College Hosts First One Book One Region Event, Discussion Centers on Criminal Justice Reform

This year, Connecticut College partnered with One Book One Region, a community based initiative that began as small book club and developed into a larger program for the communities of Eastern Connecticut. One Book One Region strives to break down barriers between community members through discussion and an appreciation for reading. This year, the club...

Farewell to Manning from New England

This is it. The one final gloriously prophetic storybook fairytale Hollywood ending. The Good Guy riding off into the sunset. The Prince living happily ever after. In America’s eyes, Peyton Manning is a prince. He comes from a royal football family, he excels at America’s favorite game and his aw-shucks attitude could charm the most...

#OscarsSoWhite

I’ve always enjoyed awards season. From the Oscars to the Grammys, I find the competition thrilling, as actors, actresses, musicians, filmmakers, and many other distinguished artists vie for coveted titles like “Best Picture” or “Best Album of the Year”.  You can’t help but wonder if that great indie film you saw last summer with your...

What Happened in Iowa?

Last Monday, the United States held its first caucus in the 2016 presidential race in Iowa. Though the race was tight in both parties, Ted Cruz led on the Republican side with 27.6 percent of the vote, while Hillary Clinton squeezed past Bernie Sanders with 49.9 percent of the Democratic vote to his 49.6. Clearly,...

Suze Clues

I keep hearing Coast Guard people say “Go Bears!” What does this mean? I wish I could tell you. I oft have wondered what the point of this statement is. Their mascot is the Bears but you don’t hear us saying “Go Camels” so there must be more to it. From what I understand, they...