Friday, October 19, 2018

Category Archives: FEATURES

An Introduction to the Title IX Battlefield

HENDRICK XIONG-CALMES ’22 STAFF WRITER I’ll be frank. In my senior year of high school, I did a debate on whether or not we should still have Title IX as a part of the Education Amendments Act of 1972; afterwards, I still did not know what Title IX pertained to. But, I’ve educated myself on… Continue Reading

Connecticut Supreme Court Comes to Trinity

BRENDAN CLARK ’21 NEWS EDITOR Associate Justice Richard Palmer ’72 and Senior Associate Justice Christine Vertefeuille ’72 of the Connecticut Supreme Court sat down with the Tripod to reflect on their experiences in the law prior to Wednesday, Oct. 17, when the Court will appear on campus for oral arguments. Vertefeuille, who was among the… Continue Reading

Bants in Balance Spread Kindness With #BantamRocks

ERIN GANNON ’19 CONTRIBUTING WRITER  Have you found a painted rock somewhere on campus with a positive message and the hashtag, #BantamRocks? If yes, then you have participated in the brand new #BantamRocks movement on campus! The #BantamRocks movement is Trinity’s take on the Kindness Rocks Project, which is a worldwide movement in which people… Continue Reading

Recruitment Recap: Why Alpha Chi Omega?

MARISA BERNER ’21 STAFF WRITER   Rushing can be a great way to make friends and immerse yourself in a community on campus.  That’s why Hannah Kelleher, now a junior at Trinity College, decided to participate this past week after transferring from UNC Wilmington this past semester. As a junior, it can be difficult to… Continue Reading

Venture Trinity Sparks Confidence in First-Years

SOPHIE GOURLEY ’19 SENIOR EDITOR   This past August marked the sixth annual Venture Trinity pre-orientation program. Venture is a three-day leadership conference designed for about forty first-year women to come to campus a few days before the start of orientation to get to know like-minded peers, learn more about all that Trinity has to… Continue Reading

Talking with Christina Bleyer, New at Watkinson

Talking with Christina Bleyer, New at Watkinson

BHAVNA MAMNANI ’22 STAFF WRITER   Tucked away on the first floor of the library is the Watkinson, which holds more antique books, records, manuscripts, photographs and artworks than humanely imaginable. The new Watkinson director, Dr. Christina Bleyer, seeks to make it a commonly visited place among the Trinity community due to its novelty. Bleyer… Continue Reading

Bartending, Formals, and Brothers: Why Rush?

MADISON VAUGHN ’21 FEATURES EDITOR   Everyone at Trinity knows of the many fraternities and sororities on campus, but not everyone knows what it’s like to experience recruitment here at Trinity. Sophomore, Granville Kaynor, made the decision to rush this fall in hopes for new friendships and for a bid to a new home. Going… Continue Reading

“Women Rising” Comes to Bushnell

AMANDA LAFFERTY ’21 A&E EDITOR What happens when you bring together three powerful women in one room for a night of thoughtful questions and responses? In the case of “Women Rising,” passionate and often times humorous dialogue on the issues that women deal with when they find themselves in places of power, or, unable to… Continue Reading

Ballroom Dance Team Sees Consistent Attendance

MARISA BERNER ’21 CONTRIBUTING WRITER   Every Wednesday at 9:00 pm in the Washington Room in Mather, the ballroom dancing club meets.  They learn and rehearse many different variations of ballroom dancing, and practice the steps to both the tango and the salsa.  The club was initially founded around five years ago due to the… Continue Reading