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Esteemed Editor: Your April 4 Trinitonian editorial, “Don’t stop donating over Parscale” implies that Trinity only found out about the possibility of Parscale’s alleged malfeasance regarding Facebook data and Cambridge Analytics’ use of it on behalf of the Trump campaign two weeks after the university posted the video. Such bad timing, the editorial laments, asking alumni to keep on contributing because how could the Trinity administration and PR team have known? And it’s expensive to...

Fall of 2017 brought significant changes to Trinity’s upper administration. Two new hires, Tess Coody-Anders, vice president for strategic communications and marketing, and Jim Bradley, chief information officer, joined Trinity’s staff, each expressing immense excitement for their new roles. The two brand new positions were created in conjunction following the departure of Chuck White, vice president for information resources, marketing and communication. An administrative audit and faculty panel suggested that White’s role be divided into...

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Trinity relies on a technicality in order to scrape money from the student activity fee, the $150-per-semester payment that every student pays on top of their tuition. What they’re doing is legal, but it flies in the face of the spirit of the student activity fee and experiential learning. We each contribute $150 every semester to a common pool that the university collects. The business office keeps four percent of this total for the university...