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Monthly Archives: October 2013

Sustainability Day efforts seek to make Trinity more “green”

Ryan Miller ’17, Contributing Writer Last Thursday, October 24, Trinity College hosted its annual Sustainability Day here on campus in an effort to raise awareness of sustainability. The college called on students and faculty alike to meet our present needs without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs through efficient usage… Continue Reading

Wall of Honor recognizes generous Trinity philanthropists

Maggie Elias ’17, Staff Writer On October 18th, a sunny, but chilly afternoon, President James Jones, Board of Trustees chairman Paul Raether, and the president of the class of 2014, Brittany Viola gathered behind the Fuller Arch on the Long Walk to speak at the Trinity College Wall of Honor Induction Ceremony. The Wall of… Continue Reading

Annual Pink Shabbat dinner raises breast cancer awareness

Elizabeth Valenzuela ’17, Contributing Writer As part of Breast Cancer Awareness month, Hillel, Trinity’s Jewish organization, had its 8th Annual Pink Shabbat on Friday, October 25. This program is a traditional Shabbat service that places an emphasis on breast cancer awareness. Pink Shabbat was begun eight years by Trinity student Molly Goodman. Since then, it… Continue Reading

Trinity announces 2013-2014 President’s Fellows

Alex Coggin ’16, Contributing Writer Thirty-one seniors, nominated by their departments and programs, were named President’s Fellows for the 2013-2014 academic year.  Founded in 1974, the Society of President’s Fellows recognizes students for academic excellence within their respective majors.  The Fellows meet four times a year with President James F. Jones and various Faculty to… Continue Reading

The words ‘please’ and ‘thank you’ have seemingly disappeared

KATHLEEN MEERSMAN ’17 CONTRIBUTING WRITER   Please, according to Webster Dictionary, means to afford or give pleasure or satisfaction. From this small description, it is giving the common courtesy to tell someone you appreciate what he or she has done for you, though this useful word is almost extinct. Let’s take saying please and thank you into account.… Continue Reading

Finding happiness through the pursuit of accomplishment

CHRIS FILPO ’17 CONTRIBUTING WRITER   “The struggle itself toward the heights is enough to fill a man’s heart. One must imagine Sisyphus happy.” – Albert Camus Are people really happy? It is difficult to know what makes people truly happy today. It seems as if society strives for happiness, but when do we actually experience… Continue Reading

Chrisopher Duggan speaks about the effects of fascism in Italy

KRISTINA RUTH ’15 CONTRIBUTING WRITER On October 21, Christopher Duggan, author of “Fascist Voices” came to Trinity to discuss the effects of fascism in Italy during the 1930’s. Duggan’s book not only discusses fascism from the political side, but also delves into the journals of Italian students, professors, and soldiers. All of their accounts praised… Continue Reading

There’s no whining in baseball, there shouldn’t be any in politics

MAX NIKITAS ’17 CONTRIBUTING WRITER   One could argue that the first controversial diversion from traditional baseball mores came in the 1930s with the advent of lighting at professional parks. For over half a century at that point, baseball was viewed as the quintessential fair-weather day game. This notion conjures up the idyllic picture of a warm… Continue Reading