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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...

Anatomy of a Trinity April Fool's joke

Anatomy of a Trinity April Fool’s joke

Noelle Barrera April 11, 2019

On Monday, April 1, Coleen Grissom, current English professor and former dean of students, barged into current dean David Tuttle's office and took over. After she replaced Tuttle's beloved family photos...

Photo credit: Genevieve Humphreys

Student-run publication ‘The Tower’ aims to bring an alternative news source to campus

Kaylie King February 28, 2019

Photo by Genevieve HumphreysThe Tower, a publication which is edited and written by several Trinity students, has recently risen in visibility among the Trinity community. The publication, formerly called...

Photo credit: Alexandra Parris

College Consensus places Trinity on top, but what’s in a ranking?

Gabriella Garriga August 23, 2018

College Consensus ranked Trinity University first on their list of “Best Colleges and Universities in Texas” and 49th on their list of “Best Colleges and Universities” this July,...

Michelle Bartonico works in the marketing office. photo by Stephen Sumrall-Orsak, staff photographer

A day in the life of the Strategic Communications and Marketing department

Maggie Lupo April 25, 2018

Tucked away in an upper corner of Northrup Hall, Strategic Communications and Marketing is Trinity’s powerhouse of promotion. The university marketing department is involved with almost every aspect...

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...

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