Friday, April 20, 2018

Author Archives: Kelly Vaughan

President Berger-Sweeney Reflects on Neuroscience

ANDREW HATCH ’17 BUSINESS MANAGER After dedicating decades of her life to researching Rett Syndrome, President Joanne Berger-Sweeney made an unusual switch approximately two years ago to become a full-time college administrator. For researchers, their greatest passion is always their work, so to suddenly give this up for a ‘desk job’ seemed a bit out… Continue Reading

Campaign for Community Makes Significant Progress

Campaign for Community Makes Significant Progress

CAMPAIGN FOR COMMUNITY COMMUNICATIONS TEAM During the spring semester, Campaign for Community started moving to Phase II. Students and administrators working on the Campaign are reviewing recommendations from the student working groups that met in the fall, reorganizing to implement many of those ideas, and building a network for collaborations across campus. The Student Leadership… Continue Reading

Classics Department Receives Student Research Grants

Classics Department Receives Student Research Grants

KELLY VAUGHAN ’17 FEATURES EDITOR One of the most rewarding aspects of attending a small liberal arts institution is the breadth of academic opportunities available to students outside of the classroom. Three students in the Classics department at Trinity College were recently awarded research grants by the Dean of Faculty for students who are interested… Continue Reading

TREEhouse Raises Awareness During Earth Week

EVAN TURIANO ’16 CONTRIBUTING WRITER On Trinity’s campus, and across the world, people will celebrate Earth Day on April 22 in hopes of raising awareness for various environmental issues.  Earth Day has been celebrated annually since 1970. According to Earth Day’s official website, environmental activists participating in Earth Day events seek to “inspire, challenge ideas,… Continue Reading

Harvard Professor to Lecture on Frederick Douglass

KELLY VAUGHAN ’17 FEATURES EDITOR Frederick Douglass, one of the most notable African-American ex-slaves turned abolitionists, is also the most photographed individual of the 19th Century. In October 2015, Harvard University Professor, John Stauffer, recently published “Picturing Frederick Douglass: An Illustrated Biography of the Nineteenth Century’s Most Photographed American,” a critical examination of Douglass as… Continue Reading

Trinity Student Creates App to Buy and Sell Textbooks

Trinity Student Creates App to Buy and Sell Textbooks

MICAH ONDITI ’18 CONTRIBUTING WRITER Micah Onditi ’18, a current Trinity student, created an app called Mivy. Mivy is an e-commerce app designed exclusively for college students with the slogan “Sell Last Semester. Buy The Next.” The app provides college students with a viable alternative to continuously buying expensive course materials. By providing a direct… Continue Reading

Trinity’s Connection to a Major Piece of Architecture

Trinity’s Connection to a Major Piece of Architecture

THOMAS RICE ’17 CONTRIBUTING WRITER Next time you are on the Long Walk, look up inside the archway between Williams Memorial and Jarvis, and be sure to look up! You will see vaults of terracotta tiles arranged in a herringbone pattern, the signature design of Rafael Guastavino’s  Tile Arch System. Guastavino tiles were prolific in late… Continue Reading