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Category Archives: NEWS

Goldberg’s Replacement Coming this Fall

Gillian Reinhard ’20 Editor-in-Chief At a forum open to the community regarding potential improvements to Vernon Social held today, it was announced by the Office of Student Activities, Involvement, and Leadership (SAIL) that breakfast and lunch restaurant Steve’s Bagels would replace the kitchen space previously occupied by Goldberg’s Bagels, which closed its services to the… Continue Reading

Students Protest Administration Action Regarding Churchill Club

Students Protest Administration Action Regarding Churchill Club

Gillian Reinhard ’20 Editor-in-Chief The Tripod has aimed to accurately cover the debate surrounding the Churchill Club. Our coverage has been geared towards members of the Trinity community. For some context on the paper’s process, please read this editorial. Throughout the semester, the Student Government Association (SGA) has deliberated to either approve or reject the Churchill Club. Context on… Continue Reading

SGA Advised by Administration to Delay Churchill Vote

Kip Lynch ’22 Staff Writer The Student Government Association convened on Sunday, Apr. 14 in order to discuss an Amnesty International resolution, constitutional amendments, and the Churchill Club. The SGA also heard committee updates and a presentation by ConnPIRG. The Trinity College chapter of ConnPIRG, an organization that focuses on consumer and environment protection, presented… Continue Reading

SGA Election Results Announced for 2019-2020

Shawn Olstein ’22 Staff Writer On Tuesday April 9, the SGA announced the results of the SGA elections for four executive board positions and three class president positions. The four newly elected executive board members are: Trinna Larsen ’20 as SGA President, Erick Pena ’21 as SGA Vice President in the fall of 2019 and… Continue Reading

SGA Town Hall on Churchill

Kip Lynch ’22 Staff Writer On Wednesday, Apr. 10 and Thursday, Apr. 11, the SGA held two town hall meetings to discuss the Churchill Institute and potential SGA approval. SGA Vice President Lexi Zaner ’19 opened the event on Wednesday by going over the guidelines for participating in the discussion. SGA sent out an email… Continue Reading

Comprehensive Fee up 3.75% to $74,350 for 2019-20

Comprehensive Fee up 3.75% to $74,350 for 2019-20

Ben Gambuzza ’20 Contributing Writer It’s that time of year again. Trinity’s comprehensive fee for the 2019-20 academic year will be $74,350, according to an email sent by President Berger-Sweeney to parents this morning. That is up from $71,710 in 2018-19, according to the school website: a 3.75% increase. This fee includes tuition, a general… Continue Reading

SGA Presidency Sees an Uncontested Election

Kat Namon ’22 News Editor SGA elections for the upcoming fall semester are set to take place this Monday, Apr. 8 through Tuesday, Apr. 9. Students will be running for the positions of SGA President, Vice President, Vice President of Communications, Vice President of Finance, and Class Presidents for the classes of 2022, 2021, and… Continue Reading

Odyssey Translator Emily Wilson Visits Trinity

Gillian Reinhard ’20 Editor-in-Chief British Classicist and professor at the University of Pennsylvania Emily Wilson visited Trinity on Mar. 28 to discuss her work on a translation of Homer’s Odyssey. Wilson is most famous in the realm of academia for her 2017 interpretation of The Odyssey, the first translation of the classic into English ever… Continue Reading

Student Government Addresses Churchill, Elections

Kip Lynch ’22 Staff Writer  The SGA convened on Sunday, March 31, in order to review the progress of the Class Councils in com-pleting their initiatives, hear committee updates, and to discuss the SGA elections, the future of the Bantam Bus Pass, and a potential partnership with the Health Center. The Student Government Association also… Continue Reading