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Monthly Archives: November 2014

Inge-Marie Eigsti speaks about autism awareness

ESTHER SHITTU `17 STAFF WRITER Inge-Marie Eigsti, an associate professor at University College gave a lecture about the connection between language and autism called, “Language in Body and Mind in Autism Spectrum Disorders,” on Thursday, Nov. 13. Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) is a neurodevelopment disorder that is defined through repetitive behavior patterns, social impairment, and… Continue Reading

Model UN experiences successful weekend at UPenn

NICO NAGLE `17 CONTRIBUTING WRITER At 9 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 6, committee chairs banged their gavels and brought to fruition the start of UPenn Model United Nations Conference XLVIII. Delegates from colleges and universities across the country sat in conference rooms at the Sheraton Hotel in downtown Philadelphia, dressed to the nines and prepared… Continue Reading

Berger-Sweeney announces plans for new mentoring network

THEO PESIRIDIS `18 STAFF WRITER On Tuesday, Nov. 11, President Joanne Berger-Sweeney announced the creation of an entirely new program designed to support first-year students throughout their first year at Trinity: The Mentoring Network Program. This program, although technically starting this year, still has many structural aspects and details to sort out. However, the focus… Continue Reading

Trinity students explore the issue of gun violence

JOECELYN REDDING ’16 HUNTER DREWS ’16 CONTRIBUTING WRITERS According to the journal Pediatrics, every year in America 7,000 children are brought into the ER with injuries from firearms, and an additional 3,000 die before they even make it to the hospital. These devastating incidents occur as a result of anything from suicides and accidental shootings… Continue Reading