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Student Reflects on a Unique First-Year Seminar

MADISON VAUGHN ’21 STAFF WRITER Like all incoming Trinity students, Taurian Taylor ’21 registered for a first-year seminar the summer before arriving on campus. Taylor chose the seminar Knights, Saints, Witches, and You, taught by Professor Elliot Levesque. Taylor began the class knowing that he would learn about medieval history, however, he was surprised to… Continue Reading

Alumni Spotlight: Richard N. Palmer Class of 1972

BRENDAN CLARK ’21 NEWS EDITOR Richard N. Palmer ’72 is an Associate Justice of the Connecticut Supreme Court and a political sci-ence graduate, Phi Beta Kappa, of Trinity College. From an early age, Palmer “was always interested in government and legal philosophy.” While at Trinity, Palmer’s favorite courses included one which focused on the different… Continue Reading

Student-Lead Discussions Kick Off Black History Month

AMANDA HAUSMANN ’21 FEATURES EDITOR Throughout the month of February, students and faculty are holding events across the campus to celebrate Black History Month. The celebrations began on Jan. 31 with an opening dinner where this year’s theme was unveiled: Re-Imagining Blackness 365. On Tuesday, Feb. 6, the Trinity College Black Women’s Organization (TCBWO) and… Continue Reading

Alumni Spotlight: Karen Albano Mair, Class of 1988

Alumni Spotlight: Karen Albano Mair, Class of 1988

AMANDA SCOPELLITI FEATURES EDITOR Karen Albano Mair ’88, graduated from Trinity as an English major and Economics enthusiast who credits Trinity’s emphasis on high-level analysis and writing as something that distinguished throughout her post-graduate career. During her time as an undergraduate, Mair’s experiences centered around academics, and she describes Trinity’s Hartford-based campus as an “academic… Continue Reading

This Week’s Student Leader Spotlight: Kate Lucas ’20

Name: Kate Lucas Class Year: 2020 Hometown: Alexandria, Virginia Major: Biochemistry Leadership on Campus: College Diabetes Network President, Wrestling Team Manager, Vernon Social Student Manager, Tour Guide, Orientation Leader, Editor-in-Chief of the Ivy School Yearbook. Tell us about your leader-ship experience: In high school, I made the mistake of staying in my comfort zone. I knew I needed to start… Continue Reading

JELLO Plans January Community Service Week in Hartford

MADISON VAUGHN ’21 STAFF WRITER The January Experience of Living, Learning, and Outreach, also known as JELLO, originally started as a service week abroad during J-term, organized through the Chapel Council. Today, JELLO has emerged into its own club and gets involved in the Hartford community year-round. JELLO’s goal is to be immersed in the… Continue Reading