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For the second and third times this year, the Trinity community has confronted death. On Jan. 3, we were informed of the death of business administration professor Darryl Waldron. Less than two weeks later, on Jan. 14, we were informed of sophomore Robert Foye’s passing. This morbid news follows the death of Cayley Mandadi, also a sophomore, last October. Cayley’s death was felt deeply in the newsroom. We addressed that pain in the week’s editorial:...

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GUEST COMMENTS Kathleen Creedon, Trinitonian news editor, asked the Senate for their thoughts about the university’s retaining Department of Education reimbursements on payments made to Federal Work-Study-eligible students who are paid with student activity fee money. (Creedon is the author of this segment.) Trinitonian editor-in-chief Daniel Conrad made the case for the university giving those savings back to SGA. Senators Ty Tinker and Callie Struby wondered whether SGA should be allocating money for the purposes of...

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Parker Chapel was packed on the morning of Sunday, Nov. 5. Pews were filled with friends, family, teammates and classmates who cared about Cayley Mandadi. Not everyone there knew each other, but all were connected by the desire to celebrate a life. Everyone held hands during the Lord’s prayer, even if they were strangers. Cayley’s memorial service was entirely student-organized. Dominique Hussain, sophomore and friend of Cayley since their first year at Trinity, was the...

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We face a number of challenges during our time at Trinity. We face the task of balancing a rigorous academic courseload and a complex social ecosystem. We face the tough transition from adolescence to adulthood. Sometimes, in moments of true challenge, we must face tragedy. We are in the midst of one of those challenges. Early Wednesday morning, university president Danny Anderson sent a campus-wide email informing the Trinity community of sophomore Cayley Mandadi’s death....

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By Daniel Conrad and Kathleen Creedon Sophomore Cayley Mandadi, cheerleader and woman of Chi Beta Epsilon, died on the afternoon of Oct. 31. Mourning students joined a Nov. 1 gathering led by university chaplain Stephen Nickle and Gary Neal, director of Counseling Services; a memorial vigil is being planned. Students, staff and faculty were officially informed of Mandadi’s death early Nov. 1, when university president Danny Anderson sent an email to campus with the subject...