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Monthly Archives: October 2012

A. K. Smith Reading Series hosts poet Roger Bonair-Agard

KARISA CERNERA ’14 NEWS EDITOR Last Thursday, Oct. 18, Trinity students and faculty members gathered in the Smith House Reese Room to watch Roger Bonair-Agard perform his poetry as a part of the annual A.K. Smith Reading Series. Bonair-Agard considers himself to be a spoken word and performance poet. His poetry is very interactive and… Continue Reading

Dr. Richard Kaeuper discusses medieval history, chivalry

HANNAH HOLLAND ’15 STAFF WRITER On Thursday, Oct. 18, Trinity hosted celebrated Middle Ages historian Dr. Richard Kaeuper. Kaeuper gained notoriety in the world of Middle Ages academia through his thorough use of exploratory literary sources as historical evidence. His extensive collection of publicized works, focused more recently on the idea of medieval chivalry, is… Continue Reading

Financial historian discusses economic downturn

JOHN MURPHY ’15 CONTRIBUTING WRITER On Monday October 15th, Trinity College hosted leading financial and business history author John Steele Gordon. Gordon spoke as part of the Shelby Cullom Davis Endowment Series, and discussed the origins of the recent economic downturn.  Gordon, whose great-grandfather was a member of the class of 1828, is an expert… Continue Reading

New social changes affect Trinity’s fraternities and sororities

Kristina Smithy ’14 News Editor  Trinity College has made major changes to Trinity’s Greek Life system. Much of Trinity’s faculty would like to see the Greek system completely abolished however for now they are just going to strictly regulate them. 76 percent of the faculty favored abolition Greek life, 17 percent favored reform, 2 percent… Continue Reading

Major Social Changes Coming to Trinity

Peter Ragosta ’15 Contributing Writer Trustees Approve and Amend Charter Committee’s Plans to Create a New, Intellectually-Focused Social Life Big Changes Coming to Greek Life Following a weekend of closed meetings, the Board of Trustees voted unanimously to approve a 50-page plan that will upend longstanding elements of Trinity’s social life and add new social… Continue Reading