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The St. Mary's University campus on San Antonio's West Side in September 2018.
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Updated April 2 with information from UTSA. Originally published March 30.

Four San Antonio universities have joined the list of colleges across the country giving students the option to change the way they’re graded this semester.

The University of Texas at San Antonio, St. Mary’s University, Texas A&M University-San Antonio and Trinity University are letting their students opt out of receiving a letter grade because of the disruptions caused by the coronavirus.

Students walk across the Trinity University campus on Feb. 6, 2018.
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Trinity University in San Antonio is launching a test-optional admissions policy in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Students will have the option to apply to the college without submitting an ACT or SAT score for the next three years, beginning with the Fall 2021 semester.

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Trinity University dorms will be closed as of Monday afternoon. Fewer than 40 students have been granted exemptions to remain on campus.

The University of Texas at San Antonio campus.
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Updated Thursday, March 12. Originally published March 11.

Trinity University in San Antonio announced Spring Break will be extended through March 22 and its classes will move online for the remainder of the spring semester.

Students walk across the Trinity University campus on Feb. 6, 2018.
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Trinity University in San Antonio is closing its residence halls and university-owned apartments for the remainder of the spring semester due to concerns over the spread of the coronavirus.

University officials said Wednesday that students will receive a prorated reimbursement for their room and board.

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The weekend is here, and if you’re looking for some arts and culture ideas, you’ve come to the right place. You can catch a documentary on the Black experience and influences in San Antonio, hear a great classical music collaboration, and watch a Broadway musical about the Sept. 11 attacks.

 


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When you take your next vacation or business trip, and drop that coin in the hand of a cashier as you pay for your morning coffee, you might also be spreading the word about San Antonio without even realizing it.

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A pair of Trinity University undergrads who set out to create something to help people take opioid medication with less risk have instead developed a product that has the potential to improve how new medications are tested all over the world.

Gavin Buchanan, 19, and Andrew Aertker, 20,  were in an entrepreneurship program together, and working on a class assignment.

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A pianist with an amazing, varied career is coming to the Alamo City on Saturday. His name is Chucho Valdes and Arts San Antonio’s Jason Erle said his sound is sophisticated and exceptionally catchy.

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Lila Cockrell,  former San Antonio mayor and the first woman mayor of a major U.S. city, died August 29, 2019. She was 97 years old.

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