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A short ride to Bangkok on the Camel Van

November 22, 2016 Julia Kaback 0

With elements of sweet, salty, savory, spicy, and tangy, Thai food is one of my favorite cuisines. It also features flavors that stay with you long after the meal is complete and for me I always wonder, “can I make this myself?” On a cold, lazy, Saturday night, my friends and I took the Camel Van to downtown New London for dinner at Lazy Leopard.

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Something Sketchy: In Retrospect

November 22, 2016 Jennifer Skoglund 0

As a lover of comedy and puns I was rather excited to see Something Sketchy, a flash comedy show organized by Aidan Gorrell and Riley Meachem. I attended both the dress rehearsal and Friday evening premier.

WCNI 90:9:The Radio Station Nobody Knows About

WCNI 90.0: The Radio Station Nobody Knows About

November 10, 2016 Will Kadison 1

In preparation for writing this article, I asked students around campus if they’d ever tuned into WCNI. The majority of responses were something along the lines of, “Wait, we have a college radio station?” Honestly, I was a little saddened by these answers. A campus radio station is pretty awesome; it’s something that makes Conn special.

Inside "A Way of Looking at Things"

Inside “A Way of Looking at Things”

November 10, 2016 Julia Kaback 0

“We are a small liberal arts college that places an emphasis on student clubs. This makes it nearly impossible for someone to say that there is nothing to do on a Saturday night!” I heard something like this on almost every college tour I attended, including my tour at Conn.

Photo credits: Chloe Ford
Drawing by Elise in Ms. Sheila's room

Celebrating Curious George at The Connecticut College Children’s Program

October 25, 2016 Chloe Ford 0

Last month, Curious George—the lovable, adventurous monkey—celebrated his 75th anniversary. In 1939, the authors, Hans Augusto Rey and Margret Rey, fled Paris on self-assembled bicycles after the Nazi invasion of France, carrying George and his story on their backs. They traveled for months through Spain, Portugal, and Brazil, and finally settled in New York City, where they connected with a publisher at Houghton Mifflin.

Cai Dondong: Fountain, 2015

Spotlight on Cai Dongdong’s “Off Target”

October 25, 2016 Hallie Carmen 0

The last time you’ve visited the Chu Room you may have noticed a change in the artwork featured in those big glass shelves. Now on view in the room until Nov. 8 is Cai Dongdong’s “Off Target,” a contemporary Chinese art exhibit featuring a variety of the artist’s photographic works.

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