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SportsBeat the heat, you athlete

September 4, 201761 min

In a world of contention and a climate of unrest, there are still some things we can all agree on: the sky is blue, skunks smell bad and Elise Hester is the most dominant athlete that has ever lived. While I could list stats and share examples, there is no need. This fact is agreed upon by all in the same way that we all can agree that summer in Texas is hot. It’s very...

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At the beginning of this fall semester, Trinity University Dining Services served up two major changes to the campus food scene. A new restaurant concept, Revolve, has opened for business in the Coates University Commons, and new executive chef Brent Gorman has taken over in Mabee Dining Hall. Revolve operates on a schedule of four rotating guest restaurants, including Which Wich, Papouli’s and Panda Express, with opportunities for new vendors as the program continues. Each...

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The William H. Bell Athletic Center has been undergoing various renovations since last December, including the addition of a new fitness center and the renovation of other areas of the Bell Center that needed to be updated. The university’s athletic staff is excited for students to see and to benefit from the changes that will soon be available to them. “We have several different fronts going on,” said Bob King, director of athletics. “The fitness...

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Trinity University provides many resources for students with disabilities. One of these is the Student Accessibility Services office (SAS), which aims to improve the effort to support disadvantaged students. One such improvement involves significant changes to the Accommodated Testing Center (ATC). According to their website and mission statement, SAS wants to make sure that all students, including students with disabilities, have equal access to all courses, programs and other facilities. This is done by offering...

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NewsJust keep running

August 17, 2017202 min

David Tuttle, dean of students, initiated a challenge 10 years ago to unite students, faculty, staff and alumni, as well as to promote health, strength and community. The challenge occurs annually and the number of participants increases each year. Tuttle began the challenge after another program he had started, Run with the Dean, started to lose participants. Just like the newer half-marathon program, Run with the Dean also promoted unity amongst all parts of the...

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NewsTrinity snuffs out smoking

August 17, 2017332 min

As of Aug. 1, Trinity University enacted a new “Tobacco-Free” policy. Use of tobacco products, including cigarettes, chewing tobacco and e-cigarettes, are no longer allowed on any part of the Trinity campus. The policy applies not only to students, but to faculty and staff, as well as visitors to the campus. The policy was put into place primarily to discourage students from smoking, to provide a supportive environment for those trying to quit smoking and...