TrumBulletin 2-9-24

February 9, 2024

February 9, 2024

Hello Trumbullians!

Several fun things this weekend. With leadership of George Lan ‘24 and Mary He ‘24, both seniors, there will be a Lunar New Year event at the Buttery and Student Kitchen on Saturday, February 10th (3-6pm). Come and enjoy great food and company to celebrate a festive and cultural occasion. The city of New Haven will team with the Yale-China Association to celebrate the Year of the Dragon later in the month.

On Sunday, February 11th there will be two events. In the morning (8:30-11:30am) there is the IRIS run and then in the evening (6:30-10pm) there is the Superbowl Party organized by the Trumbull College Council in the Dining Hall.

In honor of National Women Inventors Month, this month brings some wonderful awareness to celebrate incredible women and girls. Do you use windshield wipers, have a home security system, or ever used the fungicide Nystatin? These are just a few of the everyday ways women inventors have improved the human quality of life with their inventions. You can learn more about the history of women inventors here, and some of the women who changed the world with their inventions here. The International Day of Women & Girls in Science on Sunday, February 11th can be celebrated with the women and girls in your life by promoting engagement in science and the natural world around us.

Hey Seniors, the Class Day - a major part of Commencement - is ahead! Hedy Tung ‘24, the Class Secretary for this year’s Class Day, wants you to know that the Student Speaker Apps and Student Artwork Submissions are due on Wednesday, February 14th, whereas the Class Anthology (written pieces, photography, artwork, etc.) and Class History (photos, videos) submissions are on a rolling basis. Check your inboxes for emails from your Class Day Committee for more details!

In honor of Black History Month, the YSM Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion cordially invites you to attend the following events. On Thursday, February 22nd (lunch provided) – Striving for Wellness with Dr. Nii Addy, a Trumbull Fellow. The following week, on Wednesday, February 28th (dinner provided) – Black Scientists: Have We Made Progress? Panel discussion with filmmaker Thomas Allen Harris, Jr. For additional information and links to register for each event, please click here! Please be on the lookout for additional events throughout the month honoring Black History Month.
On Friday, February 23rd (12-1pm) there will be a Trumbull College Tea by Martin Baron (“Collision of Power”) to be held in the Common Room. Our guest is the previous executive editor of The Washington Post with 18 Pulitzer Prizes, at the Common Room.  

Mark your calendars for the second edition of the Trumbull Tellers, an open mic night for budding poets and storytellers on Tuesday, February 27th (8-10pm) in the Common Room, hosted by Troy Meggie ’27 and Associate Head Anita Sharif-Hyder!

The Yale-China Fellowship offers a unique opportunity for Yale graduates to spend two years teaching English language or writing in mainland China or Hong Kong. It is a transformative two years for both the Yale-China Fellows and the Chinese students and community members they interact with. To learn more and apply here or email or email (application deadline Tuesday, March 5th).

This semester Yale College Community Care (YC³) is trying new things. Briefly, they are Intro to Mindfulness: Fridays (until February 16th) 1pm-2pm, at the Good Life Center lounge in YSC. Tired of Being Tired? Wellness Wednesday: Wednesdays (January 31st onward) 2-4pm, at the Good Life Center in Schwarzman.  

IM sports is in full swing. Use these links to participate MHOOPS (Men’s Basketball), CHOOPS (co-ed basketball), WHOOPS (women’s basketball), BROOMBALL (basically hockey without skates), and DODGEBALL (dodge the ball?) and bring honor to Trumbull.

I look forward to meeting up with around the college or the HoC Office!


Head Hyder