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Late last semester, nine of the 10 positions on Greek Council’s executive board were filled after elections were held. The communications chair remains vacant due to a rule limiting any one organization from having more than two representatives on the board; the organization is still in the process of resolving this. Juniors Colton Smith of Phi Sigma Chi and Isa Medina of Sigma Theta Tau will serve as the men’s chair and the women’s chair, respectively....

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The Jewish Students Association-Hillel (JSA-Hillel) has organized a Shabbat service open to all of campus to educate non-Jewish students, as well as encourage unity on campus. Shabbat is the observation of the Sabbath, which starts every Friday at sundown and ends on Saturday at sundown. There is no strict way of celebrating Shabbat; it is the day of the week meant for rest and reflection. JSA-Hillel will hold this celebration of Shabbat on Jan. 19...

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Darryl Waldron, professor of business administration, passed away on Dec. 19, 2017, following an illness. In his 37 years on Trinity faculty, Waldron served the community in many ways; he acted as a professor, researcher, mentor and member of many faculty committees. Many of those who were close to Waldron expressed their sadness at this great loss. Nina Ekstein, professor of modern languages and literatures, worked closely with Waldron on a number of committees during...

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Sheryl Tynes, vice president for student life, sent out an email to Trinity students announcing that Health Services will be closed on Sundays, effective Jan. 14, 2018. The new health services hours will be from 8 a.m.–8 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays and from 8 a.m.–5 p.m. on Fridays. Health Services currently does not hold hours on Saturdays. Gary Neal, director of counseling and health services, explained the reasons for the change in hours. “Beth Barnes,...

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The Residential Life staff at Trinity will be undergoing some changes after Melissa Flowers, director of Residential Life, moves to Brown University to work as its senior director of residential education and operations/assistant dean. While the university is searching for someone to fill Flowers’ position, David Tuttle, dean of students, will serve in an interim position as the director of Residential Life. This position is familiar to Tuttle, as he has served as Trinity’s director of...

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The Stieren Theatre overflowed with people and excitement on Nov. 13 as students, faculty and alumni filed into their seats to listen to Ezra Klein speak as the annual Maverick lecturer. Klein is a journalist and the founder of Vox, a news website. Many people were turned away once the theatre hit its capacity; luckily, the event was livestreamed for those who weren’t able to score a seat. During the lecture, Klein gave insights into what...

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Following the election of a new group of Student Government Association (SGA) senators and a new president and vice president, the Trinity student body was able to vote on SGA’s proposed constitutional amendments. On Nov. 13, SGA announced that all of the proposed constitutional amendments have been approved, most by 80 percent or more of the vote. Over the summer, four SGA members who formed the constitutional review committee met once weekly and worked to...