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Monthly Archives: October 2017

Two Presidencies That Served to Pivot the Nation

JAMES CALABRESI ’20 CONTRIBUTING WRITER Donald Trump and Jimmy Carter; outsiders, party dividers, men of change. How could two politicians – a centrist Democrat and an alt-right Republican- have such similar presidencies, while serving as commander in chief more than thirty years apart? And yes its true, Carter with his Habitat for Humanity project and… Continue Reading

Trinity Field Hockey Tour of Holland and Germany

CARA BRADLEY ’20 CONTRIBUTING WRITER This summer, the Trinity College field hockey team embarked on a once-in-a-lifetime tour of Europe. Touring four cities and five hockey clubs in seven days, the Bantams divided their time between hockey matches and tourism activities, fully immersing themselves into European culture. Senior captain Cara Daly says, “For me the… Continue Reading

Scientific Map Returns to Soul-Jazz on New Album

AMANDA LAFFERTY ’21 A&E EDITOR For some the word fusion, when it comes to music or food, can seem wrong and unnecessary; why disturb a genre or cuisine that’s presumably already well-established? Nothing for Granted, Scientific Map’s first release in six years, proves that jazz-fusion deserves conceptual recognition and need not be part of the… Continue Reading

Songs For a New World premieres at AAC

TRIP SLAYMAKER ’18 A&E EDITOR Over the weekend, the Trinity College Music Department put on a performance of Songs for a New World in the Austin Arts Center. The show, which was directed by Julia Kiley and features the music of Jason Robert Brown, uses a minimalist black box theater. This choice places a greater… Continue Reading

High Noon and Pakalolo Patrol play Cleo Halloween

TRIP SLAYMAKER ’18 A&E EDITOR Last Saturday, at a Mill event hosted by Cleo of AX, two of Trinity’s most beloved student bands performed. High Noon, the rock band formed around Alex Rusbarsky ’18 (drums), Sam Shield ’18 (guitar), Jamie Noonan ’18 (guitar), and Connor Burwood ’21 (bass) performed first, as the Halloween party setting… Continue Reading

The Trinity Chapel Council Gives Back to Hartford

BRENDAN CLARKE ’21 STAFF WRITER Chapel council is one of several Christian fellowship organizations at Trinity. Chapel Council meets weekly to discuss various aspects of faith and includes members of many different sects within the Anglican tradition. In addition, it is also a place where those who are seeking faith or have yet to discover… Continue Reading

Bartaco in West Hartford Offers Unique Dining Experience

GRANVILLE KAYNOR ’21 CONTRIBUTING WRITER Sometimes, it is not only the quality of food that makes a restaurant as popular as Bartaco at 971 Farmington Avenue in West Hartford. Although the miniature tacos and plentiful small plates that Bartaco offers are delicious, the restaurant itself makes for an satisfying evening and unique dining experience. Bartaco’s… Continue Reading