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Monthly Archives: February 2018

Trinity in Barcelona Students Mugged

Trinity in Barcelona Students Mugged

GILLIAN REINHARD ’20 EDITIOR-IN-CHIEF Two Trinity students were mugged while studying abroad in Barcelona. The altercation occurred in the early hours of the morning of Jan. 7 and was preceded by an attempted mugging of a female student the night of Saturday, Jan. 6. Two students currently studying abroad in Barcelona, who wish to remain… Continue Reading

Student Reflects on a Unique First-Year Seminar

MADISON VAUGHN ’21 STAFF WRITER Like all incoming Trinity students, Taurian Taylor ’21 registered for a first-year seminar the summer before arriving on campus. Taylor chose the seminar Knights, Saints, Witches, and You, taught by Professor Elliot Levesque. Taylor began the class knowing that he would learn about medieval history, however, he was surprised to… Continue Reading

Lack of Publications at Trinity

For student writers, part of the so called “college experience” has always been to hone and perfect their work by means of student publications. The Trinity Tripod is a student publication, though it is a campus institution that dates back over one hundred years. The only other significant student publication on campus right now is… Continue Reading

Tripod Student Leader of the Week: Max Herman ’19

Name: Max Herman Class Year: 2019 Hometown: San Francisco, California Leadership on Campus: President of Alpha Delta Phi, Member of Boy’s Varsity Lacrosse Team Tell us about your leadership experience: Building close relationships with members of both groups. It has been very meaningful to have such a diversified and good group of friends to lean… Continue Reading

Change to Tripod Nameplate

Eagle-eyed readers of this print edition of the Tripod may spot a change to the nameplate on the front page. Though the old design seemed ripped from the pages of Trinity’s history, the nameplate and image on the front page of the Tripod have historically been changed somewhat every decade or so. As such, the… Continue Reading

Alumni Spotlight: Richard N. Palmer Class of 1972

BRENDAN CLARK ’21 NEWS EDITOR Richard N. Palmer ’72 is an Associate Justice of the Connecticut Supreme Court and a political sci-ence graduate, Phi Beta Kappa, of Trinity College. From an early age, Palmer “was always interested in government and legal philosophy.” While at Trinity, Palmer’s favorite courses included one which focused on the different… Continue Reading

Riots Erupt in Philadelphia, Amherst after Super Bowl

MATEO VAZQUEZ ’21 STAFF WRITER After a long and hard-fought game, the Philadelphia Eagles were finally able to capture their first Super Bowl title. Fans then demonstrated their love for the team by rioting throughout the streets of Philadelphia well into the night and during the next day. The police department had been anticipating a… Continue Reading

Trinity Hosts Photographers’ Discussion on Puerto Rico

Trinity Hosts Photographers’ Discussion on Puerto Rico

AMANDA HAUSMANN ’21 FEATURES EDITOR Photographers Erika Rodríguez and Patrick Raycraft shared their photos of Puerto Rico in the aftermath of Hurricanes Irma and Maria during a common hour event on Tuesday, Feb. 6. Professor of Fine Arts Pablo Delano led the conversation, asking the photographers to describe their initial reactions to the storms, how… Continue Reading