Month: September 2003

Foreign influx: TAs from abroad hail from many nations, cultures

You may have seen them around campus. They live in your buildings, teach your beginning- or intermediate- level language classes, show movies in Weston and send e-mails about meeting for…

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From Reykjavik to Iraq: Magnus Bernhardsson on Williams gig

This semester, Williams welcomes Magnus Bernhardsson, assistant professor of history, to the faculty. He is Williams’ latest edition to the Middle Eastern history program. Though you might not expect an…

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Trail Mix – Hopkins Forest

The Hopkins Memorial Forest is one of the College’s most valuable assets. It covers 2,500 acres to the northwest of campus, stretching into New York and Vermont. Ceded to Williams…

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SPARC ignites first-years’ discourse

My Junior Advisor (JA) yelled in the stairway: “It’s time for SPARC. Let’s go!” As I pulled myself away from the giant load of work that needed to get done,…

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Outing Club guru Lewis battles gravity in campus return

"If I was to have written down my dream job description, it would have been Outing Club Director at Williams College,” exclaims Scott Lewis. After 16 years in the Williams…

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Look alive! Mountain Day is rapidly, stealthily approaching

Mountain Day – it’s coming. For some, Mountain Day calls to mind an invigorating hike full of fall foliage and fresh air. For others, it means sharing the view at…

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OUT OF THE MORASS, A TURF FIELD EMERGES

After listening to the criticisms of determined students, the administration has wisely decided to make Upper Cole Field a “last resort” for the proposed Turf Field. The decision will allow…

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DIVERSITY, MERIT NEED NO CONFLICT

There is a grave injustice ongoing in the United States of America. Even in the current age of enlightenment, there is an institution that consistently stands in criminal opposition to…

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BUILD ANOTHER LEHMAN

The architects of the Stetson-Sawyer renovation are considering an unexpected and wonderful solution to the problem of expanding the college’s library complex, namely the removal and replacement of Sawyer Library…

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LESSONS OF THE PATRIOT ACT

In his column last week, Ben Fleming ’04 referred to the USA PATRIOT Act as “one of the more odiously dishonest pieces of legislation passed under the current regime.” You…

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