Multiple Student Government Association Members Resign, Cite Issues Within the Assembly and Executive Board

  Editor’s Note: This story was originally featured on our website, thecollegevoice.org, and was updated with more information and included in our final issue of the 2016 fall semester. This is the same version that was included in print. On Thursday, Dec. 3, just a few hours before their weekly Assembly meeting, six SGA representatives resigned from their...

A Call for Thanks to Essential Staff: Numerous Employees Brave Winter Storm Juno to Keep Campus Running Overnight

As forecasts of Winter Storm Juno grew more and more serious, Connecticut College students and staff began preparing for the worst. While students gathered friends, snacks and made strategic plans to consume as much Netflix as possible, other preparations were being made. The Dining Services and Facilities and Grounds Management teams were in high gear,...

The Signing and Reaffirming of the Shared Governance Covenant

On Thursday, Oct 9, prominent leaders of the campus community came together to reaffirm Connecticut College’s commitment to shared governance. College President Katherine Bergeron, Student Government Association President Ethan Underhill ’15, Co-Director of the Office of Sustainability and Chair of Staff Council Josh Stoffel and Dance Department Chair/representative of the Facutly Steering and Conference Committee...

SGA News & Minutes

• The Assembly discussed vandalism on campus, looking at ways in which we can both hold individuals accountable and prevent further vandalism. Ideas presented to the Assembly included fining students the cost of the repair and also being somewhat lenient toward those students who turn themselves in. • SGA and CGA cadets are in the...

Occupying Homes and Hartford

Several months ago when the Occupy Wall Street movement, which has spawned Occupy protests across the globe, critics predicted that activity would slow, particularly in Zuccotti Park, as winter neared. Despite the mass arrests by police all over the world, and despite attempts by law enforcement to dismantle encampments, the movement has endured, taking on...

Sharp Keeps Harris Running Smoothly

Anyone who has dined in Harris for breakfast or lunch has received unusually friendly service, the kind that makes itworth leaving the confines of South Campus. Nowhere else on campus during these hours will the staff greet you with a heartier “good morning” or wear a broader smile while refilling the napkins or mopping the...

SGA News & Minutes

SGA’s meeting on Thursday, December 8 was the last one of the fall semester. Professor Ruth Grahn of the Psychology Department, Chair of the Faculty Steering and Conference Committee, came for the second week in a row to the Open Forum. She presented a possible change in weekly class scheduling that would move the time...

SGA News & Minutes

President Leo Higdon, Director of Events and Catering Merrill Collins and Professor Ruth Grahn of the Psychology Department and Chair of the Faculty Steering and Conference Committee came and signed the Covenant, a formal agreement to strengthen shared governance and improve consultation and communication throughout the campus community. The Assembly discussed other important campus issues...