The Implicit Privilege of the Founders Day Challenge

With its dramatic soundtrack and clever slogan “#TogetherWeConn,” the Founders Day Challenge promotional video embodies the sentiment of the challenge as a whole: technically well intentioned, but a little over the top. Though the video’s comment that Conn students “would rather shop at Harvest Fest than online” sounds a little unlikely, and the claim that “our...

Women’s Empowerment Initiative to Present “Coming from the Beast” this Saturday

On Feb. 20, the Women’s Empowerment Initiative will be performing their first annual monologue-based production, this year titled “Coming from the Beast.” Seniors Rachel Maddox and Juliette Verrengia spoke to the Voice about the recent history and changes in the show, and their goals for this year’s performance. Maddox is the artistic director for the...

One Semester Down

The two hour car ride from Redding to New London, Connecticut seemed alarmingly short on that first day. I watched the sunrise silently from the backseat, tuning out my parents’ banter and wiping my nervous, clammy hands on the car seat. I had spent the last week in a perpetual state of panic, making last...

Suze News, December 14, 2015

Editor’s note: The College Voice is bringing back the classic advice column in a big way! Ask Suze, our in-house relationship and lifestyle guru, all the questions you’ve been mulling over. Send Suze your questions anonymously at www.sayat.me/CCCollegeVoiceAdvice. This week Suze is joined by special guest Randy who specializes in wing-manning, pop-lock-and-dropping and listening to...