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Monthly Archives: December 2012

Life lessons from “Boy Meets World”

Alyssa Rosenthal ’13 Managing Editor As I’m sure most of you know by now, Ben Savage and Danielle Fishel recently signed on to reprise their roles as Cory Matthews and Topanga Lawrence on the TGIF staple “Boy Meets World.” The new show, titled “Girl Meets World,” will follow Cory and Topanga’s lives as they raise… Continue Reading

Teach For America, a possible fix

Lydia Kay ’13 Editor-in-chief Hartford has often been described as a city of pockets. These pockets are filled with many different types of people: banks and big-time financial companies, wealthy middle-class families, and on the other end of the spectrum, immense poverty. The existence of the latter is what many don’t know about Connecticut’s capital… Continue Reading

MAC of SGA sponsors Holiday Dinner

This past Wednesday, Dec. 5, , the Multicultural Affairs Council of SGA presented The Holiday Dinner. The dinner ran from 6-9pm in the Washington Room. The food was free for all Trinity students, staff, faculty and family. The food served was representative of all different cultures. “It was a great time and there was lots… Continue Reading

Community Service office urges students to join tutoring services

By Alie Shreiber ’13 Staff Writer       Trinity College and the Office of Community Service offer two different, student-run tutoring services. ConnectiKids (CTKids) and the Kennelly Mentoring Program offer the opportunity to work with students of all different ages. CTKids is an on-campus tutoring service that is offered to elementary age children. The… Continue Reading

Rose Lichtenfels ’14 presents on grassroots campaign experience

Karisa Cernera ’14 News Editor Last Thursday December 6th, Rose Lichtenfels ‘14 spoke to students and faculty members at Trinity College about her experiences in working as a field organizer for President Obama’s campaign this past fall. Stationed in Iowa, Lichtenfels helped to register voters, canvas neighborhoods and promote early voter registration. Iowa is one… Continue Reading

Snap It responds to food related health concerns on Campus

The life of a college student often revolves around food, and Trinity’s Student Government Association (SGA) has made recent efforts to improve this aspect of college life. The SGA’s Safety and Wellness Committee recently founded the Snap It Campaign, an initiative that seeks to ensure Trinity students receive quality food on a regular basis. Chartwells,… Continue Reading

On equality: Is same-sex marriage becoming a social norm?

JEFF SYBERTZ ‘13 STAFF WRITER This past week, the US Supreme Court agreed to hear two cases involving same-sex marriage to determine whether California’s Proposition 8 and the Defense of Marriage Act are unconstitutional. In 2008, California voters approved a ballot measure to make same-sex marriage illegal.  In February of this year, the 9th Circuit… Continue Reading

Friends don’t let friends get TCERTed: A misguided principle

FORREST ROBINETTE ’16 STAFF WRITER I’ve often heard the phrase “Friends don’t let friends get TCERTed.” This motto means that if your buddy has had way too much to drink, you shouldn’t call for trained medical help because being TCERTed is a pain. You don’t want to put your friend through the embarrassment, the punishment,… Continue Reading