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Save the Date: “Walk a Mile in Her Shoes” on April 28

SOPHIA GOURLEY ’19 FEATURES EDITOR The Trinity Tripod spoke with Mark Ferreira ’17, one of the co-presidents of the Masculinity Project about the upcoming event “Walk a Mile in Her Shoes.” This event will take place Friday, Apr. 28 from 4pm-6pm. Trinity Tripod: What is the purpose of the “Walk a Mile in Her Shoes”… Continue Reading

Hartford Has It: The Connecticut Science Center

JENNA BEHAN ’19 STAFF WRITER Come on down to the Connecticut Science Center and “See the Unseen!” The downtown museum is located only 11 minutes away from Trinity College and has recently undergone a serious facelift, coming out more amazing than ever. If you’re looking for something to do on a rainy day, the science… Continue Reading

Meet Taniqua: The Trinsition Fellow for North’s Nests

SOPHIA GOURLEY ’19 FEATURES EDITOR Taniqua Huguley ’15 is the Trinisition Fellow for the Minty and Roosevelt nests. After having a very positive experience during her four years at Trinity, Taniqua returned to the College as a Trinisiton Fellow to first year students as they begin to navigate college life. Taniqua visited Trinity for the… Continue Reading

This Week’s Restuarnt Review: Grant’s Restaurant and Bar

SOPHIA GOURLEY ’19 FEATURES EDITOR Located in the heart of West Hartford Center, Grant’s offers a lively environment for patrons to enjoy delicious American dishes with fresh ingredients. The restaurant is the perfect balance between a causal and formal atmosphere, with a welcoming vibe and sophisticated décor. Grant’s is a great place for a celebratory… Continue Reading

Tri-Beta Biological Honor Society Inducts New Members

MOLLY SCHINELLER ’18 CONTRIBUTING WRITER You may recognize members of Tri-Beta on campus by the forest green sweatshirts they sport, featuring the society’s ornate seal on the front. Tri-Beta (Beta Beta Beta), the Biology Honor Society at Trinity, has existed for years and just inducted its new regular members and associate members last Thursday. While… Continue Reading

“Nine Out of Ten” Peer Program: Let’s Talk Suicide

MELISSA MAFFEO ’18 CONTRIBUTING WRITER Suicide is the second leading cause of death in young people ages 10-24. Together, we can prevent it. Marisa and Ernie Porco founded the Jordan Porco Foundation in 2011 after their son Jordan died by suicide during his freshman year of college. The Jordan Porco Foundation has successfully brought their… Continue Reading

Watch the Boxing Team’s First Home Match on April 22

AMANDA SCOPELLITI ’20 STAFF WRITER The Trinity College Boxing Club is proud to celebrate the success of team member Joseph Orosco ’19, who placed first at Regionals in the East Coast and competed in the National Championship in Lawrenceburg, Indiana. Orosco, who was fighting at the 156-pound weight class, entered Nationals as the Regional Champion from… Continue Reading

Save the Date: “Take Back the Night” on April 18

MADELINE SPENCER-ORRELL ’20 CONTRIBUTING WRITER “Take Back the Night” is an event that originated in the 1970s by a female organization who wanted to address rape and violence against women. Trinity began hosting its own event in the 1980s. Many different campuses across the United States, as well as internationally, participate in “Take Back the… Continue Reading

Arugula Brings Mediterranean Cuisine to West Hartford

SOPHIA GOURLEY ’19 FEATURES EDITOR Nestled in the heart of West Hartford Center lies Arugula, a Mediterranean bistro. With flowers overflowing from the window boxes and a small chalk board with a heart-warming quote displayed outside the restaurant’s door, one is immediately greeted with a sense of hospitality. Upon entering Arugula, the delicious aroma and… Continue Reading