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Monthly Archives: April 2016

Bronson Censorship Stifles Free Speech, Dialouge

By Elise Kei-Rahn Contributing Writer Trinity College has set a precedent for artistic censorship on our campus by removing Action Bronson as our headliner. Trinity College had the opportunity to turn the contention of Bronson’s 2011 songs, “Consensual Rape” and “Brunch” into a meaningful discussion on our campus. You see, Bronson wrote these songs from… Continue Reading

Why Action Bronson has no Place on our Campus

By Max Furigay Opinion Editor Last week, the Trinity College community came together in a massive campaign to disinvite Action Bronson from Spring Weekend. A change.org petition, which as of press time contained a little over 1,300 signatures, was one of the main voices of the anti-Bronson brigade, with students, alumni, and concerned community members… Continue Reading

Administration Announces Plans for Crescent St. Project

Administration Announces Plans for Crescent St. Project

PETE PRENDERGAST ’16 EDITOR IN CHIEF In a Mar. 8 letter to the Trinity community, following the most recent meeting of the Board of Trustees, President Joanne Berger-Sweeney presented the administration’s plans regarding the 11,000-square-foot building that is currently halted mid-construction on Crescent Street. “The emerging consensus is to pursue an integrated design planning process… Continue Reading

Barnyard Disinvites Action Bronson from Spring Weekend

By  MOLLY SCHINELLER ’18 On Mar. 18, Barnyard Entertainment Committee announced Action Bronson and Kehlani as the featured performers of this year’s Spring Weekend concert. Almost immediately, students took to social media to state their opinions about the performers. While only a few people voiced complaints about Kehlani as an opening act, the campus erupted… Continue Reading

Tim Herbst ’02 Talks Politics at “Life After Trinity”

By Amanda Muccio ’18 On Tuesday, Apr 19, the Political Science Department wealcomed Tim Herbst to its ‘Life After Trinity’ series – which seeks to connect students with successful alumni as well as illuminate potential career paths. The family room of Hallden Hall was filled with political science, economics and law students eager to hear… Continue Reading

Trinalina and Middle Eastern Festival Bring Wine, Dancing

Trinalina and Middle Eastern Festival Bring Wine, Dancing

By Katherine Rohloff ’19 On Saturday Apr. 23, EAC Barnyard and the House of Peace paired up to host Trinalina and the Middle Eastern Festival on the Main Quad. The Middle Eastern Festival was a dry event. It provided hookah, lounge pillows, henna tattoos and Middle Eastern food. A live band and belly dancers performed… Continue Reading

Students for Justice in Palestine Club Screening Brings All

By Chris Bulfinch ’18 Students trickled into the LSC in knots on Tuesday night, some chatting among friends, others conversing with the many faculty, staff, and Hartford community members who were also streaming into the lecture hall on the first floor of the Brutalist building. Standing near the lecturer’s podium was Sut Jhally, whose film… Continue Reading

International Show Highlights On-Campus Talents

MAURA GRIFFITH ’17 COPY EDITOR On Friday, Apr. 15, the International House and S.A.I.L. (Student Activity, Involvement, and Leadership) hosted the 6th Annual International Cultural Show. Trinity students showed off their talents dancing, singing, and martial arts, showcasing various cultures. Despite numerous other events on campus, attendance was high. After each act, the crowd showed… Continue Reading

Cinestudio Preview: The Oscar Nominated Shorts

TRIP SLAYMAKER ’18 A&E EDITOR   Every year, the Academy Award Nominated Short Films are are selected from across the world for the honor of a mention at the Oscars, and in some cases, a win. But few people actually muster the interest to watch the nominated short films, seeing them as an insignificant piece… Continue Reading

Purple Reign: Prince Dies at 57

TRIP SLAYMAKER ’18 A&E EDITOR   Legendary musician and performer Prince died last Thursday, Apr. 21, at the age of fifty-seven. The singer was found unresponsive on the grounds of his Paisley Park compound outside Minneapolis, MN. Prince emerged as a musician at the end of the 1970’s. Though initially unnoticed by the masses, the… Continue Reading