Month: November 1997

Security officers attempt to maintain friendly relationships

"There were strange noises coming from the bathroom." Gabriella Allen ’00 said about a recent incident with her Dennett facilities.

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From Athens to Singapore

International students constitute seven percent of the student body at Williams. From a total of nearly 50 different countries, they bring enormous diversity of experience and viewpoints to the campus.

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Excessive drinking is the real ‘epidemic’

Recently, an outbreak of lice swept through the campus. The lice epidemic" sent the campus into a frenzy, as no doubt seen by the way the Health Center resembled a class reunion.

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Pearl Jam and Pasta Prohibition

What would you think if you were in a cafeteria in a foreign country and saw a guy wearing a straight-billed Seattle Mariners baseball cap, green polyester pants and a Seattle SuperSonics starter jacket?

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U.S. must assist China in building democracy

A plethora of politicians and interest groups condemn human rights abuses in China and urge Clinton to "contain" the power of its rulers, but few put forth substantive paths for building a congenial China.

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Stronger stand needed on human rights in China

Human rights should play a larger role in U.S.-China relations than it presently does. Some of the most influential proponents of a policy which ignores human rights violations in China base their prescriptions largely on economic investments within the country.

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Engagement, not estrangement, needed in China policy

The U.S. government pursues two distinct policies towards nations not in line with what Washington considers to be correct policy.

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The end is nigh…

The Apocalypse is upon us. We at the Record will spew forth the seven plagues at Williams this semester, as the seven angels from Books 8-11 of Revelation blew their trumpets to signal the first seven plagues of the Apocalypse.

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Sterling Brown professorship to bring visiting minority professor to campus

Starting next semester, the newly enacted Sterling Brown Professorship will bring to campus a visiting minority professor.

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Prestigious fellowships awarded to four seniors

Unlike many of their classmates, seniors Leo Tsai, Robert Jenks, Jon Michaels and Michael Snediker no longer have to worry about what they will do after graduation.

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