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Monthly Archives: October 2016

Campaign for Community Addresses Curriculum Diversity

By Chris Bulfinch ’19 News Editor Campaign for Community (C4C), an initiative launched last fall by Trinity’s administration in an attempt to ameliorate a number of issues confronting the College, is helping to advance a proposal for the addition of a Multicultural Education Distribution Requirement, according to a number of students and administrators involved with… Continue Reading

Palagummi Sainath Gives Lecture on Farmers’ Plight

By Will Verdeur ’18 Staff Writer At 4:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 20, Trinity welcomed Palagummi Sainath, a prominent Indian journalist and author of Everybody Loves a Good Drought. Sainath’s work principally involves economic inequality and the plight of the Indian poor. Sainath won the prestigious Ramon Magsaysay Award in 2007 for his uncompromising conviction to… Continue Reading

Annual Ally Week Supports LGBTQQI Community

Annual Ally Week Supports LGBTQQI Community

JACKIE MERCADANTE ’17 STAFF WRITER October is LGBTQQI History Month. As such, every year members of Encouraging Respect Of Sexualities (EROS) host an Ally Week in mid-October on Trinity’s campus. The week always includes National Coming Out Day on Oct. 11. To kick off Ally Week this year, members of EROS performed a chalking of… Continue Reading

Bronwen MacArthur’s Fall Dance Enchants at AAC

Bronwen MacArthur’s Fall Dance Enchants at AAC

TRIP SLAYMAKER ’18 A&E EDITOR In the world of modern dance, experience is everything. Bronwen MacArthur has no problem with this aspect of her work. The top-billed guest artist for this year’s recent Fall Dance, MacArthur brought decades of experience and development to the Goodwin theater stage at Austin Arts Center Friday Oct. 21 and… Continue Reading

Bantam Artist of the Week: Cassia Armstrong ’18

Bantam Artist of the Week: Cassia Armstrong ’18

ERIN GANNON ’19 A&E EDITOR What do directors Alfred Hitchcock, Stanley Kubrick, and Stephen Spielberg all have in common? None of them got their start in filmmaking using the online gaming website Club Penguin. This bizarre truth seems glaringly obvious, but for this week’s Bantam Artist of the Week, Cassia Armstrong ’18, that conclusion isn’t… Continue Reading

Album Review: Green Day’s Lacking “Revolution Radio”

CHARLIE MCMAHON ’18 STAFF WRITER In today’s anxious and disconcerting political climate, music can help vent frustrations. Few albums encapsulate 2004 more than Green Day’s “American Idiot.” Much like 2016, 2004 was an election year and a pretty messy one at that. America’s adolescent population was growing discontented with the Bush administration and desperately sought… Continue Reading

Athletes Decry Trump’s Locker Room Comments

Athletes Decry Trump’s Locker Room Comments

By MATT EPSTEIN ’19 Staff Writer Two weeks ago, an audio recording of Republican nominee for president, Donald Trump, crudely discussing his exploits with women was released. Trump, unaware that he was being recorded, bragged to talk show host Billy Bush about what can only be defined as sexual assault, saying, “I just start kissing… Continue Reading

The Search for a Middle Ground in Halloween Costumes

By JESSICA CHOTINER ’17 Opinion Editor Every Halloween over the past few years, I see the internet ablaze with articles warning us against taboo Halloween costumes. According to these articles, nothing is less forgivable, or more likely to incur fire and brimstone wrath than “cultural appropriation” in Halloween costumes. But what is cultural appropriation? The… Continue Reading