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Monthly Archives: February 2013

Oscar-winning films skew controversial historical events for profit

JEFF SYBERTZ ’13 STAFF WRITER   This past Sunday, the 85th Annual Academy Awards took place amidst the pomp and circumstance of Hollywood. Some of the biggest winners of the night included films that were based on historical events, such as “Argo,” “Lincoln” and “Zero Dark Thirty.” These films either detail actual historical events or… Continue Reading

Professors raise questions in Mill’s religion and politics lecture

Immanuel Adeola ’14 The Mill Faculty Lecture Series continued last Thursday, Feb. 21 with a spirited debate on “Religion in American Politics.” Professors Frank Kirkpatrick and Mark Silk of the Religion Department attracted a great deal of students to what proved to be an engaging discussion moderated by Trinity College Chaplain Allison Read. It was… Continue Reading

Students needed for Spring Weekend

Elaina Rollins ’16, News Editor Barnyard Entertainment is already busy preparing for Trinity College’s famous Spring Weekend, and Barnyard needs students across campus to make the event the best Weekend yet. Barnyard, a branch of Trinity’s Student Government Association (SGA), hosts a variety of popular events throughout the school year, including the Welcome Back Dance… Continue Reading

Students volunteer at Peter’s Retreat

Alie Schreiber ’13 Peter’s Retreat is a Hartford organization that provides a safe haven for impoverished men and women living with HIV and AIDS. David Pierce ’13 and Nicole Sagullo ’14 run a community service program for Trinity students to volunteer at Peter’s Retreat every other week. Peter’s Retreat was founded in 1988 with the… Continue Reading

“Overdraft” documentary screening facilitates discussion of national deficit

By Chloe Miller ’14 News Editor Last Tuesday, Feb. 19, Trinity sponsored a screening of the documentary “Overdraft” in the Washington Room of Mather Hall. The one-hour documentary – a nonpartisan, factual exploration of America’s deficit crisis – was followed by a question and answer panel discussion featuring two Trinity professors. “Overdraft” was made by… Continue Reading