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Composting in Mabee still on pause

Composting in Mabee still on pause

Kayla Padilla February 18, 2020

File photoTrinity’s sustainability committee says they are taking their time in searching for alternatives. In Fall 2019, a university sustainability committee composed of faculty, staff and students...

Photo credit: Genevieve Humphreys

Natural State Dharma Group learns to meditate

Marielle Anne Sambilay February 6, 2020

Illustration by Genevieve HumphreysEvery Thursday evening from 6 to 7 p.m., senior Malcolm Fox leads a meeting of the Natural State Dharma Group. A group of six to 10 students sits on a ring of cushions...

Photo credit: Andrea Nebhut

Understanding the Texas Constitutional amendments

Gabriella Garriga November 14, 2019

Illustration by Andrea NebhutBy Nov. 5, voting day, 12 percent of registered Texas voters cast their ballots. Voters approved nine amendments to the Texas constitution and rejected one. Amendments need...

Trinity's deep roots in fossil fuels

Trinity’s deep roots in fossil fuels

Jolie Francis October 3, 2019

Graphic by Quinn Butterfield Over its 150-year history, Trinity has been funded with money created from oil and gas drilling. As the climate crisis looms, some professors and students think it’s...

Photo credit: Oliver Chapin-Eiserloh

Teach-in promotes climate crisis action

Anoushka Dani September 29, 2019

Photo by Oliver Chapin-Eiserloh Trinity faculty, students, staff and San Antonio community members rallied together against climate change by attending a teach-in last Friday in the Coates Student Center...

Why a teach-in?

Why a teach-in?

Gregory Hazelton September 19, 2019

Illustration by Genevieve HumphreysCo-written by Richard Reed, David Spener, Judith Norman, Alfred Montoya and Greg Hazleton“It is worse, much worse, than you think.” So begins the bestselling...

Photo credit: Genevieve Humphreys

We help fuel the Amazonian fires

Richard Reed August 29, 2019

Illustration by Genevieve HumphreysWorld attention is focused on the devastating fires ravaging the Amazon rainforest. Seventy-six thousand separate fires have started this year, more than 10,000 in...

Does solar energy have a bright future on campus?

Does solar energy have a bright future on campus?

Jolie Francis April 25, 2019

Photo provided by Elliot BlakeFollowing a presentation by senior environmental studies students, the university is looking into the addition of solar panels to the new Chapman-Halsell building and potentially...

Photo credit: Alexandra Parris

Trinity strives for sustainability in landscaping

Kaylie King April 7, 2019

Graphic by Alexandra ParrisTrinity’s grounds management team is responsible for maintaining Trinity’s landscape, working on a variety of different landscaping projects throughout the year....

Left to Right: Meredith McGuire, Jessica Guerrero, Richard Reed, Mitch Hagney, Ian Dill

Trinity hosts Climate Action Plan meeting

Jolie Francis September 27, 2018

The department of Sociology and Anthropology organized a meeting over the imminent issue of climate change and what Trinity can do to join San Antonio’s Climate Action Plan (CAP). Community activists,...

Adviser to the Bee Alliance Richard Reed, left, and president of the alliance Abbi Bowen, right, safely contained the swarm outside CSI. Photo by Kathleen Creedon, news editor

What’s buzzing? Trinity bees swarm outside CSI

Kathleen Creedon April 4, 2018

Last Thursday, one of Trinity’s bee colonies swarmed outside CSI. The bees had gathered around a new queen bee by a bush on the sidewalk. Trinity has two hives that are housed on the roof of CSI, but...

Illustration by Andrea Nebhut, staff illustrator

How does Trinity conserve water?

Noelle Barrera February 25, 2018

Most people know a few actions they can personally take to help the environment, whether it's avoiding disposable plastic bottles or taking short showers. But what efforts are the Trinity and San Antonio...

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