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Co-signed by Ariel del Vecchio. Ariel del Vecchio and I are presenting a mixed media installation piece titled “Constructed Religiosity” at the Mini, a student art exhibition in Trinity’s own Neidorff Gallery. Our work has already garnered ire from a fellow art student, despite the fact that our critic weighed in before the work and our artist statements were made available to the public. Here, we’re answering the questions she never asked us. An argument...

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Students, faculty, staff and assorted lecture attendees filled every seat and parts of the floor within the Chapman Great Hall the evening of Nov. 14 to hear Peggy Phelan speak as a part of the Stieren Lecture Series. Phelan is a feminist scholar and a professor of English and theater and performance studies at Stanford University. In addition to a lengthy list of publication credits and chair positions, Phelan has been president of Performance Studies...

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Getting through the holiday season as a college student is complicated. Once finals are over, I find it hard to think about anything than other than free home-cooked meals and taking time off to eat, drink and be merry. However, I remember the overwhelming feelings of guilt that hit me when I came home after my first semester of college to find Christmas presents when I had nothing to give my friends and family in...

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The latest of this year’s Lennox Seminar lecture series brought another lauded speaker from the University of Cambridge to Trinity. On Monday, Nov. 6, Tim Whitmarsh gave a talk titled “Lion-hunting with Hadrian and Antinous.” Whitmarsh has taught Greek literature at Cambridge since 2014 and has previously worked at the universities of Oxford and Exeter. Whitmarsh conducts research in Greek literature and culture, but takes particular interest in the Greek world under the rule of...

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As students in a multicultural age, we are bombarded with media produced from all corners of the globe. This growing web of pop culture is by no means limited to the United States. A new course is coming to Trinity to analyze just how the cultural products of the world are affecting a different country: China. China Pop in Globalization is an upper-division Special Topics in Communication Media course to be offered in the 2018...

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A massive collaboration of 14 academic departments brought an award-winning documentary filmmaker and a leading Chinese journalist to campus for a conversation on environmental movements in China. On Thursday, Nov. 2, the EAST Program “” short for East Asian Studies at Trinity “” hosted a screening of “Waking the Green Tiger” in Chapman Auditorium. Director Gary Marcuse and writer Liu Jianqiang answered questions afterwards. The film, released in 2011, follows the joint effort of farmers, activists...

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This year marks the 10th anniversary of the Rosalind Franklin Vocal Excellence Award Competition. Juniors and seniors studying applied vocal instruction at Trinity are eligible to sing for scholarship money and a performance opportunity. Professor Emerita Rosalind Phillips joined Trinity’s faculty in 1961 and poured out almost three decades of passionate voice teaching into Trinity music programming until her retirement in 1989. The award was established in her honor. The first-place singer is awarded an...

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Jennifer Ling Datchuk is an artist at the top of her game. Specializing in ceramics, she also utilizes photography and mixed media installations. As a child of a Chinese immigrant and the grandchild of Russian and Irish immigrants, Datchuk consistently speaks on themes of gender, womanhood and biracial identity.           Datchuk has been named a 2017 American Craft Council Emerging Artist as well as a Blue Star Contemporary Berlin Resident and a Black Cube Nomadic...