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The Trinity women’s basketball team opened their season on a high note this past week, losing their first game but winning the next two. “The games were really close and we did really well for having a new coach and a lot of new players,” said first-year forward Anecia Richardson. The Tigers lost their season opener in a close 77-75 game against Hardin-Simmons University. Although down by as many as 19 points at one time...

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The men’s soccer team continued their golden run this past weekend with two wins, advancing them to the NCAA semi-finals this Saturday. On Saturday night, the Tigers beat Claremont Mudd-Scripps College 3-1 in the first round of playoffs. “The team had tremendous warrior spirit and we took advantage of the chances that we did get,” said assistant coach Thomas Cartee. “We defended really well against a good team and we held them to very few...

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After being nominated by Diane Smith, associate vice president of Academic Affairs and chair of the geosciences department, Kathleen Surpless, associate professor of geosciences, will receive the Biggs Award for Excellence in Earth Science Teaching from Geological Society of America at an annual convention this November. “It really is about the recognition. It turns out that teaching awards are not very common. You can get recognition for great scholarship, for great research, but for teaching...

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At 9 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 25, Trinity Cheer hosted an introduction to the Trinity University men’s and women’s basketball teams. With the start of a new basketball season, the Trinity cheerleaders hope to start a new Trinity tradition. Maroon Madness, sponsored by the Association of Student Representatives, featured an introduction to the players on the basketball teams as well as dance performances, games and a costume contest. Loon-E Crew and the Korean Student Association performed...

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The geoscience alumni field trip, which took place last Friday, Oct. 12 was an opportunity for alumni, students, and faculty to interact while observing geological formations in the Texas hill country.  Retired professors and alumni returned to San Antonio to meet with current geoscience faculty and students, followed by a two-day trip spent observing in the field. Photography by James Shultz.