Residential Education Fellows: A Growing Program

REF: another unknown Conn acronym to some and a great resource to those who know more about it. When it comes to programming, the Residential Education Fellows are a hidden gem. Nearly each house on campus has a REF floor governor who works closely with the REF professors involved in the program. After going through […]

On Opinions

We of the Opinions section have been having stylistic differences with the some of the other College Voice staff. We have been politely advised that our section trends toward “ranting” to which, at first, we disagreed vehemently and stubbornly and then threatened to quit the paper. No, in reality, the team chemistry here is second […]

The Big Problem with Tiny Cups

The Big Problem with Tiny Cups

It was April 16, 2012, a day that is not only internationally recognized as my half birthday, but also my “Accepted Students Day” visit to Connecticut College. While there were many great parts about Conn (clearly I enjoyed my visit, I’m here aren’t I?) there was one part that really threw me off. Now, it […]

One Billion Disagreeing?

There are two different ways that Tour Guides engage in the art of deception. The first is unintentional deception, e.g. they will give a statistic or description of some facet of the College that they think is right but is not. “Students live in Unity House” and “People never run out of printing money” are […]

Tour Guide Deception

Tour Guide Deception

There are two different ways that Tour Guides engage in the art of deception. The first is unintentional deception, e.g. they will give a statistic or description of some facet of the College that they think is right but is not. “Students live in Unity House” and “People never run out of printing money” are […]

Swaying in Smocks

Trisha Brown Dance Company comes with a complimentary combination of performance versatility. Trisha’s show in Palmer this weekend didn’t only leave me inspired after it ended, but it drew me in during. What stood out to me was the dancers’ constant play with internal and external focus as well as the attention to points of […]