Wednesday, May 23, 2018

Category Archives: EDITORIALS

A Trinity Presence in Downtown Hartford, Finally

Trinity’s relationship with Hartford and its residents has always been strained. Looking out from Trinity on the surrounding area, it is no wonder why. But one of the greatest regrets Trinity students have upon graduating is that they did not spend enough time in Hartford. When prospective students first come to the school, they drive… Continue Reading

Trinity Days, in Context

Trinity Days as we know them today serve as a lull in the academic tempest of Trinity life. It is a time to relieve stress, sleep, and regroup. Students from New England or other surrounding areas may go home to see family. Some use the time to stay on campus and catch up or get… Continue Reading

Trinity’s Left Needs to Come Together

On September 16th, an alumnus and a number of Trinity students intended to stage a peaceful protest against white supremacy at the homecoming football game against the Colby Mules. Protestors planned to begin at halftime, to interfere with the game itself. According to an organizer who wishes to remain silent, the protest was to be… Continue Reading

Journalism Important for Students

On July 21st, members of the Trinity community were inundated with calls, emails, and other methods of communication through the TrinAlert system. Although each outlet essentially relayed the same statement, the student body, a majority of whom were off campus for the summer, were only warned that threats were received and that all buildings would… Continue Reading

Group Work: The Sum of Its Parts

Jessica Chotiner ’17 Opinion Editor College teaches us many lessons and though I could spend paragraphs listing the gamut, I want to comment on one in particular. In college, I have been forced to work with people; as a member of group project, as a lab partner, and as a roommate. Hopefully, everyone has had… Continue Reading

Why President Trump’s Misogyny Matters

By Max Furigay ’19 News Section Editor We can work with President Trump on a variety of issues. I truly believe that his policy choices will not spell the end of America, or anything as dramatic as what I’ve been hearing around campus. Despite his terrifying plan to (not) combat climate change, I believe that,… Continue Reading

Trinity: Training Trump Supporters?

Trinity: Training Trump Supporters?

Over the last week, I’ve been to some discussions and events that helped me process and understand the results of the election, but I was struck by one thing. The discussions took place in what felt like a vacuum; around campus, there is a stillness and silence, a tension of forced normalcy, the feeling that… Continue Reading

In Memory of Nurse Jodi Peikes

In Memory of Nurse Jodi Peikes

On Friday, Nov. 4, 2016, the Trinity College community lost one of its loyal and beloved members, Jodi Peikes, after a long battle with pancreatic cancer. Jodi worked tirelessly as a nurse practitioner in the Health Center six days a week since 2009. Despite numerous chemotherapy cycles, Jodi took care of students with a smile… Continue Reading