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What’s the rush? Fraternities, sororities explain

Logan Crews September 28, 2019

Illustration by Andrea NebhutSenior Cristina Kodadek wasn’t sure how she was going to make friends her first year at Trinity. Following Greek 101, Kodadek decided to rush, intending to join a sorority...

Then-sophomore Amanda Beekes (left) hugs then-first-year and new Spur member Jacki Bruce (right) on Bid Day in 2010 Photo credit: File Photo

Old traditions will meet new Greeks at Trinity’s annual Bid Day

Noelle Barrera February 7, 2019

File photoWhat do surprises, secrecy, hundreds of color-coded young adults and Miller Fountain have in common? This Friday is the annual Bid Day, where Trinity's fraternities and sororities finally accept...

Betas fundraise for victims of domestic violence

Beta’s fundraise for victims of domestic violence

Maria Zaharatos November 8, 2018

The Chi Beta Epsilon sorority and its members held a Rooftop Balloon Vigil last Friday, Nov. 2, at 8 p.m. on the roof of Verna McLean Residence Hall. The event was open to all members of the Trinity community....

Making Trinity feel more like home

Making Trinity feel more like home

Mathilde Le Tacon August 15, 2018

Every new first-year class deals with homesickness and uncertainty. Stepping away from the familiar and into a completely new environment can be overwhelming. While new is good, it’s also scary. But...

Cayley Mandadi, center, is surrounded by her Chi Beta Epsilon sisters during the 2017 Greek Kick-Off on the Coates Esplanade. file photo

After months, an arrest and some answers in Mandadi case

Grace Frye March 1, 2018

CONTENT WARNING: Candid descriptions of physical violence and sexual assault follow. Four months after the death of sophomore Cayley Mandadi, 22-year-old Mark Howerton was charged with murder and aggravated...

Cayley Mandadi’s spot in the cheer line was saved for her with a bow and initialed horn at the final home game.  photo by CHLOE SONNIER

Friends of Cayley Mandadi celebrate her life with memorial service

Kara Killinger November 8, 2017

Parker Chapel was packed on the morning of Sunday, Nov. 5. Pews were filled with friends, family, teammates and classmates who cared about Cayley Mandadi. Not everyone there knew each other, but all were...

graphic by Tyler Herron

Facing our community tragedy

Editorial Staff November 3, 2017

We face a number of challenges during our time at Trinity. We face the task of balancing a rigorous academic courseload and a complex social ecosystem. We face the tough transition from adolescence to...

SGA is planning to honor Cayley Mandadi, right, with a to-be-dated vigil in collaboration with her family, the cheerleading team and her social sorority, Chi Beta Epsilon. file photo

Campus mourns death of Cayley Mandadi

Daniel Conrad November 2, 2017

By Daniel Conrad and Kathleen Creedon Sophomore Cayley Mandadi, cheerleader and woman of Chi Beta Epsilon, died on the afternoon of Oct. 31. Mourning students joined a Nov. 1 gathering led by university...

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