Friday, March 22, 2019

Category Archives: FEATURES

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

Support American Troops with Hands Touching Hearts

Amanda Scopelliti ’20 Features Editor On Thursday, Mar. 7 from 5 pm until 8 pm in the Mather Hall lobby, Trinity students can support our troops by decorating a medal ribbon and writing a thank you note through a global outreach effort called Hands Touching Hearts. There’s a five-dollar donation fee to cover supplies and… Continue Reading

Young Democratic Socialists Fundraise for Bail Fund

Gillian Reinhard ’20 Editor-in-Chief  Throughout their inaugural year on campus, the Trinity College chapter of the Young Democratic Socialists of America (YDSA) have fundraised for the Connecticut Bail Fund. This effort raised a total of $1,000 for the organization. Students obtained these impressive results from donations, baked good sales proceeds, and profits from on-campus thrift… Continue Reading

“Coeducation in Context: 1969-1970” Common Hour

Amanda Scopelliti ’20 Features Editor  On Feb. 14, 2019, Trinity hosted a common hour event featuring a group of alumni and current and retired staff members who experienced 1969 at the College, the first year that female students were granted admission.  The panel, moderated by Taniqua Huguley ’15, M’17, began with a short film by… Continue Reading

Club Spotlight: Trinity Homelessness Project (THP)

Leah Swope ’22 Contributing Writer  More than 4,500 people are homeless on any given night in Connecticut, and nearly one in five of those individuals are children.  With housing prices in Connecticut being near the highest in the nation, the large homeless population struggles with the most basic human needs like staying warm and nourished… Continue Reading

Trinity Study Abroad Spotlight: Edinburgh, Scotland

Ben Gambuzza ’20 Contributing Writer  Don’t go to Cambridge, Oxford, Manchester, York, St. Andrews, Glasgow, or even London. If you’re going to the United Kingdom to study abroad, do me a favor and go to Edinburgh, Scotland.  Edinburgh combines historic Georgian architecture and a rough and tumble but ever so welcoming Scottish sensibility with a… Continue Reading

Restaurant Review: The Half Door European Gastropub

Amanda Scopelliti ’21 Features Editor  The Half Door is a “European Gastropub,” a term that according to their website describes, “a combination of pub and gastronomy which is dedicated to high-quality foods in a relaxed setting,” that is marked by, “a shift from formal dining to more informal local pub dining with moderate prices for… Continue Reading