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Looking Back on Last Semester: Professor Richard Landes Lectures on the Spring of 2015

On Nov. 12 at 4:30 p.m., Boston University Associate Professor of History Richard Landes visited Connecticut College to deliver a lecture in Blaustein 210 titled “Threats to Academic Freedom in the Early 21st Century: Case Study of Connecticut College, Spring 2015.” Professor Landes spoke on the events last semester, in which a Facebook post concerning […]

Gender: Gaps, Tax and the Facts

At this point, most of us have heard reports about the wage gap between men and women. The term “77 cents on the dollar” has become frequent in comedy skits and political campaigns, and research shows the disparity is even worse for women of color. Further murmurs of more far-reaching gendered economics have grown in […]

Strategic Plotting

The Strategic Planning survey, we are told, is the venue where everyone’s voices are currently being heard and included. Question number seven of this democratic survey tells us that, “In a time of constrained resources, Connecticut College, like other colleges, must make difficult decisions about how best to use its funds.” We are to prioritize […]

Recapping the MLB Awards: Part 1

Although the 2015 Major League Baseball season ended the first weekend of October, MLB Awards Week didn’t wind down until Thursday, Nov. 19. The festivities began with the announcements of small awards, such as each league’s Reliever of the Year (New York’s Andrew Miller in the American League and Pittsburgh’s Mark Melancon in the National […]

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 […]