Month: October 2008

Sensationalizing discrimination

Discussion of racism or “racially offensive” behavior often descends into murky territory. It is a genuine challenge to respond with sensitivity and seriousness to words or actions that are often…

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One in 2000

Henry Montalbano - or Monte as he is often called - and I were in Legal Studies 101 together freshman year. I always enjoyed his insightful, opinionated and often hilarious…

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Style Pop Quiz: Ivette Stanziola ’12

I found Ivette Stanziola ’12 reading in the Snack Bar. What are you wearing today? I’m wearing a printed shirt from Free People, a simple navy blue sweater, jeans and…

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Politics aside, professors debate future of math in mock presidential debate

There are some things that just make sense here, things that just really fit into what our school is all about. Consider, for instance, our mascot - a shining synthesis…

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Prof. transitions from Capitol Hill to classroom

Bernard Moore, visiting lecturer in the political science department, has an intense rivalry with Senator Barack Obama. But their competition doesn’t play out on Capitol Hill. Instead, it’s a spirited…

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Man attempts to sell weed to student, arrested

Outside Sawyer Library this past Sunday evening, a female student was approached by an unidentified male who asked if she wanted to purchase marijuana. Directly afterwards, at 8:15 p.m., the…

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Dean deems writing on dry-erase board ”racially offensive”

Last Wednesday, Dean Merrill sent an e-mail informing the campus of “racially offensive” writing that had been discovered on a first-year’s dry-erase board on Oct. 19. A Junior Advisor (JA)…

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CAP reviews approves searches for new profs

In the next two weeks, the Committee on Appropriations and Promotions (CAP) will be reviewing all previously authorized searches for faculty hires in light of the College’s efforts to reduce…

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Schapiro discusses College finances in Q&A with the Record

As the financial crisis deepens and the College’s endowment shrinks, Williams looks to reduce spending. Last Thursday, President Schapiro sat down with the Record to discuss fresh concerns over the…

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Endowment forecasted at $1.3 billion

It is projected that the College endowment has dropped precipitously since June 30 because of its 48 percent exposure to equity markets, which have been in sharp decline. Although no…

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