- Stranger Things Review November 21, 2017
- Dance Club Entertains and Inspires with Stunning “Momentum” November 21, 2017
- With QPOC and Spectrum Dissolved, PRISM Fills Conn’s Gap in LGBTQIA+ Activism November 21, 2017
- Tackling Tenure: An Explanation of Conn’s Tenure-Granting Processes November 20, 2017
- Moses Sumney’s “Aromanticism” Is a Libidinal Soundtrack for Sensual Awkwardness November 20, 2017
- Artificial Intelligence: A Terminator in Sheep’s Clothing November 20, 2017
- EPA Leadership Distorts Climate Reality November 19, 2017
- Following Outdated Trends, theLOOK Lacks Diversity November 19, 2017
- Tackling Tenure: An Explanation of Conn’s Tenure-Granting Processes
The personnel review process for faculty receiving permanent appointments at a college, more commonly referred to as the granting of tenure and promotion, are contentious […]
- U.S. Continues to Neglect Puerto Rico
During a recent news conference in San Juan with Puerto Rico officials and the Trump Administration, President Trump said, “I hate to tell you Puerto Rico, but you’ve thrown our budget a little out of whack.” His response to the effects of Hurricane Maria on the American territory was an effective representation of the U.S. government’s lackluster attempts to rebuild the storm-ravaged territory.
- Understanding Enrollment: Why Did Conn Come Up Short?
Recent declines in Conn’s enrollment numbers present an interesting situation for the school, especially when compared to national trends in the college industry.
- “The Ability Exhibit” Educates on Allyship
“There’s so much talk in this country right now of accessibility and disability rights,” said Julia Kaback ’18, who is an ally of the Student Accessibility Services office, which oversaw “The Ability Exhibit” in the 1962 room last Wednesday.
- First Year, First Impressions of Social Life
When choosing a college, many students are concerned with how they can have fun in between all of their hard work. As a result, on-campus social life emerges as a defining feature in higher education. It is especially important for first-years as they are meeting many new people, making friends, and in most cases, living away from home for the first time. While some students have settled into a social life that works for them, many first-years are still navigating how the social scene works.
- With QPOC and Spectrum Dissolved, PRISM Fills Conn’s Gap in LGBTQIA+ Activism
When I was choosing colleges, the presence and engagement of an LGBTQIA+ community on campus was a big factor in my search. The institution I […]
- Artificial Intelligence: A Terminator in Sheep’s Clothing
Ever since the release of movies such as 2001: A Space Odyssey, Terminator, and even earlier films, people have been theorizing about whether Artificial Intelligence […]
- EPA Leadership Distorts Climate Reality
Among multiple shortcomings, the Trump Administration’s approach to climate policy deserves particular scrutiny. Though many Americans are aware of President Trump’s withdrawal from the United Nations Paris Climate Accord, many are left unaware of the facts about changes in the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).
- Following Outdated Trends, theLOOK Lacks Diversity
The summer before my first year at Conn, I performed a thorough cleaning of my childhood bedroom. As I ventured underneath my twin bed, I was confronted by the inevitable collection of childhood relics.
- As Negotiations Progress, Conn Must Recognize Its Debt to New London
As Negotiations Progress, Conn Must Recognize Its Debt to New London
- Stranger Things Review
A couple of friends convinced me to watch the Stranger Things pilot with them a little over a year ago.
- Dance Club Entertains and Inspires with Stunning “Momentum”
Each year, Conn’s Dance Club puts on two seasonal shows: one in the fall and one in the spring. This year’s fall show “Momentum” happened […]
- Moses Sumney’s “Aromanticism” Is a Libidinal Soundtrack for Sensual Awkwardness
Moses Sumney’s first full length album, “Aromanticism,” has received acclaim from Rolling Stone, Pitchfork, and music buffs alike. Before “Aromanticism,” Sumney released a lo-fi debut […]
- College Hosts Historical Poetics Symposium
This last Friday and Saturday, I had the pleasure of attending the Historical Poetics Symposium, hosted here on campus in the Chu Room.
- Blade Runner 2049 Released in a Dystopia Where Good Movies Fail
It has been 35 years since the release of the original Blade Runner, directed by Ridley Scott and starring Harrison Ford.