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Super Seniors are back for a fifth year

“Super Seniors” are back for a fifth year

Trinity athletes take advantage of NCAA ruling that grants them an extra year of eligibility
Alejandra Gerlach, Sports Reporter September 9, 2021

As the fall 2021 season kicks off, many have looked forward to the return of regular seasons. While many aspects of the season are back to normal, the impact of the pandemic remains evident. Under normal...

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...

Students reflect on study abroad in China one year later

Students reflect on study abroad in China one year later

Seniors Anna Lund and Tryne Vander Straten recall being optimistic about returning to normalcy in early 2020
Kayla Padilla, Editor-in-Chief March 22, 2021

By late January of 2020, six Trinity students were abroad in China, with one other awaiting a late start to their semester. Around this time, the COVID-19 outbreak began to spread quicker, and almost immediately,...

Tigers dive straight into the SCAC Championships

Tigers dive straight into the SCAC Championships

The championship is the only confirmed in-person meet as of now
Alejandra Gerlach, Sports Reporter February 7, 2021

Trinity athletes whose seasons are typically in the fall or winter now face an abbreviated season occurring in the spring. This is the case for Trinity’s swimming and diving teams who traditionally have...

Harrison Hartman, Anna Miller, and Lauren Dotson studying in the CSI

Trinity is cautiously “opening up” as quarantine anniversary approaches

Two weeks after students, faculty and staff arrived on campus for the spring semester, Trinity is opening its grounds in a way that looks very similar to the fall.
Gloria Farris, News Reporter February 7, 2021

On Jan. 14, Danny Anderson, university president, announced in a mass email that for the first two weeks of Trinity’s spring semester, classes and activities would be conducted virtually. Anderson explained...

What I learned in 2020 from the pandemic

What I learned in 2020 from the pandemic

Yukiko Yamazaki, Opinion Columnist February 7, 2021

In this writing I hope to find closure and meaning for one of the most difficult years many of us have endured in an effort to “move on” in a healthy way. Self-isolation at home was both a terrifying...

Daniel Tigers Neighborhood: What we can learn from the 2020 pandemic episode

Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood: What we can learn from the 2020 pandemic episode

The children's show is no stranger to addressing difficult, sometimes taboo issues
Kayla Padilla, Editor-in-Chief January 28, 2021

In 1954, Daniel Tiger was brought to life in the hit children’s series, “Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood.” The once stuffed, lumpy-looking puppet has taken on a new cartoon look in “Daniel Tiger’s...

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The harm in upholding pre-pandemic measures of success

Dana Nichols November 4, 2020

illustration by Gracen HoyleIn almost every single class I’ve had over the past three weeks, each of my professors has addressed how overwhelmed and drained we are — students and faculty alike....

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Just because you’re hurting does not mean you can hurt others

Shelby Sperling October 21, 2020

illustration by Kate NuelleSo you’ve had a bad day, or maybe even a bad month. Heck, maybe you’re having a bad year. If that’s the case, you’re not alone. Whether you struggle with...

Midterms and pandemic burnout

Midterms and pandemic burnout

Editorial Board October 21, 2020

With midterms still lingering on our calendars, we are all feeling the stress of making it to mid-semester. Managing Zoom classes has not been an easy feat, but we’ve made it this far.Since being...

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The danger of individualism in America during COVID-19

Yukiko Yamazaki October 14, 2020

illustration by Gracen HoyleBeing a second-generation American immigrant, I straddle the lines of being culturally American and culturally Japanese. My parents made sure that Japanese culture and values...

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Faculty balance work, parenting during pandemic

Benjamin Adams October 14, 2020

photo provided by Kelly Carlisle For students, COVID-19 meant either returning home, moving somewhere off-campus in San Antonio, or isolating in a residence hall. While students were moving back in...

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