Category Archives: fall semester

Family Weekend: A Welcome Relief in the Fall Semester

Family Weekend typically falls on the second or third weekend in October. It is nicely timed between the two busy midterm weeks, which offers stressed students the relief of spending time with their families. Usually, parents come up to campus … Continue reading

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“Washington is a city of southern efficiency and northern charm.” – John F. Kennedy

Prior to starting my internship in D.C., I had to fill out a questionnaire about myself so the office could get to know me. One of the questions asked what was the coolest place I had traveled to. My answer … Continue reading

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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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Things I Learned After My First Semester

Even though this is only my second semester here at Trinity, I can confidently say that I have learned a lot, in and out of class. For most, going to college for the first time is a major transition, so … Continue reading

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Mather Dining Hall Hacks, Pt. 1

When I first came to college back in September, I was anxious about a lot of things, many of which circulating around on how I was going to survive on dining hall food for the next eight months. With the … Continue reading

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The Home-Stretch (Literally)

As my time abroad is rapidly coming to an end, I’m having a hard time grasping how quickly it went by! Although I can’t deny that I’m so looking forward to being back on campus in the Spring…a part of … Continue reading

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Thoughts from “Across the Pond”

Going abroad for a semester (or even an entire year!) is one of the most exciting experiences of your life. I would like to start off by saying that, if the opportunity presents itself, you should jump on it. There … 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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Ways to Save in College

Everyone knows that being a college student is hard…especially when money is tight. Every time I make my way to the checkout counter at any store, my first question is, “Do you have a student discount?” Luckily, the Student ID … Continue reading

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Six Defining Factors of a #TrinCollFall

In addition to packing our summer whites away, shorts have been shipped back home, and sandals have slid to the back of our priority lists. Welcome to fall at TrinColl! But just because the air is a tad bit brisker, … Continue reading

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