Welcome to Hamas West: Connecticut College continues to be entangled in polarized Israel – Palestine discourse

It seems we can’t go very long at Connecticut College without issues of free speech and the “events of last spring” returning to haunt us. Most recently, a change. org petition targeting Conn’s integrity accreditation circulated the web. The petition, written to Kathy Willis and Patricia Meservy of the New England Association of Schools and...

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...

Provisions for Programs

In our super competitive world, it becomes increasingly important to stand out. This is evident on websites, resumes and college profiles. Connecticut College prides itself on its 55 areas of study, which is fantastic for the undecided high school senior applying to school. It has the best of both worlds: a liberal arts environment with...

Keep Health in Mind

It’s difficult to balance everything while staying physically healthy, not to mention mentally healthy. Most of the time we put our mental health on the backburner, thinking it is nonessential and we are too busy to worry about it. Between practice, club meetings, homework and class, we barely have time to eat and sleep. However,...

Suze Clues

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. Am I a terrible person if I want my friend from home to break up with her...

Examining Demographics in New Hampshire

Overall, this year’s democratic race has been very surprising. In New Hampshire’s primary, Hillary Clinton suffered an unprecedented loss. Though polls had predicted Sanders leading in New Hampshire for quite some time, the margin by which he won shows instability in Clinton’s campaign. When Sanders launched his campaign last spring, he was considered an outsider....