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Monthly Archives: January 2014

At Trinity and around the world: New hire for WGRAC

Ana Medina ’16 Features Editor Despite the financial difficulties and after many petitions to the school, WGRAC (Women Gender Resource Action Center) was very pleased to hire Melissa A. Richards as a Program and Training Manager. WGRAC is proud to present itself as a center of support, advocacy, and community. While WGRAC runs many activities,… Continue Reading

KKG cleared of hazing allegations but still violated social policy

Bart Harvey, ’16 News Editor On Wednesday, Dec. 18, Dean Frederick Alford notified the Trinity College community that the Zeta Theta Chapter of Kappa Kappa Gamma was found innocent of violating the College’s hazing policy. However, the sorority was found guilty of violating the College’s social host policy and being “misleading” about its new member… Continue Reading

Trendy Trinity: Autotuning should be extended to the red carpet

Benjamin Chait ’16 Features Editor Maria Grazia Chiuri and Pierpaolo Piccioli recently debuted what is arguably their best couture collection they’ve done for the house of Valentino. The collection was a trip around the world through interpretations from operas. Most pieces from the fifty-five look show were not only profoundly wearable, but astonishingly beautiful. That… Continue Reading

The Trinity College Quirks perform at the White House

Isabel Monteleone ’16 Contributing Writer The last few years have been absolutely monumental for the Quirks, the youngest of Trinity’s all-female a capella groups. Their latest high-profile performance, which took place over winter break, truly took this perfect-pitched group to a whole new level. On December 21st, the Quirks were invited to perform in Washington,… Continue Reading

Greengrass’s “Captain Phillips” offers riveting look into the issue of piracy

ZACHARY HAINES ’14 STAFF WRITER “Captain Phillips” opens on the tiny town of Underhill, Vermont where merchant mariner Richard Phillips (Tom Hanks) is preparing for the voyage of the cargo ship Maersk Alabama from the Port ­of Salalah, Oman to Mombasa, Kenya. In accordance with NATO advisory, the ship is to transport food, water and other aid… Continue Reading

ASA’s academic boycott sparks controversy at Trinity College

Nicole Sinno, ’17 News Editor On December 4, the American Studies Association (A.S.A) voted to boycott Israeli academic institutions, quickly causing striking backlash among colleges and universities all over the country. Chartered in 1951, the American Studies Association is our nation’s oldest and largest association devoted to the interdisciplinary study of American culture and history.… Continue Reading

Men’s basketball falls just short against Amherst in close loss

Oliver Rothman ’16 Staff Writer On Saturday afternoon the defending Division III’ national champion Amherst Men’s Basketball Team faced off with the Bantams of Trinity College in the Ray Oosting gym. Entering the game, Amherst displayed quite the resume, including the sixth ranked spot in Division III Men’s Basketball and an eight game winning streak.… Continue Reading