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Monthly Archives: February 2018

Profiles in Forgotten Courage

DOUGLAS KIM ’87 In 1830, slavery was still legal in Connecticut. It had been outlawed in New York by that time, but it would be 18 more years before all men would be created equal in Connecticut. This was, after all, the state that counted the most number of slaves in New England at one… Continue Reading

Women’s Swimming and Diving Competes in ’CAC Meet

JULIA KENNARD ’20 CONTRIBUTING WRITER The Women’s Swimming and Diving team’s motivation for their entire season was focused on coming up shy by only three points last season. After their two-day meet in Williamstown, Massachusetts the team had the strongest finish since 2003, coming in ninth overall in the NESCAC Women’s Swimming and Diving Championship… Continue Reading

Men’s Hockey Outlasts Tufts in NESCAC Quarterfinals

CAT MACLENNAN ’20 STAFF WRITER Last weekend, the Trinity Men’s Hockey team had another round of double-headers, this time against the Wesleyan University Cardinals. On Friday, the Bantams suffered a devastating loss to the Cardinals. Trinity’s only goal in the defensive battle came late in the third period by Andy Chugg ’20 and assisted by… Continue Reading

Women’s Squash Falls to Harvard in National Title

BRENT SCHOELLER ’21 CONTRIBUTING WRITER The Trinity College Women’s Squash team travelled to Cambridge, Mass. last Friday seeking a College Squash Association National Title. The Bantams made it all the way to the National Championship match before falling to a tough Harvard Crimson team. The women began the tournament by playing the Columbia Lions in… Continue Reading

SGA Discusses Dining Options and New Meal Plans

SGA Discusses Dining Options and New Meal Plans

EMMELINE ENDRESEN ’21 STAFF WRITER Chartwell’s District Marketing Director Kayla Hawley met with the Student Government Association (SGA) on Sunday, Feb. 26 to discuss Chartwells focus groups and workshop ideas regarding future changes to Trinity’s meal plans. Ms. Hawley has spent the past week looking at how the current meal plans are working and will… Continue Reading

Admissions will Not Penalize Student Protestors

GILLIAN REINHARD ’20 EDITOR-IN-CHIEF In response to the national conversation following the recent school shooting in Parkland, Florida and the planned student-protests in schools across the United States, Trinity College promised prospective students who participate in these protests that their activism will not be counted against them during the college admissions process. Several pro-gun outlets… Continue Reading

Trinity Announces Partnership with the Connecticut Institute for the 21st Century

Trinity Announces Partnership with the Connecticut Institute for the 21st Century

NEWS RELEASE BY THE OFFICE OF COMMUNICATIONS Trinity College has entered into a partnership with the Connecticut Institute for the 21st Century, also known as CT21, which is recognized throughout the state for conducting research on key economic and public policy issues and producing accessible, timely reports for policy makers and the general public. A… Continue Reading

Climate Change Plus (CC+) Addresses Environmental Initiatives

BRENDAN HORAN ’21 STAFF WRITER Professor Mark Silk, Director of the Greenburg Center for the Study of Religion in Public Life at Trinity College, in conjunction with other faculty including Professor of Physics and Environmental Science Christoph Geiss and Professor of German Studies Johannes Evelien, has created a new group on campus to address environmental… Continue Reading

Class of 2022 Benefits from Test-Optional Policy

KAYLEN JACKSON ’21 CONTRIBUTING WRITER Trinity’s test-optional policy, enacted by Angel B. Perez, Vice President for Enrollment and Student Success in 2015, has resulted in a more diverse and committed student body. Mr. Perez arrived at Trinity College in June 2015 and the test-optional policy was implemented that October, under his direction. Mr. Perez cited… Continue Reading