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Monthly Archives: January 2019

SGA Promises Change to Vernon Social Center

SGA Promises Change to Vernon Social Center

Suzanne Carpe ’22 Contributing Writer  At the end of the fall semester, Student Government Association (SGA) sent out an email to the entire student population, which contained a seven-question survey for preferences to transform Vernon Social into a Student Union. According to SGA President Kristina Miele ’19, the idea was “developed by Student Government” and… Continue Reading

Sexual Harassment Allegation Hits the School

Sexual Harassment Allegation Hits the School

Gillian M. Reinhard ’20  Editor-in-Chief  Brendan W. Clark ’21 Managing Editor  Trinity College is facing a lawsuit alleging sexual harassment and employer retaliation. The suit, filed in the United States District Court of the District of Connecticut, was brought by former Campus Safety Dispatcher and Officer Thomas Cashman. Cashman, the plaintiff, brought this action against… Continue Reading

Students React to Racism and Sexual Assault On Campus

Shawn Olstein ’22 Staff Writer On Thursday, Jan. 24, the Student Government Association (SGA) premiered a Peer Standards video during common hour in the Cave. The video was created in response to several behavioral issues around sexual assault, hate speech, and hate crimes. According to SGA President Kristina Miele, “Work on the video began over… Continue Reading

Obituary: Former Trinity President Lockwood

Perkins-Parker Funeral Home  Theodore (Ted) Davidge Lockwood, veteran of the US Army 10th Mountain Division, former president of Trinity College in Hartford Connecticut, and founding president of the United World College of the American West in Montezuma, New Mexico, died peacefully at his home in Stowe, Vermont on Jan. 21, 2019. Ted was born in… Continue Reading

Trinity Hosts College Democrats of CT Convention

Jay Parker ’22 Contributing Writer  On Saturday, Jan. 26, the Trinity College Democrats hosted the annual College Democrats of Connecticut (CDCT) Convention in the Vernon Social Student Center. Students from the 12 member chapters of the CDCT – Trinity College, Wesleyan University, Connecticut College, Yale University, the University of Connecticut-Storrs, the University of Connecticut Law… Continue Reading

SGA Meets for First Time in Spring Semester

Kip Lynch ’22 Staff Writer  The Student Government Association (SGA) assembled for the first time in 2019 on Sunday, Jan. 27 in order to hear a presentation from International Student Advisor Katharine Clair on the Cross-Cultural Living Community Initiative, to debate the prospect of making SGA Representatives’ votes more transparent, to listen to the Young… Continue Reading

Tripod Editorial: In Response to Our Front Page

Gillian Reinhard ’20 Editor-in-Chief  Sexual harassment: an almost ubiquitous element of the college campus, continually eviscerating its core values. While this feature is constantly a subject of discourse amongst the student body, we rarely seem to consider the implications and presence of sexual harassment in the college workplace. At Trinity, recent litigation has demonstrated that… Continue Reading

Men’s Hockey Ties It Up Against Hamilton/Amherst

Cat MacLennan ’20 Contributing Writer  The Men’s Ice Hockey team was on the road this weekend with a back to back match-up against the Hamilton College Continentals and the Amherst College Mammoths, respectively. The game on Friday against Hamilton was  back-and- forth throughout the whole game. The Bantams started things off with junior Nick Fiorentino… Continue Reading

Men’s and Women’s Squash Have Victorious Weekend

Cam Chottiner ’20 Staff Writer  With both teams rolling, men’s and women’s squash looked to keep up their red hot, yet typical, play with busy weeks facing Yale at home on Wednesday, Penn on the road on Saturday, and Williams back home just one day later on Sunday. With so many matches and so little… Continue Reading

Wrestling Falls vs. Oswego St., but Recovers in Tourney

Joe Ladd ’19 Sports Editor  Trinity College men’s wrestling team dropped a match against the Oswego St. Lakers at home last Saturday. As the match progressed, the Lakers took an early lead as they took a 12-to-6 lead against the Bantams. However, the Bantams got a few team points due to a forfeit by the… Continue Reading