Since its installation in the summer of 2014, the Murchison elevator has been critical in helping students access upper campus. However, the elevator breaks down frequently, making it hard for students with disabilities to navigate the hilly campus. According to the university website, Student Accessibility Services (SAS) is the office tasked with providing students with disabilities “equal access and equal opportunity.” “Most of the students that register with Accessibility Services here at Trinity are students...

When Hannah Larson turned on her faucet in South Hall to yellow water, she was reminded of plumbing problems last semester that resulted in the temporary relocation of South residents to escape the water and the smell.  “About a week ago, my roommates and I noticed the water from our dorm room faucets had a yellow tint. In addition, our toilets seemed to be having trouble functioning properly.  I’ll spare you the details there,” Larson wrote in...

CAMPUS CLIMATE CHECK Senator Sam Afshari, junior, raised concerns that the Welcome Week concert this year may affect the funding decisions of future first-year senators next year, whose only experience will be of this year’s disappointing performance. Senator Ty Tinker, sophomore, followed up on his concern last week about fire alarms going off in Prassel Hall. Tinker got into contact with Jim Baker, director of Facilities Services, who gave a detailed explanation. “The first several...