Wednesday, May 23, 2018

Category Archives: NEWS

Trinity Hosts 25th Annual Home Robotics Competition

Trinity Hosts 25th Annual Home Robotics Competition

BRENDAN CLARK ’21 NEWS EDITOR Trinity College hosted its 25th annual Fire Fighting Home Robot Contest on Apr. 7-8, an annual event which is considered to be one of the most prestigious robotic competitions in the world. Participants in the contest consisted of high school and college students on 60 teams from the United States,… Continue Reading

Trouble Kidd, Wolfpack, Kiiara In, B.o.B Out

Trouble Kidd, Wolfpack, Kiiara In, B.o.B Out

GILLIAN REINHARD ’20 EDITOR-IN-CHIEF EAC Barnyard announced their Spring Weekend lineup this Monday, featuring DJ Trouble Kidd (Jervon Adams Jr. ’20), Wolfpack (Alex Wolfson ’19 and Stew Williams ’18) and headliner Kiiara, who is best known for her 2015 hit “Gold.” The announcement, four days before the concert, comes under controversy after rapper B.o.B was… Continue Reading

Students Voice Concerns to SGA to be Addressed with Board of Trustees late April

BEN GAMBUZZA ’20 NEWS EDITOR The Student Government Association (SGA) held office hours last Tuesday April 3 for students to voice their concerns and recommendations regarding any facet of Trinity. The goal, stated in an April 1 email from SGA President Emily Claytor ’18, was to compile a list of “student grievances” to disseminate to… Continue Reading

Emergency Barnyard Meeting Held, B.o.B. Will Not Headline Spring Weekend

GILLIAN REINHARD ’20 EDITOR-IN-CHIEF Two sources from Barnyard (Entertainment Activities Council) have confirmed that rapper and rumored headliner B.o.B. will not be performing at Spring Weekend 2018. Barnyard held an emergency meeting today after the alleged headliner came under significant fire throughout the community, following a Tripod article released on Tuesday detailing anti-Semitic and other offensive lyrics featured… Continue Reading

Ned Lamont, Democrat for Governor, Visits Trinity

Ned Lamont, Democrat for Governor, Visits Trinity

BY CHRISTOPHER BULFINCH ’18 SENIOR EDITOR Ned Lamont, a candidate running for  2018 Governor of Connecticut, visited Trinity on Tuesday, Apr. 27 to speak with a group of students and faculty about issues relating to climate change and environmental protection legislation in Connecticut. The Common Hour lunch, hosted by the Greenberg Center for the Study… Continue Reading

Trinity Seeks to Address ADA Compliance Concerns

Trinity Seeks to Address ADA Compliance Concerns

PHIL MCCABE ’18 CONTRIBUTING WRITER In a comprehensive evaluation of Trinity College conducted in March 2017, the New England Association of Schools and Colleges alludes to potential compliance violations with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Their findings are explored in a 40-page document, commenting on the strengths and weaknesses Trinity faces in a host… Continue Reading

Hartford City Council Unanimously Approves Bailout

BRENDAN CLARK ’20 NEWS EDITOR In an agreement reached this past week, the Hartford City Council voted unanimously to approve final terms for a bailout agreement with the State of Connecticut. The agreement, which would pay off Hartford’s $550 million dollars in general obligation debt, would be completed over the course of 20 years according… Continue Reading

Zach’s Hillel House Celebrates 70th Anniversary

Zach’s Hillel House Celebrates 70th Anniversary

BEN GAMBUZZA ’20 NEWS EDITOR This year marks the 70th anniversary of Trinity College Hillel, an organization devoted to preserving a rich Jewish tradition while facilitating community at the College since 1948. Alumni of Trinity Hillel, current students, and members of the greater Trinity community, numbering about 130 in total, came together to celebrate at… Continue Reading

Graduate Studies to Expand and Improve following Decades-Long Setback

Graduate Studies to Expand and Improve following Decades-Long Setback

BEN GAMBUZZA ’20 and BRENDAN CLARK ’21 NEWS EDITORS Trinity’s Graduate Studies program, an institution of the College since 1889, will be incorporating significant changes and improvements to its program in the coming year. Under the direction of Dean of Academic Affairs and Strategic Initiatives Sonia Cardenas, Trinity plans to introduce a new one-year master’s… Continue Reading

Director of LGBTQ+ Life Made Full-Time Position

Director of LGBTQ+ Life Made Full-Time Position

SABRINA SHU ’21 CONTRIBUTING WRITER Trinity College has recently elevated the position of Director of LGBTQ+ life to a full-time position and has hired a new coordinator in order to work with students in these groups. The decision was made in part because of the strong urge by many students, staffs and facilities. Originally a… Continue Reading