Month: January 2008

Racial slurs found on Williams Hall doors

Students discovered racial slurs and several drawings of male genitalia on the walls and doors of Williams Hall E early Saturday morning. The word “nigger” was written on two second-floor…

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Letter: Paresky Sit-in

It has come to my attention that the new policy in Paresky, while accounting for a minimal increase in sustainability, oppresses and infringes upon our rights as students to have…

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Letter: Where’s my Times?

Last week, after several days of waiting in vain, I was dismayed to find out that the College cancels its subscription to the New York Times for Winter Study. It…

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Letter: Student athlete appreciates College’s academic focus

Like the admissions office often advertises on tours, academics at Williams come first. Extracurricular activities, including athletics, come second. A distant second. It wasn’t until last week, when I told…

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Skiing opens season at Bates

rm weather and tough snow conditions to finish seventh at the Bates carnival with 389 points last weekend. In the NCAA Div. I circuit, the Ephs made several strong times…

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Bobcats upset men’s squash

It was a NESCAC weekend for men’s squash as the team headed north to battle three conference opponents in two days. An upset-minded Bates squad stunned the Williams men’s squash…

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Women’s squash easily defeats 3 Maine NESCAC opponents

Women’s squash racked up three more victories last weekend against its Maine conference rivals. Williams defeated Bowdoin, Colby and Bates in three easy victories. The Ephs started off the weekend…

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Men’s, women’s track open indoor season at Dartmouth

Men’s indoor track placed third on Sunday at the Dartmouth Relays while the women, who are the reigning NCAA indoor champions, finished seventh out of 26 teams. The men lost…

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Women’s ice hockey ties Bowdoin

Women’s ice hockey (1-8-1, 1-4-1 in the NESCAC) hasn’t started the new year as successfully as they would have liked. Williams fell to Colby (5-5-2, 1-2-2) and tied Bowdoin (2-5-2,…

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Focusing sophomore year

Sophomore year at Williams places students in a precarious position. Second-years are poised in a fine balance between enjoying a comfortable hominess with college and feeling lost and nervous with…

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