Month: November 2006

Editorial: What to look for in a new dean

When Nancy Roseman cleans out her office in Hopkins Hall this June, she will leave behind quite a legacy. Looking back over the course of her seven-year tenure, Roseman has…

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Ripe humor of ‘Green’ compensates for lackluster denouement

If you happen to be of the opinion that students in college theater programs spend too much time staging revivals of “The Cherry Orchard” and not enough time exploring issues…

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Alumni clash at top of art world

Eight surly faces greeted Tom Krens ’69 when he walked into his New York City office last Friday. The students of the Williams in New York program eyed the famed…

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‘Babel’ blends languages, weaves chaos and calamity

Bad judgment, bad luck and misunderstandings abound in Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu’s “Babel,” the third movie in the trilogy he began with “Amores Perros” and “21 Grams.” If you want a…

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Venter returns to Williams with soulful melodies

Molly Venter’s fervent voice resonated off the wooden walls of the Log’s interior on Friday night, washing over the modest crowd who came to see her. Before the concert, the…

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Sankofa breaks out beat on the MainStage

The lights grow dim, a few tables are set for two and a piano stands nearby. The mood is set: it is time to experience “Kofa Wild: Live at the…

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Spring Street Blues

Monday 11-6-06 11:32 a.m., Sage Hall: Custodial supervisor reported holes in a wall on third floor bathroom between C and D entries. 7:40 p.m., Sage Hall: Fire alarm caused by…

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Summit brings regional activists to Williamstown

One hundred eleven students from the College and five neighboring schools convened at Williams this weekend at the first-ever Berkshire Institute for Student Activism (BISA). The conference induced inter-school collaboration…

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Community investigates STD prevalence

Sexually transmitted diseases at Williams may not be at the top of everyone’s minds, but according to some students, they should be. The Public Health Alliance and other students recently…

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Beloved art professor passes away at 98

S. Lane Faison Jr. ’29, a Williams professor and art historian who inspired a generation of future museum directors and catalogued Hitler’s personal collection of stolen art after World War…

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