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Monthly Archives: April 2015

TEDxTrincoll on the science of rethinking

HENRY CHAVEZ ’18 STAFF WRITER After months of hard work, Trinity College was able to host its first ever thought-provoking TEDxTrinColl event this past April 18. TED is a nonprofit dedicated to spreading ideas, ranging from business and global issues to history and everything in between. These ideas are delivered through short 18 minute, well… Continue Reading

Examining differing views on the Boston Tea Party

AUSTIN DUEBEL ’18 CONTRIBUTING WRITER How truly capitalist is the United States of America? Most people associate the early 1900s – Wall Street’s heyday – with the rise of entrepreneurial capitalism in the United States that  we still recognize today. Yet, it can be argued that capitalism did not ‘rise’ in the States but actually… Continue Reading

Capitalism is responsible for its own crisis

POOJA SAVANSUKHA ’15 MANAGING EDITOR Capitalism accumulates a vast amount of dirty laundry that is impossible to dry out in the moist air of its inescapable crisis. The stench prevails. Under capitalism, an appropriation between production and consumption takes place through the manufacture and exchange of commodities. This appropriation is based on a cleavage between… Continue Reading

Trinity’s Dworin performs “Lighthouse” at Aetna theatre

by WILL KURACH ’18 CONTRIBUTING WRITER April 18 saw the presentation of the Judy Dworin performance project “Lighthouse” at the Wadsworth’s Aetna theater in downtown Hartford. Trinity professor Judy Dworin developed the piece in 1986 following the death of her father. Combining dance and poetry, the piece is grounded by the metaphor of a lighthouse,… Continue Reading