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When students choose to transfer from Trinity to other schools, where do they go? Eric Maloof, vice president for Enrollment Management in the admissions department, explained some data collected by Trinity’s Institutional Research and Effectiveness and the National Student Clearinghouse about students who transfer schools. A cohort study of the class of 2020 found that of the 73 students who left after their fall 2017 semester, 51 students (70 percent) went to public institutions, seven students...

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During the fall 2017 semester, 64 percent of Counseling Services student clients were female. This is the same percentage given in the Center for Collegiate Mental Health’s 2017 Annual Report. While the university has a relatively equal gender ratio — 53 percent of students are female, and 47 percent are male — women are more likely to go to Counseling Services. A reason for this may be cultural stigma against men seeking help with managing mental...

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Members of the social fraternity Kappa Kappa Delta have joined with Students for Opioid Solutions (SOS) to bring opioid awareness to campus. Kappa Kappa Delta have planned a fundraiser for SOS on Feb. 17. Senior Jonah Wendt co-founded SOS, a non-profit organization. Although opioid addiction isn’t an obvious problem at Trinity, SOS aims to prevent such a problem from happening by enacting policies and making naloxone, an emergency drug that reverses the effects of an opioid...

Trinity University provides several different outlets for those seeking assistance with their mental health. Depending on students’ diagnoses, support ranges from in-class accommodations to temporary counseling sessions. For those who possess a diagnosis, registration through Student Accessibility Service (SAS) can help provide support to students’ campus lives. “There’s not really a comprehensive list of accommodations because we start where the student is at. They come to us having a disability, and when they do they...

A committee of  Trinity faculty, students and staff have been drafting policies concerning the accommodation of transgender students on campus over the past school year. The initiatives began last fall at the request of Danny Anderson, president of the university. The policies cover multiple issues, including housing, athletics, student life, bathroom access, changing records to preferred names and accessibility to resources. “The committee … is working on a number of things,” said Richard Reams, associate...