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NewsPoets visit Trinity

Nick AllmanNovember 10, 2012121 min

On Thursday, Nov. 1, students and faculty gathered in the Attic Theater in the Ruth Taylor Fine Arts Building to listen to poets Matt Hart and Laurie Saurborn Young read from their most recent books of poetry. The poets visited Trinity at the request of Jennifer Browne, assistant professor of English. Browne has brought poets to campus since 2009. That inaugural year, she arranged for six poets to come and share their work. Browne teaches...

I’m the kind of guy who hates stairs. I understand how they are necessary for our transportation, but I never have been able to get over how painfully slow and boring traversing them can be. My disdain for stairs has led to a natural appreciation of elevators, and over my two years at Trinity I have noticed a very wide range of the quality of the different elevators on campus. So, this weekend I went...

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After months of construction and minor delays, the Skyline Dining Room reopened last Saturday, Oct. 20, with special programming, put on by the Student Programming Board, featuring comedian Matt Baker. The renovation of the Skyline Room, which cost more than $250,000, is part of a bigger initiative to improve campus dining. This initiative began three years ago and continued with the renovation of Mabee Dining Hall and the addition of Einstein Bros Bagels and Provisions...

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On Wednesday, Oct. 24, rape awareness advocate Natalie Ehmka addressed Trinity University students in Laurie Auditorium. Ehmka was raped during the summer between her sophomore and junior year of college. The experience prompted her to begin speaking to young people about the importance of sexual assault awareness and prevention. The E3 — Educate, Embolden, Engage — Initiative hosted Ehmka as a part of their CODE T.E.A.L event in support of a campus-wide sexual assault awareness...