Category Archives: fall 2015 issue

Pillow talk

Pillow talk

Where Westerners have sex, Arabs have sexism. That’s the stereotypical assertion that U.K.-based author Shereen El Feki ’91 both confirms and dispels in Sex and the Citadel, her fascinating examination of carnal life in the Arab region.Continue Reading

Hot topic

Hot topic

“In our national anthem we sing, ‘True north strong and free.’ As Canadians we identify with the words, but we don’t really understand what’s going on ‘up north,’ ” says Emily Tsui, a fourthyear International Relations specialist at Trinity.Continue Reading

Donor report

THANK YOU. To all of the alumni and friends who gave to Trinity over the past year: You have made a difference. Your support means that Trinity’s students have benefited from an enriched educational experience. It also means that our beautiful campus has been not only maintained but made more accessible and welcoming to all who use it.Continue Reading

Provost’s letter

Looking back–and moving boldly forward

Fall on the Trinity campus is punctuated for me by fresh, eager faces and the buzz of a new academic year. It’s also a time that is steeped in traditions, from Gowning-in to Convocation to this year’s 40th annual Friends of the Library Book Sale (and what a sale it was!). We are a community that deeply values its traditions and history. Continue Reading

Nota bene

Nota bene

Dispatches from Campus. Alumnus John Monahan takes the helm at Hart House, Bill Graham reappointed as Trinity’s 12th Chancellor and moreContinue Reading

Alumni at large: Changing headspace

Alumni at large: Changing headspace

Dynamic alumnae—and sister—duo raising awareness of the impacts of concussions on Canadians. Concussions are increasingly being recognized as a major health issue in Canada. The impacts of concussion can be devastating: Symptoms and recovery times are wide-ranging and the injury is not yet fully understoodContinue Reading

Photographic memory

Photographic memory

Harriett Goldsborough ’55, shared this memory. Despite becoming adept operators, she, along with pals Ann and Margaret (pictured), Mary F. Williamson ’55 and Marion Magee ’59, never used their switchboard skills again.Continue Reading

Book it

DENNIS BERK ’90. In Déjà vu Lusitania, Louise reveals to her shrink the explosive mystery behind the Lusitania’s tragic demise as she relives her experiences on the liner’s fateful final voyage in 1915. Join her on a trans-Atlantic journey in the gilded age of ocean travel.Continue Reading