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Students gathered in the Fiesta Room last Tuesday to discuss previous diversity-related events and the impact of Milo Yiannopoulos’ lecture on campus. The event titled “Diversity Post-Milo: Looking Back to Move Forward” was sponsored by a committee of organizations including: the Trinity Diversity Connection, the Black Student Union, Black Male Leadership Initiative and the Trinity Progressives. “The role of the committee is to sum up the progress of spreading diversity and political dialogues into an...

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Trinity’s School of Business sponsored the third-annual ethics symposium this past Monday. Cynthia Cooper, WorldCom whistleblower and one of Time magazine’s Persons of the Year in 2002, was the featured speaker at this year’s symposium. In 2002 Cooper was the former vice president of internal audit at WorldCom, and her team of auditors investigated and found $3.8 billion in fraud at WorldCom. At the time, this was the largest incident of accounting fraud in United...

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Milo Yiannopoulos, British technology journalist and entrepreneur, spoke in Laurie Auditorium last Sunday on microaggressions. The lecture was organized by Tigers for Liberty. In a response to a March 22 discussion regarding microaggressions organized by the Trinity Progressives, the Black Student Union and the Trinity Diversity Connection. Manfred Wendt, the president of Tigers for Liberty, said the event was meant to encourage free speech on campus. “We want Trinity to be a free marketplace of...

Milo Yiannopoulos, journalist and fringe internet icon, is set to speak in Laurie Auditorium this Sunday, April 10 at 6 p.m. The event is organized by Tigers for Liberty, a new organization for conservative and libertarian-minded students. Yiannopoulos will lecture on the topic of microaggressions for 20 minutes followed by a 40 minute question and answer period. The term “microaggression,” explained in a 2007 psychology paper, Columbia professor Derald Sue to mean “brief and commonplace...

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Last Wednesday, members of the Trinity community gathered outside of Calvert Hall in memoriam of Corey Byrnes, a first year who passed away one year ago. Byrnes and four other first year students Claire Alford, Andrew Harrington, Sarah Billman and Hannah Ventola were involved in a car crash on the 1000 block of East Olmos Drive. Byrnes died at the scene and the four other students were hospitalized with a range of injuries. In honor...

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The Greek community created a judicial committee and a new framework for judicial standards cases that will go into effect by the end of the spring semester. The new judicial committee is comprised of two representatives from each Greek organization. A total of six representatives, three men and three women, are chosen randomly from a pool of 26 members for each case. Members who are chosen for a case will be removed from the list...

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The Campus Master Plan committee and the architectural firm Page held two sessions on March 29 to receive feedback on the current state of the plan. The first session was for faculty members and the second session was specifically for students. Brenna Hill, student government association president and student representative for the committee, explained the current state of the plan. “The architects from Page have been working really hard to gather data with the surveys...

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Last Friday over 85 students donated blood at a blood drive hosted by Alpha Phi Omega in Heidi Lounge. This was the first blood drive hosted by APO for this academic year. The event drew more students, faculty and staff donations than ever before for APO according to Ashton Crues, the service vice president for APO. “There were 85 people who donated, which is way more than we’ve had in the past couple of years,”...