Monday, August 19, 2019

Category Archives: FEATURES

Green Dot Program Aims to Improve Campus Culture

Green Dot Program Aims to Improve Campus Culture

Leah Swope ’22 Staff Writer Following the recent implementation of the Green Dot violence prevention strategy on campus, Trinity held “Green Dot Week” as an opportunity for students to learn more about the program. Green Dot seeks to train students, faculty, and staff in bystander intervention to help prevent instances of power-based personal violence. A… Continue Reading

Common Hour on Medical and Recreational Marijuana

Amanda Scopelliti ’20 Features Editor On Tuesday, April 9, 2019, Godfrey Pearlson, PhD, MD from the Olin Neuropsychiatric Research Center, part of Hartford’s Institute of Living, came to Trinity’s campus to talk about his research on medical and recreational marijuana. This is somewhat of a hot topic in Connecticut since on Mar. 25, the General… Continue Reading

Action Lab Offers Chance to Give Back to Hartford

Gillian Reinhard ’20 Editor-in-Chief Trinity’s downtown Hartford campus at 10 Constitution Plaza first opened in December of 2017. The Liberal Arts Action Lab, which sponsors a two-credit program available to Trinity students throughout the school year, is headquartered downtown and is accepting applications for the Fall 2019 semester. The Tripod spoke with Garret Forst ’19,… Continue Reading

Trinity Speech Team Qualifies for Nationals

Trinity Speech Team Qualifies for Nationals

Pranay Peddinti ’21 Contributing Writer With a pen lodged firmly in the back of his mouth and between this teeth, Mateo Vazquez ’21 recited his speech on the lazy consumption of media in the age of the internet to a room in McCook. To any other onlooker, the noises coming out of his mouth would… Continue Reading

WGRAC and SECS Present Take Back the Night

WGRAC and SECS Present Take Back the Night

Gillian Reinhard ’20 Editor-in-Chief The Women and Gender Resource and Action Center (WGRAC) and Students Encouraging Consensual Sex (SECS) will present its annual Take Back the Night, an event to show support for survivors of sexual assault. The event was organized by SECS coordinators Remi Tupper ’20 and Tanuja Budraj ’21 in collaboration with WGRAC.… Continue Reading

WRTC Radio Host Tom Dalton Steps in to a Save Life at Hartford St. Patrick’s Day Parade

Brendan Clark ’21 Managing Editor Tom Dalton, an employee of WRTC, Trinity College’s radio station, was recently in the news due to his life-saving heroism. Dalton, a former Deputy Chief with the Hartford Fire Department who retired in 2017, intervened to save a life on Mar. 9, 2019 during Hartford’s annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade.… Continue Reading

Internship Spotlight: Connecticut Early Childhood Alliance

Internship Spotlight: Connecticut Early Childhood Alliance

Amanda Scopelliti ’20 Features Editor Emily Schroeder ’20 is a Policy Intern this semester at the Connecticut Early Childhood Alliance located in Hartford, CT. According to Schroeder, the Alliance is a nonprofit coalition of over 100 different organizations working on behalf of early childhood issues and education. Some of the issues the organization works on… Continue Reading

Club Spotlight: Trinity College Equestrian Club

Leah Swope ’22 Contributing Writer Founded in 1986, the Trinity College Club Equestrian Team has since grown to include 15 dedicated team members who practice regularly and strive to compete against both club and varsity teams. The team competes in the IHSA Zone 1-Region five against a variety of other IHSA teams and regularly places… Continue Reading

Club Spotlight: Trinity’s Doctors Without Borders

Club Spotlight: Trinity’s Doctors Without Borders

Suzanne Carpe ’22 Staff Writer  Doctors Without Borders (DWB), also known as Médecins Sans Frontières, is a non-profit international organization focused in humanitarian work and dedicated to providing medical care to people in places lacking in healthcare facilities, resources, infrastructure, education, and professionals. In 2017, the overarching DWB/MSF group created a student chapter program for… Continue Reading

Kicking Off Women’s History Month with Men of Color Alliance (MOCA): Women’s Appreciation Dinner

Nancy Saad ’22 Contributing Writer The Women’s Appreciation dinner held by the Men of Color Alliance, (MOCA)  on the night of Saturday, Mar. 2 served as a great way to kick off the month of March, otherwise known as women’s history month. MOCA’s co-presidents, Brian Nshimirimana ’21 and Matthew Rivera ’20, greeted and welcomed every… Continue Reading