Back in Blue

The blue dress is back. Although almost two decades have passed since sexual misconduct allegations and the impeachment of former President Bill Clinton, the dress has come up again in an unexpected way, making a subtle appearance in a 2005 oil canvas painting of Clinton. Painted by Nelson Shanks, who has also done portraits of … Continue reading Back in Blue

Faith Jano

  Check out Faith Jano in this month's Senior Spotlight! Learn about her fascinating childhood in Djibouti, her dashing talents, and her funniest highschool memories.   Andrea Gamboa, Multimedia Editor Junior Andrea Gamboa is the Multimedia Editor for the 2014-2015 Colonel. She sings in Ledyard Carolers, Chamber Choir, and Acabellas, and was a lead role … Continue reading Faith Jano

A ‘Good-Natured Project’

Camie Lozier, a member of the Ledyard community and the founder of the Ledyard Gales Ferry Clothing Exchange, has been working on this organization for over a year now. For the last four years, Lozier has been working at Gallup Hill School, where she first noticed something that made her uncomfortable. Last year, she was … Continue reading A ‘Good-Natured Project’

A Wrong Turn

In recent news, Brian Williams, a popular anchorman for NBC news, resigned from his 10 year position. During an episode, Williams reported live from Iraq, something that hit hard to his viewers. However, the events that Williams recounted were later proved to be false. Williams said his helicopter had been hit by ground fire when … Continue reading A Wrong Turn

Oxidize Odyssey

It all began when several years ago sophomore Michael -"Waldo"- Riegert got his iPad Mini for Christmas. While playing around with all the preinstalled apps, he discovered Garageband and began messing around with its tools, just seeing what he could do. He liked it, and kept going with it, pursuing several apps to make music. … Continue reading Oxidize Odyssey

Healing or Suffering?

Pro Vaccinations: The time of year where vaccinations are necessary is coming around again, as well as the discussion of whether they are good or bad. There are a lot of consequences that may come out of vaccines, and there are far more benefits to them. What needs to be understood is that vaccines will … Continue reading Healing or Suffering?

Wishes Coming True

I am a junior at LHS. I love to play sports; my favorites are basketball and golf. I also love art. I have two pets,  a beagle, and I have a rabbit. Good combo. I have a chronic medical condition called Spina Bifida. I have had around 25 major surgeries, and many complications, which brings … Continue reading Wishes Coming True

Leaks on the Deflate Gate

Even weeks after the Super Bowl, and even further from the AFC Championship, the notorious “deflate gate” still finds its way into today’s news. The most recent take on the scandal is that the Colts actually knew about the deflated balls before the game even happened. The team had warned the NFL, who didn’t bring … Continue reading Leaks on the Deflate Gate

Final Cut Proves They’re ‘Real Men’

On Feb. 14 UCONN held their 2nd Annual Real Men Sing! High School Choral Festival, which aimed to recruit male singers into high school choral programs. Among their performers included Ledyard’s very own Final Cut. Being the only non-professional male a capella group, performing was quite an honor.  “It felt awesome to sing in a … Continue reading Final Cut Proves They’re ‘Real Men’