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Trump’s Troop Removal Purely For Domestic Gain

Aidan Turek ’20 Staff Writer In December of last year, President Trump announced an unexpected withdrawal of American forces from Syria, and earlier this year announced that peace was at hand in Afghanistan. On Jan. 31, 2019, the Senate advanced legislation which expresses opposition to Trump’s handling of the war in Afghanistan in a 68… Continue Reading

2020 Dems: Not Perfect, But Better Than Trump

Coleman McJessy ’22 Contributing Writer We are still six hundred and some odd days away from the next general election and more than a year out from Iowa, and yet already nine Democratic candidates have declared that they are running for President, with approximately another twenty possible contenders. And yet, in traditional Democratic eating-our-own fashion,… Continue Reading

Trump’s Shutdown: Not So Bad in the Grand Scheme

Eleanna Davos ’20 Staff Writer 800,000 federal employees versus 800,000 federal employees furloughed. 16 days versus 35 days. 2013 versus 2018. Full versus partial government shut down. Democrat versus Republican. Healthcare versus border security. Which numbers correlate to former President Barrack Obama’s full government shutdown and which are numbers that relate to current President Donald… Continue Reading

50 Years of Women; But Trinity Can Do Better

Carey Maul ’21 Staff Writer January 11, 2019 marked the 50th anniversary of coeducation at Trinity. While this is a time to celebrate the accomplishments of the women who pioneered coeducation at Trinity and paved the way for myself and my female peers, I also feel that this is as good a time as any… Continue Reading

Men’s Hockey Rallies to Defeat Connecticut Camels

Men’s Hockey Rallies to Defeat Connecticut Camels

Gillian Reinhard ’20 Editor-in-Chief  The men’s hockey team took on the Connecticut College Camels at the Koppel Community Sports Center on Jan. 19. The Bantams picked up momentum towards the end of the game, and walked away with a 4-2 victory. The first period of the game was relatively lackluster for both the Bantams and… Continue Reading

Who Will Dominate the Music Industry in 2019?

Liz Foster ’22 Staff Writer I’m not a Pitchfork columnist, but I’d like to say I’ve got a knack for picking out a future megastar every now and then. Before Halsey and the Chainsmokers teamed up for their multi-platinum hit “Closer,” I was second row at Boston Calling cheering on a blue-haired girl dressed in… Continue Reading

“Maria by Callas” at Cinéstudio and in Today’s World

“Maria by Callas” at Cinéstudio and in Today’s World

Gillian Reinhard ’20 Editor-in-Chief Ask anyone who studies abroad for a semester, especially one who travels as far away as China- there is a lot a student misses while spending time away from the United States. My first week home was filled with visits to Chipotle, my favorite hometown coffee shop, and New York’s Metropolitan… Continue Reading

Trinity Celebrates 50 Years of Coeducation

Trinity Celebrates 50 Years of Coeducation

Gillian Reinhard ’20 Editor-in-Chief On Jan. 11, 1969, Trinity celebrated its fiftieth anniversary of coeducation. On this date, the Board of Trustees voted unanimously to admit female students to the school for the first time. A school-wide email from College President Joanne Berger-Sweeney indicated the College would be celebrating fifty years of coeducation. In honor… Continue Reading

Puerto Rican Culture at in Hartford and at Trinity

Puerto Rican Culture at in Hartford and at Trinity

Amanda Scopelliti ’20 Features Editor The Commonwealth of Puerto Rico is an archipelago located about 1,000 miles from Miami, Florida. Although Puerto Rico is a territory of the United States, there are many cultural differences between Americans living in the United States and Puerto Ricans. In Puerto Rico, Spanish is considered the predominant language over… Continue Reading

Spacey Trial May Be A Upset In The #MeToo Era

Matthew Allen ’21 Contributing Writer With rumors and allegations swarming about Kevin Spacey, I had to see for myself what all the fuss was about. On Jan. 7, I attended the actor’s arraignment on Nantucket, Massachusetts. Upon his arrival, the ambiance of Nantucket quickly turned into that of a zoo. Flocks of cameramen stood outside… Continue Reading