Friday, February 22, 2019

Category Archives: FEATURES

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

What Does It Mean to Give Back at Trinity College

Sophia Gourley ’19 Contributing Writer When I first arrived on campus in the fall of 2015, I had no idea what the next four years were going to bring. I definitely didn’t leave my hometown in Agawam thinking I would ever travel over 4000 miles to live in Rome, have the chance to become a… Continue Reading

Students Encouraged to Submit 2020 Honorands

Gillian Reinhard ’20 Editor-in-Chief Nominations for honorand degree recipients and Commencement speakers for the Class of 2020 are accepted from members of the community online via Trinity’s website until Feb. 27. Chief of Staff and Assistant Vice President for External Affairs Jason Rojas M’12 spoke to the Tripod regarding the importance of the selection process… Continue Reading

AASA Celebrates Lunar New Year with Food, Culture

AASA Celebrates Lunar New Year with Food, Culture

Bhavna Mamnani ’22 Features Editor The Asian American Student Association’s biggest event of the year, Lunar New Year, took place last Friday in the grandiosity of the Washington Room. Lunar New Year is the celebration of the new year as by the lunar calendar; Lunar New Year is celebrated all over East Asia and is… Continue Reading

Cinestudio to Screen Unlikely documentary

Gillian Reinhard ’20 Editor-in-Chief According to a press release from the Trinity College Office of Communications, a screening of the documentary Unlikely written, directed, and produced by former admissions officer at Columbia University Jaye Fenderson. The documentary focuses on the lives of five college drop-outs trying to complete their degrees. The documentary highlights inequality and… Continue Reading

Black History Month: Liberation Celebration Dinner

Tanuja Amina Budraj Contributing Writer The Liberation Celebration Dinner, celebrating “A Century of Black Excellence,” took place on Jan. 31, marking the beginning of Black History Month. The dinner opened up with Assistant Dean of Students John Selders reciting a blessing not only for the delicious food, but for the whole month of February and… Continue Reading

The International Student Experience at Trinity

Suzanne Carpe ’22 Contributing Writer Trinity College is currently the home of a very diverse international community, with 272 students that come from places all over the world. In this semester, 74 different nations are represented, which comprises all continents except for Antarctica. Just taking a trip to Mather Hall is enough to realize how… Continue Reading

Trinity Offers Study Away in Berlin for Summer 2019

Trinity Offers Study Away in Berlin for Summer 2019

Amanda Scopelitti ’20 Features Editor  Trinity students have the opportunity to take classes in Berlin, Germany this summer through the College’s new five-week Summer in Berlin study away program led by Johannes Evelein, Professor of Language and Culture Studies, and Jason Doerre, Visiting Assistant Professor of Language and Culture Studies.  The program was first introduced… Continue Reading

Trinity Celebrates 50 Years of Coeducation

Trinity Celebrates 50 Years of Coeducation

Gillian Reinhard ’20 Editor-in-Chief On Jan. 11, 1969, Trinity celebrated its fiftieth anniversary of coeducation. On this date, the Board of Trustees voted unanimously to admit female students to the school for the first time. A school-wide email from College President Joanne Berger-Sweeney indicated the College would be celebrating fifty years of coeducation. In honor… Continue Reading