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President Berger-Sweeney Appoints New Athletic Director

BRENDAN HORAN ’21 CONTRIBUTING WRITER Former senior associate athletic director of Dartmouth College Drew Galbraith will be assuming the title of Trinity College Athletic Director, starting this January. Galbraith’s new position also includes the title of Chair of Physical Education. According to an announcement from President Joanne Berger-Sweeney, Galbraith has worked in athletics at Dartmouth… Continue Reading

Hartford Mayor Luke Bronin Talks Fiscal Policy at Trinity

AMANDA HAUSMANN ’21 STAFF WRITER Recently elected Mayor Luke Bronin spoke on Hartford’s fiscal challenges, as well as budding opportunities, during common hour on Thursday, October 19. As a part of their tenth anniversary, Trinity’s Center for Urban and Global Studies (CUGS) hosted a half-day symposium, Hartford: Past, Present, Future, which was concluded by Mayor… Continue Reading

Changes Made to Trinity’s Education Policy Committee

KATHERINE ROHLOFF ’19 NEWS EDITOR Last semester, Trinity’s Dean of the Faculty, Tim Cresswell, rejected a proposal from the Educational Policy Committee (EPC) for the first time in Trinity’s history. For the first time since the Educational Policy Committee’s (EPC) role was changed from an authoritative to an advisory one over a decade ago, the… Continue Reading

Professor Williams Accepts Paid Leave for the Semester

JOSEPH DIBACCO ’19 NEWS EDITOR This past June, Professor Johnny Eric Williams of the Sociology Department sparked controversy. After releasing two Facebook posts in June that included the hashtag “Let Them F—–g Die”, Professor Williams went on “voluntary leave” for this semester.  His posts were focused on a Medium article by an anonymous author working… Continue Reading

President Trump Takes on Protesting NFL Players

JAMES CALABRESI ’20 STAFF WRITER In the fall of 2016, the name Colin Kaepernick was unknown, except among avid 49er fans who followed the preseason battle for starting quarterback between him and Blaine Gabbert. From the three preseason games played, however, an entirely different battle would begin, one that would cause Kaepernick’s name to ascend… Continue Reading

Trinity Has 4 New Trustees Beginning with the 2017 School Year

BRENDAN CLARK ’21 STAFF WRITER On September 12, Trinity College President Joanne Berger-Sweeney announced the appointment of four new trustees to Trinity’s Board of Trustees. The Trustees are responsible for a myriad of tasks, including but not limited to approving the budget, fostering special projects and initiatives, and working to advance the future of the… Continue Reading

First SGA Meeting Introduces Some Changes

PARKER FISKE ’18 STAFF WRITER The Student Government Association (SGA) met for the first time on Sunday, October 1st, since the election of 19 new members the week before. SGA president, Emily Claytor ’18, began the meeting by foregrounding the goals for the school year. She focused on the success of the restructured Freshman Year… Continue Reading

Significant Changes Made to Trinity’s New Student Orientation Program

KATHERINE ROHLOFF ’19 NEWS EDITOR Big changes were made to the Class of 2021’s New Student Orientation this summer. After months of careful planning, this year’s Orientation program focused on engaging the incoming class with both Trinity and the local Hartford community. This fall’s orientation offered a number of special events that contributed to engagement… Continue Reading