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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

Director of LGBTQ+ Life Made Full-Time Position

Director of LGBTQ+ Life Made Full-Time Position

SABRINA SHU ’21 CONTRIBUTING WRITER Trinity College has recently elevated the position of Director of LGBTQ+ life to a full-time position and has hired a new coordinator in order to work with students in these groups. The decision was made in part because of the strong urge by many students, staffs and facilities. Originally a… Continue Reading

SGA Addresses New Diversity VP, Hate Crimes, and Night Classes

EMMELINE ENDRESEN ’21 STAFF WRITER On Sunday, March 25, Professor of Political Science Stefanie Chambers, Chaplain Allison Read, and Multicultural Affairs Committee (MAC) Chair Brandon Herrera ’19, met with the Student Government Association (SGA) to discuss the next Vice President for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion. Ms. Chambers, Ms. Read, and Mr. Herrera are all members… Continue Reading

Student OUI Crashes Car on Allen Place

Student OUI Crashes Car on Allen Place

BEN GAMBUZZA ’20 NEWS EDITOR Trinity student Amelia Roberts ’19 was arrested and charged with Operating Under the Influence (OUI) by Hartford Police last night at 10:52pm at Allen Place near High Rise Dormitory. Witnesses state that Ms. Roberts was driving down Allen Place when she crashed into a fire hydrant. She was also charged… Continue Reading

SGA Discusses Dining Options and New Meal Plans

SGA Discusses Dining Options and New Meal Plans

EMMELINE ENDRESEN ’21 STAFF WRITER Chartwell’s District Marketing Director Kayla Hawley met with the Student Government Association (SGA) on Sunday, Feb. 26 to discuss Chartwells focus groups and workshop ideas regarding future changes to Trinity’s meal plans. Ms. Hawley has spent the past week looking at how the current meal plans are working and will… Continue Reading