Wednesday, February 20, 2019

Category Archives: NEWS

Taiwanese Flag Torn Down at AASA Event

Taiwanese Flag Torn Down at AASA Event

Amanda Hausmann ’21 News Editor On Friday, February 1, at an event in the Asian American Student Association (AASA) house celebrating a pre-Lunar New Year, the Taiwanese flag was taken down. Summit Fellow for International Student Support Noah Weber placed the Taiwanese flag back to its original position. Since then, Weber, members of AASA, the… Continue Reading

Doonesbury Hall Redesigned as International Community Dorm

Madison Vaughn ’21 Staff Writer Beginning in the fall of 2019, the dorm currently known as Doonesbury will be transformed into the Cross Cultural Living Community (CCLC). With 24 beds available, the hope is to fill each of them with students from all ethnic and cultural backgrounds. The CCLC idea was first discussed during the… Continue Reading

SGA Meeting Addresses TrinTalks, Bantams in Balance

Kip Lynch ’22 Staff Writer The Student Government Association met on Sunday, Feb. 10, in order to hear committee updates, hear a presentation from Bantams in Balance, and to discuss the recent TrinTalks. The Sustainability Committee discussed its upcoming role in assisting Green Campus to hold GREENFest, an event focused on celebrating and promoting sustainability… Continue Reading

SGA Holds Class of 2020 Elections

Shawn Olstein ’22 Staff Writer Last Tuesday, Feb. 5, the Student Government Association (SGA) held elections for the junior class.  There were four senate seats open to juniors who sought a position in Trinity’s SGA. Larisa Bogomolov, Erick Peña, Hunter Savery, and Federica Cristofanilli were elected to the vacant class senator positions. Special elections held… Continue Reading

International Activists WGRAC Presentation

Kat Namon ’22 News Editor On Friday, Feb. 8, Lucia Cavallero and Julia Camara, two of the leaders of the International Women’s Strike, came to the Vernon Social stage to discuss with Trinity students their global movement that has been networked as the International Women’s Strike. On Mar. 8, 2018, in Spain, 5 million marched… Continue Reading

Lacey Rose ’10 Speaks about Her Career on Campus

Jay Park ’22 Staff Writer On Feb. 5, Trinity College students had the opportunity to meet alumni Lacey Rose ’10, who graduated as a Political Science major. From working at the 2008 Democratic National Convention – where Barack Obama was nominated to be the Democratic candidate for the presidency – to serving as Senator Elizabeth… Continue Reading

President Responds to Title IX Regulations

President Responds to Title IX Regulations

Brendan Clark ’21 News Editor Trinity College released its response to the Department of Education’s proposed rulemaking on Title IX last week. Berger-Sweeney’s response was sent to students, faculty, and staff via email, with the note that her response “joins many thousands of others that have been submitted by individuals and institutions.” The response, formulated… Continue Reading

Trinity Partners with LITTLE Architecture

Amanda Hausmann ’21 News Editor Trinity College joined with LITTLE Diversified Architectural Consulting to further its goals toward a sustainable future. Most recently, students and faculty joined with LITTLE Architectural Consulting for a visions session, which consisted of a dinner and workshop, to discuss big picture goals for improving Trinity’s environmental sustainability. LITTLE Architectural Consulting… Continue Reading

New International Student Advisory Board Requests Official Recognition and Approval From SGA

Kip Lynch ’22 Staff Writer The Student Government Association convened on Sunday, Feb. 3, in order to listen to the International Student Advisory Board’s request for approval and recognition, to meet with Dean of Students Joseph DiChristina, and to hear committee updates. The International Student Advisory Board (ISAB) was created last year during the spring… Continue Reading

Admissions Introduces “Nominate a Bantam” Program

Admissions Introduces “Nominate a Bantam” Program

Brendan Clark ’21 Managing Editor The Trinity College Admissions Department introduced a new program to find new students. The program, called “Nominate a Bantam,” is designed to attract “intellectually curious, engaged students who want to be in an urban environment, where the campus does not begin and end with the walls,” said Vice President of… Continue Reading