Month: December 1999

Men’s basketball still perfect

The Williams College men’s basketball team played another fine week of basketball, traveling to upstate New York to defeat Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) 63-54 on Tuesday night.

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Open Mic Night an entrepreneurial and creative success

It was a dark and stormy night. But, inside the Log, it was warm, friendly and crowded. Over 70 people would find refuge there – as well as free pizza and live student music.

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One in 2000: Geordie McClelland

What’s your favorite movie? Cabin Boy, with Chris Elliot. He’s the new Bob Newhart, you know.

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Spring St. Blues

Monday 11-29-99 1:15 a.m. Call to Hubbell concerning a part of the ceiling falling down.

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Women’s hockey skates past UVM and Wesleyan to start season 3-2

The Williams women’s ice hockey team has gotten off to a good start in ECAC play, defeating Wesleyan right before Thanksgiving break and then going 1-1 on their Vermont road trip to start the season 3-2.

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Michael Wood lectures on Proust, Nabokov, and time

Last Thursday, Michael Wood, professor of English at Princeton University, addressed an overflowing crowd in Weston 10 with a lecture entitled “Proust, Nabokov and the Misplacing of Time.”

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Chalupa, like the millennium, offers false promise

Well, the year is drawing to a close. As is the decade. As is the century. As is the millennium. That’s a lot of closure. And, as we all prepare for the ball to drop, struggling through the last of our papers and exams, we look to the world for exciting, inspiring events.

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A look at the history and resources of Chapin Library

If you think nothing exciting ever happens around here, consider this: the College’s Chapin Library, the bastion of rare books and manuscripts nestled on the second floor of Stetson Hall, was once the victim of a crime so nefarious that it made the cover of True Detective magazine.

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Women’s indoor track finishes second in first meet of the year

The Williams women’s track team opened their season this Saturday at Towne Field House. The Ephs competed against UMass Lowell, Keene State, Westfield State, SUNY New Paltz, and RPI, finishing second overall with 39 points. Lowell captured first place with a team score of 112 points.

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RIAA presses colleges on music piracy

On November 24, Jeffrey Gerard Levy, a student at the University of Oregon, pleaded guilty to illegally distributing MP3 files, movie clips and software. He received two years of probation and a state-imposed limit on internet access.

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