Sunday, September 22, 2019

Monthly Archives: May 2016

Why the Tripod Should Stay on Campus

By Chris Bulfinch ’18 Staff Writer Opinion writing is something of a trope of college journalism, and ill-informed yet publicly-expressed opinions often return to embarrass (or in some cases haunt) those who are eager to share their youthful perspective. I am always reminded of the story arc in the first season of “House of Cards”… Continue Reading

Sweet Briar and Trinity: History will Right this Ship.

By Douglas Kim ’87 and Amoret Gates Thissell Jorgensen Contributing Writers There is a sobering fact that sits in the rear-view mirror of all public and private four-year non-profit colleges today: schools are shuttering at a rate of five per year. Last fall, Moody’s warned that number stands to triple. Meanwhile, institutions like Sweet Briar and Trinity… Continue Reading

Beyonce’s Lemonade Should Unite, Not Divide

By Jessica Chotiner ’17 Staff Writer I cannot understand why Mather serves grits. This is not grits territory –– this is really more of a cream of wheat kind of school. As someone who grew up eating grits, grits made by my Georgia-native mom, and her mom, and all of my aunts, eating grits with… Continue Reading

Fifth Annual Trinity Film Festival Promises to Entertain

Fifth Annual Trinity Film Festival Promises to Entertain

ERIN GANNON ’19 A&E EDITOR Nearly five years ago, John Michael Mason ’12, then in his senior year at Trinity, was helping his fellow students put on events at Cinestudio. Before screenings of Hollywood blockbusters that attracted local audiences of nearly 250 people, Mason and his friends would show short films they had created as… Continue Reading

Women’s Lacrosse  Crushes Williams: The No. 1 Bantams head to the NESCAC Semifinals

Women’s Lacrosse Crushes Williams: The No. 1 Bantams head to the NESCAC Semifinals

JUSTIN FORTIER ’18 SPORTS EDITOR The top-seeded Bantams outscored the No. 8 seeded Williams College Ephs 18-4 on Saturday, Apr. 30 in the Women’s Lacrosse New England Small College Athletic Conference Quarterfinals matchup in Hartford. Trinity’s record rose to 14-2 overall while Williams closed out its season with a 5-11 record. The break away goal… Continue Reading

Bantam Artist of the Week: Mandi Payne ’18

LAUREN MICHALEC ’17 STAFF WRITER Mandi Paine ’18 is a recent transfer from Bates College. As an artist, Paine brings an intrinsically artistic eye to the Trinity art studios. Paine, a New Hampshire native who matriculated from St. Paul’s School in Concord, NH, naturally gravitates towards an unusual field of art studies: modern architecture. With… Continue Reading

Beyonce Drops Visual Album and Breaks Boundaries

ELISE KEI-RAHN ’16 STAFF WRITER Beyoncé recently released a striking, groundbreaking visual album entitled “Lemonade.” The visual concept album, which debuted on HBO last week and subsequently arrived at No. 1. on Tidal, has been lauded as a work of genius. Set against a New Orleans backdrop, the 65-minute film pairs the story of husband… Continue Reading

Softball Drops Series to Bowdoin Polar Bears 1-2

ANTHONY ZUCARO ’16 SPORTS EDITOR Despite some close matches, the Trinity College Softball team only won one out of three games against Bowdoin this weekend. The Bantams finished the regular season with an 18-12 overall record, tying with Bowdoin and Colby for second place in the division. Despite the losses, the women qualified for the… Continue Reading

Rowing Finishes 5th in NERC

ELIZABETH CAPORALE ’16 STAFF WRITER The Trinity College Men’s and Women’s’ Rowing teams will finish their seasons within the month, and what a ride it has been. Both teams have endured extremely long seasons, racing in both the fall and spring, with an intense winter training regimen to bridge the gap between the two. The… Continue Reading

How Maggie Millian Took Over Spring Weekend

TRIP SLAYMAKER ’18 A&E EDITOR How does a person become a meme? Maggie Millian knows the answer. Millian ‘18, a film student at Trinity, recently rose to fame on Trinity’s many social media platforms. Her popularity continued to How does a person become a meme? Maggie Millian knows the answer. Millian ‘18, a film student… Continue Reading