Women’s soccer to host Sweet 16 on Cole Field

Women’s soccer (18-1-1, 9-1 in the NESCAC) put on a dominant display in the… Read the full article →

Women’s soccer to host Sweet 16 on Cole Field Women’s soccer to host Sweet 16 on Cole Field

Volleyball clinches Regional Championship

Volleyball (28-4, 8-2 in the NESCAC) dominated the first three rounds of the… Read the full article →

Volleyball clinches Regional Championship Volleyball clinches Regional Championship

MASS MoCA expansion promises bold new direction

This week, MASS MoCA announced its most recent addition to the blooming arts… Read the full article →

MASS MoCA expansion promises bold new direction MASS MoCA expansion promises bold new direction

Ephs topple Jumbos, clinch NESCAC Championship

Volleyball (25-4, 8-2 in the NESCAC) continued its conference dominance, clinching… Read the full article →

Ephs topple Jumbos, clinch NESCAC Championship Ephs topple Jumbos, clinch NESCAC Championship

Women’s soccer falls in penalty shootout against Conn. College

Women’s soccer (16-1-1, 9-1 in the NESCAC) faced a devastating 1-1 loss to… Read the full article →

Women’s soccer falls in penalty shootout against Conn. College Women’s soccer falls in penalty shootout against Conn. College

News

International Club pushes for need-blind admissions

November 19, 2014

The College’s International Club, College Council (CC) and Minority Coalition (MinCo) are currently working to reinstate need-blind admissions for all applicants to the College. Between 2001 and 2010, the College was fully need-blind. In 2010, following the 2008 financial crisis, the College became need-aware for international applicants. Since the financial crisis, the amount of aid […]

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Athletic department bans broomball on Lansing Chapman Rink

November 19, 2014

After a series of unsuccessful attempts to curb damage to the ice, the athletics department has decided to ban broomball from the hockey rink. According to Ben Lamb, associate director for student involvement at the Office of Student Life, the decision came from concern about the safety of the ice for hockey players following broomball […]

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Editorials

A fair playing field

November 19, 2014

We at the Record commend the International Club, MinCo and College Council for initiating a CC vote on the need-aware status of international admissions. We understand that the decision to make international admissions need-aware was made in light of the hit the College’s endowment took during the recession. However, since the endowment is back to […]

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Don’t leave us out in the cold

November 19, 2014

We at the Record are concerned over the recent decision to ban intramural broomball from the Lansing Chapman Ice Rink. Almost every upperclassman at the College can recall a memory of this time-honored first-year tradition. Held during Winter Study, a time when first-years are encouraged to solidify bonds with friends both in, and outside of, […]

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Op-Eds

Against antagonism

November 19, 2014

To anyone on this campus who has felt degraded or devalued by a member of the athletic community, I’m sorry. In fact, I’m sorry that anyone on this campus is degraded or devalued by anyone else, whether the perpetrator is an athlete, actor or active avoider of organized activities. As humans capable of compassion and […]

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Watch your head

November 19, 2014

A recent settlement between the Players Association and the National Football League (NFL) accepts an actuarial estimate that 30 percent of former players will be entitled to compensation for various outcomes of repeated concussion, among them premature dementia. It is widely understood that concussions are not limited to the NFL, but rather occur in the […]

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Features

Finding a study throne: Students search for Sawyer’s best seats

November 19, 2014

The inside of Sawyer Library looks like an IKEA with a lot of books. The library can seat about half the school, and with so many different chairs to choose from, it is often hard to decide where you want to sit and do your work. While every Eph has his or her own study […]

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Spotlight on Research: Art professor explores trauma through objects and art

November 19, 2014

From the beginning, we are attached to sentimental objects. We all have belongings that we hold on to. Some have no intrinsic value, like that worn baby blanket you slept with until you were eight years old, or that perfect seashell you found on your vacation. We treasure other objects for their value and beauty, […]

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Arts

MASS MoCA expansion promises bold new direction

November 19, 2014

This week, MASS MoCA announced its most recent addition to the blooming arts hub of the Berkshires. The museum intends to undergo an expansion to be completed in 2017 that will endow it with more exhibition space than any other contemporary art museum in the country, trumping the recent holder of this accolade, New York […]

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Poetry evokes pain, horror of complicated Middle East conflict

November 19, 2014

Poetry (and art in general) belongs to a long and wonderful tradition of employment as a vehicle for social justice and protest. Consider Langston Hughes’s beautiful poem “I too, Sing America” in which he celebrates his identity as an African-American man and condemns discrimination and racism. The Poetry Foundation recently compiled a collection of poetry […]

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Sports

Women’s soccer to host Sweet 16 on Cole Field

November 19, 2014

Women’s soccer (18-1-1, 9-1 in the NESCAC) put on a dominant display in the opening rounds of the NCAA Div. III tournament, defeating Lasell 2-0 last Saturday. Williams, ranked No. 5 in the NSCAA Div. III coaches poll, followed with a 4-1 victory over No. 23 Ithaca last Sunday to advance to the Round of […]

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Women’s basketball starts 2-0

November 19, 2014

Women’s basketball (2-0) opened up its season last weekend at the Babson Tip-Off Classic, downing Rhode Island College 59-47 on Saturday and overcoming Vassar 75-67 on Sunday. Hardly eight months have gone by since the women clashed in the first round of the NCAA Div. III tournament with Vassar, where the women narrowly fell 76-75. […]

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