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Trinity Has Its Own Composer? Yes, Since 1979

Trinity Has Its Own Composer? Yes, Since 1979

BEN GAMBUZZA ’20 EDITOR-IN-CHIEF Did you know that Trinity had a Composer-in-Residence? Me neither. Since, 1979 Robert Edward Smith has been the College’s go-to composer when it comes to new music for the Chapel Singers. He is also the director of the annual summer Chamber Music Series on campus. But Smith was a harpsichordist before… Continue Reading

Lesson and Carols Celebrates 60 Years

BEN GAMBUZZA ’20 EDITOR-IN-CHIEF The Trinity College Chapel will host the 60th Annual Christmas Festival of Lessons and Carols this Sunday, December 9 at 4:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. Lessons and Carols, which has been a   College tradition since 1958, will feature songs that have been sung at previous Lessons and Carols over the… Continue Reading

Freedom of Speech Is Not Freedom from Accountability

The September 11 issue offers reports and opinions pertaining to some of the racially charged incidents that took place over the summer, particularly on social media. As the editorial board, we find it important to report on these matters because they affect our community— marginalized members of our community, precisely. We also recognize that these… Continue Reading

Welcome Back. We’re Listening.

A trustworthy newspaper today is like a voice crying out in the wilderness. In the wake of the 2016 election, many have spoken but few have been heard. For in the endless swirl of information, opinion, and conflicting facts, it is easy just to tune all of it out. “If there are so many versions… Continue Reading

White People, Speak Up.

HUNTER SAVERY ’20 CONTRIBUTING WRITER Racism is the problem we all live with. In the post-Obama era, the veil has been lifted revealing with grotesque horror the deep divisions remaining in our country. It is not hard to see racism in the white nationalist and neo-Nazi rally in Charlottesville last summer, or the Trump administration’s… Continue Reading

StoryCorps Comes to Trinity This Fall. Aims at Bridging Divides Through Discussion

StoryCorps Comes to Trinity This Fall. Aims at Bridging Divides Through Discussion

AMANDA HAUSMANN ’21 NEWS EDITOR This Homecoming Weekend, Trinity will welcome archivists from the nonprofit StoryCorps to conduct and record interviews with members of the Trinity community through their new initiative: One Small Step. Trinity students, alumni, and community members will have the opportunity to sign up for a one-on-one, 40 minute conversation with someone… Continue Reading

Class of 2022 Deposits In. Highest Ever % International and First-Generation

Class of 2022 Deposits In. Highest Ever % International and First-Generation

BEN GAMBUZZA ’20 EDITOR-IN-CHIEF At the annual town hall held by President Berger-Sweeney today, she announced statistics on the Class of 2022. Decisions and deposits were due at midnight last night from incoming students. As Vice President of Enrollment and Student Success Angel Perez stated in the meeting, the admissions team is still gathering information… Continue Reading