Month: December 2006

Letter: WCFM bulks up

The recent resurgence of WCFM suggests that people are taking advantage of hands-on access at a state-of-the-art media outlet. And what a resurgence it has been! Looking through my files…

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Letter: Governance speaks out

When we all embarked on this adventure of cluster housing at the end of last semester, nobody really had any idea what they were doing. Recall the green spring day…

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Editorial: Parking Motor Coach where it belongs

College Council voted last week against the proposal by Chris Upjohn ’07 to privatize Williams Transport, the student organization that runs the Motor Coach. If passed, the proposal would have…

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Editorial: There is a “you” in us

At a college that sometimes fails to accommodate the diversity of its own members, the Jewish Association took a step forward this week by marking its doors with a rainbow…

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Raising awareness with a red ribbon

This World AIDS Day, the Public Health Alliance sought to raise awareness of HIV/AIDS by creating a giant red ribbon on Sawyer lawn comprised of pieces of red fabric. Throughout…

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Eclectic sounds hit stores in 2006

The middling, seemingly transitory year of 2006 is at an end, and the eclectic crop of 21st century music needs evaluation. To wit, this list of the best of the…

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Rethinking AIDS

As we observe World AIDS Day in the comfort of the Purple Valley, I cannot help but reflect on the controversies that have plagued the AIDS epidemic. In the 1980s,…

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Kennedy film misses mark

Emilio Estevez’s latest project “Bobby” has more Hollywood stars in its stable than MGM in the 1940s. Anthony Hopkins, William H. Macy, Lindsay Lohan, Martin Sheen, Helen Hunt, Laurence Fishbourne,…

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Legacy admissions crucial

Jack Nelson’s feverish piece on legacy preferences (“Breaking Family Ties, Nov. 8) merits a response. Elite education institutions need above average resources, including regular endowment infusions from new donors, to…

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‘Moon’ exhibit soars at WCMA

Photographs are often compared to poetry, but WCMA’s newest exhibition, The Moon is Broken: Photographs from Poetry, Poetry from Photography, has the unique idea of juxtaposing the two, inviting viewers…

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