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Letter to the Editor

I’m ashamed to be an alumna – Professor Pessin deserves support and an apology To the Editor: For the first time in 41 years, I am ashamed to be an alumna of Connecticut College (Class of 1974). Professor Andrew Pessin embodies one of the values for which Connecticut College prides itself – free expression of […]

Letter to the Editor

The New Shain Library Entrance   Dear Editor: As a former Connecticut College faculty member and longtime library user, I was delighted when Shain Library reopened ahead of schedule. As I approached the remodeled building for the first time, however, I was dismayed to see that the former easy slope to the entrance had been […]

Letter to Professor Pessin

Note from the editor: This letter is an update from an earlier one written by Mr. Balomenos. You can read it here.   Dear Professor. Pessin, I wish to formally apologize for the letter that I published in the Connecticut College Voice in early March 2015.  Since then, I have come to the realization that […]

Letter to the Editor from the Mayor of New London

Dear Ms. Zuraw-Friedland: As Mayor of New London, I have been following the recent incidents at Connecticut College, and want to commend the students for taking initiative in determining the type of community they want to be, and for addressing an issue that people of all ages have difficulty discussing. I also commend President Bergeron […]

From the Men’s Hockey Team: On Green Dot

As a supporter of the Green Dot program and a member of the Men’s Ice Hockey team, I am writing in response to the article published in the opinions section of The College Voice on February 18th, 2015 titled; “Playing Off the Ice: A Reminder to Continue Green Dot Mission Beyond the Workshop”. We appreciate […]

Letter to the Editor

To The Editor, I want to comment on the opinion piece, “Playing Off the Ice: A Reminder to Continue Green Dot Mission Beyond the Workshop,” published in the Feb. 16 issue of The College Voice.  This piece has prompted the kinds of conversations the Green Dot Program encourages among our campus community. The hockey team […]

Letter to the Editor

I want to highlight the absence of journalistic integrity in an opinion piece in the 7th issue of The College Voice, “Playing Off the Ice”. The utter lack of source vetting, thorough research, balanced interviewing, and clarity regarding potentially criminal accusations represents the journalistic differences separating The New York Times from The National Inquirer. At […]

Letter to the Editor

I am truly sorry for the hurt and offense that I have caused via my Facebook post of last summer, to individuals on this campus and now beyond. It was written last August in the middle of the war between Israel and Hamas, and sat quietly (if publically) on my Facebook page until a Connecticut […]