Wednesday, October 17, 2018

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Pre-Law Panel Provides Plenty of Powerful Prescriptions

By Joe DIBacco Staff Writer This past Friday, Trinity’s Pre-Law Society held the first panel of its newly-sponsored “Careers in Law: A Pre-Law Society Speaker Series.” Casey Quinn, the President of the Pre-Law Society, introduced the day’s panelists, Eleanor Michael, Deputy Counsel of Connecticut Governor Daniel Malloy, and Abigail Williamson, professor of Public Policy &… Continue Reading

Trinity Announces End of QuestBridge Program Partnership

Trinity Announces End of QuestBridge Program Partnership

Trinity has ended its partnership with QuestBridge, a nonprofit dedicated to connecting low-income students to institutions of higher education, according to staff from Trinity’s Office of Admissions. The decision was made for reasons of financial expediency; in the words of Angel Perez, Trinity’s Vice President for Enrollment and Student Success, Trinity “[was] spending an insane… Continue Reading

ACT Demands Action from Trinity Administration

ACT Demands Action from Trinity Administration

By Chris Bulfinch ’18 News Editor Brightly colored pieces of paper were posted around campus on the night of Sunday, Dec. 4 detailing 13 demands that a student group identifying themselves as the “Action Coalition of Trinity” were making of President Berger-Sweeney and Trinity’s administration. The posting of the flyers was followed up on Monday,… Continue Reading

Students Remain Uninvited to Trustees Meetings

By Chris Bulfinch ’18 News Editor Meetings among Trinity’s Board of Trustees will continue to be closed to students, according to Trinity administrators. The meetings, which will take place in February and April of this year, have historically not been open to students, according to Dickens Mathieu, the Secretary of the College. Trinity’s Board of… Continue Reading

Two Student Groups Work Toward Sorority Expansion

Two Student Groups Work Toward Sorority Expansion

By Campbell North ’17 Editor-in-Chief During the fall of 2017 women on Trinity’s campus will have the opportunity to rush the chapters of two newly-established sororities on campus. At least one, but possibly both, will have national affiliation and Greek letters by that time. The initiative to establish new sororities on campus is currently spearheaded… Continue Reading

Student Government Association End-of-Term Update

By Gillian Reinhard ’20 Staff Writer As the semester winds down and winter break approaches, the Student Government Association held one of its final meetings on Sunday Dec. 4. The meeting focused on recapping several events that have happened on campus recently as well as planning for the end of the semester and the spring.… Continue Reading

VP for College Advancement Discusses Retirement

By Joe DiBacco ’18 Staff Writer John Fracasso, Trinity’s Vice President of Advancement, is retiring after the 2016-2017 school year. Trinity’s Advancement Office is tasked with the promotion of Trinity’s mission, raising awareness of its goals and values, and fostering mutually-beneficial relationships between Trinity and its constituents, primarily alumni, students, and their families. Advancement is… Continue Reading

Climate Change Panel Discussion Advocates Clean Energy

By Jackie Mercadante ’17 Staff Writer The Climate Change, Energy, and Health panel discussion took place in the Alumni Lounge on Thursday, Nov. 17 as part of a “Week of Action” advocating for renewable energy. Over 50 events were held across the country as part of “The Week of Action for Renewable Energy,” a collaboration… Continue Reading

Underground Holds “Surviving New England” Event

Underground Holds “Surviving New England” Event

By Will Verdeur ’19 Staff Writer A worldly group convened this past Thursday, Nov. 17 in the Underground Coffeehouse to discuss the difficulties associated with attending college in New England. Students from Tanzania, Rwanda, Morocco, India, France, Trinidad and Tobago, Pennsylvania, Connecticut, southern California, and elsewhere all joined for the event titled “Surviving New England,”… Continue Reading

AASA Hosts Intercollegiate Asian American Night

AASA Hosts Intercollegiate Asian American Night

By Ethan Yang ’20 Contributing Writer On Nov. 18, five Asian cultural clubs from five different colleges convened at Trinity College for the first Intercollegiate Asian American Night. This event was hosted by two first-years Ethan Yang and Hamna Tariq, who are the First Year Representatives for Trinity’s Asian American Student Association (AASA). Also in… Continue Reading