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Summer Internship Profile: Morrison and Forester

MADISON VAUGHN ’21 STAFF WRITER During summer break, the majority of college students spend their time working, relaxing with family and friends, doing research, or interning. This summer, Marisa Berner ’21, will experience her first paid internship in San Francisco, California at a company called Morrison and Forester LLP. Morrison and Forester LLP is a… Continue Reading

Islam Week Confronts Islamophobia and Racism

Islam Week Confronts Islamophobia and Racism

GILLIAN REINHARD ’20 EDITOR-IN-CHIEF Across universities in the United States and United Kingdom, an Islamophobic movement called “Punish a Muslim Day” has swept society. In New York City, police forces have braced for the upcoming day, April 3, expecting hate crimes to become more common, with mosques being advised to increase security and women who… Continue Reading

Bantam Alumni Spotlight: Emeritus Borden W. Painter, Jr.

Bantam Alumni Spotlight: Emeritus Borden W. Painter, Jr.

BRENDAN W. CLARK ’21 NEWS EDITOR Professor Borden W. Painter, Jr.’58, H’95, is an alumnus of Trinity and a former Professor of History, interim Dean of the Faculty, and twice interim President of Trinity College. Painter’s time at Trinity as a student was marked by participating on football and swimming teams, as well as majoring… Continue Reading

Student Brings French Club Back to Trinity’s Campus

MADISON VAUGHN ’21 STAFF WRITER When she first stepped onto campus in September 2017, Mimi MacKilligan ’21 planned to join the Trinity College French Club, only to find that the club was no longer in existence. MacKilligan decided to make it her goal to revive the French Club and completed this goal in January 2018.… 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 Leader of the Week: Suzanne Del Rosario ’20

Student Leader of the Week: Suzanne Del Rosario ’20

Name: Suzanne Del Rosario Class Year: 2018 Hometown: Brooklyn, New York Leadership on Campus: President of Imani, Trinity College Black Student Union, Senior Intern of Multicultural Recruitment Team (Admissions), Unit Leader at the Welcome Desk Tell us about your leadership experience: Being elected President of Imani has been one of my most rewarding experiences at Trinity. I always envisioned an inclusive, diverse, and… Continue Reading

New Halal Dining Options at Mather Dining Hall

HOPE GILLIAN ’18 CONTRIBUTING WRITER Two vendors from the New York City area have been secured to provide Halal dining options to students on the meal plan. Keeping halal means one only eats foods that are permissible according to Islamic law. Some of the restrictions of this diet include not eating food prepared with alcohol, or consuming meat from animals not slaughtered in God’s… Continue Reading