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Monthly Archives: November 2015

Common Hour discussion on elections

MAGGIE ELIAS ’17 EDITOR-IN-CHIEF On Thursday, Nov. 12 during Common Hour, Student Government Association’s (SGA) Academic Affairs Committee hosted a discussion centered around the issues of the 2016 Presidential Election. Chipotle catered the event, and attendees queued up to get food, the line meandering to Vernon Social, almost to the door. The event had markedly… Continue Reading

Students organize public dialogue on campus culture

CHRIS BULFINCH ’18 NEWS EDITOR The raw and frigid wind that swept across campus on Saturday did not dissuade the football team from playing their homecoming game against Wesleyan, nor did it stifle the energy of a group of demonstrators who also took the field to represent Trinity before the student body, the faculty, and… Continue Reading

Students see new music facilities as major improvement

MAX FERTIK ’19 STAFF WRITER Today I woke up to the metal crunching sounds of construction that seems to be constantly occurring on the Trinity College campus. The first time that I visited campus actually, I remember the same sounds and husky workers trudging around what is now the Mather Cafeteria. Construction seems to always… Continue Reading

Climate change: our nation’s most recent hot topic

MAX FURIGAY ’19 COLUMNIST In a year, as the overwhelming deluge of political coverage constantly reminds us, Americans will choose a new president. While the rhetoric of both parties remains largely the same as it always has, with very few concessions to the other side on any issue, there is really only one particular topic… Continue Reading

Yik Yak: Platform for communities or for threats?

ANNELISE GILBERT ’17 FEATURES EDITOR Yik Yak’s mission statement claims that it is “building the most authentic way for people to connect with their communities and find their herds.” The app’s objective may seem great at first glance, but that positivity quickly dissolves once your team, fraternity, sorority, friends, or even your race are the… Continue Reading

Donald Trump hosts SNL, makes huge mistake

REBECCA REINGOLD ’17 STAFF WRITER Political figures are elected into office in order to represent a professional and appropriate view of the United States. A former Celebrity Star Apprentice and a veteran of hosting Saturday Night Live, Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump is no stranger to the limelight. After declaring his place in the presidential… Continue Reading

Trinity football wraps up season with win over Wesleyan

The Trinity College football team played their final game of the season against rival Wesleyan University this Saturday, Nov. 14, on Jessee/Miller Field. The Bantams entered the game 6-1 after a tough and disappointing loss against Amherst College, while the Wesleyan Cardinals entered the game at 5-2. The homecoming game saw former and current students… Continue Reading

Trinity squash teams gear up for successful seasons

As the fall sports season comes to a close, the winter brings upon a tremendous force, Trinity College Squash. Both the men and women’s teams will begin their seasons anew starting this December, and both are hoping to dominate the NESCAC and beyond. The men’s team is looking for yet another repeat as they come… Continue Reading

Malalai Wassil ’99: Evolving from Afghanistan to U.S.

MOLLY SCHINELLER ’18 STAFF WRITER During her time at Trinity, Malalai Wassil ’99 focused much of her efforts on working hard outside of class. She was a residential assistant in High Rise and Vernon Place (called New Dorm at the time), interned for the Italian Vice Consul for several years, and babysat for President Evan… Continue Reading