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Monthly Archives: September 2018

2nd, 3rd, 4th-year Seats Uncontested in SGA Elections

2nd, 3rd, 4th-year Seats Uncontested in SGA Elections

KAT NAMON ’22 STAFF WRITER This past week, Student Government Association (SGA) elections went live and students were allowed a 24-hour period to vote for their new class representatives. The voting period took place from Thursday, Sept. 21 at 5:00pm until Friday, Sept. 22 at 5:00 p.m. The results were posted Friday, Sept. 22 at… Continue Reading

Innovative Partnership Connects Trinity to Hartford

Innovative Partnership Connects Trinity to Hartford

AMANDA HAUSMANN ’21 NEWS EDITOR Trinity College President and Professor of Neuroscience Joanne Berger-Sweeney has announced a new partnership between the College and Infosys, an India-based international business and technology consulting firm. This partnership is expected to generate job and internship opportunities for Trinity graduates, as well as “leverage a liberal arts education in creating… Continue Reading

Study Away Adds HST Policy

Study Away Adds HST Policy

AMANDA HAUSMANN ’21 NEWS EDITOR In an email sent to Trinity students on Sept. 19, Dean of the Faculty and Vice President for Academic Affairs Timothy Cresswell and Director of the Office of Study Away Jennifer Summmerhays announced a new Home School Tuition (HST) policy that eliminates the study away fee, grants academic credit for all courses taken with Trinity-approved study away programs,… Continue Reading

Remembering Coach Norman Graf, 92.

Remembering Coach Norman Graf, 92.

JOE LADD ’19 SPORTS EDITOR Legendary Trinity College Rowing Coach Norman Graf passed away this past Sunday, September 23rd. Coach Graf served as head coach of the Trinity Men’s Rowing team from 1967-1982 and as the head coach of the Women’s Rowing team from 1988-1992. Coach Graf stood at the core of Trinity’s Rowing Teams… Continue Reading

SGA Committees Tackle Campus Hate Crimes and Sexual Assault

SGA Committees Tackle Campus Hate Crimes and Sexual Assault

KIP LYNCH ’22 STAFF WRITER The Student Government Association (SGA) convened for the first time during the 2018-2019 school year on Sunday, Sept. 23. The SGA began organizing positions for newly elected and returning Senators and Class Presidents on committees. The Student Government Association also began brainstorming ideas for making Trinity College better as an… Continue Reading

Bartending, Formals, and Brothers: Why Rush?

MADISON VAUGHN ’21 FEATURES EDITOR   Everyone at Trinity knows of the many fraternities and sororities on campus, but not everyone knows what it’s like to experience recruitment here at Trinity. Sophomore, Granville Kaynor, made the decision to rush this fall in hopes for new friendships and for a bid to a new home. Going… Continue Reading

“Women Rising” Comes to Bushnell

AMANDA LAFFERTY ’21 A&E EDITOR What happens when you bring together three powerful women in one room for a night of thoughtful questions and responses? In the case of “Women Rising,” passionate and often times humorous dialogue on the issues that women deal with when they find themselves in places of power, or, unable to… Continue Reading

Ballroom Dance Team Sees Consistent Attendance

MARISA BERNER ’21 CONTRIBUTING WRITER   Every Wednesday at 9:00 pm in the Washington Room in Mather, the ballroom dancing club meets.  They learn and rehearse many different variations of ballroom dancing, and practice the steps to both the tango and the salsa.  The club was initially founded around five years ago due to the… Continue Reading

Victim to Educator: Aswad Thomas Shares His Story

BELLA BLUMENSCHEIN ’21 CONTRIBUTING WRITER    Last Thursday, crime victim survivor, Aswad Thomas, came to Trinity’s campus to discuss how he came to be a leading figure on the battle against gun violence. Born right here in Hartford and raised in Highland Park, Michigan, Thomas was exposed to great violence from a young age and… Continue Reading

Trinity Needs to Support Public High Schools in City

ALEX DAHLEM ’20 OPINION EDITOR Every year Trinity College allows dozens of students from the Hartford Magnet Trinity College Academy (HMTCA) to take classes on campus. This partnership allows promising high school students to experience the rigor of a college introductory class, hopefully inspiring and preparing them to attend college in the future. Although this… Continue Reading