Friday, January 18, 2019

Category Archives: NEWS

Lesson and Carols Celebrates 60 Years

BEN GAMBUZZA ’20 EDITOR-IN-CHIEF The Trinity College Chapel will host the 60th Annual Christmas Festival of Lessons and Carols this Sunday, December 9 at 4:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. Lessons and Carols, which has been a   College tradition since 1958, will feature songs that have been sung at previous Lessons and Carols over the… Continue Reading

College Responds to Title IX Changes

BRENDAN CLARK ’21 NEWS EDITOR Trinity College, like other institutions of higher education, is preparing to consider the impact of changes to Title IX regulations announced by the Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights on Nov. 16. These regulations, if approved, supersede the interim guidance released in September of 2017, which itself repealed Obama-era… Continue Reading

SGA Discusses Potential Options to Replace Goldberg’s

KIP LYNCH ’22 STAFF WRITER The Student Government Association (SGA) convened on Sunday, Dec. 2, to discuss committee updates, meetings with other campus organizations such as EROS and iHouse, and ways in which Trinity could make better use of the Vernon Social Center as a hub for student life in the absence of Goldberg’s On… Continue Reading

New Aid Policy Focuses on Low-Income Students

AMANDA HAUSMANN ’21 NEWS EDITOR In a recent article published by Inside Higher Ed on Nov. 26, 2018, Trinity College was commended for its decision to institute a four-year policy, requiring low-income students to only apply once for aid from the College, rather than every year. This policy was introduced in December of 2017 and… Continue Reading

Hip Hop/Rap Voted Genre of Choice for 2019 Spring Weekend

KATHERINE ROHLOFF ’19 SENIOR EDITOR For the second year in a row, hip hop and rap took the lead in Barnyard Entertainment Activities Council’s annual Spring Weekend music genre survey. The survey, which was emailed out to the Trinity student body in early October also came back with pop voted into second place and EDM… Continue Reading

Trinity to Announce New Capital Campaign

AMANDA HAUSMANN ’21 NEWS EDITOR As a part of Summit, the College’s strategic plan for the future, Trinity will be launching a new capital campaign to help the College achieve financial sustainability, as well as support future projects focused on structural improvements to the campus. This new campaign was alluded to as early as February… Continue Reading

Trustees Talk Teaching

Trustees Talk Teaching

BRENDAN CLARK ’21 NEWS EDITOR The Trinity College Board of Trustees met the weekend of Oct. 20-Oct. 21 and began with the welcoming of four new trustees, Peter S. Duncan ’81, P’13, ’14, Walter Harrison ’68, H’18, Adrian L ’12, and Louis Shepley ’85. Thereafter, according to a letter to the community from Trinity College… Continue Reading

Joe Biden Comes to Hartford, Stresses Civility

Joe Biden Comes to Hartford, Stresses Civility

MADISON VAUGHN ’21 FEATURES EDITOR Former Vice President Joe Biden came to Hartford last Friday at Hartford Magnet (HMTCA) to advocate for the upcoming election on November 6. Everyone who spoke encouraged everyone to go out and vote because one’s vote can make a difference. Connecticut’s current Senator, Richard Blumenthal was one of the first… Continue Reading

AASA Hosts Esteemed Asian-American Speakers

AASA Hosts Esteemed Asian-American Speakers

AMANDA HAUSMANN ’21 NEWS EDITOR Trinity College’s Asian-American Student Association (AASA) hosted its first annual Campus Summit with the East Coast Asian American Student Union (ECAASU) on Saturday, Oct. 27. The ECAASU is a non-profit aimed at empowering those who are focused on Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) matters. The theme of this conference… Continue Reading

Halloween Paintball Attacks Return

AMANDA HAUSMANN ’21 NEWS EDITOR On Thursday, Oct. 25 and Saturday, Oct. 27, the Trinity community received two updates from Campus Safety. The first stating that a student reported being shot at with a paintball gun by someone in a car, and the second that multiple Trinity students and faculty reported receiving spam phone calls… Continue Reading