Category Archives: courses

Clichés for Days: What I Take for Granted

Despite the recent heat wave that has decided to hit Hartford, fall is in full swing on Trinity’s campus. Maybe it’s the change in season, the halfway point of my second-to-last fall semester, or perhaps a combination of these two … Continue reading

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Double Major, Double Trouble?

Like most sophomores at Trinity, I am in the midst of deciding on a major to declare. Or in my case, majors. Many people are a little shocked when I tell them I’m planning on double majoring in both English … Continue reading

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Trinity Days @ Trinity

Trinity Days are approaching fast, to the relief of the student body. We all cherish the two-day reading break each semester, and many students use it as an opportunity to get off campus for a mini-vacation. Although this sounds great, … Continue reading

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Staying Organized in College

I think we all can recall one time or another when we find ourselves sitting in the library or at the desk in our dorm room and thinking: “My life is a mess.” Being disorganized can be one of the … Continue reading

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Hidden Study Spots

One of the things that I have missed the most about Trinity while abroad for the semester is having access to my personal roster of hidden study spots. Although Trinity has an incredible library with lots of space (something I’ve … Continue reading

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This or That?: My Top 5 Favorite Classes at Trinity

When asked what my favorite thing about Trinity is, I say hands down the academics (okay, maybe not hands down since I have about 20 things that are my favorite thing about Trinity, but it certainly tops the list). I … Continue reading

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The Sound of Trinity

The Trinity campus is strikingly beautiful, and throughout my time here I have come to appreciate the other ways that Trinity delights my senses. The taste of a Goldberg’s breakfast sandwich, the smell of espresso in the Underground, and the feeling … Continue reading

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Course Registration: A Guide to the Academic Hunger Games

When my first year mentor told my seminar that she was leading an entire class meeting focused on getting through course registration, I knew that the process would be intimidating. I made lots of lists in the following weeks, creating … Continue reading

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Why I Love My Liberal Arts College

When I was applying to schools during my senior year of high school, I submitted lots of applications to larger research universities. Trinity was one of the smallest schools on my list, but after studying for half a semester at … Continue reading

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“She was an American Girl”: Why I Chose to Major in American Studies

I am always asked the question, “Why did you pick Trinity?” Even though my long answer includes about 10 different reasons, my short answer is the academics and ability to take anything and everything I wanted! In high school, I … Continue reading

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