Month: March 2002

JA selection biased, clique-like

Spring is in the air. The snow has melted, the critters of summer are beginning to show themselves and children are running about and playing catch.

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Reorganization of First Days planned

After years of discussion among various constituencies on campus, the first-years’ First Days schedule will change next year.

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The Artist Formerly Known As: Emily Simons

How did you first become interested in theater? I was a really wild child and my mother encouraged me to use the theater as an outlet for my insanity. It was also a family thing.

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‘Jackson Sommer’: First Installation

Editor’s Note: Dave Goodman ’03 and Ethan Rutherford ’02 wrote “A Very Jackson Sommer” for weekly serialization in the Record.

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‘Survivor’ knocks two

Fame, fortune. . .Jedi crave not these things. An inspired bit of trickery from the Skywalker-esque Jed Mularski ’02 in the Immunity Challenge condemned the Arla Tribe to a third consecutive defeat on this week’s episode of “Take Our Word For It Survivor: Ben’s House.”

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Moore, Spears try acting, fail miserably

Despite being void of any real meaning, the “Britney Movie” and the “Mandy Movie” are two numbingly pleasant ways to spend a few hours of your life.

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‘Land’ finds no common ground in war

Set during the most intense period of the Serbian-Bosnian conflict in 1993, “No Man’s Land” won the 2002 Golden Globe for Best Foreign Language Film over Academy favorite “Amelie.”

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Prof. Burns relates details of 1938 riot

In researching the riot that happened in the Berkshire Quad in the spring of 1938 for my installation project, I discovered that one student who was present for the events is still part of the Williams community today.

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Art reminds Berkshire Quad of riotous history

“Anti-Nazi show turns into riot as masses mill” reads one of ten signs recently installed in the Berkshire Quad. Walking by quickly, a passerby might do a double take at the words “Nazi” and “Hitler” littering the lawns.

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Oscars: who’s running, who’s got a running chance

It is almost impossible to talk about the Academy Awards without sounding like an airhead “E! News” anchor.

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