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Trinity Addresses Faculty’s Sanctuary Campus Request

Trinity Addresses Faculty’s Sanctuary Campus Request

ANNELISE GILBERT ’17 CAMPBELL NORTH ’17 EDITORS IN CHIEF Following the results of the presidential election, a flurry of college communities across the country have urged their administrations to adopt the status of a “sanctuary campus” in order to protect international students and other members of their communities that may have their status threatened by a… Continue Reading

Trinity: Training Trump Supporters?

Trinity: Training Trump Supporters?

Over the last week, I’ve been to some discussions and events that helped me process and understand the results of the election, but I was struck by one thing. The discussions took place in what felt like a vacuum; around campus, there is a stillness and silence, a tension of forced normalcy, the feeling that… Continue Reading

TASA African Mystique Fashion Show Slays on Campus

TASA African Mystique Fashion Show Slays on Campus

The Trinity African Student Association (TASA ) hosted the African Mystique Fashion Show on Saturday Nov. 12. Models showcased looks inspired by the cultures and styles of Africa. The show featured the work of designers from Heritage Links, Chimzi Fashion House, Afrodesiac World Wide, Omooba fashions, and Juliana O Klothings. Continue Reading

In Memory of Nurse Jodi Peikes

In Memory of Nurse Jodi Peikes

On Friday, Nov. 4, 2016, the Trinity College community lost one of its loyal and beloved members, Jodi Peikes, after a long battle with pancreatic cancer. Jodi worked tirelessly as a nurse practitioner in the Health Center six days a week since 2009. Despite numerous chemotherapy cycles, Jodi took care of students with a smile… Continue Reading

Trinity IT Explains Cause of TrinAir Network Outage

By Chris Bulfinch ’18 News Editor In an initial email to the Trinity community on the morning Oct. 26, Trinity’s Director of Infrastructure and Assistant CIO Frederick Kass cited a “power failure” that “disrupted almost all services.” Later in the day, after “most major services [had] been restored,” Kass emailed the College community again, explaining… Continue Reading

Trinity Progresses with Sale of 200 Constitution Plaza

Trinity Progresses with Sale of 200 Constitution Plaza

JOE DiBACCO ’19 CONTRIBUTING WRITER At the most recent Board of Trustees meeting, which took place on Oct. 15, it was decided that Trinity will sell 200 Constitution Plaza, originally purchased by the school in an effort to establish a physical presence in downtown Hartford and improve the school’s working relationship with the rest of the… Continue Reading

SGA’s “Senator Sundays” Initiative Improves Outreach

By Chris Bulfinch ’18 News Editor Each Sunday for the rest of the term, Trinity’s Student Government Association (SGA) will be posting photos and biographies of their officers on Bantamgram, the SGA’s Instagram account, per Brennan Lynch ’20. These “Senator Sundays” involve two members of different constituencies within the SGA, whether members of the class… Continue Reading

Dean DiChristina Discusses Alcohol-Free Lower Lot

Dean DiChristina Discusses Alcohol-Free Lower Lot

CHRIS BULFINCH ’18 NEWS EDITOR The parking lot at the end of Vernon Street, near the field hockey field, will no longer be used for tailgating with alcohol, according to new rule promulgated by the College. Having witnessed “a fair number of people drinking who were underage” during Homecoming last year, Dean of Student Life… Continue Reading

Administration Designates End of Vernon St. Lot Alcohol Free

Administration Designates End of Vernon St. Lot Alcohol Free

ANNELISE GILBERT ’17 EDITOR IN CHIEF Earlier today the Tripod reached out to Joe DiChristina, Dean of Campus Life and Vice President for Student Affairs, for comment on allegations that this year’s homecoming would be alcohol free. In an email response to the Tripod, DiChristina wrote that, “the location at the end of Vernon is being designated as… Continue Reading