Art Bates Lifestyle

What Does The Bobcat Say?

When you visited Bates you marveled at the lovely campus, the enthusiasm in the office of admissions, and perhaps the widespread a capella culture. What’s that last thing that’ll convince you to apply? Maybe a video that puts all three of these things on display in a flaunting of pop culture timeliness. Hot off the […]

Art Blog Culture In The 'Cac Lifestyle The 'Cac

Your Guide to the ‘Cac-iest Halloween Possible

It’s that time of year again: Time to assemble a group of friends and figure out what to wear each night for the next two weekends (Halloween’s a season, right?) To save you the inevitable stress and time wasted that could be otherwise spent finishing up midterms (ooh, spooky) we at In The ‘Cac put […]

Connecticut College Culture Lifestyle Opinion

Conn Men: Why Are Vaginas Important To You?

If you haven’t seen this video by Alia Roth ’14, producer of the 2014 Connecticut College Vaginas Monologues, you need to. She asked 100 men “Why are vaginas important to you?” to raise awareness for The Connecticut College Vagina Monologues, Domestic Violence Awareness Month and Sexual Assault Awareness Month. The results are hilarious and moving. Some […]

Connecticut College

Are Conn’s Classrooms “Safe Spaces”?

Coming on the heels of the consuming controversy at Hamilton over “safe spaces” in which to discuss issues of race and diversity, a group of Conn students protested a professor who made a number of minority students in his class feel uncomfortable. According to the video below, the unnamed professor talked down to the students when […]

Freshmen Lifestyle Middlebury

Midd Announces New Alcohol Policy

Middlebury students are a lot like The Beastie Boys. Not because it’s a campus full of punk rockers (in Nantucket reds), but mostly because they know they gotta fight for their right to party. In 2012, after a palpable rise in strictness regarding parties, Middlebury created the Task Force on Alcohol and Social Life. The […]

Hamilton In The 'Cac Opinion

The Alexander Hamilton Institute and the Life of a Campus Controversy

There are, in fact, two educational institutions in Clinton, NY bearing the name of the late, great Alexander Hamilton. One institution, of course, is Hamilton College, a 200-year-old, top-tier liberal arts school and a full-fledged member of the ‘Cac. The other, The Alexander Hamilton Institute, is a private 501(c)(3) organization requiring a more lengthy explanation […]