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StoryCorps Comes to Trinity This Fall. Aims at Bridging Divides Through Discussion

StoryCorps Comes to Trinity This Fall. Aims at Bridging Divides Through Discussion

AMANDA HAUSMANN ’21 NEWS EDITOR This Homecoming Weekend, Trinity will welcome archivists from the nonprofit StoryCorps to conduct and record interviews with members of the Trinity community through their new initiative: One Small Step. Trinity students, alumni, and community members will have the opportunity to sign up for a one-on-one, 40 minute conversation with someone… Continue Reading

Class of 2022 Deposits In. Highest Ever % International and First-Generation

Class of 2022 Deposits In. Highest Ever % International and First-Generation

BEN GAMBUZZA ’20 EDITOR-IN-CHIEF At the annual town hall held by President Berger-Sweeney today, she announced statistics on the Class of 2022. Decisions and deposits were due at midnight last night from incoming students. As Vice President of Enrollment and Student Success Angel Perez stated in the meeting, the admissions team is still gathering information… Continue Reading

New Budget Approved at $136.9 Million for FY 2019, SGA Discusses Chartwells and Housing

GILLIAN REINHARD ’20 EDITOR-IN-CHIEF EMERITA Following the recent Board of Trustees meeting, SGA President Emily Claytor ’18 emailed the student body to provide several updates regarding off-campus housing, meal plan change and internal updates within the SGA. A goal of the SGA and the College this year was to solidify housing policy. Previously, requests to… Continue Reading

President Berger-Sweeney elected to American Academy of Arts and Sciences

President Berger-Sweeney elected to American Academy of Arts and Sciences

Trinity College President and Professor of Neuroscience Joanne Berger-Sweeney has been elected along with 213 new members to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. The academy is one of the country’s oldest learned societies and independent policy research centers, and its members include some of the world’s most accomplished scholars, scientists, writers, and artists,… Continue Reading

SGA Addresses Gender-Neutral Bathrooms and Budget

SGA Addresses Gender-Neutral Bathrooms and Budget

EMMELINE ENDRESEN ’21 STAFF WRITER On Sunday, April 8, the Student Government Association (SGA) opened its meeting with a discussion of the concerns brought up by students at the office hours held on April 3.  Some complaints of the students included dissatisfaction with Chartwells and food quality. Students also found it unacceptable that Mather has… Continue Reading

Trinity Hosts 25th Annual Home Robotics Competition

Trinity Hosts 25th Annual Home Robotics Competition

BRENDAN CLARK ’21 NEWS EDITOR Trinity College hosted its 25th annual Fire Fighting Home Robot Contest on Apr. 7-8, an annual event which is considered to be one of the most prestigious robotic competitions in the world. Participants in the contest consisted of high school and college students on 60 teams from the United States,… Continue Reading

Trouble Kidd, Wolfpack, Kiiara In, B.o.B Out

Trouble Kidd, Wolfpack, Kiiara In, B.o.B Out

GILLIAN REINHARD ’20 EDITOR-IN-CHIEF EAC Barnyard announced their Spring Weekend lineup this Monday, featuring DJ Trouble Kidd (Jervon Adams Jr. ’20), Wolfpack (Alex Wolfson ’19 and Stew Williams ’18) and headliner Kiiara, who is best known for her 2015 hit “Gold.” The announcement, four days before the concert, comes under controversy after rapper B.o.B was… Continue Reading

Students Voice Concerns to SGA to be Addressed with Board of Trustees late April

BEN GAMBUZZA ’20 NEWS EDITOR The Student Government Association (SGA) held office hours last Tuesday April 3 for students to voice their concerns and recommendations regarding any facet of Trinity. The goal, stated in an April 1 email from SGA President Emily Claytor ’18, was to compile a list of “student grievances” to disseminate to… Continue Reading

Graduate Studies to Expand and Improve following Decades-Long Setback

Graduate Studies to Expand and Improve following Decades-Long Setback

BEN GAMBUZZA ’20 and BRENDAN CLARK ’21 NEWS EDITORS Trinity’s Graduate Studies program, an institution of the College since 1889, will be incorporating significant changes and improvements to its program in the coming year. Under the direction of Dean of Academic Affairs and Strategic Initiatives Sonia Cardenas, Trinity plans to introduce a new one-year master’s… Continue Reading