Zaharatos, Taylor Condron, and Wren Ramos studying in Coates student center

Trinity approved as distribution site for COVID-19 vaccines

Approval marks next big phase in the school’s COVID response
Sarah Fisher, Reporter February 10, 2021

With COVID-19 vaccinations becoming more available to the public, Trinity has been making plans on how to distribute the vaccine to members of the Trinity community. Trinity was recently approved to serve...

Photo by Oliver Chapin-Eiserloh. in 2019

Faculty, staff avoid health pledge violations

Sarah Fisher November 12, 2020
University employees face same repercussions as students, but fewer have broken policies
Photo credit: Danielle Rodriguez

Nerve Center monitors COVID-19 threshold indicators

Dana Nichols October 14, 2020
Students may see mass testing or an increase in surveillance testing following Fall recess.
Students check-in at Laurie Auditorium for COVID-19 testing during move-in. Testing was provided free-of-charge by Trinity. Photo credit: Genevieve Humphreys

Isolation vs. quarantine and everything else you need to know about COVID-19 treatment

Neha Kumar September 10, 2020
University health staff monitors symptoms, conducts vital signs checks, and contact-traces for students considered have had close contact with or tested positive for COVID-19.