Andrew Shaw’s Editorial

Over four years and some thirty or forty articles, The College Voice has kept me writing regularly and, through writing, thinking through and developing my opinions and thoughts regularly. Thank you to everyone I’ve come in contact with in this work: those I’ve interviewed and those who have simply talked to me. Every one of...

Dana Sorkin’s Editorial

I went to our final writers’ meeting of the year last week a couple minutes early, wanting to sit in the silent classroom alone for a couple of minutes before we started. I’ve lost count of the number of writers’ meetings I’ve attended, the number of production nights I’ve been through, and the number of...

Baseball’s Modern Arms Race

Baseball has a big problem. My love for the sport and the energy I have exhausted trying to defend it my whole life makes it hard for me to write that sentence. But it does have a problem, which trickles down the branches of the entire sport, from the Major Leagues to youth leagues. Early...

A Look Back at a Life of Track

As a senior, I’ve started thinking critically about my educational experiences. I’ve been in school since I was about three years old, from preschool to my senior year of college. For the first time this summer, I will not be looking towards starting classes in the fall. I’ll be looking towards a job, one that...

Sweet Honey in the Rock

Following a Freeman Shabbat dinner on Apr. 1, I saw the Grammy Award-winning a cappella group Sweet Honey in the Rock perform in Palmer Auditorium. Sweet Honey in the Rock is an ensemble of five women who have been expressing their history as African-American women through song, dance, spoken word and sign language since 1973....

Junot Díaz

For a literary celebrity, Junot Díaz arrived in a remarkably modest fashion. Twenty minutes late due to thick Connecticut traffic, he quietly entered the 1941 room through the main door and walked along the side of the crowd without announcement. Díaz stood silently next to Professor Sheetal Chhabria, wearing a gray hoodie and a t-shirt...