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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...

Photo credit: Henry Pratt

First-years went up; the tower came down

Kendra Derrig August 23, 2018

A portion of the exterior of the Trinity Tower fell to the ground Tuesday evening as first-year students ascended the tower to shake the president's hand, leading to the evacuation of the area due to safety...

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