Tuesday, August 20, 2019

Category Archives: NEWS

Comprehensive Campaign Set to Raise $435 Million, Financial Aid, Academic Distinction, Athletics All Receive Funds

Brendan W. Clark ’21 Managing Editor  Trinity College and the Office of Advancement continued their work in preparation for the launch of their Comprehensive Campaign by holding a series of stake-holder visioning meetings the week of Mar. 25. Led by President and Professor of Neuroscience Joanne Berger-Sweeney, Chair of the Board of Trustees Cornelia Parsons… Continue Reading

Sustainability Leaders Address Composting, Straws

Gillian Reinhard ’20 Editor-in-Chief Composting in Mather has seen a minor shift in structure as of Mar. 25. According to sustainability coordinator Rose Rodriguez, the compost bins have experienced “quite a bit of contamination,” meaning that products (such as paper coffee cups or plastic straws) have been improperly put into these bins. Trinity works in… Continue Reading

Dean Tim Cresswell and Dean Melanie Stein to Leave Trinity

Amanda Hasumann ’21 News Editor In two recent emails sent by President Joanne Berger-Sweeney to the Trinity community, it was announced that Dean of Faculty and Vice President for Academic Affairs Tim Cresswell and Dean of Academic Affairs and Professor of Mathematics Melanie Stein will not be returning to Trinity in the 2019-2020 academic year.… Continue Reading

SGA Political Committee Addresses Climate on Campus

Jay Park ’22 Staff Writer On the week of Mar. 11, 2019, the Political Union, a new committee of the Student Government Association, met for the very first time. The Political Union Committee (PUC) was voted into the SGA constitution as a committee dedicated to serving the student body, with its main focus being to… Continue Reading

SGA Plans Forum to Address Churchill Club

Gillian Reinhard ’20 Editor-in-Chief The Mar. 3 agenda of the Student Government Association meeting included a proposal from the Churchill Club to be recognized as an organization. Churchill Club members Andre Curtis ’20 and Nick Engstrom ’22 defended the organization against dozens of questions and criticisms, and discussions across campus have risen in its wake.… Continue Reading

Major Changes to Trinity-in-Paris Program in Fall 2019

Major Changes to Trinity-in-Paris Program in Fall 2019

Amanda Hausmann ’21 News Editor Since 2006, Trinity students have been able to study away in Paris for either a semester or the entire year. However, for this spring semester, studying away in Paris was not available to Trinity students. According to the Director of the Office of Study Away Jennifer Summerhays, the Trinity-in-Paris program… Continue Reading

SGA Discusses Churchill Club and Upcoming Elections

Kip Lynch ’22 Staff Writer The Student Government Association met this past Sunday, Mar. 10, in order to discuss Class Council initiatives, the Student Integrity Contract, upcoming SGA elections, and hosting a forum with the Churchill Club. The SGA also heard committee updates and H20PE’s request for club approval and recognition. H20PE Trinity College aims… Continue Reading

Alum Eddie Perez ’96 Could Seek Mayoral Re-Election

Kat Namon ’22 News Editor Trinity College alumnus and former mayor of Hartford Eddie Perez ’96 is considering making a political comeback after a corruption scandal and conviction in 2009. Perez grew up in public housing in Hartford and is a former gang member. He graduated from Trinity in 1996 and served as the Associate… Continue Reading

Weekend Vandalism Sees Destruction in North Campus Bathroom

Gillian Reinhard ’20 Editor-in-Chief According to an email sent to residents of North Campus by the Office of Residential Life, the downstairs men’s bathroom of the dorm was vandalized over the weekend. The perpetrator or perpetrators broke the handles off of all sinks to cause additional flooding and extend the damage. Additionally, the drains of… Continue Reading