This animated short film, “Chicken or the Egg,” landed Elaine Wu, from Ringling College of Art and Design, a second place prize of $1,000 in the 2013 Trinity Film Festival. In addition, the film earned her the Audience Choice Award. Needless to say, the film was also a favorite of the Trinity Bantam and all of its poultry friends and family. May 3, 2014 has been announced as the date of the 2014 Trinity Film Festival, which will again be held at the iconic Cinestudio theater on campus. For more, visit www.trinityfilmfestival.org.
Michael Savage of the University of Massachusetts, Amherst accepts his Outstanding Attorney Award at Trinity’s first ever Trinvitational Mock Trial event on November 23-24, 2013. The UMass “A” Team took First Place in the Tournament, while Trinity’s “B” Team finished second and Bryant University took third overall. For more info and photos from the tournament, click here. (Photo by John Atashian)
These photos were selected as finalists for the annual Study Away Photo Competition, hosted by the Office of International Programs and the Center for Urban and Global Studies at Trinity. Donald Haffenden ’14 won first place for his photograph taken in Prague, Czech Republic, second place went to Gaurav Toor ’14 for his photo, taken in Nairobi, Kenya, and third place is a shot from Oaxaca State, Mexico, by Tram Luong ’14. Music in the slideshow is by Exist Strategy. For more on the Study Away program at Trinity, visit www.trincoll.edu/UrbanGlobal/StudyAway.
At Trinity’s Homecoming this weekend, with ten minutes remaining in his collegiate career, Evan Bunker, Trinity College football co-captain running back, broke the New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) all-time rushing record. Bunker finished with 3,828 yards, surpassing Amherst’s Fletcher Ladd, who had compiled 3,817 yards. The Bantams won the game against previously undefeated Wesleyan, 40-10, and protected an unfathomable 51-game winning streak at home. Click here for more on the game.
This photograph was taken by Abbey Schlangen ’14, Communications Student Photographer. Trinity students view work at a new exhibition at the Widener Art Gallery at the Austin Arts Center. The exhibition features art by Frank Ozereko, and is open through Dec. 9, 2013. Click here for more information.
This short video features Shafqat Hussain, Assistant Professor of Anthropology at Trinity College. Since 1999, his work in Northern Pakistan has helped protect the snow leopard species, by providing economic incentives to regional farmers that had been killing the animal to protect livestock. In 2009, Hussain won the National Geographic Emerging Explorer award for his work.
Trinity volleyball senior co-captain Hannah Brickley became just the fourth player in program history to record 1,000 digs and 1,000 kills in her collegiate career. Brickley has received numerous accolades for her performance on the court and in the classroom. A biology major who also plays basketball at Trinity, Brickley was recognized as the Junior Female Athlete of the Year last year. Click here for Brickley’s athlete profile.
Meredith Kassler ’14 and Forrest Robinette ’16 rehearse a scene from ”Eye to Eye” by Christopher Graybill in the Performance Lab at Trinity Commons. Theater and dance majors at Trinity are required to present a thesis performance, and this play is one of three that Kassler will perform as part of her thesis performance. For more on Theater and Dance at Trinity, click here.
Above: Quest participants and leaders spend their final morning together before returning to campus to start the academic school year. Quest has been expanded to include a new Experiential Education program at Trinity, which provides students with more outdoor learning opportunities throughout the year. The program will offer wilderness skill clinics, off-campus trips over weekends and during school breaks, campus wide leadership development opportunities, and more. For more information about Quest and the Experiential Education program contact Kevin Johnson at firstname.lastname@example.org or 860-297-5102. For more on Quest, click here.