Month: September 2005

Spring Street Blues

Monday 9-19-05 8:55 a.m., Hopkins Hall: Electrical contractors working on voice and data equipment reported they could smell smoke. The Environmental Health and Safety office’s Fire Safety Inspector was on…

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In Other Ivory Towers

“A” new policy. Princeton University is actively reducing the number of A’s it hands out each year to assure that grades given out reflect accurately the work done by students.…

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OIT makes progress on wireless

The Office for Information Technology’s effort to deploy wireless network access is well underway and has made substantial progress since last spring. The network now covers all the first-year dorms,…

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’Noble’ Reform for the OCC

Students looking for help landing that first job after graduation or that résumé-boosting summer internship will find a new face heading up the Office of Career Counseling this fall. John…

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Foster heads newly created Academic Resource Center

After perceiving a need for consolidation of services designed to help students achieve their highest academic potential, the College formed a centralized Academic Resource Center over the summer and hired…

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Police investigate abduction attempt

The Williamstown Police Department is investigating an attempted abduction that took place just after midnight on Tuesday on Henderson Road, which is north of Cole Avenue and across the Hoosac…

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College considers diversity report

The College recently released the report written by two consultants who visited campus last spring to evaluate the Diversity Initiatives self-study. The report contains 14 specific recommendations in the areas…

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Katrina washes students into Williamstown

In the isolated world of college, outside events sometimes take a while to make themselves felt. Like hurricanes for instance, even when they’re just a few hours away. “We were…

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High fuel prices stretch budgets

With fuel prices on the rise thanks to Hurricane Katrina’s demolition of a number of oil refineries and the rapidly growing world demand for oil, the College expects its utilities…

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Students focus on hurricane relief projects

The leaders of the Hurricane Relief Coalition did not anticipate spending their senior years planning benefits and attempting to grapple with a region in chaos and social issues normally swept…

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