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10/18/2010

Spooky! The origins of 13 enduring superstitions (MSNBC, Oct. 14)
Where do people get these ideas? Psychology Professor Stewart Vyse explains.
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Martha Merrill '84 gives advice on recommendations
(New York Times blog, Oct 8.)
Merrill, the College's dean of admission and financial aid, shares tips for getting strong teacher recommendations. She suggests asking early, submitting only the required number and asking for a recommendation from a teacher in a discipline you hope to explore in college.
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Chase Going Woodhouse is still swaying voters (The Day, Oct. 2)
A candidate for eastern Connecticut's Congressional seat didn't realize that Connecticut College economics Professor Chase Going Woodhouse was the first woman to represent the district. The error drew comments from both sides of the aisle.
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