Monday, February 19, 2018

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The Electoral College: An Affront to U.S. Democracy

By HUNTER SAVERY ’20 Contributing Writer Everyone knows that America is a democratic nation with a government that is “by the people, of the people, and for the people,” as outlined by President Lincoln in his Gettysburg Address. America prides itself on electing leaders chosen by its citizens, yet there is an institution that stands… Continue Reading

The Definition of Feminism Continues to Divide Us

By EMILY LLERENA ’18 CONTRIBUTING WRITER There is no denying that this election was momentous for women, but that does not mean all women feel the same way about the outcome. Hillary Clinton’s campaign for president was historic, and despite mentioning in her concession speech that she came short of shattering the “highest and hardest… Continue Reading

A Strong Nation With or Without a Strong Leader

By BHUMIKA CHOUDHARY  ’18  CONTRIBUTING WRITER A catastrophic atmosphere lingered on Nov. 9 as Donald Trump was declared the President-elect for 2016. Stock markets plummeted, anti-Trump protests raged from Los Angeles to New York, and the Canadian immigration website crashed; it was almost as if there had been a national tragedy. Simultaneously at Trinity College, minority… Continue Reading

Fame and Power Should Not Excuse Sexual Misconduct

By BORA ZALOSHNJA ’20   STAFF WRITER Clarence Thomas. Bill Clinton. Donald Trump. Anthony Weiner. These men ascribe to different political parties and have different backgrounds, but they all have one thing in common. They have been accused or found guilty of sexual misconduct or assault. For the most part though, they faced no consequences.… Continue Reading

Using This Election to Find Our National Identity

By KATE DIETRICH-MANION  ’18  CONTRIBUTING WRITER Last Wednesday, for the first time in my life, I felt like an American. I have never embraced this aspect of who I am, preferring to reject it entirely due to the negative associations that come with being American. I realize now that my dismissal of this fundamental part of… Continue Reading

Trinity Needs a More Proactive Approach to Title IX

By CAMPBELL NORTH  ’17  EDITOR IN CHIEF From Jan. 2016 to present, students at Trinity College experienced four incidents of sexual assault deemed forcible rape, one incident of sexual assault deemed fondling, two incidents of uncategorized sexual violence, three incidents of dating violence, one incident of partner violence, four instances of sexual harassment and one instance… Continue Reading

Trump’s Legacy Will Live on in His Supporters

Trump’s Legacy Will Live on in His Supporters

By BORA ZALOSHNJA ’20 CONTRIBUTING WRITER If Hillary Clinton is elected President on Nov. 8, many people will breathe a sigh of relief. A dislike of Donald Trump is not limited to Democrats. Many people do not want to see Trump in office, including some establishment Republicans. However at this point, they must carry their nominee to… Continue Reading