Thursday, August 22, 2019

Category Archives: NEWS

Information on Early Decision Class of 2023 Released

Jay Park ’22 Staff Writer  On Feb. 19, 2019, the Early Decision (ED) members of Trinity College’s Class of 2023 were announced. The students comprise 285 individuals from all across the world, and many from right here in Hartford. According to Vice President for Enrollment and Student Success Angel Pérez, the Class of 2023 is… Continue Reading

Chinese Student Association in the Works

Gillian Reinhard ’20 Editor-in-Chief Students have been working towards forming an on-campus organization specifically for Chinese international students at Trinity, possibly to be associated with the national organization, Chinese Students and Scholars Association (CSSA). CSSA is the official organization for overseas Chinese students in universities across the world. The purpose of the club would be… Continue Reading

Churchill Club SGA Proposal Draws Ire

Kip Lynch ’22 Staff Writer The Student Government Association met on Sunday, Mar. 3, in order to discuss class initiatives, the sponsorship of Entering the Workforce During #MeToo and International Women’s Day 2019: Around the World, and the future of the Bantam Bus Pass. The Student Government also heard committee updates and The Churchill Club’s… Continue Reading

Boardwalk and Park Place Dorms to Close in Fall 2019

Boardwalk and Park Place Dorms to Close in Fall 2019

Kat Namon ’22 News Editor  Starting in the first semester of the 2019- 2020 academic year, both Boardwalk and Park Place residence halls will be closed to students and will not be a part of the upcoming housing lottery to take place in April. During the fall of 2012, both residence halls received exterior repairs,… Continue Reading

Working Group Discusses Changes to the Curriculum

Amanda Hausmann ’21 News Editor  Trinity College’s Curricular Reform Working Group is currently looking at a number of suggested changes to the College’s curriculum that in the future may be put into formal proposals for faculty to vote on. These suggestions include changing the number of credits required for graduation from 36 to 32, requiring… Continue Reading

Board of Trustees Discusses Capital Campaign

Brendan Clark ’21 Managing Editor The Trinity College Board of Trustees met earlier this month to address key issues facing the College, including the upcoming capital campaign and ongoing issues of shared governance. The Tripod spoke with  Chair of the Board of Trustees Cornelia P. Thornburgh ’80 about the conversations and objectives the board seeks… Continue Reading

LimeBike Program to End on Campus and in Hartford

LimeBike Program to End on Campus and in Hartford

Shawn Olstein ’22 Staff Writer Despite the LimeBike Program gaining a new student manager on the Trinity campus, LimeBikes announced that the program will come to an end both on campus and in the City of Hartford.  While no official end date for the program has been set by Hartford or LimeBike, an official representing… Continue Reading

Detective and Forensics Professor Visits Trinity’s Campus

Jay Park ’22 Staff Writer On Feb. 25, Trinity College’s Center for Student Success and Career Development hosted an event in the Life Sciences Center’s (LSC) Boyer Auditorium titled “Forensic Fascination: From the Crime Scene to the Courtroom & Beyond.” The keynote speaker was retired detective and former forensics lab director Roger A. Forsthoff, an… Continue Reading

Taiwanese Flag Torn Down at AASA Event

Taiwanese Flag Torn Down at AASA Event

Amanda Hausmann ’21 News Editor On Friday, February 1, at an event in the Asian American Student Association (AASA) house celebrating a pre-Lunar New Year, the Taiwanese flag was taken down. Summit Fellow for International Student Support Noah Weber placed the Taiwanese flag back to its original position. Since then, Weber, members of AASA, the… Continue Reading