Month: February 2010

College Council presidential candidates explain primary goals

This week, students will choose between two tickets for the next College Council (CC) co-presidents: Emanuel Yekutiel ’11 and Ifiok Inyang ’11, or Jonathan Foster ’11 and Michael Leon ’11. Polls will open tonight at 10 p.m. and close Friday evening at 10 p.m

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Faculty Staff Initiative forms updated goals

The Faculty Staff Initiative (FSI), a grassroots organization formed in the fall of 2007 to recruit, retain and mentor faculty members who teach in programs, junior faculty and faculty and staff of color, has set forth an array of issues it would like to address in the near future.

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Falk prepares to assume presidency

Since January, President-elect Falk has been spending one day every week familiarizing himself with the College in preparation for assuming office on April 1.

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WCF resolves to draft constitution

As discussions regarding the separation of Athletes’ Bible Study (ABS) from Williams Christian Fellowship (WCF) have continued over the last week, WCF has begun the process of formulating a constitution to direct the group in the future.

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College Council debates set stage for elections

On Sunday, students congregated in Baxter Hall to listen to the annual College Council (CC) speeches and debate. Although the evening centered on the CC co-presidential candidates’ debate between Ifiok Inyang ’11 and Emanuel Yekutiel ’11, and Jon Foster ’11 and Mike Leon ’11, the evening began with candidates for class representatives and minority concerns representative. Record editors Yue-Yi Hwa ’11 and Katy Gathright ’12 moderated the debate.

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Spring St. venues set for summer opening

By this summer, Spring Street will be home to several more new stores, restaurants and offices – including campus favorite The Purple Pub, which is reopening under new management.

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CC furthers Goodrich studio proposal

In response to calls for expanded access to the lower Goodrich dance studio, a group of students, both affiliated and unaffiliated with the dance department, have crafted a proposal in conjunction with College Council (CC) outlining a new access system for the studio.

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Bates takes women’s hoops quarterfinal

Third-seeded women’s basketball (18-7) lost its NESCAC quarterfinal game to sixth-seeded Bates 70-63 in a packed Chandler Gymnasium Saturday. Despite the loss, the Ephs could continue into the NCAA tournament if they receive an at-large bid.

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Letter to the Editor

News of the interim report on the neighborhood housing system has finally percolated its way into the alumni literature. I am glad to see that the Neighborhood Review Committee is taking a hard look at the system, which we knew as anchor housing when it was proposed in the 2004-05 academic year.

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Men’s basketball fells Wesleyan 77-62

Men’s basketball (24-1) proved to be too much for eighth-seeded Little Three rival Wesleyan in the opening round of the NESCAC tournament on Saturday. Williams advanced to the semifinals with a 77-62 win at home.

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