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Getting to know a friendly Trinity face: Timothy Dunn

EVAN SCOLLARD  ’17 CONTRIBUTING WRITER In 2013, Trinity posted a job opening for an Associate Social Director to take charge of our campus’ theme and Greek houses.   The applicant pool filled with competitive list of professionals, and from the few we invited for interviews, we settled quickly on Timothy Dunn. He had all the… Continue Reading

ACES club provides wonderful volunteer opportunities

SOPHIE GOURLEY  ’19 CONTRIBUTING WRITER As seen at the Annual Orientation Activities Fair, Trinity offers a variety of clubs, across all areas of interest.  For those interested in event planning and community service, the Annual Community Events Staff, more commonly known as ACES, is the perfect fit.  According to President Georgie Wynn ’16, ACES, “is… Continue Reading

Bantam Network: giving first-years a nest to fly into

MOLLY SCHINELLER ’18 CONTRIBUTING WRITER This year, Trinity introduced its brand new addition to the first-year experience: the Bantam Network. President Joanne Berger-Sweeney entered her presidency last fall on a mission to provide an updated mentoring network to incoming students. She presented selected groups of students with her hopes, and they worked hard throughout the… Continue Reading

Trinity invited to Harvard conference

JUSTIN FORTIER  ’18 NEWS EDITOR This October, Harvard Ventures, a student run club focused on entrepreneurialism and the start-up process is hosting its inaugural Harvard Illuminate Conference, to shed light on the process of innovation.  The Trinity College Entrepreneurs’ Association was one of the first groups invited, and will be attending on Oct. 3. According… Continue Reading

Berger- Sweeney on neuroscience

ANDREW HATCH ’17 BUSINESS MANAGER On Thursday, Sept. 17, President Joanne Berger-Sweeney gave a lecture beginning a yearlong celebration of neuroscience within the Trinity community. Overseeing the festivities was neuroscience department chair Prof. Sarah Raskin. Students, faculty, and the Hartford community packed the Washington room last Thursday to listen to the president discuss her years… Continue Reading

Rush start brings new life to Greek System

JUSTIN FORTIER ’18 NEWS EDITOR Greek Rush began last evening and will continue throughout the week.  Tonight marks the second and final night of the formal recruitment process in which all potential new members (PNM’s) make a visit to each house, tomorrow evening the PNM’s will be able to choose which houses they would like… Continue Reading

New sexual assualt policy improves reporting process

MAGGIE ELIAS ’17 EDITOR-IN-CHEIF On Sept. 17, 2015, Dean Joe DiChristina, SGA President Max Le Merle, and SGA Vice-President Josh Frank ’16 held a discussion on Trinity College’s Trinity College Interim Sexual Misconduct Policy. This was an opportunity for students, faculty, and staff to learn about the recent changes made to the policy and voice… Continue Reading

Student Success Program to take place on Trinity Days

NATY BUSH ’19 CONTRIBUTING WRITER As students at Trinity begin their next semester, some may feel apprehension about the years to come. If the transition from high school to college was not exhilarating enough, the transition from college to a life of career choices induces even more anxiety. The Trinity Career Development Center holds a… Continue Reading

Psi Upsilon networking event brings business insight

JUSTIN FORTIER ’18 NEWS EDITOR On Sept. 10, 2015 the brothers of Psi Upsilon and the Career Development Center jointly hosted a forum on networking with alumni Wayne Sellers ’00 and Chris Ayala ’00, two successful entrepreneurs.  A combination of drive, risk taking and networking let them to their current positions, Sellers as the co-founder… Continue Reading

Co-ed mandate is eliminated for selective organizations

REBECCA REINGOLD `17 CONTRIBUTING WRITER Controversial, and widely discussed, the Co-educational Mandate enforced at Trinity College has sparked large speculation over the school’s decision to finally drop it. First brought about in 2012 by Trinity’s previous President James F. Jones Jr., the mandate required all sororities and fraternities to go co-ed by 2016. Recently, however,… Continue Reading