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Category Archives: NEWS

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

2018 Commencement Speaker and Honorands Announced

BEN GAMBUZZA ’20 NEWS EDITOR Johnnetta B. Cole, respected educator, cultural anthropologist, and author, will be the featured speaker for the 192nd Trinity College Commencement on Sunday, May 20. Chief of Staff and Assistant Vice President for External Affairs Jason Rojas told the Tripod, “[It is] always a difficult thing to identify the person who… Continue Reading

SGA Discusses Open Textbooks and Parents’ Weekend

EMMELINE ENDERSEN ’21 STAFF WRITER Vice Chapter Chair of Trinity Connecticut Public Interest Research Group (CONNPIRG) Jimmy Boissy met with the Student Government Association (SGA) on March 4, 2018 to discuss the possibility of using open textbooks. He argued that costs of textbooks are exorbitant, and simply too high for many students to afford, frequently… Continue Reading

Timeline Detailing Trinity’s Diversity Revealed

Timeline Detailing Trinity’s Diversity Revealed

GRANVILLE KAYNOR ’21 STAFF WRITER Trinity College’s Campaign for Community unveiled their first draft of Trinity’s historical timeline, to be displayed at the Cave, on Tuesday, Feb. 27. The timeline, which was introduced by Alicia Abbaspour ’18, was co-created with Tyler Wrenn, a former Trinity student in the class of 2019. Ms. Abbaspour’s introductory remarks… Continue Reading

Trinity-Area Representative Called to Resign Over Texts

BRENDAN CLARK ’21 NEWS EDITOR Representative Angel Acre (D-Hartford), who represents the neighborhood in which Trinity is located, has been called upon by Governor Dannel P. Malloy, Hartford Mayor Luke Bronin, Speaker of the House Joe Aresimowicz, and numerous other colleagues amid questions surrounding a series of messages between Mr. Acre and a sixteen year-old… 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

Admissions will Not Penalize Student Protestors

GILLIAN REINHARD ’20 EDITOR-IN-CHIEF In response to the national conversation following the recent school shooting in Parkland, Florida and the planned student-protests in schools across the United States, Trinity College promised prospective students who participate in these protests that their activism will not be counted against them during the college admissions process. Several pro-gun outlets… Continue Reading