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This year the [16th annual Conference on Hunger and Homelessness] is being held at Trinity College in Hartford… “By coming here you see that things can actually get done,” said Christina Hawley, a sophomore at Trinity. “This helps us realize that students are in this together.  Students can take what they learn here and bring it back to their campuses.” Trinity was chosen in part because it is in a city that is grappling with poverty, but also because of the enthusiasm of the students.

From “Serving Up Food For Thought” The Hartford Courant November 2, 2003

To Borden Painter, president of Trinity College in Hartford, Conn., and a group of 35 presidents of liberal arts colleges who met Friday in Boston, the “minority achievement gap” is the central issue in higher education today.

From “College presidents seek to close minority gap” The Christian Science Monitor November 10, 2003

Men’s and Women’s Squash, Trinity (Conn.). 1,000-plus fans often fill this D-III school’s Hannibal Lecter-ish home, which has four glass walls.

From “Small Sports, Big Following” Sports Illustrated On Campus November 11, 2003

How can a professor of philosophy get a new theory of consciousness across to the public? Daniel Lloyd did it by writing a murder mystery… The true beauty of “Radiant Cool” is that it has, however briefly, set Lloyd free from the constraints of university life – the marking, teaching and “endless” committee meetings – and allowed us, at the same time, a glimpse of his brain at work.  So is Lloyd a true polymath?  Should other science-based academics be rushing to their word processors to begin the novels that will change everything for them and help the rest of us see how profound the change has been?  Only time will tell…

From “A neuro-noir journey to the center of the mind” The London Times November 28, 2003

Pablo Delano, associate professor of fine arts at Trinity College and director of its photography program who lived in Manhattan from 1979 to 1996, says much of subway graffiti was stunning in its beauty and sophistication.  The conflict was that the graffiti writers were infringing on the public’s space, he says. 

From “American Graffiti” The Hartford Courant December 1, 2003

“We are now well into the first year since the New Britain Superior Court approved an agreement to fulfill the longstanding Sheff vs. O’Neill lawsuit targeting racial and economic isolation of Hartford students.  Sad to say, results are already falling short of the mandated timetable.”

Gerald Gunderson, Shelby Cullom Davis Professor of American Business and Economic Enterprise 
From “Expand Choices, Not Magnet Schools” The Hartford Courant December 7, 2003

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