Zachs Hillel House Officially Opened

On Tuesday, Jan. 28, Connecticut College formally opened its first ever Hillel House, named the Zachs Hillel House for its benefactor, Henry Zachs. The ribbon cutting ceremony was held in front of a large crowd of Connecticut College students, faculty and staff, as well as Coast Guard cadets and New London community members. Dean of […]

12 Seniors, 1 Intensive Week of Career Prep, They will never be the same…Editor in Chief Melanie Thibeault on ARC’s ‘Now Hiring’ pilot program

Last Thursday night, I walked into the campus bar with a pint of Ben & Jerry’s Peanut Butter Cup ice cream and threw four plastic spoons on a table. A few booths over, a group of fellow seniors applauded and raised their glasses. “We’re all in this together” seemed to be the mentality that filled […]

Fall of the Vassal: An alert to the present revolution in Ukraine and cautionary advice in navigating its coverage in American media

Fall of the Vassal: An alert to the present revolution in Ukraine and cautionary advice in navigating its coverage in American media

There is audible tension in the air. The live stream from Kievs Euromaiden (literally Euro Square) is filled with war drums, flash bang explosions and fireworks. The drumbeat of the Ukrainian revolution is not performed by rank and file of well-trained troops but by citizens tired of a corrupt leadership. There are elderly women, next […]

LeDuc Wins National Title

LeDuc Wins National Title

On Nov. 23, Mike LeDuc ’14 won the NCAA Division III Men’s Cross Country Championship in Hanover, Indiana, finishing the 8 kilometer race with a time of 24:29, This victory marks him as the first Conn Cross Country athlete to win a national title. The race was a close one. Leduc managed to stay near […]

On Changes

Finishing up my second-to-last semester of college, I’ve noticed a pattern: as soon as my classes get settled, and the professor and students seem to find a groove, it’s time for finals. The same phenomenon occurred at the end of my internship this past summer; right when the staff and interns began to bond, we […]

Letter: On Anonymity

The following was written by Sarah Huckins ’14 as an open letter to the creator of Conn Coll Compliments. The use of “anonymous” is for ef­fect, only. Dear Anonymous, This isn’t to find out who you are. Maybe you’ve gradu­ated. Maybe you’re abroad. Maybe you just found it too time consuming. It doesn’t matter. This […]