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Monthly Archives: April 2019

Rowing Advances to Grand Finals of Knecht Cup

Rowing Advances to Grand Finals of Knecht Cup

Mateo Vazquez ’21 Sports Editor On Friday afternoon the Trinity College men’s rowing team departed campus and made the four-hour drive to Cherry Hill, New Jersey to face off against some great crews from around the nation at the Knecht Cup. The lineup of crews that they had the chance to compete against provided them… Continue Reading

Trinity Men’s Golf Captures First Win of Spring

Trinity Men’s Golf Captures First Win of Spring

Joe Ladd ’19 Sports Editor While many of us were glued to the T.V. this past Sunday as Tiger Woods surged on the back nine of Augusta National Golf Club en route to his fifth green jacket and fifteenth major title, the Trinity College men’s golf team were busy capturing a title of their own.… Continue Reading

Lil Yachty at Trinity: Spring Weekend Has Sprung

Lil Yachty at Trinity: Spring Weekend Has Sprung

Liz Foster ’22 A&E Editor Spring Weekend 2019 offered a variety of experiences for the average music loving Bantam. After two exhausting days of events, the Tripod reflects upon a well spent weekend in Hartford. Friday night kicked off with Lil Yachty pulling up to the Koeppel Community Center. I kept a carefully recorded timeline… Continue Reading

Billie Eilish’s (Rightful) Number One Debut

Liz Foster ’22 A&E Editor When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go? is the hotly anticipated full length from alternative pop star Billie Eilish. Ever since “Ocean Eyes” shot her to the top of the industry’s watch list, Billie has been making her way towards household name status through her dark lyricism, edgy… Continue Reading

Green Dot Program Aims to Improve Campus Culture

Green Dot Program Aims to Improve Campus Culture

Leah Swope ’22 Staff Writer Following the recent implementation of the Green Dot violence prevention strategy on campus, Trinity held “Green Dot Week” as an opportunity for students to learn more about the program. Green Dot seeks to train students, faculty, and staff in bystander intervention to help prevent instances of power-based personal violence. A… Continue Reading

Common Hour on Medical and Recreational Marijuana

Amanda Scopelliti ’20 Features Editor On Tuesday, April 9, 2019, Godfrey Pearlson, PhD, MD from the Olin Neuropsychiatric Research Center, part of Hartford’s Institute of Living, came to Trinity’s campus to talk about his research on medical and recreational marijuana. This is somewhat of a hot topic in Connecticut since on Mar. 25, the General… Continue Reading

Trinity’s Militant Movement Is Just Plain Mean

Samuel Taishoff ’22 Staff Writer I’m sure that anyone reading this article is already familiar with the Churchill Club (a small group of students who wish to get together and study Western civilization and culture). However, many students are unaware of the hate group that has been founded in response to the club. This group… Continue Reading

Trinity Fails to Recognize the Truly Marginalized

Kabelo Motsoeneng ’20 Staff Writer “Our community is hurting,” read the e-mail from Dean DiChristina. “Students from a range of backgrounds have been targeted and disrespected by actions that have occurred at Trinity,” the message continued. I wanted to slam my laptop across the wall because the language of this message was predictable. I knew… Continue Reading

Atlas Shrugged: Good Ideas to Take in Moderation

Sam Spencer ’21 Contributing Writer When Scottish poet Robert Burns was plowing his fields, he accidentally destroyed a mouse nest with the plow-head. Realizing that he had inadvertently ruined the mice’s only protection from the winter, he penned one of his most famous works called “To a Mouse.” This poem explores the unpredictability of life… Continue Reading