News


Who sets up Commencement? A team of 22 plans for months

Twenty-two staff members from Event and Classroom Management spend October to June planning the ceremony,  with four of them working full-time on the event. Facilities and Meliora Catering also play a role in getting everything in place and the food for the different ceremonies across campus.

Rwandan genocide event lands with students

The genocide, which killed over a million Tutsis in 100 days, struck 24 years ago. Although many students were not directly affected the genocide, the intergenerational trauma Rwanda’s current youth feels was discussed at length at the ensuing panel discussion in Dewey Hall.

Miss Israel winner speaks on identity

For Aynaw, her experiences as an Ethiopian-Jewish immigrant distinguished her from from the other contestants. When asked by the judges why she was there, she recalled saying: “We have already chosen an Arabic Miss Israel, a Russian Miss Israel, Yemen. This is the time to choose a black Miss Israel, me.”

Features


The latest move in the campus alcohol scene? A dry frat

Despite the sometimes nitpicky policies, it’s clear that the University isn’t trying to keep students from drinking.

This Week in the Campus Times: April 9

Junior Daren Venable’s trial begins in the stabbing death of junior Jeffrey Bordeaux, Jr.

CT Eats: Battle of the barbecues: Does Sticky Lips hold up against Dino?

Just like Dino, Sticky Lips aims to capture the Americana look of old-school barbecue houses off the open road, like the ones in some motorcycle road trip movie. The difference is that Sticky Lips has way brighter lighting and a less-crowded feel.