Month: September 2006

1 in 2000: Greta Wilson

So Greta, word has it you like big bones. . . That’s a leading question, you’re dirty. True, but seriously, follow the lead. Well, I suppose you’re referring to Mr.…

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Corrections

In “Clusters grapple with finances” (Sept. 20, 2006), Dave Rogawski ’08, was incorrectly identified as treasurer of Dodd cluster. He is treasurer of Currier cluster.

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Letter: Let them eat cake

The College is trying to take our daily bread. Apparently, upon the opening of the Paresky Center, Dodd will no longer be open for breakfast or lunch. For those of…

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Letter: Sophomore angst no more

First year: a time of glory. No parents, new friends, classes you (mostly) enjoy, and exciting, new experiences! Junior year: Studying abroad, being a JA, working on your major! Senior…

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The cost of early admissions

Recently, Harvard and Princeton eliminated early admissions altogether, following a trend started a few years ago by Yale and Stanford, among other universities. I applaud this decision and sincerely hope…

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A question of faith

This past weekend’s Haystack Bicentennial Celebration commemorated the 200th anniversary of the advent of the American foreign missions movement. It began on a hayfield on the Williams campus, when five…

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Reckless or rational?

Last night around midnight, after what seemed to be an interminable game of hide-and-seek with security, I found myself in the Greylock Quad. The rustling wind and muttering voices that…

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Glorious fast?

As any Jew will tell you, our holidays revolve around food. We have latkes for Hanukkah, hamentaschen for Purim and matzah ball soup for, well, everything. Of course, last week’s…

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Editorial: Happy Holidays

Two important days were lost like needles in the Haystack weekend. The first was Rosh Hashanah, the celebration of the Jewish new year. The second was the beginning of Ramadan,…

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Editorial: Our decision on early decision

When Harvard abandoned early decision this month, those behind the decision no doubt anticipated its ramifications for peer institutions. Princeton and now the University of Virginia have followed Harvard’s lead.…

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