Month: April 2006

Harvard undergraduate charged with plagiarism

Kaavya Viswanthan ’08, an undergraduate student at Harvard, has admitted to plagiarism in her recently released novel, How Opal Mehta Got Kissed, Got Wild, and Got a Life. Her book…

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Amendments to peer advising

After its trial run this year, the peer advising system run by the Gargoyle Society is slated to undergo several changes to make the system more effective. However, nothing has…

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Vigil held in memory of illegal immigrants

Students and community members gathered in the Stetson quad last Wednesday for a candlelight vigil organized by VISTA to commemorate the immigrants who have died attempting to cross the U.S.-Mexico…

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Women’s center may return to campus

Over 35 years after the College’s first female students stepped on campus, members of the Williams community are pushing for the formation of a Women’s Center to address relevant women’s…

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Birth control options limited

Students who depend upon the Health Center for their $10 a month supply of Mircette birth control pills will need to fill their prescriptions elsewhere as the center has run…

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Bean appeals tenure decision

Annemarie Bean, assistant professor of theatre, has recently petitioned the Faculty Steering Committee for a review of her tenure denial by the Committee on Appointments and Promotions. The CAP decided…

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Spring Street Blues

Monday 4-17-06 12:54 p.m., Sewall: An officer was flagged down on the east side of the building by students who reported a black and tan mixed breed dog that had…

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College takes tenth in Quiz Bowl

The Williams College Bowl Team took home its first ever National Academic Quiz Tournament (NAQT) title of any kind at the University of Maryland, College Park, on April 7-8. The…

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Stetson-Sawyer green certification considered

In light of rising energy consumption and rising energy prices, campus constituencies have renewed focus on reducing the impact of one of Williams’ biggest energy consumers: new construction. Current debate…

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Cluster leaders chosen in lackluster elections

The first round of cluster elections kicked off with a whimper last week, as students selected members of the initial cluster governance boards and chose to keep the names Currier,…

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