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Monthly Archives: March 2018

New Halal Dining Options at Mather Dining Hall

HOPE GILLIAN ’18 CONTRIBUTING WRITER Two vendors from the New York City area have been secured to provide Halal dining options to students on the meal plan. Keeping halal means one only eats foods that are permissible according to Islamic law. Some of the restrictions of this diet include not eating food prepared with alcohol, or consuming meat from animals not slaughtered in God’s… Continue Reading

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

SMART Recovery Offers New Solutions to Addiction

AMANDA MUCCIO ’18 SENIOR EDITOR After a successful Wellness Fest put on by Bantams in Balance last week, Trinity students should be made aware of related programs available on campus. Among several new initiatives created by the college’s Health Center is SMART Recovery, a weekly meeting group whose goal is to help people address issues with: alcohol, drugs, smoking/vaping, gambling, eating, spending, gaming, over-exercising, preoccupation with relationships… Continue Reading

Political Commentator Leads Common Hour Event

MADISON VAUGHN ’21 STAFF WRITER Jacob Hacker, a political science professor at Yale and coauthor of American Amnesia: How the War on Government Led Us to Forget What Made America Prosper, spoke on “How Politics is Undermining the American Dream” at Trinity on Wednesday, Feb. 28. Hacker began his talk by speaking on the major differences between the Democratic and Republican parties in the US. Hacker… Continue Reading

ESPN Sports Journalist Jemele Hill Speaks at Trinity

GILLIAN REINHARD ’20 EDITOR-IN-CHIEF Former host of ESPN’s SportsCenter and current Chief Correspondent and Senior Columnist for ESPN’s The Undefeated Jemele Hill spoke at Trinity during common hour on Thursday, March 1 in the Washington Room. Hill’s speech, titled “The Intersectionality of Race and Gender in Sports, Journalism, and Today’s Political Climate,” was part of Trinity’s Bridging Divides Initiative, which, according to their mission statement, “seeks to bring… Continue Reading

Nicolas Jaar Releases Surprise Album Under A.A.L.

Nicolas Jaar Releases Surprise Album Under A.A.L.

AMANDA LAFFERTY ’21 MANAGING EDITOR Having been so successful with the release of Sirens and its recently revealed deluxe version, Chilean-American DJ Nicolas Jaar had taken a break from producing new material, or so people thought. Jaar mysteriously released an album on Feb. 17 titled 2012-2017 under an underutilized moniker, A.A.L. (Against All Logic), with… Continue Reading

Into The Woods Achieves Trinity Theater Greatness

Into The Woods Achieves Trinity Theater Greatness

TRIP SLAYMAKER ’18 A&E EDITOR In a broad sense, Into The Woods sets out to defy expectations. Worn out by centuries of homage and rebooting, Grimm’s fairy tales make a near perfect medium for subversion. When everyone thinks they know what will happen next, opportunities for shocking and meaningful changes are everywhere. Performed between Thursday… Continue Reading

The Vagina Monologues Performed on Campus

The Vagina Monologues Performed on Campus

HAMNA TARIQ ’20 CONTRIBUTING WRITER After the success of last year’s ‘A Memory, a Monologue, a Rant and a Prayer’, the Women Gender Resource Action Center (WGRAC) on campus decided to perform The Vagina Monologues, instead of MMRP, after a few years. Trinity’s rendition of the globally recognized play was directed by Hamna Tariq ’20… Continue Reading