Month: December 2004

Letter: Record year ends

Congratulations to Bart Clareman ’05 and the rest of The Williams Record editorial board on the completion of a fantastic year for the paper. They have done an admirable job…

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Letter: Fair political critique

Political commentary in a college newspaper is best left to undergraduates; but the column by Matt Roach ’08 in the last issue of the Record (“Post-Mandate America”) is remarkable on…

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Letter: Poor fitness facilities

After a relaxing but slothful Thanksgiving weekend, many Williams students will head to Chandler and Lasell to work off the calories from that second helping of grandma’s stuffing and third…

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College falls short of minority hiring goals in 2003-04

The College failed to meet its goal of hiring three to four minority candidates for tenure-track faculty positions in 2003-04, according to a report that administrators will present at Wednesday’s…

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Looking beyond one week

World AIDS Week has come and gone. While it has been a great opportunity to get involved and learn more about the epidemic, we shouldn’t wait another 51weeks before we…

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PeopleSoft receives mixed reviews

The College has nearly completed its five-year, $5.5 million migration to the PeopleSoft administrative system. The software package, designed to replace outdated student services, human resources and financial accounting software,…

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Cost hikes cause minor concerns

Despite a global economic environment more frigid than a winter morning in the Berkshires, the College remains dedicated to growing and expanding as much as possible. According to Provost Cappy…

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Alcohol abuse awareness

I was a star high school athlete from Colorado when I arrived in the Purple Valley in the fall of 1967. I had only had a few beers in my…

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Snowfall blankets campus

Winter finally arrived in Williamstown yesterday. The long-anticipated first snowfall frosted the Purple Valley with 2 1/2 inches of powder. Students sang carols while strolling down Spring Street, threw snowballs…

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Student crashes Lehman vehicle

A sophomore male has been summoned to appear in court after an investigation determined that he took the keys to a College van from another student and crashed the vehicle…

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