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Prior to beginning his work at Trinity this September, Spencer Scruggs, director of Student Accessibility Services, worked in the Office of Student Accessibility at Floria State University for six years in a variety of roles. Photo provided by Spencer Scruggs. Photo credit: Nadia Crawford

Student Accessibility Services welcomes new director

Neha Kumar October 29, 2020

photo by Nadia Crawford At a time when daily life involves a variety of complications and stressors unknown to students before the virus, access to support for academic pursuits is needed more than...

For fall 2020, Murchison Hall is only housing students that are in quarantine or isolation due to COVID-19. Photo credit: Kate Nuelle

Care Team provides services to isolated students

Jake Perry September 23, 2020

Photo by Kate Nuelle After shuffling through lines in Coates Auditorium holding small sheets of paper, students returning to campus for the semester got a nasal swab up their nose to test for COVID-19,...

Previously, on SGA: An Empty Senate

Kathleen Creedon September 28, 2019

The following covers the meeting on Sept. 25.CAMPUS CLIMATE CHECK Senior senator Juana Suarez said that the water fountain on the first floor of the library leaks and has been for a while. President Ty...

Photo credit: Andrea Nebhut

SAS receives multi-million dollar donation

Lindsay Morgan September 12, 2019

Illustration by Andrea Nebhut. Trinity received an anonymous $5 million donation over the summer. The donating party instructed that all the money go to Student Accessibility Services (SAS). Myeshia...

Photo credit: Genevieve Humphreys

Then and now: Accessible housing

Gabriella Garriga February 28, 2019

Illustration by Genevieve HumphreysAs conversations around choosing a residence hall, roommates and suitemates approach, students may find their options limited. Senior Catherine Terrace has a mobility...

Photo credit: Genevieve Humphreys

Dogs are Tigers, too: Training a Trinity service animal

Maria Zaharatos February 21, 2019

Photo by Genevieve HumphreysThese past few months, students may have noticed a new furry friend accompanying junior Russian major Alexandra Gass around campus and in classes. Gass currently lives off-campus...

Photo credit: Genevieve Humphreys

Students with temporary impairments sometimes left without help

Jolie Francis January 29, 2019

Photo by Genevieve HumphreysAs she was closing in on the finish line of a mud run, sophomore Meagan Springer broke her ankle, tearing multiple ligaments. It was the middle of fall semester, and she would...

Photo credit: Alexandra Parris

Students on the autism spectrum bond over experiences in new support group

Noelle Barrera November 29, 2018

Transitioning to college is a complex experience for most students, but it can be even more so for students on the autism spectrum. Autism is a neurological variation characterized by heightened sensory...

Photo credit: Matthew Claybrook

Trinity welcomes new hires to multiple departments

Jolie Francis August 23, 2018

Along with a record 695 first-years, Trinity University welcomed many new staff members this fall, including the first ever in-house general counsel, a new executive director of institutional research,...

A day in the life of the TLC staff

A day in the life of the TLC staff

Maggie Lupo April 11, 2018

Tucked away near the main entryway of Coates Library, the Tiger Learning Commons (TLC), new this year, is the hub of academic support for students on campus. The TLC includes Student Accessibility Services,...

Reflecting on campus (in)accessibility

Reflecting on campus (in)accessibility

Cathy Terrace February 15, 2018

Accessibility is one of the most important issues in my life. Ten years ago, I was diagnosed with a muscle disorder, one which causes me to experience barriers to mobility and chronic back pain. It’s...

photo by Chloe Sonnier. staff photographer

Accessibility spotlight: Mobility on campus

Cathy Terrace February 1, 2018

Since its installation in the summer of 2014, the Murchison elevator has been critical in helping students access upper campus. However, the elevator breaks down frequently, making it hard for students...

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