TCV Poll #2

The College Voice is beginning a new project to more accurately gauge the thoughts of the Connecticut College community on a wide variety of topics, including both on-campus and off-campus. The results of the poll from the weekend of Nov. 8 are included below, and a new poll is created every two weeks in conjunction with […]

Fred’s Presidential Line-up

This article expresses Fred McNulty ’15’s presidential speculations and does not necessarily represent the opinions of The College Voice. DEMOCRATS Martin O’Malley Advantages: As the governor of Maryland, he has executive experience. Further, he is viewed as favorable to the progressive wing of the Democratic Party. Disadvantages: He lacks name recognition. Fun fact: O’Malley used […]

Debunking the Anti-Vaccine Conspiracy

A powerful conspiracy theory or rumor does not only cater in the realm of the absurd; rather, it plucks kernels of truth and blends them together with a splash of speculative untruths. This is the method that truly explains the recent controversy surrounding the surprising doubts that many young people have toward vaccinations. A new […]

The Real Meaning of Boston Strong

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev might not be the easiest name for native English speakers to pronounce or to spell, but it soon became a household name as the manhunt for Tsarnaev became a hot topic in the national media. It should come as no surprise that a man who is suspected of orchestrating and participating in the […]

Ernie Hewett: Connecticut Man of the People

Connecticut College might seem like an insular community at times, but it still rests within Connecticut’s thirty-ninth assembly district, which represents half of the city of New London in the Connecticut state legislature. The elected official who calls the citizens of the thirty-ninth district his constituents is Representative Ernest Hewett, informally known as Ernie. Ernie […]

Right Said Fred: The End

Right Said Fred: The End

Dear reader, Since my first Right Said Fred article on November 14, 2011, I have enjoyed writing this sex/relationship advice column for The College Voice. However, as with all good things, this column is coming to an end; this will be my last entry of Right Said Fred. While I will continue to write about […]