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April in Paris Cinema Festival Begins at Cinestudio

Gillian Reinhard ’20 Editor-in-Chief The April in Paris Film Festival, a series and study of Francophone films, is celebrating its twentieth year at Cinestudio. Each year, the festival is grouped around a theme or director. This year, the festival will present “masterpieces of French cinema,” according to Principal Lecturer in Language and Culture Studies Karen… Continue Reading

Men’s Golf Travels to Florida; Prepares for Season

Men’s Golf Travels to Florida; Prepares for Season

Joe Ladd ’19 Sports Editor Amidst the cold and dreary tail-end of winter, nothing is more exciting to a college golfer than signs of sunshine. As the weather continues to get better here in Hartford, the golf courses in the surrounding the area have yet to get back in proper shape, thus thwarting any possibility… Continue Reading

Women’s Crew Prepares for Season During Break

Lilla Schmidt ’22 Contributing Writer Over spring break, the Trinity College women’s crew team travelled to Orlando, Florida for their annual training trip for the second year in a row. The team stayed at Camp Ithiel, and rowed every day at Lake Down, where Shaquille O’Neil has a summer home. The week culminated in a… Continue Reading

Tucker Carlson Is Emblematic of Trinity Culture

Alex Dahlem ’20 Opinion Editor Tucker Carlson ’91 is one of the most controversial yet noteworthy voices in modern American politics. Sporting colorful bow ties, a gregarious laugh (often used to scoff at his liberal guests), and classic gen-x conservative political leanings, it seems like Carlson was meant for this moment – the perfect caricature… Continue Reading

San Antonio Fights Chicken and US Constitution

Daniel Nesbitt ’22 Staff Writer On Thursday, March 21st, the City Council of San Antonio voted 6-4 to prevent Chick-fil-A from opening a store simply due to the restaurant’s constitutionally protected donation and support of two Christian organizations. This is a clear and blatant violation of the First Amendment. According to USA Today, the city… Continue Reading

Admissions Scandal is an Affront to Higher Ed.

Aidan Turek ’20 Staff Writer The recent college admissions scandal is horrifying and unsurprising. On March 12th, about a dozen parents were indicted by Justice Department officials for participating in a scheme to land their children admission into various colleges. One man at the center of this scandal, William Rich Singer, was paid between $250,000… Continue Reading

Sustainability Leaders Address Composting, Straws

Gillian Reinhard ’20 Editor-in-Chief Composting in Mather has seen a minor shift in structure as of Mar. 25. According to sustainability coordinator Rose Rodriguez, the compost bins have experienced “quite a bit of contamination,” meaning that products (such as paper coffee cups or plastic straws) have been improperly put into these bins. Trinity works in… Continue Reading

Dean Tim Cresswell and Dean Melanie Stein to Leave Trinity

Amanda Hasumann ’21 News Editor In two recent emails sent by President Joanne Berger-Sweeney to the Trinity community, it was announced that Dean of Faculty and Vice President for Academic Affairs Tim Cresswell and Dean of Academic Affairs and Professor of Mathematics Melanie Stein will not be returning to Trinity in the 2019-2020 academic year.… Continue Reading

SGA Political Committee Addresses Climate on Campus

Jay Park ’22 Staff Writer On the week of Mar. 11, 2019, the Political Union, a new committee of the Student Government Association, met for the very first time. The Political Union Committee (PUC) was voted into the SGA constitution as a committee dedicated to serving the student body, with its main focus being to… Continue Reading