Month: May 2008

Burton backs out of Baccalaureate

Due to a recent schedule change, LeVar Burton will no longer deliver the address at this year’s Baccalaureate Service. Burton, entertainer and host of Reading Rainbow, notified the College last…

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Admission yield down to 42.4%, 521 deposits received thus far

As of yesterday afternoon the College had received 521 confirmations from students for the Class of 2012, up from 441 last year, but had seen a 42.4 percent yield, down…

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Campus survey demonstrates perceptions of discrimination

Just over nine out of 10 undergraduates at the College “agree somewhat” or “agree strongly” that students here are respectful of peers with racial backgrounds different from their own. While…

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Schapiro, Merrill analyze transitional year

President Schapiro and Dean Merrill spoke with the Record on Monday about the issues and events of the year. As the second year of the neighborhood system comes to a…

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WNY report faces criticism

The report released by the Williams in New York (WNY) Review Committee on April 25 has sparked a ripple of contention, as alumni of the Program react with shock and…

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In the ‘green’

This year’s Commencement ceremonies will be greener than ever. We are reducing the number of water bottles and amount of waste, increasing recycling and offering local foods. We have reinvigorated…

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Celebrating 1948?

Tomorrow Israel celebrates its 60th year of independence. Jews from all over the world will celebrate the existence of a state created uniquely for them and by them, a place…

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Justifying women’s concerns

I started this op-ed over a week ago, during the beginning of the backlash to an op-ed by Colleen Farrell ’10 about phallic graffiti left on her door’s white board.…

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Surviving like the rest of them

After spending four years on this campus, I’m amazed that I have never been blasted by a car on Route 2. Somehow, even when I have been drunkenly crossing the…

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Choir and orchestra impress with Bach piece

The performance we attended Friday evening by the Williams Concert Choir and Orchestra of the Bach B Minor Mass was extraordinary - indeed better than performances we’ve heard in recent…

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