Month: April 2004

The Artist Formerly Known As Zak Haviland

So tell me a little about this DJ gig you have. What kind of music do you play? Rap and hip-hop, mostly. But it pretty much depends on what I’m…

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Raekwon’s recipe fails

After a nearly 5-year hiatus following his last album, Immobilarity, Raekwon is back with his latest Wu-alias-titled album, The Lex Diamond Story. Lacking any big-name production (one track was even…

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‘Bacchae’ to be swan song of Adams Theater

It will be a spectacular send-off; a classic Greek tale of struggle between a powerful mythical god and a commanding mortal prince will take to the Mainstage in the final…

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There’s a new Sharif in town: ‘Monsieur Ibrahim’ spins gold from straw storyline

There is nothing remarkable about making a movie about the relationship between a young boy and an old man. There is nothing extraordinary about choosing the setting of a dirty…

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Elliott speaks on the use of medicine for enhancement

Parents offer their teenage daughters nose jobs as Sweet Sixteen presents. Business executives use psychotropic drugs like Prozac to achieve an extra edge in the ultra-competitive business world. And even…

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‘Kill Bill, Vol. 2’: less blood, more brains

After seeing “Kill Bill, Vol. 1,” I wrote that, “Quentin Tarantino’s movies are infamous for their bloodbaths, and ‘Kill Bill, Vol. 1’ is. . .his bloodiest movie yet.” I have…

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College hosts focus group

Spring Street business owners met with six College students last night for what College administrators billed as a “focus group” intended to bridge any disconnects between student needs and merchant…

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Students monitor College financials

Students and alumni from 22 colleges and universities launched the Responsible Endowments Coalition, a nationwide network seeking to promote socially and environmentally responsible investment policies for college and university endowments,…

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Speech codes raise debate

The Williams College Debate Union (WCDU) held its annual spring debate in Chapin Hall last night. This focus this year was on speech codes on college and university campuses in…

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Co-op Culinary Corner: building giant chocolate indulgences

There are those of us who exist in spheres of moderation and self-discipline. They are easy to find: they exercise regularly, stay well hydrated and always wear rubber sandals in…

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