Archive by category World News

Warriors Out for Blood

Five months ago, the best team in basketball, the Golden State Warriors, and the best player in basketball, Lebron James, competed against each other for the NBA Finals Championship. In six games the Golden State Warriors claimed the title as the best NBA team in basketball last season and they have continued to dominate so […]

“The Half Has Never Been Told”

On Dec. 7 in Blaustein 210, Cornell University Associate Professor of History Edward E. Baptist examined the concurrent evolution of slavery and American capitalism. The lecture, which highlighted the findings presented in Baptist’s 2014 book, The Half Has Never Been Told: Slavery and the Making of American Capitalism, diverged from the more conventional theses of […]

Racist Caricature in Student Journalism

On Oct. 23, SUNY Plattsburgh’s student-run newspaper, The Cardinal Points, reached the national spotlight following its publication of a racially charged cartoon. The cartoon, which accompanied an article that touted the University’s strong minority presence, featured an African-American graduate in a decrepit neighborhood. The graduate appears undisturbed by the crooked stop signs, graffiti-scarred houses and […]

TCV Poll #1

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 Oct. 25 are included below, and a new poll is created every two weeks in conjunction […]

Speculations on Trump’s Success

His comb-over is a source of national amusement. He is unapologetically blunt and bluntly unapologetic. He has given few speeches without mentioning his net worth. And yet, this unlikely presidential candidate has managed to far outpace his rivals in the crowded Republican field and currently holds a strong lead in the polls. The phenomenon known […]

GOP: Candidates in Historical Context

On Sept. 16, eleven Republican presidential hopefuls gathered in the Ronald Reagan Library to face off in the second GOP debate of the season. The clash, hosted by CNN, aimed to provide Americans with a more contextualized understanding of policy through candidate interaction. Unlike the Fox debate earlier this season, which relied on moderators to […]