Month: March 2009

One in 2000

When I discovered that my 10 p.m. rendezvous with Sarah Webb ’10 was going to prevent me from partaking in a certain toothsome entry ritual, my stomach grumbled with regret.…

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Bottums Up

On the weekend of March 6, the hamlet of Hampton, Va. was descended upon by neo-hippie, funked-out jam lovers, ecstatic at the opportunity to see their version of Elvis, The…

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For alum truffle entrepreneur, life is like a box of chocolates

Katharine Earnhardt ’04 loves her jobs - both of them. With her bachelor’s in art history and economics, it’s fitting that Earnhardt works in finance and investments at the Museum…

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Tales from the Creeper: The uncommon room

What would you do if a completely random person showed up in your common room and took out her homework? Students across campus discovered the answer to that question when…

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Phantasmagorical ‘Synecdoche’ obliterates artistic constructs

When we watch movies, we escape into them. We trade our preoccupations for popcorn and lose ourselves in another world. Most movies entertain, but only the very best slip past…

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WCMA da Vinci symposium connects dimensional dots

Many artists want nothing to do with math or the sciences, and many mathematicians would hesitate to venture outside the realm of graphs when it comes to drawing. But Leonardo…

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Dhamaka interweaves serious and playful to a Bollywood beat

If the runaway success of Slumdog Millionaire left you hankering for more Bollywood, some of the College’s own had your fix: The talent of Dance Dhamaka’s troupe of dancing actors…

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Simple, incisive voices bloom in Glück’s poems

Louise Glück, the 12th U.S. Poet Laureate (2003-2004) and author of 11 books of poetry, read selections from her upcoming publication, A Village Life, to an attentive audience last Monday.…

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Clark symposium assays art and film

“Stillness or movement, silence or sound, duration or moment” were some of the dichotomies posed by the Image and Movement: Film Studies and Art History symposium held at the Sterling…

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Performers transcend Mamet script

The reality of theater reviews at Williams is a strange thing, since it would seem that one of the main purposes of a review is to tell someone whether (or…

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