Wednesday, February 20, 2019

Author Archives: Kelly Vaughan

Trinity Hosts American Poet Tom Sleigh for Reading

KELLY VAUGHAN ’17 FEATURES EDITOR Trinity welcomed author and poet Tom Sleigh to campus this past Thursday, March 24th, as part of the A.K, Smith Reading Series hosted every Spring by the English department.  Professor Ciaran Berry, director of the Creative Writing program, introduced Sleigh, calling his work “humane and humble contemporary acts of witness,”… Continue Reading

TREEhouse Hosts Faculty Lectures Throughout Semester

ALEC BUFFAMONTE ’17 CONTRIBUTING WRITER The Trinity College TREEhouse hosted their second faculty lecture of the semester on March 22nd where Professor Cameron Douglass presented his lecture, “A More Human Ecology: or Why You Should Give a Damn.”  Following the precedent set two years ago with their hosting of several successful lectures, the student group… Continue Reading

Cowie ’16 Develops Phone App for Nightlife Experience

OWEN PAN-KITA ’19 CONTRIBUTING WRITER Most college students have experienced nights where they want to go out, but can’t agree on a location. From worrying about how crowded a certain bar might be or what specials are being promoted, there are a number of variables that affect where a group decides to go. Trinity student… Continue Reading

Historic Carbone’s Restaurant offers elegant experience

Historic Carbone’s Restaurant offers elegant experience

ALEX COGGIN ’16 STAFF WRITER Soft jazz, mood lighting and classic Italian food – located in the South End neighborhood, Carbone’s Ristorante offers a glimpse into Hartford’s past. The restaurant, which was historically a hangout for influential politicians and industrial executives, has not lost its old-school charm. Now the clientele is skewed towards couples; the… Continue Reading

Spoon University brings foodie culture to Trinity

Spoon University brings foodie culture to Trinity

KELLY VAUGHAN ’ 17 FEATURES EDITOR On a campus where food consumption is either dependent on chicken sandwiches wrapped in cheap parchment paper or ordering overpriced pasta from an off-campus location, Spoon University provides the source of unique solutions hungry college students crave. An online publication dedicated to food lovers and college students looking to… Continue Reading

Chilean poet Alejandro Zambra leads reading at Trinity

HANNAH HO ’ 19 CONTRIBUTING WRITER The Allan K. Smith Reading Series hosted lauded Chilean poet and novelist Alejandro Zambra on Tuesday, March 1 at Smith House. Five of Zambra’s eight books have been translated from Spanish to English; his work has appeared in The New Yorker, The Paris Review, Harper’s Magazine, and more. He… Continue Reading

Major trends seen during New York Fashion Week

NOORI CHISHTI ’17 CONTRIBUTING WRITER This year’s New York Fashion Week hasn’t been regarded as one of the best; however, there are still noteworthy Fall 2016 trends to consider. While many designers’ collections may have lacked innovation, one can clearly see some interesting allusions to past styles. For example, Anna Wintour recognized the continuation of… Continue Reading

Trinity Days Career Exploration Trek: Washington D.C.

Trinity Days Career Exploration Trek: Washington D.C.

CAROLINE FEENEY ’17 STAFF WRITER The Career Development Center organized a trip to Washington, DC over Trinity Days that gave students the opportunity to meet with alumni working in public policy and government. The Career Development Center co-sponsored this Trek with the Washingotn, DC chapter of the Trinity Women’s Leadership Council. A similar trek also… Continue Reading