Peace (Corps) & Conflict

October 29, 2017 Maia Hibbett 0

There’s a big, ugly intrusion on the fourth page of this issue. In its full multicolored glory, its text commands: “MAKE THE MOST OF YOUR WORLD.” Because you are the educated, privileged reader of a college newspaper, the text reminds, the “world” is yours.

On Indigenous Peoples’ Day, Conn and New London Consider What’s in a Name

October 26, 2017 Maia Hibbett 3

Communities across the U.S. celebrated disjointed holidays on Oct. 9. While some municipalities, businesses, and educational institutions recognized Columbus Day, others paid homage to the millions of people dispossessed by Christopher Columbus—and the conquest in which he played a part—by observing Indigenous Peoples’ Day. New London public schools and Connecticut College joined the ranks of the latter.

The Cause for Conn’s “Voluntary” Payments to New London

October 6, 2017 Maia Hibbett 0

Over the summer, Connecticut College fulfilled its final obligation in a ten-year contract with the City of New London. From 2007 to 2017, the College paid the City a total of $100,000, contributing a yearly $7,500 during the first five years of the agreement and $12,500 during the second.

Community Responds to DACA Announcement

September 19, 2017 Maia Hibbett 0

After failed attempts at health-care reform, border-wall construction, and so-called ‘swamp drainage’ have left once-zealous voters wanting, President Donald Trump’s Sep. 5 announcement of DACA’s end offered his supporters much-needed reassurance. For others, the decision’s unclear implementation and rumors of bipartisan compromise further reveal the uncertain position of this ever-changing administration. But to nearly 800,000 Americans, the issue is not one of political bargaining or reputation; it is a promise of condemnation.

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Why Is Goodwin Going?

April 4, 2017 Maia Hibbett 0

Ann Goodwin, current vice president of College Advancement, will leave Connecticut College on April 28, one month after the announcement of her departure. The  turnaround […]