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Trinitonian

The Student News Site of Trinity University

Trinitonian

The Student News Site of Trinity University

Trinitonian

Trinitys deep roots in fossil fuels

Trinity’s deep roots in fossil fuels

Jolie Francis October 3, 2019
University continues to invest in mineral holdings
Does solar energy have a bright future on campus?

Does solar energy have a bright future on campus?

Jolie Francis April 25, 2019
Staff chime in on students' proposal to use solar energy on campus
Photo credit: Alexandra Parris

Trinity strives for sustainability in landscaping

Kaylie King April 7, 2019
Faculty and stuff discuss Trinity's usage of recycled water
Photo credit: Genevieve Humphreys

Dining Services cuts down food waste

Kaylie King April 4, 2019
Pre-consumer waste down 20 percent; overall waste estimated at four tons
Lisa Gonzales at Steak n Shake Photo credit: Matthew Claybrook

Before the serving line: Where your food comes from

Jolie Francis February 13, 2019
Employees work to make sure campus dining delivers freshly-prepared food, uses local produce
Photo credit: Andrea Nebhut

The Chapman-Halsell Complex project moves forward

Kendra Derrig February 2, 2019
Construction to begin this summer; new building will be highly sustainable, state-of-the-art
SGA launches City Vista recycling initiatives

SGA launches City Vista recycling initiatives

Kaylie King October 26, 2018
Plastic bags provided to make recycling easier for residents
Photo credit: Henry Pratt

Why recycling is garbage

Julia Weis October 26, 2018

The only truly scary thing this Halloween is the fact that we're facing a climate crisis that's going to destroy the world in our lifetime. Instead of being spooked, we can try to make a difference as...

SGA continues progress made last spring

SGA continues progress made last spring

Kaylie King August 23, 2018
Menstrual products, textbook affordability committees continue to make progress as SGA waits for funding requests from RSOs
illustration by Julia Poage, staff illustrator

Earth week promotes sustainability and fun

Gabriella Garriga April 25, 2018

Trinity's Stand Band blared their horns to help attract students and professors to the Earth Week Festival last Friday. Once they arrived, Eco Allies members taught professors and students how to recycle,...

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...

Trinity implements new sorting policy for recyclables

Trinity implements new sorting policy for recyclables

Kendra Derrig January 31, 2018

Campus Planning and Sustainability is in the process of transitioning residence hall recycling bins to a ‘dual stream’ recycling program. Instead of separating paper, cardboard, aluminum and plastic,...