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Class of 2022 Deposits In. Highest Ever % International and First-Generation

Class of 2022 Deposits In. Highest Ever % International and First-Generation

BEN GAMBUZZA ’20 EDITOR-IN-CHIEF At the annual town hall held by President Berger-Sweeney today, she announced statistics on the Class of 2022. Decisions and deposits were due at midnight last night from incoming students. As Vice President of Enrollment and Student Success Angel Perez stated in the meeting, the admissions team is still gathering information… Continue Reading

New Budget Approved at $136.9 Million for FY 2019, SGA Discusses Chartwells and Housing

GILLIAN REINHARD ’20 EDITOR-IN-CHIEF EMERITA Following the recent Board of Trustees meeting, SGA President Emily Claytor ’18 emailed the student body to provide several updates regarding off-campus housing, meal plan change and internal updates within the SGA. A goal of the SGA and the College this year was to solidify housing policy. Previously, requests to… Continue Reading

CT Dems Discuss State Vision, Budget at Trinity Forum

BRENDAN CLARK ’21 NEWS EDITOR The Trinity College Democrats and the Greater Hartford Young Democrats hosted a forum of candidates for statewide office from the Democratic Party this past Saturday, Apr. 21. The forum included 16 candidates for a variety of positions, including Governor, Attorney General, and Treasurer, and served as preparation of the statewide… Continue Reading

SGA Addresses Mandatory On-Campus Housing

EMMELINE ENDRESEN ’21 STAFF WRITER On Sunday April 22, Dean Joe DiChristina met with the Student Government Association (SGA) to discuss and review results from a recent housing survey. The survey was intended to determine what students care about regarding housing and housing policy. The top listed reason why 16.13% of students currently live off… Continue Reading

WordPress to Power New Website; Out in Fall 2018

WordPress to Power New Website; Out in Fall 2018

PARKER FISKE ’18 STAFF WRITER When students return to Trinity in the fall, they will notice a number of changes to the College’s website. Work started back in spring 2017. Along with a group of students, faculty and administrators, the body launched a vision to reshape the website to better reflect the school. Those changes… Continue Reading

SGA Elections Open to the Community

GILLIAN REINHARD ’20 EDITOR-IN-CHIEF SGA election forms went live to Trinity students starting Monday. While results will not be announced in time for the Tripod’s final issue, it can be reported that the majority of SGA executive board positions are running without opposition-assuring that Lexi Zanger ’19 will be SGA Vice President, Alison Adamski ’19… Continue Reading

GREENFest Held, Sustainability Coordinator Promised

GREENFest Held, Sustainability Coordinator Promised

GILLIAN REINHARD ’20 EDITOR-IN-CHIEF GREENFest, organized by Green Campus, was the first event of its kind at Trinity, an all-afternoon celebration and promotion of sustainability at the College. The event featured various booths that each promoted environmental protection from an international to local level. Attendees were treated to various giveaways, treats, and speeches from ConnPIRG… Continue Reading

Election Results Announced, Kristina Miele ’19 to serve as President of SGA

GILLIAN REINHARD ’20 EDITOR-IN-CHIEF In an email to the community, current SGA President Emily Claytor ’18 announced the final results for the SGA 2018-2019 elections. Kristina Miele ’19 was elected to serve as next year’s SGA President. Additionally, Lexi Zanger ’19 was appointed as SGA Vice President, Alison Adamski ’19 will serve as VP of… Continue Reading

President Berger-Sweeney elected to American Academy of Arts and Sciences

President Berger-Sweeney elected to American Academy of Arts and Sciences

Trinity College President and Professor of Neuroscience Joanne Berger-Sweeney has been elected along with 213 new members to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. The academy is one of the country’s oldest learned societies and independent policy research centers, and its members include some of the world’s most accomplished scholars, scientists, writers, and artists,… Continue Reading

SGA Addresses Gender-Neutral Bathrooms and Budget

SGA Addresses Gender-Neutral Bathrooms and Budget

EMMELINE ENDRESEN ’21 STAFF WRITER On Sunday, April 8, the Student Government Association (SGA) opened its meeting with a discussion of the concerns brought up by students at the office hours held on April 3.  Some complaints of the students included dissatisfaction with Chartwells and food quality. Students also found it unacceptable that Mather has… Continue Reading