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Tracking the Isis Conflict

Since Obama’s recent speech at the 2014 West Point Commencement, ISIS (Islamic State in Iraq and Syria) has obtained enough territory, money, weapons and power to convince Western leaders that the group will cause problems for years to come. “The need for a new strategy reflects the fact that today’s principal threat no longer comes […]

Tour Guide Deception

Tour Guide Deception

There are two different ways that Tour Guides engage in the art of deception. The first is unintentional deception, e.g. they will give a statistic or description of some facet of the College that they think is right but is not. “Students live in Unity House” and “People never run out of printing money” are […]

Spokespeople Gears Up for Fall in Spite of Challenges

Spokespeople, Conn’s campus bike share, has unwillingly cycled through three locations in as many months. This past spring, Physical Plant evicted Spokespeople from its then-headquarters in Winthrop Annex, an airy workshop with plenty of storage, with little warning. The Annex was converted into office space over the summer and Spokespeople relocated to their current home […]

SGA Fishbowl Open Forum Video

SGA Fishbowl Open Forum Video

  SGA Meeting on 12/6/12 at 7.15PM in Ernst Common Room. VIDEO GUIDE: Meeting Commences – 0:00 Campus Safety Director reflection on Fishbowl - 3:03 Brian Gooch announces Open Forum to Student Body - 7:19 Dean Denard Introduction on Phone Line - 8:04 Ben Schactel (Spokesperson for Seniors) - 8:28 Dean Denard responds to Schactel - 17:29 Schactel responds to […]

Per-DORM-ance Art Rocks Smith (VIDEO)

Per-DORM-ance Art Rocks Smith (VIDEO)

Last Thursday, a group of artists transformed the second floor of Smith into an art venue combining “visual art, postmodern dance, theatre, improvisation, oral hygiene and food processing” in a piece called perDORMance Art. The concept was formed over a year ago as a “collaborative idea and effort by the [now] senior dance majors,” said […]

Pickles and Ice Cream

Pickles and Ice Cream

After a summer of inspiration from the domestic goddess Hannah Hart, host of YouTube’s My Drunk Kitchen series, and the magic of Pinterest, The College Voice has decided to embark on its own culinary adventure. Each week, we will either write a column or upload a video of us attempting to make “real” food using […]

Wiffle Ballers Stay Luce

Wiffle Ballers Stay Luce

By Alex Cammarata & Marina Stuart Team Stay Luce defeated team New London Arboritos in the final round of Connecticut College’s first annual Wiffle Ball Tournament on September 23. Stay Luce came out on top 1-0 after six innings of overtime to win a $100 dollar gift card to Paul’s Pasta. Eight teams, each with […]

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