Friday, February 15, 2019

Category Archives: NEWS

SGA Promises Change to Vernon Social Center

SGA Promises Change to Vernon Social Center

Suzanne Carpe ’22 Contributing Writer  At the end of the fall semester, Student Government Association (SGA) sent out an email to the entire student population, which contained a seven-question survey for preferences to transform Vernon Social into a Student Union. According to SGA President Kristina Miele ’19, the idea was “developed by Student Government” and… Continue Reading

Sexual Harassment Allegation Hits the School

Sexual Harassment Allegation Hits the School

Gillian M. Reinhard ’20  Editor-in-Chief  Brendan W. Clark ’21 Managing Editor  Trinity College is facing a lawsuit alleging sexual harassment and employer retaliation. The suit, filed in the United States District Court of the District of Connecticut, was brought by former Campus Safety Dispatcher and Officer Thomas Cashman. Cashman, the plaintiff, brought this action against… Continue Reading

Students React to Racism and Sexual Assault On Campus

Shawn Olstein ’22 Staff Writer On Thursday, Jan. 24, the Student Government Association (SGA) premiered a Peer Standards video during common hour in the Cave. The video was created in response to several behavioral issues around sexual assault, hate speech, and hate crimes. According to SGA President Kristina Miele, “Work on the video began over… Continue Reading

Obituary: Former Trinity President Lockwood

Perkins-Parker Funeral Home  Theodore (Ted) Davidge Lockwood, veteran of the US Army 10th Mountain Division, former president of Trinity College in Hartford Connecticut, and founding president of the United World College of the American West in Montezuma, New Mexico, died peacefully at his home in Stowe, Vermont on Jan. 21, 2019. Ted was born in… Continue Reading

Trinity Hosts College Democrats of CT Convention

Jay Parker ’22 Contributing Writer  On Saturday, Jan. 26, the Trinity College Democrats hosted the annual College Democrats of Connecticut (CDCT) Convention in the Vernon Social Student Center. Students from the 12 member chapters of the CDCT – Trinity College, Wesleyan University, Connecticut College, Yale University, the University of Connecticut-Storrs, the University of Connecticut Law… Continue Reading

SGA Meets for First Time in Spring Semester

Kip Lynch ’22 Staff Writer  The Student Government Association (SGA) assembled for the first time in 2019 on Sunday, Jan. 27 in order to hear a presentation from International Student Advisor Katharine Clair on the Cross-Cultural Living Community Initiative, to debate the prospect of making SGA Representatives’ votes more transparent, to listen to the Young… Continue Reading

Important Changes to Compost at Mather

Important Changes to Compost at Mather

Gillian Reinhard ’20 Editor-in-Chief A new composting system will be unveiled to students starting from the first week of the spring 2019 semester. Efforts to provide Trinity with a reliable method of composting has been a long-standing initiative of both staff and faculty. Composting on campus began as a student-run effort with assistance from the… Continue Reading

Petition Calls for College to Recognize Armenian Genocide

David Marottolo ’22 STAFF WRITER In the final month of the fall semester, a petition was created by the Armenian Club and was circulated around campus. The intent of this petition was to garner support for acknowledging the Armenian Genocide, and to push for formal recognition of the Genocide by Trinity College as an academic… Continue Reading

140 Involvement Opportunities at Spring Involvement Fair

Kat Namon ’22 News Editor As students arrive to campus for the start of the second semester, S.A.I.L., the Office of Student Activities, Involvement & Leadership, has been working to plan the Annual Spring Involvement Fair. J-Start and returning students alike will have an opportunity to attend the large-scale event on Wednesday, Jan. 30. The… Continue Reading

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