Friday, August 23, 2019

Category Archives: FEATURES

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

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