Occupying Homes and Hartford

Occupying Homes and Hartford

Several months ago when the Occupy Wall Street movement, which has spawned Occupy protests across the globe, critics predicted that activity would slow, particularly in Zuccotti Park, as winter neared. Despite the mass arrests by police all over the world, and despite attempts by law enforcement to dismantle encampments, the movement has endured, taking on […]

CC Dissent, At  Crossroads, Discusses  Student Loans

CC Dissent, At Crossroads, Discusses Student Loans

Editor’s Note: This is the fifth installment in a series covering the Occupy Wall Street movement and its effects both on and off campus. On Thursday, November 18, Connecticut College hosted a discussion by Psychology Professor Stuart Vyse called the “Failures and Pitfalls of the Occupy Wall Street Movement,”  which focused mainly on the student […]

CC Dissent Sparks Debate on Campus

Editor’s Note: This is the fourth installment in a series covering the Occupy Wall Street movement and its effects both on and off campus. On Guy Fawkes Day, also known as “the fifth of November,” fifteen Connecticut College students travelled to New York City to continue protesting the influence of corporate wealth in politics and […]

Occupy Conn College: The OWS movement influences formation of CC Dissent

Now in its sixth week of action, the Occupy Wall Street movement has gained momentum across the globe, in local communities and on college campuses. Focused mainly on protesting social and economic inequity, corporate greed and the impact of finances on government, occupiers span across race, gender, sexuality, socioeconomic status and location. Students at Connecticut […]

Occupy…Bank Street

The Occupy Wall Street movement that began in New York has spread to dozens of U.S. cities and countries around the world, including the New London community. Protesters have “occupied” Parade Plaza across from Union Train Station in downtown New London between the hours of 4 PM to 6 PM every day since early October. […]

Camels On Wall Street

Editor’s note: This is the first of many in a series covering the Occupy Wall Street protests that Megan Reback will be writing in the following weeks. After several meetings, dozens of conversations, and hours of organizing, twenty Connecticut College students travelled to New York City this past weekend to Occupy Wall Street. But last […]

Conn Kicks Off Alumni Speakers Program

In its centennial year, Connecticut College is hosting a series of events called Great Beginnings: Conversations with Alumni. The series is meant to tout the successes and stories of Conn alumni by encouraging dialogue between them and current students, providing a glimpse of how a  Connecticut College education can be applied to the post-graduate world. […]

xoxo, Robinson Crusoe

It has been some time since I last posted; time has flown. My first English assignment for the course Romance to Realism was to read Defoe’s Robinson Crusoe. My professor really hyped it up before we started the novel: “This is the first British novel! The 18th century marks when great works of literature are no longer […]

T.I.N.C.

Click-hello Connecticut College, friends, family, ladies, and gentlemen. Had I gone abroad to Europe or South America, I would have started this blog with a familiar “Hola” or “Bonjour.” However since I am currently stationed in Cape Town, South Africa, I began this entry with a click and a hello. South Africa recognizes 11 official […]

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