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This covers the meeting on April 23. CAMPUS CLIMATE CHECK Junior senator Julia Shults, member of the committee created to find a new First-Year Experience coordinator, asked SGA members to reach out to her with any concerns that they might want her to raise at the next committee meeting.   BUDGET FUNDING Each spring, university-sponsored organizations (USOs) present budget proposal requests to SGA. Unlike registered student organizations (RSOs), which receive funds from the student activity...

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University-Sponsored Organization (USO) budget proposals are underway, and this year the eight groups are requesting a total of $636,961.84. Student Government Association (SGA) is in the process of deciding how much of the student activity fee (SAF) to distribute to the organizations. Unlike registered student organizations (RSOs) that present funding requests on a monthly basis, USOs present an annual budget every spring. USOs are funded with the SAF for the following year and however much money...

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This covers the SGA meeting on March 5.   GUEST COMMENTS Sophomore Marleny Salas expressed concern about the evening EcoGrounds shift. Salas explained that the shift includes long hours and requires a lone employee to clean and make all the drinks on their own. According to Salas, the previous employee who worked this EcoGrounds shift, Randy Gibbons, quit in part because the shift was too demanding for one person. President Amulya Deva, junior, said that...

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This covers the SGA meeting on Feb. 26.   GUEST COMMENTS David Tuttle, dean of students; Bruce Bravo, senior director of conferences and auxiliary services; and Paul Wright, director of business operations in the Tiger Card office revealed the decision made by the request for proposals (RFP) committee. The committee chose to stay with Aramark, Trinity’s current dining services provider. Tuttle, Bravo and Wright explained the decision-making process, and Juan Luevanos, sophomore senator and part...

Trinity students of all years and concentrations gathered together to kick off the 2018 intramural season earlier this week. According to intramural director Kristen Harrison, Trinity is no stranger to intramural sports. “Trinity has a long standing tradition of intramurals starting with the first full-time intramural director Jim Potter in 1967,” Harrison wrote in an email interview. Intramurals (IMs) are a successful component of athletic life at Trinity because competitive and casual athletes alike can...

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SportsIntro to Intramurals

November 16, 2017201 min

Intramural sports, also known as IMs, have a great place in Trinity history. From NCAA athletes to the least athletic among us, Trinity students can enjoy the wide variety of IMs offered. “No skill is required and only a great attitude is needed,” said Kristen Harrison, Recreational Sports director. “Everyone’s out there for fun and competing to win that intramural t-shirt at the end of the semester.” Here’s a quick look at this season’s line...

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By Daniel Conrad and Kathleen Creedon Students eligible for Federal Work-Study (FWS) jobs who work for Campus Publications, Recreational Sports and TUVAC are being paid with money collected via the student activity fee, but those organizations aren’t seeing the windfall from federal reimbursements on those payments. Neither is Student Government Association (SGA), which distributes the student activity fee to campus organizations. Instead, the university is retaining savings on these reimbursements. Some advisers and members of...