Friday, February 22, 2019

Author Archives: Trip Slaymaker

Likely Spring Weekend Act Brings New Controversy

Likely Spring Weekend Act Brings New Controversy

TRIP SLAYMAKER ’18 A&E EDITOR On campus this weekend, it has been widely speculated that rapper and musician B.o.B., whose real name is Bobby Ray Simmons, Jr. has been selected by the Barnyard committee and is in talks to headline Spring Weekend. Though the official announcement had not yet been made to the student body… Continue Reading

Widener Shows “INK: Recent Paintings by Deborah Buck

Widener Shows “INK: Recent Paintings by Deborah Buck

AMY WESSON ’19   STAFF WRITER “INK: Recent Paintings by Deborah Buck” opened at the Widener Gallery in Austin Arts Center on Feb. 1st. Buck incorporates acrilyc, pastel, and sumi ink on paper to create surreal and colorful pieces with depth. After graduating from Trinity College with honors in 1978, Buck went on to design… Continue Reading

Cinestudio Preview: “Call Me By Your Name” Breaks Hearts

Cinestudio Preview: “Call Me By Your Name” Breaks Hearts

AMANDA LAFFERTY ’21 MANAGING EDITOR Adapted from the novel by André Aciman, the Oscar-nominated film Call Me by Your Name is a modern love story that presents a timeless approach to young romance, set in early 80s northern Italy. Actor Timothée Chalamet portrays Elio, the multi-lingual 17-year-old who calls Italy a second home every summer… Continue Reading

How To Get Involved In Arts On Campus

MEG SMITH ’21 A&E EDITOR Every semester, the office of Student Activities, Involvement, and Leadership (S.A.I.L.) hosts a fair where each of Trinity’s student organizations can showcase the opportunities they have for students to get together and get involved. The Spring 2018 Involvement Fair was held on the afternoon of Tuesday, January 30 in the… Continue Reading

“Lincoln In The Bardo” Rewrites History

“Lincoln In The Bardo” Rewrites History

TRIP SLAYMAKER ’18 A&E EDITOR The best novels defy categorization. It is difficult to completely grasp George Saunders’ Booker Prize winning novel Lincoln in the Bardo because it contains ideas and experimental ways of writing that have never been placed together before. Saunders tricks his readers into believing in a perfectly realized world by placing… Continue Reading

As Oscars Approach, Academy Confronts Controversy

ERIN GANNON ’19 STAFF WRITER Following a year of members of the entertainment industry coming forward to reveal the patterns of sexual misconduct which have plagued Hollywood for decades, and an awards season of defiant responses to these revelations, the nominations for the 90th Academy Awards reflect what is expected to be the culmination of… Continue Reading

DJ Koze’s Recent Release Sets High Hopes for Upcoming LP

DJ Koze’s Recent Release Sets High Hopes for Upcoming LP

AMANDA LAFFERTY ’21 MANAGING EDITOR A true innovator for minimal house and IDM (intelligent dance music), Hamburg-based DJ Koze is a mysterious and intriguing figure. His social media posts are limited, as are his North American appearances. He’s been producing music since the late 1980s, some releases being remixes, others purely original, all of which… Continue Reading

Amazon’s “Wonderstruck” Heartwarming and Fresh

MEG SMITH ’21 A&E EDITOR Wonderstruck, 2017, directed by Todd Haynes) is a heartwarming, visually intricate film, which weaves together the stories of two young kids who set out on journeys to find acceptance and family in New York City, fifty years apart. It was nominated for the Cannes Film Festival Palme d’Or. In a… Continue Reading

Space Jazz Band Woolly Mammals Melts Mill’s Mind

Space Jazz Band Woolly Mammals Melts Mill’s Mind

AMY WESSON ’19 CONTRIBUTING WRITER Brooklyn band Woolly Mammals drew a large crowd at The Mill on Friday night with their soulful electric sound, reminiscent of Robert Glasper, D’Angelo, Homeshake, and- as they’ve self-described- a Nintendo 64. The evening began with Trinity band Pakalolo Patrol as the opening act which consists of   guitarist Susie Martin… Continue Reading

“December Dreams” Presented at HSO This Weekend

GILLIAN REINHARD ’20 EDITOR-IN-CHIEF To celebrate the holidays, and for students at Trinity, providing the chance to escape the dreariness of finals seasons, the Hartford Symphony Orchestra (HSO) will be conducting their annual holiday concert, this season titled “December Dreams.” The concert comes in the wake of controversy in the organization’s financial stability. The HSO,… Continue Reading