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Monthly Archives: September 2016

Trinity Waives First-Generation Application Fees

Trinity Waives First-Generation Application Fees

CHRIS BULFINCH ’18 NEWS EDITOR Trinity announced its decision to waive application fees for first-generation undergraduates on Friday, Sept. 23. The notice of the change, posted to Trinity’s website on Friday, explained that “Trinity College has eliminated application fees for all students who would be the first in their families to graduate from college.” According… Continue Reading

An Interview with John Santa and Marilyn Kendrix

REBECCA REINGOLD ’17 OPINIONS EDITOR  On Tuesday, Sept. 27 during Common Hour on the second floor of Mather, speakers John Santa and Marilyn Kendrix will address the Trinity community about Malta’s Justice system. They will focus on how best to create a fair and equitable criminal justice system in Connecticut. Professor Stefanie Chambers, Trinity’s Charles… Continue Reading

Trinity Administration Seeks to Hide Greek Life

Trinity Administration Seeks to Hide Greek Life

EVAN SCOLLARD ’17 SENIOR EDITOR Trinity College’s Greek system is unusual among New England liberal arts colleges, and similarly, Trinity’s Greek Letter Organizations (GLOs) are defined and affected by the fact that this is a liberal arts college. The tight boundary of our hundred-acre plot ensures that most of us know each other by the time… Continue Reading

SGA President Comments on Results of Election

ANNELISE GILBERT ’17 EDITOR-IN-CHIEF Voting for the Student Government Association’s (SGA) Fall election came to a close Sept. 22 at 6 p.m., and results were announced the afternoon of Sept. 23. The Tripod spoke with Student Government President Ryan Miller ’17 to discuss the results and his hopes for the year. Miller stated that this… Continue Reading

Sports Construction on Schedule, Within Budget

Sports Construction on Schedule, Within Budget

ERIN GANNON ’19 A & E EDITOR The enormous construction projects visible from the Lower Long Walk are reportedly within budget and on schedule, according to Mike Renwick, Director of Athletics and Recreation and Chair of Physical Education. The construction that has begun to take the shape of athletic fields is actually two separate projects… Continue Reading

Collegiate Democrats Club to Begin on Campus

Collegiate Democrats Club to Begin on Campus

By: Gillian Reinhard ’20 Contributing Writer With election season in full swing and the beginning of a new semester, a new chapter of the College Democrats of America has formed at Trinity. Due to the school’s location in the state capitol of Hartford, strong political science programs and opportunities, the club seems to be a… Continue Reading

Food Gal: A Taste of “Small State Great Beer”

Food Gal: A Taste of “Small State Great Beer”

By: Kelly Vaughan ’17 Social Media Coordinator On Saturday, Sept. 17, Hartford hosted the first annual “Small State Great Beer” festival on Constitution Plaza. Over 30 craft breweries from around the state were present, including City Steam Brewery, Two Roads Brewing Company, Charter Oak Brewing Company, and Thomas Hooker Brewing. There were also food trucks… Continue Reading

Terrorist Attacks Raise Questions for Candidates

Terrorist Attacks Raise Questions for Candidates

Matt Epstein ’19 Contributing Writer On Sept. 17, three separate attacks were carried out on U.S. soil, leaving one person dead and nearly 50 injured. In Minnesota, Dahir Adan, a 22-year-old Somali-American stabbed 11 people at a mall. In New York and New Jersey, two homemade bombs exploded and a third pressure cooker bomb was… Continue Reading

Students Overlook What Hartford Has to Offer

Students Overlook What Hartford Has to Offer

Audrey O’Byrne ’20 Contributing Writer Trinity College attempts to involve its’ students with the Hartford community through groups such as the Cities Program, the Community Learning Initiative, and other volunteer opportunities. However, when I asked students about their experiences while living in Hartford, few see Trinity’s connection to the city as something to be embraced.… Continue Reading