Saturday, February 24, 2018

Category Archives: FEATURES

Student Reflects on a Unique First-Year Seminar

MADISON VAUGHN ’21 STAFF WRITER Like all incoming Trinity students, Taurian Taylor ’21 registered for a first-year seminar the summer before arriving on campus. Taylor chose the seminar Knights, Saints, Witches, and You, taught by Professor Elliot Levesque. Taylor began the class knowing that he would learn about medieval history, however, he was surprised to… Continue Reading

Tripod Student Leader of the Week: Max Herman ’19

Name: Max Herman Class Year: 2019 Hometown: San Francisco, California Leadership on Campus: President of Alpha Delta Phi, Member of Boy’s Varsity Lacrosse Team Tell us about your leadership experience: Building close relationships with members of both groups. It has been very meaningful to have such a diversified and good group of friends to lean… Continue Reading

Alumni Spotlight: Richard N. Palmer Class of 1972

BRENDAN CLARK ’21 NEWS EDITOR Richard N. Palmer ’72 is an Associate Justice of the Connecticut Supreme Court and a political sci-ence graduate, Phi Beta Kappa, of Trinity College. From an early age, Palmer “was always interested in government and legal philosophy.” While at Trinity, Palmer’s favorite courses included one which focused on the different… Continue Reading

Trinity Hosts Photographers’ Discussion on Puerto Rico

Trinity Hosts Photographers’ Discussion on Puerto Rico

AMANDA HAUSMANN ’21 FEATURES EDITOR Photographers Erika Rodríguez and Patrick Raycraft shared their photos of Puerto Rico in the aftermath of Hurricanes Irma and Maria during a common hour event on Tuesday, Feb. 6. Professor of Fine Arts Pablo Delano led the conversation, asking the photographers to describe their initial reactions to the storms, how… Continue Reading

Student-Lead Discussions Kick Off Black History Month

AMANDA HAUSMANN ’21 FEATURES EDITOR Throughout the month of February, students and faculty are holding events across the campus to celebrate Black History Month. The celebrations began on Jan. 31 with an opening dinner where this year’s theme was unveiled: Re-Imagining Blackness 365. On Tuesday, Feb. 6, the Trinity College Black Women’s Organization (TCBWO) and… Continue Reading

Students Reflect on Trip to Cuba During Common Hour

SUYANG WU ’21 STAFF WRITER Many unfamiliar with the region falsely assume that Caribbean nations are the same culturally. However, Trinity students who traveled abroad to Cuba last semester debunked this myth at a common hour event in which they shared their experiences. The four student speakers were in Cuba for approximately a week, and… Continue Reading

Trinity Title IX Coordinator Tim Dunn Says Goodbye

AMANDA MUCCIO ’18 SENIOR EDITOR On Wednesday, Jan. 24, members of the Trinity College community gathered at St. Anthony’s Hall to celebrate outgoing Title IX coordinator Timothy Dunn. This Feb. 2018, Mr. Dunn will become the Title IX and bias harassment coordinator at Macalester College in St. Paul, Minnesota. A strong, welcome presence on campus,… Continue Reading

Alumni Spotlight: Karen Albano Mair, Class of 1988

Alumni Spotlight: Karen Albano Mair, Class of 1988

AMANDA SCOPELLITI FEATURES EDITOR Karen Albano Mair ’88, graduated from Trinity as an English major and Economics enthusiast who credits Trinity’s emphasis on high-level analysis and writing as something that distinguished throughout her post-graduate career. During her time as an undergraduate, Mair’s experiences centered around academics, and she describes Trinity’s Hartford-based campus as an “academic… Continue Reading

Bantam Bucks Available at New Locations

Bantam Bucks Available at New Locations

JOSEPHINE WRAY ’21 CONTRIBUTING WRITER With the new year comes a new addition to Trinity College’s Bantam Bucks program—student and faculty ID cards can now be used at numerous off-campus vendors, including two Whole Foods locations in West Hartford as well as Spectra Wired Café at 5 Constitution Plaza in downtown Hartford. This initiative to… Continue Reading