Month: April 2003

Madonna once again pervades ‘American Life’

Even if you don’t really like her music, you have to respect Madonna. Armed with a wretched singing voice and a knack for writing the worst lyrics I’ve ever heard,…

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‘Spoken Word’ turns life into art

The color yellow Brings forth creativity. Thank God I’m Asian. This senryu, performed by Catzie Vilayphonh at “Spoken Word,” summarizes the attitude that pervaded Goodrich Hall when she and three…

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Panel discusses queer issues in contemporary film

On Saturday, as part of Pride Days, the people behind the films shown at Images’ “Looking Queer” series discussed the evolution of the media’s portrayal of sexuality and their experience…

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British duo Hall & Oates make a move for the pop charts with ‘Love’

I can guarantee that you have heard a song by Hall & Oates. As a pop duo whose chart run lasted primarily during the ’70s and ’80s, Daryl Hall and…

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‘Laurel Canyon’ bridges emotional gulf

When listening to the noises in the opening credits of “Laurel Canyon,” we expect to be introduced to the movie with a passionate love scene. We are greeted with sex,…

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Scofield’s jam-band hits highs and lows

There were several times during John Scofield’s Uberjam concert on Friday night when I was convinced that he must be the funkiest man in the world. The intricate and subtle…

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Great teaching and the College: Williams profs discuss the tactics and roles of educators in undergraduate studies

An Interview with Professors Colin Adams, Robert Bell, and Denise Buell. Why Williams? How does teaching versus research factor into the decision to come to Williams? Adams: For me, Williams…

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One in 2000 with Hall O’Donnell

Ok, let’s talk about this party last night? Am I allowed to say “f---?” Yeah, we’ll bleep it. It was here, I guess. Here would be. . .let’s give the…

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Bottoms Up

Stress levels are going through the roof. Seniors. . .well, we don’t need to talk about them, they won’t be around much longer. Juniors are freaking out about the fact…

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The system breaks down: Mark Rothman is the JAchelor

With the recent wave of reality television shows, I have always hoped for the opportunity to become a contestant on one and have women fawning over me like they do…

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