Wednesday, March 21, 2018

Monthly Archives: March 2018

2018 Commencement Speaker and Honorands Announced

BEN GAMBUZZA ’20 NEWS EDITOR Johnnetta B. Cole, respected educator, cultural anthropologist, and author, will be the featured speaker for the 192nd Trinity College Commencement on Sunday, May 20. Chief of Staff and Assistant Vice President for External Affairs Jason Rojas told the Tripod, “[It is] always a difficult thing to identify the person who… Continue Reading

SGA Discusses Open Textbooks and Parents’ Weekend

EMMELINE ENDERSEN ’21 STAFF WRITER Vice Chapter Chair of Trinity Connecticut Public Interest Research Group (CONNPIRG) Jimmy Boissy met with the Student Government Association (SGA) on March 4, 2018 to discuss the possibility of using open textbooks. He argued that costs of textbooks are exorbitant, and simply too high for many students to afford, frequently… Continue Reading

Timeline Detailing Trinity’s Diversity Revealed

Timeline Detailing Trinity’s Diversity Revealed

GRANVILLE KAYNOR ’21 STAFF WRITER Trinity College’s Campaign for Community unveiled their first draft of Trinity’s historical timeline, to be displayed at the Cave, on Tuesday, Feb. 27. The timeline, which was introduced by Alicia Abbaspour ’18, was co-created with Tyler Wrenn, a former Trinity student in the class of 2019. Ms. Abbaspour’s introductory remarks… Continue Reading

Trinity-Area Representative Called to Resign Over Texts

BRENDAN CLARK ’21 NEWS EDITOR Representative Angel Acre (D-Hartford), who represents the neighborhood in which Trinity is located, has been called upon by Governor Dannel P. Malloy, Hartford Mayor Luke Bronin, Speaker of the House Joe Aresimowicz, and numerous other colleagues amid questions surrounding a series of messages between Mr. Acre and a sixteen year-old… Continue Reading

Men’s Lacrosse Defeats Roger Williams in First Game

CARLY CAO ’20 STAFF WRITER Last weekend, the men’s lacrosse team trekked to Bristol, RI to Roger Williams University for their season opener, securing an impressive 12-8 win. Andrew Kozub ’21 scored four times in his debut and Andrew Collins ’20 earned his first hat-trick of his career. This was an impressive win for the… Continue Reading

Men’s Hockey Suffers Season-Ending Loss to Colby

CAT MACLENNAN ’20 STAFF WRITER The Trinity Men’s Hockey team went into the weekend with eyes full of grit, ready to take on the NESCAC championship tournament, hosted here in Hartford. The game against the Williams College Ephs Saturday afternoon started off in the opposing team’s favor with two unanswered goals for Williams in the… Continue Reading

Women’s Golf Becomes Trinity’s 30th Varsity Sport

Women’s Golf Becomes Trinity’s 30th Varsity Sport

GILLIAN REINHARD ’20 EDITOR-IN-CHIEF Varsity women’s golf will become an official sport available to Trinity athletes during the 2018- 2019 school year. The recognition of the team as an official participant in the New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) is monumental and marks Trinity’s fifteenth sport offered to women and thirtieth varsity sport overall.… Continue Reading

Student Leader of the Week: Suzanne Del Rosario ’20

Student Leader of the Week: Suzanne Del Rosario ’20

Name: Suzanne Del Rosario Class Year: 2018 Hometown: Brooklyn, New York Leadership on Campus: President of Imani, Trinity College Black Student Union, Senior Intern of Multicultural Recruitment Team (Admissions), Unit Leader at the Welcome Desk Tell us about your leadership experience: Being elected President of Imani has been one of my most rewarding experiences at Trinity. I always envisioned an inclusive, diverse, and… Continue Reading