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Trinity Continues Investigation of Balcony Collapse

CAMPBELL NORTH  EDITOR-IN-CHIEF An official inspection of 1715 Broad Street has provided further insight into the possible cause behind the balcony collapse on the night of Sept. 10, which led to the hospitalization of nearly 30 Trinity students. While investigating the structural integrity of the property, Inspector Patrick Looney, an official from the Connecticut Office… Continue Reading

Trinity Waives First-Generation Application Fees

Trinity Waives First-Generation Application Fees

CHRIS BULFINCH ’18 NEWS EDITOR Trinity announced its decision to waive application fees for first-generation undergraduates on Friday, Sept. 23. The notice of the change, posted to Trinity’s website on Friday, explained that “Trinity College has eliminated application fees for all students who would be the first in their families to graduate from college.” According… Continue Reading

An Interview with John Santa and Marilyn Kendrix

REBECCA REINGOLD ’17 OPINIONS EDITOR  On Tuesday, Sept. 27 during Common Hour on the second floor of Mather, speakers John Santa and Marilyn Kendrix will address the Trinity community about Malta’s Justice system. They will focus on how best to create a fair and equitable criminal justice system in Connecticut. Professor Stefanie Chambers, Trinity’s Charles… Continue Reading

SGA President Comments on Results of Election

ANNELISE GILBERT ’17 EDITOR-IN-CHIEF Voting for the Student Government Association’s (SGA) Fall election came to a close Sept. 22 at 6 p.m., and results were announced the afternoon of Sept. 23. The Tripod spoke with Student Government President Ryan Miller ’17 to discuss the results and his hopes for the year. Miller stated that this… Continue Reading

Sports Construction on Schedule, Within Budget

Sports Construction on Schedule, Within Budget

ERIN GANNON ’19 A & E EDITOR The enormous construction projects visible from the Lower Long Walk are reportedly within budget and on schedule, according to Mike Renwick, Director of Athletics and Recreation and Chair of Physical Education. The construction that has begun to take the shape of athletic fields is actually two separate projects… Continue Reading

Five New Trustees Appointed to Board in August 2016

GILLIAN REINHARD ’20 CONTRIBUTING WRITER The Trinity College Board of Trustees provides consistent leadership to lead Trinity College through the school year and guide the community. The Trustees, a group of 35 dedicated leaders, are chosen based on their support of the College, their skills and the diversity they offer. In August 2016, President Berger-Sweeney… Continue Reading

Campus Safety to Investigate Series of Car Break-Ins

JORDAN GERSHMAN ’19 CONTRIBUTING WRITER After returning to campus, and preparing for their first week of classes with excitement and enthusiasm, many students were alarmed when informed that several vehicles on campus had been broken into on the evening of Sept. 8. Following a series of vehicle break-ins that occurred during the first week of… Continue Reading

Strategic Planning Commission Officially Underway

ERIN GANNON ’19 A&E Editor On Sept. 8, President Joanne Berger-Sweeney officially kick-started the Bicentennial Strategic Planning Commission (BSPC) during Common Hour in the newly renovated Cave. The BSPC formed at the end of the 2016 spring semester, with  aims to “guide plans in several areas of the College as we approach and enter into… Continue Reading