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Baseline and surveillance testing conducted on arrival to campus returned eight positive cases. Over 1,000 tests have been administered in the weeks since classes started, according to an email from Tess Coody-Anders, Vice President of Strategic Communications and Marketing.

In-person classes resume amid Delta variant surge

Students readjust to campus life as ProtecTU guidelines continue
Gloria Farris, News Reporter September 9, 2021

Despite students’ growing anticipation of a “normal” fall semester, the new COVID-19 Delta variant and its transmission among the Bexar County population prompted a change of Trinity University’s...

Debris that fell during the 2021 tower climb, sparking inquiry into the safety of the tower

Tower climb canceled after debris hits student

Concerns about tower construction postpones campus tradition for second year in a row
Emma Utzinger, News Reporter September 9, 2021

This year’s Trinity Tower Climb was cut short as pieces of the tower began to fall, one student being hit in the head by the debris. About 160 first-years were able to participate before it was shut...

University likely to encourage, not require vaccinations in the fall

University likely to ‘encourage,’ not require vaccinations in the fall

Vaccination threshold of 80%, incentives to be employed
Kayla Padilla, Editor-in-Chief April 18, 2021

The presidents of Georgetown University and American University, in individual letters to their communities, announced last Wednesday that they would require on-campus students to be vaccinated against...

Maria Zaharatos, Taylor Condron, and Wren Ramos studying in Coates student center

Trinity approved as distribution site for COVID-19 vaccines

Approval marks next big phase in the school’s COVID response
Sarah Fisher, Reporter February 10, 2021

With COVID-19 vaccinations becoming more available to the public, Trinity has been making plans on how to distribute the vaccine to members of the Trinity community. Trinity was recently approved to serve...

Harrison Hartman, Anna Miller, and Lauren Dotson studying in the CSI

Trinity is cautiously “opening up” as quarantine anniversary approaches

Two weeks after students, faculty and staff arrived on campus for the spring semester, Trinity is opening its grounds in a way that looks very similar to the fall.
Gloria Farris, News Reporter February 7, 2021

On Jan. 14, Danny Anderson, university president, announced in a mass email that for the first two weeks of Trinity’s spring semester, classes and activities would be conducted virtually. Anderson explained...

Tigers competing for first time since March 2020

Tigers competing for first time since March 2020

Athletics will continue despite shift to virtual classes at start of spring semester
Brian Yancelson, Sports Editor January 15, 2021

After 10 long months of ominously empty gyms and harrowingly quiet fields, the Tigers are almost back in action. The men’s and women’s basketball teams are in Houston to face the University of St....

Coltharp at Convocation in 2017, provided by Trinity University

University holding virtual graduation

Jake Perry November 12, 2020

photo provided by Trinity University Every semester, fall or spring, Trinity’s graduating seniors receive their long awaited degrees in a commencement ceremony rife with reflective speeches and triumphant...

Photo by Oliver Chapin-Eiserloh. in 2019

Faculty, staff avoid health pledge violations

Sarah Fisher November 12, 2020

photo by Oliver Chapin-EiserlohPrior to the start of the semester, students, faculty, and staff were required to sign the ProtecTU Health Pledge, a commitment to practicing COVID-19 safety measures such...

Prior to the announcement of upcoming asymptomatic testing, students could only get tested at the on-campus covid clinic if they expressed symptoms. Concerned asymptomatic students were referred to off-campus testing options. Photo credit: Daisy Castillo

COVID-19 testing made available to students before break

Dana Nichols November 5, 2020

photo by Daisy Castillo This Thanksgiving, students will be heading home not just for the week-long break but for the remainder of the calendar year. Trinity's on-campus COVID-19 clinic is preparing...

Photo credit: Danielle Rodriguez

Nerve Center monitors COVID-19 threshold indicators

Dana Nichols October 14, 2020

Photo by Danielle RodriguezThe first and second rounds of university surveillance testing are complete, bringing the total number of surveillance tested to 350. Result trends are being monitored by the...

Jacke Robledo and Chantel Champagne talk while waiting for students to arrive. Photo credit: Kate Nuelle

COVID-19 testing reveals low positivity rate

Jake Perry September 16, 2020

Photo by Kate Nuelle With plexiglass walls, a small team of masked medical personnel and a “please take a number” machine, Murchison lounge is a far cry from the midnight computer lab students know...

Students check-in at Laurie Auditorium for COVID-19 testing during move-in. Testing was provided free-of-charge by Trinity. Photo credit: Genevieve Humphreys

Isolation vs. quarantine and everything else you need to know about COVID-19 treatment

Neha Kumar September 10, 2020

Photo by Genevieve Humphreys Face masks, social distancing, and daily health checks: While unfamiliar and wearisome at times, such precautions are necessary to preserve a semblance of normalcy in the...

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