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When is it my turn to get a washing machine?

When is it my turn to get a washing machine?

Can we please change something in the housing selection that will actually change the housing selection
Samara Gerstle, News Editor April 11, 2024

Like so many other students these past couple of weeks, I’ve been running around trying to stay on top of the housing process. As a rising junior, finally living in a City Vista apartment was the goal....

The more RLS changes, the more it stays the same

The more RLS changes, the more it stays the same

Housing selection changes aim to bring about a more “cohesive” process
Samara Gerstle, News Editor March 21, 2024

This year’s housing selection process, which kicked off on March 18, will include many changes implemented by Residential Life Services (RLS). In an effort to increase the ease of the process, housing...

TU Complaints: Where do we draw the line?

TU Complaints: Where do we draw the line?

In the face of anger, the owner defends their new account
Samara Gerstle, News Editor November 2, 2023

For the past month, grievances ranging from the lack of forks in Mabee to accusations bordering on Title IX territory students have posted anonymously through the Instagram account TU Complaints. Since...

President Vanessa Beasley engages in volunteer activities with other students in honor of her inauguration.

Vanessa Beasley’s first year maintains new momentum

Trinity’s 20th president and the administration reflect on the progress of the past year
Samara Gerstle, News Reporter April 27, 2023

“Fun, busy and energizing.” These were the words that Vanessa Beasley, president of Trinity, used to describe her first year on campus. Beasley accepted the position in 2022, and her arrival on...

Dr. Melody Li performs at the AAPI festival.

Festival from AAPI council rings in AAPI Heritage Month

Trinity’s AAPI council plans several events in the weeks leading up to AAPI Heritage Month
Samara Gerstle, News Reporter April 20, 2023

Asian American Pacific Islander (AAPI) Heritage Month begins May 1. To celebrate, the AAPI council and Trinity’s East Asian studies department (EAST) collaborated on the AAPI Heritage Month Festival,...

Thomas and Lightner Halls are due to be renovated this summer.

Thomas Residence Hall renovations aim to bring dorms up to new standards

Renovations, which will extend to Lightner Hall, include new furniture and carpet
Samara Gerstle, News Reporter April 13, 2023

Trinity University will begin renovations on Bruce Thomas Hall and Camille Lightner Hall this summer, putting rising sophomores on track to live in revamped rooms. The process will begin the day after...

Proposition A: Your vote matters more than you think

Proposition A: Your vote matters more than you think

Trinity students discuss Proposition A and the importance of voting in local elections
Samara Gerstle, News Reporter April 6, 2023

Municipal elections will be held in every county in Texas on May 6. Within the San Antonio city limits, citizens will be voting for mayor and their district’s seat on city council on the same ballot....

Latinx Leadership events plan to pop the “Trinity bubble”

Latinx Leadership events plan to pop the “Trinity bubble”

The class hosts five events this spring to spread Latinx culture and connect students
Samara Gerstle, News Reporter March 23, 2023

Latinx Leadership’s lotería night on March 8 rang in the first of five events planned to take place in upcoming weeks. The class is hosting a Kickball Carne Asada on March 31, a leadership summit on...

ASL club works toward gaining language credit

ASL club works toward gaining language credit

American Sign Language club collects support across campus in fight for language credit
Samara Gerstle, News Reporter March 9, 2023

Since the beginning of the semester, officers of the American Sign Language (ASL) club at Trinity have been working with administration to accept credit from ASL classes taken in high school or at other...

Ross Gay introduces himself at the Ross Gay lecture event.

Ross Gay spreads delight at reading

Poet and writer Ross Gay visited campus for a prose reading, Q&A and book signing
Samara Gerstle, News Reporter March 2, 2023

On Tuesday Feb. 21, Ross Gay, poet and creative nonfiction writer, visited Trinity as a part of the annual Stieren Arts Enrichment Series (SAES) for the English program. The English department held a Q&A...

Trinity trades out Aramark for Chartwells

Trinity trades out Aramark for Chartwells

Trinity moves toward more ethical dining while protecting the jobs of frontline employees
Samara Gerstle, News Reporter February 23, 2023

Trinity announced on Feb. 13 that it will be switching dining service partners to Chartwells after 50 years with Aramark. Sheryl Tynes stated in an email to students that Chartwells “truly reflect[s]...

Juniors Ashwin Ramesh and Joey Hersh look upon the stage where they had competed.

Stumberg Venture winners: where are the teams now?

The 2022 winners use their prize money to continue building up their companies
Samara Gerstle, News Reporter February 16, 2023

This past October, the judges at the eighth annual Louis H. Stumberg Venture competition strayed from tradition and announced two winners, splitting the prize. Range Rehab and ReCap Budget both received...

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