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I finally started to read the Campus Master Plan this weekend. Fifty-six pages in, I am humbled by the obvious time and energy the Campus Master Plan Committee put into this document. As it is, Trinity University is a beautiful campus “” green, lush and busy. Many of Trinity’s buildings are just as inviting. Take, for example, the Center for Science and Innovation building. Glass windows are everywhere, and while they provide an enormous amount...

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Trinity has recently renovated the McFarlin complex, one of the oldest building complexes on campus, using scientific instruments to reach back to the 1950s for stylistic guidance. The McFarlin complex, consisting of Isabel, Myrtle and Susanna residence halls, was somewhat worn. The university recognized the complex was in need of an architectural facelift and wanted to keep sustainability and student preference in mind during the renovation. “We really got a lot of use of it....

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In the spring semester of 2017, the university issued a news release regarding its pursuit of a National Historic Designation. This announcement came alongside the completion of the Campus Master Plan, which aims to further develop Trinity’s campus in the upcoming years. “The master plan just informs some of your next steps; rather than looking at facilities on an individual basis, it looks at the entire campus and what your strategy is for improvement over...

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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...