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Monthly Archives: March 2018

Director of LGBTQ+ Life Made Full-Time Position

Director of LGBTQ+ Life Made Full-Time Position

SABRINA SHU ’21 CONTRIBUTING WRITER Trinity College has recently elevated the position of Director of LGBTQ+ life to a full-time position and has hired a new coordinator in order to work with students in these groups. The decision was made in part because of the strong urge by many students, staffs and facilities. Originally a… Continue Reading

SGA Addresses New Diversity VP, Hate Crimes, and Night Classes

EMMELINE ENDRESEN ’21 STAFF WRITER On Sunday, March 25, Professor of Political Science Stefanie Chambers, Chaplain Allison Read, and Multicultural Affairs Committee (MAC) Chair Brandon Herrera ’19, met with the Student Government Association (SGA) to discuss the next Vice President for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion. Ms. Chambers, Ms. Read, and Mr. Herrera are all members… Continue Reading

Trump’s Twitter Both Gratifying and Controversial

ELEANNA DAVOS ’20 STAFF WRITER Let’s talk Tweets, Twitter, and of course, politics. Social media has always been used as a way for people to express themselves and different aspects of their lives. Many people also choose to use social media to share their opinions on various current events and politics. Long before the Trump… Continue Reading

Social Media is Inescapable Phenomenon of Today

KYRA LYONS ’20 CONTRIBUTING WRITER Throughout history, new technology has created a barrier between the old and young. The former almost always express their disdain for the new technology, explaining how it is ruining the human experience for the latter. There are always naysayers when new technology crops up and defines a generation. Older folks… Continue Reading

Severity of Drug Culture at Trinity Is Exagerrated

KATIE CORT ’19 CONTRIBUTING WRITER A stereotype that exists about Trinity students is that the majority are “coke-heads.” On the college advice website Niche, Trinity was rated among the worst for drug safety. In a string of comments on College Confidential, an online college discussion forum, a prospective student claimed they were considering Trinity as… Continue Reading

Lip Sync Battle Organized for American Cancer Society

GILLIAN REINHARD ’20 EDITOR-IN-CHIEF The Annual Community Events Staff (A.C.E.S.) and the Trinity College chapter of Relay for Life have partnered for a lip sync battle to raise money for the American Cancer Society. A.C.E.S., an on-campus club dedicated to organizing events for charity throughout the school year, has organized the event to be both… Continue Reading

Lecture Questions the Need for College Education

AMANDA MUCCIO ’18 SENIOR EDITOR Why,” Professor Bry- an Caplan asked a crowded McCook auditorium, “do you bother to enroll or pay tuition at Trinity?” Think about it: If an individual was interested in obtaining knowledge, he or she could simply livein the Hartford area and ask a professor to sit inon the class. If… Continue Reading

Free Speech and Race Relations Discussed at Trin Talks

GILLIAN REINHARD ’20 EDITOR-IN-CHIEF  Trin Talks is a ConnPIRG initiative to bring together different voices across the political spectrum on Trinity’s campus. The series of debates has brought several different topics to the attention of the community. On Thursday, March 8, Trin Talks held another session where the issue of free speech was dis- cussed.… Continue Reading

Student OUI Crashes Car on Allen Place

Student OUI Crashes Car on Allen Place

BEN GAMBUZZA ’20 NEWS EDITOR Trinity student Amelia Roberts ’19 was arrested and charged with Operating Under the Influence (OUI) by Hartford Police last night at 10:52pm at Allen Place near High Rise Dormitory. Witnesses state that Ms. Roberts was driving down Allen Place when she crashed into a fire hydrant. She was also charged… Continue Reading

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