Monday, October 23, 2017



Justin Fortier ’18

Editor In Chief

Erin Gannon

Erin Gannon ’19

Managing Editor

Erin is a sophomore from Lincoln, RI majoring in Film Studies and Psychology. In addition to the Tripod, Erin’s campus involvement includes being a member of the Women’s Rowing team and working in the Ferris Athletic Center. Previously, she was an editor of the Arts and Entertainment section for two semesters.

Joe DiBacco ’19

News Editor

Gillian Reinhard ’20

News Editor

Matt Epstein ’19

Opinion Editor

Bora Zaloshnja ’20

Opinion Editor

Sophia Gourley ’19

Features Editor

Trip Slaymaker ’18

Arts & Entertainment Editor

Trip Slaymaker is an Arts and Entertainment editor of The Trinity Tripod. An English Major and Junior at Trinity, Slaymaker has worked three semesters on the staff of the college newspaper. He believes in a mission of growth for the arts section, and has determined that with effort and interest, the Tripod can function to connect and enliven the developing cultural and artistic pockets that exist across campus. Slaymaker also habitually contributes movie reviews and article entries to the weekly editions of the Tripod. He hails from Lancaster, PA.

Charlie McMahon ’18

Arts & Entertainment Editor

Nate Choukas ’18

Sports Editor

Ian McDonald ’20

Sports Editor

Annelise Gilbert ’17

Senior Editor

Annelise is a senior from Honolulu, HI majoring in Public Policy & Law with a concentration in Environmental Law. In the past, she has served as Editor In Chief, Managing Editor, Opinion Editor and Features Editor. Her passions include hiking, reading, and her yorkie terrer Snickers.

Campbell North ’17

Senior Editor

Campbell is a senior Public Policy & Law major and Biology minor from Pittsburgh, PA. She has been involved with the Tripod since her freshman year and served as Editor In Chief her sophomore year and senior year. Her extracurricular involvements include the Tri Beta Biological Society, J-Z AMP academic mentoring and in the past, Trinity Women’s Rowing. She loves fishing, trap shooting, and the book Bright Lights, Big City.

Mason Osgood ’17

Senior Editor

Mason is a senior from Reno, Nevada. He is majoring in Public Policy/Law and Philosophy. He began journalism in high school, and joined the Tripod junior year. Outside of the Tripod, Mason is a member of Pi Kappa Alpha fraternity, Best Buddies club, and an ex-NCAA cross country runner. His interests include skiing, philately, ultrarunning, and eating tacos.

Andrew Hatch ’17

Business Manager

Andrew has served as business manager for the Tripod for the past year. He is a senior Neuroscience major, originally from Andover, MA. Outside of his work at the Tripod, Andrew serves as chapel sacristan, carillonneur, chemistry TA and research assistant in a neuroscience lab. In his free time, Andrew enjoys rowing, hiking and “glamping.”

Jessica ChotinerJessica Chotiner ’17

Senior Editor

In addition to her position as Senior Editor, Jessica has worked as Opinion Editor and Staff Writer. She is a senior Biology major and Italian Studies minor. She intends to continue her studies in biology at the graduate level but maintains a passion for writing and sees The Trinity Tripod as a venue for school involvement and intellectual growth.
Rebecca ReingoldRebecca Reingold ’17

Senior Editor

Rebecca is a senior at Trinity who has been a Staff Writer since her junior year. Her passion in journalism continued with her summer internship at MSNBC. In addition to the Tripod, Rebecca has written and continues to write for various websites. Another passion of hers lies in film and television where she can undoubtedly out-quote you in any genre of any film. And yes, she was that girl who fell off of the treadmill her first day of freshman year.


Ryan Murphy ’17

Senior Editor

Ryan Murphy is senior Economics major from Miami, Fla. Since his first year at Trinity he has participated in the Tripod, writing in a contributing role as a freshman, serving as Staff Writer as a sophomore, and Sports Editor as a junior and senior. Away from Trinity, he has served as a feature writer and journalist with University of Miami Sports Information and for, a nationwide youth football-recruiting platform. He plays wide receiver on the Trinity Football team, and has been playing football since he was in seventh grade. Ryan also enjoys basketball, baseball, golf, tennis, rock climbing, waterboarding, snowboarding, and basically every sport there is. Sports and journalism have always been two of his greatest passions, and he loves serving as Sports Editor because it allows him to merge the two fields and portray the athletic landscape to the Trinity community.

Jared Hamburg ’17

Photography Editor

Jared is a senior from Chappaqua, New York, majoring in Media Studies while also pursuing a minor in English with a concentration in creative writing. He joined the Tripod in his junior year as a Staff Photographer. In addition to his work with the Tripod, Jared is a member of the Pi Kappa Alpha fraternity. Jared also enjoys playing all kinds of sports, film, the outdoors, nutella, watching the Patriots lose to the Giants, and most importantly, photography.

Kelly Vaughan ’17

Senior Editor

Kelly is the Social Media Coordinator for The Trinity Tripod. Previously, she held the Features Editor position for three semesters. She is a senior double majoring in American Studies and English. You can find her serving (and drinking!) coffee at Peter B’s Espresso, where she works as a barista. Kelly is also a research assistant for the American Studies department.

Maggie Elias ’17

Senior Editor

Maggie is a senior from Pittsburgh, PA majoring in Public Policy and Law. She is minoring in Hispanic Studies and Writing, Rhetoric, & Media Arts. She previously served as Editor-in-Chief. Outside of the Tripod, Maggie is a barista at Peter B’s, a Writing Associate, plays club lacrosse, and a member of Trinity’s Pre-Law Society. Her interests include yoga, coffee, and champagne.

Maura Griffith ’17

Copy Chief

Maura Griffith is a senior from Upper Arlington, Ohio. In a previous life, she was the graphics editor for “The Warrior” at Niskayuna High School. At Trinity, Maura is majoring in Archaeobiology, a self-designed interdisciplinary major combining Classics and Biology. She is also the Community Facilitator for the Fred Pfeil Community Project, a Student Admissions associate, and a barista at the Underground.

Cat Haight ’17

Copy Editor

Cat Haight is a senior from Beverly, MA. She is an English Major with a concentration in Creative Writing and also a Russian Language Minor. She loves copyediting for the Tripod because it puts her ungodly obsession with words and punctuation to good use. You can find her on campus pirouetting with the Dance Company, playing some rad alternative music on WRTC (with fellow copyeditor and co-DJ Maura), and eating guacamole with a spoon.

Katherine Novko ’19

Copy Editor

Katherine is a sophomore from Albany, NY. She is an intended History major and Classics minor. Katherine was an editor for her high school newspaper. In addition to copyediting for the Tripod, she is co-House Manager of the Mill and works at the Circulation Desk in the library.