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Monthly Archives: January 2017

Oscar Nominations: Who Was Chosen?

ERIN GANNON ’19 MANAGING EDITOR On Monday, Jan. 24, The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced the complete list of nominations for the 89th Academy Awards. Prior to this year, the nominations were announced via a press conference. However, this year they were announced via an online live-streamed video on the Oscars website.… Continue Reading

Members of Trinity Community Participate in Peaceful Protests Nationwide

GILLIAN REINHARD ’20 NEWS EDITOR Donald Trump’s Inauguration and the following political action affected many within the Trinity community. Although students were mostly still away from campus on winter vacation, several students and faculty were directly involved in both the inauguration and the subsequent protests located on campus, in Hartford and around the world. President… Continue Reading

SGA 1/30 Report

JUSTIN FORTIER ’18 EDITOR-IN-CHIEF The Student Government Association (SGA) President Ryan Miller ’17 and Vice President Dana Wensberg ’18 welcomed back a number of officers, class senators and senators-at-large to the first session of the 2017 spring semester SGA. The meeting began with a recap of last semester where a number of new initiatives were… Continue Reading

Supreme Court Integrity in Jeopardy

CAMPBELL NORTH SENIOR EDITOR Only eight Justices presently serve on the Supreme Court after the death of Justice Antonin Scalia left an empty seat on the bench in 2016. The power to nominate a Supreme Court Justice is vested in the president and appointments are made with the consent of the Senate. Given that the… Continue Reading

Alternative Facts or Fiction?

HUNTER SAVERY ’20 CONTRIBUTING WRITER When thinking of Donald Trump and his administration, many thoughts come to mind, unfortunately honesty is not one of them. In one of White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer’s first press briefings, Spicer vehemently disputed media reports of low attendance at Trump’s inaugural, saying it was the “largest audience to… Continue Reading

Hockey Ties Hamilton, Amherst on the Road

Hockey Ties Hamilton, Amherst on the Road

NATE CHOUKAS ’18 SPORTS EDITOR While most enjoyed a long break for the holidays, Trinity Men’s Ice Hockey resumed their season early, playing eight games, including six NESCAC contests. Over this span, the Bantams went 5-3, defeating Adrian College and NESCAC opponents: Williams, Middlebury, Tufts, and Connecticut College. Trinity dropped two games in Maine to… Continue Reading

Interest Continues to Grow for Trinity’s Model United Nations Society

Hamna Tariq ’20 Contributing Writer Trinity’s Model United Nations society is one of the most popular up-and-coming clubs on campus. Due to the current state of the world, more students are interested in the formation of political agendas, the impacts of foreign policies, the rights of women and members of the LGBTQ community, the protection… Continue Reading

Winter Break Sports Recap

Winter Break Sports Recap

IAN MCDONALD ’20 SPORTS EDITOR School may have been out of session but the winter athletes certainly did not take a break like the rest of us. Women’s Squash ended the semester with a 6-0 record and returned with a 10-1, burdened by heartbreaking 5-4 loss at Penn. The Men’s team went into winter break… Continue Reading

Trinity: Sanctuary or Conciliatory?

JAMES CALABRESI ’20 CONTRIBUTING WRITER Sanctuary Campus: “a college or university in the United States that adopts policies to protect students who are undocumented immigrants”. Modeled after the Sanctuary City, which pledges legal protection from federal immigration laws, Sanctuary Campuses across the country have backed up this self-proclaimed title by working legally to protect the… Continue Reading