Monday, December 10, 2018

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CT Supreme Court Hears Cases Here on Campus

CT Supreme Court Hears Cases Here on Campus

BRENDAN HORAN ’21 CONTRIBUTING WRITER On the morning of Wednesday, Oct. 17th, Trinity College hosted the Connecticut Supreme Court as part of the Court’s On Circuit program. Since 1986, the On Circuit program has allowed oral arguments to be held at various schools and universities in the State of Connecticut, to allow the general public,… Continue Reading

Trinsition Fellows Present Anti-Violence Program to SGA Members

KIP LYNCH ’22 STAFF WRITER On Sunday, Oct. 21, the Student Government Association (SGA) heard updates from its subcommittees, listened to requests for approval by the Video GamesClub and the Chess Club, and heard a presentation by the Trinsition Fellows about the Green Dot Prevention Strategy. Every subcommittee provided updates on previous meetings, priorities, as… Continue Reading

LVL Meets with Vandalizers

AMANDA HAUSMANN ’21 NEWS EDITOR On Sunday, Oct. 21, members of La Voz Latina (LVL) met with 5 Trinity students who were identified as vandalizing an LVL banner hanging outside of Mather Hall on the evening of Saturday, Sept. 29. The names of the 5 students have not been published by Trinity administrators or LVL.… Continue Reading

CHER Offers New Community Learning Opportunities

AMANDA HAUSMANN ’21 NEWS EDITOR Trinity’s new community learning and engagement group CHER, Center for Hartford Engagement and Research, is offering community learning courses this spring semester and is accepting applications for the Liberal Arts Action Lab (LAAL) until Wednesday, Oct. 24. The courses are Tax Policy and Inequality in Hartford, Art and Community, Analyzing… Continue Reading

The World Comes to Mather Quad

The World Comes to Mather Quad

BEN GAMBUZZA ’20 EDITOR-IN-CHIEF Food and flags from countries  lined the perimeter of Gates Quad on Saturday to celebrate culture. Steel pans sounded and DJ Trouble Kidd played some tunes. Trinity students representing countries from Sweden, to Israel, to Madagascar, showcased aspects of their culture.  The Sweden table had shrimp on toast, which they call… Continue Reading

Tobacco in Hartford? Got to be 21

BRENDAN CLARK ’21 NEWS EDITOR The Hartford City Council unanimously passed an ordinance on Monday, Oct. 22, 2018 which raised the age for the sale of tobacco and tobacco-related products, including e-cigarettes, to 21. The ordinance, introduced by Councilman Larry Deutsch, according to a press release from the American Lung Association, is a first in… Continue Reading

LVL to Meet with Culprits after Banner Vandalism

LVL to Meet with Culprits after Banner Vandalism

AMANDA HAUSMANN ’21 NEWS EDITOR A La Voz Latina (LVL) banner hanging over The Cave was vandalized by five Trinity students on the evening of Saturday, Sept. 29. According to an email sent to the Trinity student body by Dean DiChristina, Vice President for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Dr. Anita Davis, and Chaplain Read on… Continue Reading

CT Supreme Court Cases to be Heard at Trinity

SHAWN OLSTEIN ’22 CONTRIBUTING WRITER This Wednesday, Oct. 17, the Connecticut Supreme Court will hear two cases, one criminal and one civil, on the second floor of Mather Hall in the Washington Room. This program, brought to Trinity by the efforts of faculty and students, is sponsored by the Public Policy and Law Department, the… Continue Reading

Gerber: New Davis Fellow

BRENDAN CLARK ’21 NEWS EDITOR The Shelby Cullom Davis Endowment announced the appointment of David J. Gerber as its inaugural fellow. Gerber, a graduate of Columbia College, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, and Virginia Law School, has been active in law and the management of scientific and manufacturing organizations. Gerber is also active in scholarly pursuits, having… Continue Reading