Month: October 2000

Campaign highlights deep regional, cultural divisions

Over the past weeks, it has become commonplace for someone to ask me, “So who are you voting for?” And if I do not promptly call out the name of Gore or Nader, there is a sharp scowl awaiting me at the other end of the conversation.

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Spring Street Blues

Monday 10-23-00 12:03 p.m. Fire alarm from Bryant. Caused by student using hair dryer.

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Duke considers notifying parents of illegal drinking

After a change in federal law and a heightened awareness of alcohol abuse, Duke University may decide to start notifying parents if their underage children are caught drinking.

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Controversial off-campus bonfire canceled at A&M

Keep The Fire Burning (KTFB) announced Friday that it will not build an off-campus bonfire at Texas A&M University this year. Due to time constraints and insurance problems, the group decided not to follow through with its Nov. 22 bonfire plans.

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Gargoyles initiate ‘Introduce Race’ project

An exploration of the social aspects of race on the Williams campus is the focus of a project called “Introduce Race.” Organized by members of this year’s Gargoyle Society, the project centers around the community’s experiences with and responses to issues of race.

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Dean Roseman outlines goals for year

During her tenure as dean of the College, Nancy Roseman hopes to expand student programming, improve student spaces, rationalize student group funding and maintain the College’s commitment to student autonomy.

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Admissions search effort to include student members

The Advisory Group on Admissions and Financial Aid (AGAFA) announced last week that two students will be appointed to the search committee for the College’s next director of admissions.

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Club constitution policy raises student concerns

The College’s requirement that all student groups present constitutions that stipulate a non-discrimination policy has been a cause of concern and discussion among some student groups.

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CEP receives suggestions from campus, begins curricular review

The Committee on Educational Policy (CEP) has begun the process of reevaluating the College’s curriculum with the hope that its actions will become legitimate proposals by the end of the academic year.

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The party line: Why I am a Democrat

After delivering a scathing critique of the Democratic Party in the United States - on foreign policy, fiscal policy, welfare issues and entitlements - Gary Hart, Democratic senator from Maine, was asked if he then would consider switching parties and becoming a Republican.

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