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Monthly Archives: December 2017

Property Destruction Highlights Discrimination at Trinity

Property Destruction Highlights Discrimination at Trinity

BRENDAN CLARK ’21 STAFF WRITER Acts of property destruction targeted at minority communities on Trinity’s campus have led to a considerable concern regarding Trinity’s underlying culture. In October, two separate incidents—both involving the desecration of flags—became the impetus for many students to increase calls for change and respond to what they consider a “hostile climate”… Continue Reading

Intercollegiate Update: News on Nearby Campuses

University of Connecticut The University of Connecticut hosted an event featuring a far-right speaker called “It’s OK To Be White” on Nov. 28. The speaker, Lucian Wintrich, was charged by police for breach of peace after grabbing a young woman who took a piece of paper from the podium during the speech. He was promptly… Continue Reading

Weekly Student Government Association Update

ISSY CROWE ’19 STAFF WRITER On Sunday, Dec. 3, Assistant Director of Student Activities, Involvement and Leadership (SAIL) Sarah Lucas met with the Student Government Association (SGA) to discuss the logistics of the New Student Orientation (NSO) program in preparation for the J-Start Orientation. The J-Start is a new program allowing first-year students to enter… Continue Reading

JELLO Plans January Community Service Week in Hartford

MADISON VAUGHN ’21 STAFF WRITER The January Experience of Living, Learning, and Outreach, also known as JELLO, originally started as a service week abroad during J-term, organized through the Chapel Council. Today, JELLO has emerged into its own club and gets involved in the Hartford community year-round. JELLO’s goal is to be immersed in the… Continue Reading

Chapel Council’s Annual Cranksgiving Gives Back

AMANDA HAUSMANN ’21 STAFF WRITER Trinty’s annual Cranksgiving bicycle race took place on Saturday, Nov. 18. The event was organized by Trinity’s Chapel Council and benefited the Place of Grace Food Pantry at Grace Episcopal Church in Hartford. This was the sixth annual race and consisted of both Trinity students and Hartford cyclists who rode… Continue Reading

The Top Minimal Electronic Releases of the Year

AMANDA LAFFERTY ’21 A&E EDITOR Actress: “Audio Track 5” featuring London Contemporary Orchestra English DJ, Actress, released a polished three-track single in August. It would be unjust not to mention his full length release of the year, AZD, which has equal merit. The reason this short release is so enjoyable is due to the textured… Continue Reading

Men’s Basketball Finishes Solid November Month

ALEX DAHLEM ’20 SPORTS EDITOR Trinity men’s basketball began their 2017-18 campaign in solid fashion this month, playing six contests and winning four. The Bantams tipped off the season with an impressive win in the Maine Maritime Academy Tip-Off Tournament in Castine, Maine. Trinity dusted conference opponent Bates in the first round by a score… Continue Reading