Month: May 2005

In Other Ivory Towers: Princeton Tigers pounce on senator’s proposal

Bill Frist, Senate majority leader and one of Princeton’s most well-known alumni, has become the target of an unusual protest by students at his alma mater. Since April 26, students…

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Speaker says no to the War on Drugs

Imagine your grandmother sitting in her recliner with a ball of yarn in one hand and a bong in the other. Picture cancer patients sitting in a circle sharing not…

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News Brief: Goethals will depart for post at University of Richmond after fall semester concludes

Al Goethals, professor of psychology and leadership studies, will leave the College after the fall semester for a position at the University of Richmond in Virginia. He will have a…

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News Brief: Misk, Upjohn to retain CC positions despite plans to study abroad

Three senior members of College Council will have replacements in the fall. Jonathan Misk ’07, secretary, and Chris Upjohn ’07, all-campus representative, will require long-term substitutes while they are abroad…

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ACE worries budget cuts will sting

All Campus Entertainment’s budget will be a little slimmer next year due to College Council approval on Wednesday of a measure to decrease ACE’s funding from this year’s level by…

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Council changes cluster strategy

College Council announced last week that they are committed to working with the administration on the implementation of cluster housing despite many members’ personal objections to the plan and perceived…

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Seven chosen to receive honorary degrees

President Schapiro will confer honorary degrees to seven people from the worlds of art, music, politics and mental health at Williams’ 216th Commencement. The honorary degree recipients are Thomas Friedman,…

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Olmsted winners named

The College has announced this year’s four recipients of the Olmsted Prize for Excellence in Secondary School Teaching. Members of the graduating class nominate high school teachers who were especially…

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Farmer discusses public health

Dr. Paul Farmer, an anthropologist and Harvard Medical School professor, spoke to a packed Chapin Hall last night addressing the growing inequalities in health and healthcare in undeveloped parts of…

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Construction shifts into summer gear

The sounds of summer in Williamstown: crickets chirping, birds singing and bulldozers piling dirt. In what is becoming an annual campus ritual, the College has several major construction projects planned…

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