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CT Dems Discuss State Vision, Budget at Trinity Forum

BRENDAN CLARK ’21 NEWS EDITOR The Trinity College Democrats and the Greater Hartford Young Democrats hosted a forum of candidates for statewide office from the Democratic Party this past Saturday, Apr. 21. The forum included 16 candidates for a variety of positions, including Governor, Attorney General, and Treasurer, and served as preparation of the statewide… Continue Reading

SGA Addresses Mandatory On-Campus Housing

EMMELINE ENDRESEN ’21 STAFF WRITER On Sunday April 22, Dean Joe DiChristina met with the Student Government Association (SGA) to discuss and review results from a recent housing survey. The survey was intended to determine what students care about regarding housing and housing policy. The top listed reason why 16.13% of students currently live off… Continue Reading

WordPress to Power New Website; Out in Fall 2018

WordPress to Power New Website; Out in Fall 2018

PARKER FISKE ’18 STAFF WRITER When students return to Trinity in the fall, they will notice a number of changes to the College’s website. Work started back in spring 2017. Along with a group of students, faculty and administrators, the body launched a vision to reshape the website to better reflect the school. Those changes… Continue Reading

SGA Elections Open to the Community

GILLIAN REINHARD ’20 EDITOR-IN-CHIEF SGA election forms went live to Trinity students starting Monday. While results will not be announced in time for the Tripod’s final issue, it can be reported that the majority of SGA executive board positions are running without opposition-assuring that Lexi Zanger ’19 will be SGA Vice President, Alison Adamski ’19… Continue Reading

GREENFest Held, Sustainability Coordinator Promised

GREENFest Held, Sustainability Coordinator Promised

GILLIAN REINHARD ’20 EDITOR-IN-CHIEF GREENFest, organized by Green Campus, was the first event of its kind at Trinity, an all-afternoon celebration and promotion of sustainability at the College. The event featured various booths that each promoted environmental protection from an international to local level. Attendees were treated to various giveaways, treats, and speeches from ConnPIRG… Continue Reading

Ned Lamont, Democrat for Governor, Visits Trinity

Ned Lamont, Democrat for Governor, Visits Trinity

BY CHRISTOPHER BULFINCH ’18 SENIOR EDITOR Ned Lamont, a candidate running for  2018 Governor of Connecticut, visited Trinity on Tuesday, Apr. 27 to speak with a group of students and faculty about issues relating to climate change and environmental protection legislation in Connecticut. The Common Hour lunch, hosted by the Greenberg Center for the Study… Continue Reading

FuelCell Energy Unit to be Installed Adjacent to Ferris

FuelCell Energy Unit to be Installed Adjacent to Ferris

BY SABRINA SHU ’21 CONTRIBUTING WRITER Trinity has recently installed a FuelCell energy unit on Crescent Street adjacent to Ferris Athletic Center. FuelCell Energy is a corporation which, according to their own website, “solves power generation challenges, cleanly, efficiently, and affordably.” FuelCell helps higher education insti- tutions reduce the emission of carbon, increase the a… Continue Reading

Proposal of Advising Center and Astronomy Club at SGA

BY BRENDAN HORAN ’21 CONTRIBUTING WRITER Professor of Biology Lisa Foster then met with SGA to discuss the possibility of an Advising Center. Recognizing that first-year advising does not always work well for individual students, she hopes to improve this process and make it more consistent. Through surveys and talking with students on the Subcommittee… Continue Reading

SGA Addresses New Organizations, Class Elections

BRENDAN HORAN ’21 CONTRIBUTING WRITER At the Student Government Association’s Feb. 4 meeting, the Association considered a proposal to formally recognize a new club- the Trinity College Investment Management Club (TCIM). President Dana Cerone ’18 and Head of Research and Se- nior Quantitative Analyst Ebenezer Hormenou ’18 argued that Trinity College, while already having an… Continue Reading

Trinity Website to See Complete Overhaul this Summer

SABRINA SHU ’21 CONTRIBUTING WRITER     A more advanced and convenient Trinity College institutional website is coming in Aug. 2018. Trinity will enhance their front-end user experience and switch to a WordPress Content Management System (CMS), joining Williams College and other peer institutions, in an effort to make the site more navigable for visitors… Continue Reading