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Grad rate up three percent, admin says not high enough

Grad rate up three percent, admin says not high enough

Neha Kumar February 18, 2020

graphic by Quinn ButterfieldAfter a three percent increase in the four-year graduation rate between the class of 2018 and the class of 2019, the class of 2020 is projected to graduate this year at around...

Don’t be scared of registration

Don’t be scared of registration

Editorial Board November 7, 2019

It's that time of the year: class registration. TU Snaps is filled with questions about which class to take and opinions on specific professors. All conversations start with "What are you taking next semester?"...

TU aims to improve standing

TU aims to improve standing

Gabriella Garriga November 7, 2019

Graphic by Quinn ButterfieldAs of 2019, Trinity’s four-year graduation rate is 69 percent, and the retention rate from first year to sophomore year is 92 percent. Compared to peer institutions, or...

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UCC makes adjustments to the Pathways Curriculum

Victory Ogubuike March 28, 2019

Photo by Genevieve HumphreysLast Friday, March 22, the University Curriculum Council (UCC) approved four proposals to alter the requirements of the Pathways Curriculum. The alterations include requiring...

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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...

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Thirteen seniors still behind on path to graduation

Gabriella Garriga February 14, 2019

Graphic by Alexandra ParrisAs the first class to graduate under the Pathways curriculum nears the end of their senior year, 13 remain without fulfilling Pathways requirements. This number is down from...

UCC revises Interdisciplinary Cluster requirements

Jolie Francis November 15, 2018

The University Curriculum Council (UCC) approved revisions to the Pathways curriculum in order to help students who wish to study abroad but feel the experience may delay their graduation. Starting in...

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Seniors face concerns with Pathways curriculum

Kaylie King September 6, 2018

The most recent figures show that 78 students with an expected graduation date of May 2019 are anticipated to be incomplete in three or more Pathways components at the end of the fall semester. The data...

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The (path)ways to success: How to navigate Trinity’s required curriculum

Jolie Francis August 15, 2018

During the first year of college, students can have difficulty understanding Trinity’s curriculum and scheduling classes — this confusion often persists into their later years, occasionally...

Ten students pioneered the Trinity in Spain program in Madrid. Upon return to the United States, the students were surprised by how few of their credits applied to Pathways, Trinity's curriculum. Photo provided by Katsuo Nishikawa.

Study abroad paves a new pathway

Kathleen Creedon January 24, 2018

Last semester, 10 students and one professor flew to Madrid for Trinity’s first full-semester study abroad program, Trinity in Spain. Though the students were warned that they might not get credit for...

Illustration by Andrea Nebhut

Navigating pathways: A guide for the creative expression requirement

Abigail Wharton September 7, 2017

A large portion of Trinity's common curriculum system is devoted to something we call Approaches to Creation and Analysis. This section is thoroughly defined on our school's website: "In order to master...

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First generation Pathways problems

Evan Chambless August 30, 2017

The Pathways curriculum is not as straightforward as the name suggests. As a junior, I've been attempting to navigate this curriculum with little success since its implementation in the fall of 2015. Only...

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