Month: April 1997

News today: Much ado about nothing

They say no news is good news, and if that’s the case, well then things are just fine and dandy in our world.

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Apathy makes all Williams students alike

Well there is no typical Williams student, of course, but we all know what one wears. Jeans, a baseball cap, and fleece.

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Williams students unique in every way

Typical? What’s typical? Webster’s defines the concept as "combining or exhibiting the essential characteristics of a group."

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Students not as diverse as Admissions claims

When I stand in the dinning hall line or look around in lectures, what do I see?

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Looking alike doesn’t mean thinking alike

If you’ve never been in the monkey carrels in Sawyer, stop by sometime and take a look at the graffiti. Not only is it entertaining, but it’s quite educational as well.

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A few words on the curriculum

Of late, there has been a tremendous din in the educational world about a supposed "lack of standards" in college English curriculums across the nation.

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Payne’s agenda for college’s future emphasizes technology, public

The next decade at Williams College should see a strengthening of the curriculum, an increased emphasis on civic involvements and further integration of technology in teaching and research.

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College awards Bicentennial Medals in private ceremony

In a private ceremony on Friday President of the College Harry C. Payne awarded six Bicentennial Medals to graduates of the college.

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Students rake in grants, fellowships

Imagine spending a year after graduation in Jamaica and South Africa, studying women’s behavior in the marketplace by working with them there.

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Revised town bylaw allows strip bars in ‘overlay district’

Despite the fact that numerous Williamstown residents have voiced adamant opposition to the prospect of strip bars opening in the town, the Planning Board has reversed its decision to ban both adult cabarets and strip bars from the town.

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