Player Profile: Will Leedy

Will Leedy, a junior on the Men’s Ice Hockey Team, works hard both on and off the ice. Off the ice, the history major is involved with Residential Education and Living as a Floor Governor and is a graduate of the Green Dot program. On the ice, he plays defense and his hard work is […]

If You Can Play, You Can Play

Seven years ago the LGBTQ center was a storage closet for the history department; Today the room is brightly colored with active and determined people who have worked tirelessly to make Conn one of the top LGBTQ-friendly colleges in the United States, according to HuffPost and CampusPride. Among the many projects in the works at […]

Faculty Dance Concert 2013

The 2013 faculty dance show opened with drums. Susan Connelly’s Bantaba got the audience moving in their seats to the lively West African dance, featuring 11 Conn women who had come together to rehearse once a week for this performance, which included a stupendous drum solo. The second piece was Lumens by Professor Lisa Race. “I was […]

Fusion: Sharing Asian Cultures Through Danc

Fusion: Sharing Asian Cultures Through Danc

On Friday, Nov. 22 in the 1962 room of Cro, the Connecticut College Asian Student Association (CCASA) presented this year’s Fusion show, a dance performance celebrating traditional dances from Asia. The performance was sold out, with an insane entrance line that wrapped as far as the front door. On a stage against a starry background, […]

The Telegraph: Encoding a Message Well Received

The Telegraph: Encoding a Message Well Received

You’d be hard-pressed to find a music lover in the New London area who wouldn’t revel in the atmosphere of The Telegraph Record Store on Golden Street in New London. Unsurprisingly, the shop—where listening is the main attraction—acts as a seminal gathering place for musicians, collectors and music connoisseurs. The three-year-old store is co-owned by […]

A Legend Leaves, a Legacy Left Behind: As President Higdon prepares to step down, professors reflect on his time at the College and anticipate the transition ahead

A Legend Leaves, a Legacy Left Behind: As President Higdon prepares to step down, professors reflect on his time at the College and anticipate the transition ahead

Art by Amy Williams and Dave Shanfield According to Professor of Economics Don Peppard, past Connecticut College presidents have left something to be desired. Since arriving at the College in 1975, Professor Peppard has taught under four different college presidents. “One was a disaster,” he recalled, “the other two were okay. Higdon has been stellar, […]

Precedent Set for Presentations of Student Research

The open space above Harris refectory between Main Street East and West usually serves as just the home to a sole grand piano came alive in the late afternoon of Wednesday, Nov. 13. What was responsible for this palpably invigorating energy? The answer is simple, yet clarifying: 24 capable, professional students presenting their independent research […]