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Trinity Dining Staff to Picket in Solidarity with C.C.S.U.

Trinity Dining Staff to Picket in Solidarity with C.C.S.U.

AMANDA HAUSMANN ’21 STAFF WRITER Just last year, Trinity’s dining staff picketed alongside Local 217 members to protect their rights to fair wages, benefits, and working conditions while their contracts were under negotiation. Now, they are wearing orange pins in solidarity with their fellow Local 217 union members at Central Connecticut State University (CCSU). The… Continue Reading

“Summit” Plan Aims at Stability and Sustainability

GRANVILLE KAYNOR ’21 CONTRIBUTING WRITER In honor of Trinity’s upcoming bicentennial, the administration has launched a series of plans to enhance the school’s reputation and overall experience for students. The plan comes at a somewhat perilous time for the school, as Trinity has recently suffered a significant drop in the U.S. News and World Report… Continue Reading

Trinity to Host Dan Drew, Gubernatorial Candidate

FIONA MCELROY ’20 CONTRIBUTING WRITER On Wednesday, Nov. 8, the first debate between candidates for governor of Connecticut of the 2018 election was announced. It will take place on Nov. 17 at the University of Hartford as part of the New England Maker Summit, and it will feature seven candidates who have announced their candidacy… Continue Reading

Student Government Association Discusses Communication

PARKER FISKE ’18 STAFF WRITER Vice President of Communications and Marketing, Angela Palik Schaeffer, met with the Student Government Association(SGA) on Nov. 5 to discuss Trinity’s communication strategy for the next year. After successful tenures at Johns Hopkins University and then Williams College, Schaeffer assumed the post this January, presiding over a period of unprecedented… Continue Reading

Weekly Update From Campus Safety’s Crime Log

JOSEPH DIBACCO ’19 NEWS EDITOR Below is the Tripod’s weekly update regarding Campus Safety’s Crime and Fire Logs, a journal available to the public, chronicling all reported crimes that happen in or around Trinity’s campus that involve Trinity students or local Hartford residents. On Nov. 6, there were two reported incidents of larceny that occurred… Continue Reading

Weekly Update from Campus Safety’s Crime Logs

BHUMIKA CHOUDHARY ’18 STAFF WRITER The Trinity College Campus Safety Daily Crime and Fire Log is accessible to the public, allowing the community to gain insight into the common occurrences taking place on campus. Each week Campus Safety receives a varying number of cases. For the week of Oct. 23, the department reported eleven incidents.… Continue Reading

After Several Years, Trinity Professors Receive Salary Hike

SAMANTHA HOLLEY ’19 STAFF WRITER Trinity College is currently in the process of increasing faculty salaries. According to Dean of the Faculty and Vice President for Academic Affairs Timothy Cresswell, the salary increases are due to a realized disparity in the salaries of Assistant Professors as they relate to Trinity’s peer group, schools also in… Continue Reading

CDC Hosts Alumni Networking Session with Students

BRENDAN CLARK ’21 STAFF WRITER The Trinity College Career Development Center (CDC) hosted a Career Connection networking session with alumni from a plethora of fields last Friday, October 20 during Parent’s Weekend. The session, which was the first of its kind for the CDC, provided Trinity students with an opportunity to speak with Trinity alumni… Continue Reading

SGA Update: No Meal Plan Reform in the Foreseeable Future

PARKER FISKE ’18 STAFF WRITER The Student Government Association convened briefly on Sunday, Oct. 28 to discuss a variety of topics and hear from Women and Gender Resource Action Center (WGRAC) Head, Laura Lockwood. The Student Liaison for Chartwells, Brendan Lynch ’20, returned to the body with grim pessimism for any possibility for meal plan… Continue Reading

Trinity’s AASA Hosts First International Student Night

AMANDA HAUSMANN ’21 STAFF WRITER On​ ​Friday​ ​evening,​ ​Oct.​ ​27,​ ​approximately​ ​thirty​ ​students​ ​came​ ​to​ ​the​ ​Terrace​ ​rooms​ ​in Mather​ ​Hall​ ​to​ ​enjoy​ ​delicious​ ​food,​ ​listen​ ​to​ ​a​ ​panel​ ​of​ ​six​ ​Trinity​ ​international​ ​students,​ ​and participate​ ​in​ ​roundtable​ ​discussions​ ​on​ ​what​ ​it​ ​means​ ​to​ ​be​ ​an​ ​international​ ​student.​ ​ Presented by​ ​Trinity’s​ ​Asian-American​ ​Student​ ​Association​… Continue Reading