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Category Archives: ARTS

Heathers Premieres at Trinity: Review

Heathers Premieres at Trinity: Review

TRIP SLAYMAKER ’18 ARTS AND ENTERTAINMENT When Heathers premiered in 1988, it was meant to skewer and satirize the John Hughes-era high school coming-of-age movies that had dominated the box office during the decade of the eighties. Thanks to a hilarious and vicious script by Daniel Waters and the believable chemistry of the leads Winona… Continue Reading

Spring Weekend Concert Brings Distinct Sounds

Spring Weekend Concert Brings Distinct Sounds

CHARLIE McMAHON ’18 A&E EDITOR Spring Weekend is synonymous with two things: a wide array of social events and music. While on Friday night the student body was privy to the musical entertainment of opener Viceroy and Louis the Child, The Mill had a full evening of eclectic music planned for Saturday night. With the… Continue Reading

Cinestudio Preview: 20th Century Women

Cinestudio Preview: 20th Century Women

TRIP SLAYMAKER ’18 A&E EDITOR Set at the end of the upheaval years of the 1970’s, Mike Mills’ 20th Century Women tells the simple, but enjoyable story of a family living in Santa Barbara. The young man at the center of the family, and of the film’s story is Jamie (Lucas Jade Zumann), a fifteen-year-old… Continue Reading

Album Review: Future Islands Release “The Far Field”

Album Review: Future Islands Release “The Far Field”

SAM SHIELD ’18 STAFF WRITER On April 7, Future Islands released their new album “The Far Field.”The band is best known for their 2014 release, “Singles”, however, they have been hard at work over the last several years. Lead vocalist and lyricist Samuel T. Herring, keyboardist Gerrit Welmers, and bassist/guitarist William Cashion have collaborated since… Continue Reading

Hoodies and Hijabs Art Installation to Travel

Hoodies and Hijabs Art Installation to Travel

JADE J. HORCHBERGER- VIGSITTABOOT ’17 CONTRIBUTING WRITER Racial distinctions are, biologically speaking, arbitrary. But this in no way loosens their grip on our society. If you are born with white skin, you are regularly reminded that you may find success in a variety of ways. Take, for example, your daily dose of media: from the… Continue Reading

Trinity Hosts International Hip Hop Festival

CHARLIE McMAHON ’18 A&E EDITOR This weekend, Trinity hosted to the 12th Annual International Hip-Hop Festival. Trinity hosts a plethora of cultural events throughout the year, but the hip hop festival is unique in that it draws a wide variety of people from the surrounding community. Walking around the Washington Room on Saturday evening, students… Continue Reading

Wadsworth Atheneum Exhibits Hudson River School

Wadsworth Atheneum Exhibits Hudson River School

CAMPBELL NORTH ’17 STAFF WRITER At a time when the American identity seems to be fracturing into two divergent entities, the Wadsworth Atheneum offers an opportunity for reflection on the American identity. The museum is home to one of the largest collections of Hudson River School paintings, housing over 65 pieces from one of the… Continue Reading