Month: September 2009

Indian summer

This July as I watched the sun rise on northern Tamil Nadu, India from the top of a lone water tower, I found myself – as I often did during…

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Theft inspires change in views on safety

Defecation happens. When it does happen, most students on campus would have to leave their dorm rooms to go to the nearest bathroom. A legitimate question to ask then is,…

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Men’s soccer notches late goal

NESCAC) defeated SUNY New Paltz (4-1-1) yesterday with a goal in the final minute of play to pick up its first win of the season following a draw with NESCAC…

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Volleyball snags 2nd at Brandeis Invite

Volleyball opened its season last weekend at the Brandeis Invitational, where it finished second out of nine teams. Returning 10 of 11 players, including five starters, from last year’s NCAA…

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Jay-Z draws up ‘Blueprint’

Most rappers wouldn’t dare criticize the industry that supports their lavish lifestyles, but then again, most rappers aren’t married to Beyoncé, aren’t almost 40 years old and can’t brag about…

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Microtonal voices: Out of the ordinary, not out of tune

On Saturday night the Boston-based microtonal group NotaRiotous presented a concert of microtonal chamber music on the ’62 Center’s CenterStage. Led by Berkshire resident and Berkshire Symphony violist James Bergin,…

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20 years in the making, ‘Prendergast’ shines

E.J. Johnson, art history professor, discusses an image of Rome’s Capitoline Hill during a tour of WCMA’s show, ‘Prendergast in Italy.’ On a drab and dreary weekend afternoon, the brightly…

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Men’s tennis readies for ITA

With a new, albeit familiar coach and a solid group of returning players, men’s tennis looks to lay the groundwork this fall for a strong preseason in order to ultimately…

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Voices from our true north: Canucks on campus

Recalling the days when I was a fresh-off-the-boat, “eh”-saying, hockey-playing freshman at an upstate New York high school, I can distinctly remember thinking that I was the center of an…

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Sawyer/Schow schism

When I first came to Williams, I planned on double-majoring in anthropology and Russian. In two short years I switched majors to anthropology and physics and then to just physics.…

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