Month: February 2011

Examining the first-year residential system

As the Committee on Undergraduate Life (CUL) compiles the results of its recent student survey on the entry system, the committee’s work to understand the first-year residential experience at the…

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Communicating campus concerns

More than a year after the homophobic event that prompted a sit-in at Hardy House and the consequent formation of the Gender and Sexuality Resource Center (GSRC), intolerance unfortunately still…

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“Teeth” chews into norms

An eight-member ensemble recently founded by the College’s Choral Director Brad Wells, Roomful of Teeth is dedicated to uniting non-classical vocal styles from around the world into new compositions. The…

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Chamber Players echo Spanish past in concert

In the midst of all of the commotion surrounding Winter Carnival, Williams Chamber Players presented a concert titled “Spanish Echoes” on Saturday night. As described by the department, “Spanish Echoes”…

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Skaters cast a spell on ice

Fifteen student musicians gathered last Wednesday to compete in this year’s annual Berkshire Student Symphony Soloist Competition, presented by the College’s department of music. Each student performed for approximately 10…

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Students grace stage at annual soloist competition

Fifteen student musicians gathered last Wednesday to compete in this year’s annual Berkshire Student Symphony Soloist Competition, presented by the College’s department of music. Each student performed for approximately 10…

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Maccabeats infuse pop classics with Hebrew flair

The world first became aware of the Maccabeats in December 2010, when the power of Youtube vaulted their song “Candlelight” to national prominence. Over 4.6 million views later, this collection…

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Skiing in Style

This year’s Winter Carnival kicked off Thursday with the Community Cross Country Ski Race. About a dozen racers from the Williamstown community – each sporting flashy and creative costumes –…

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One in 2000: Miles Horton ’14

As an avid Facebook stalker, I have long been terrified by the thought of being caught in the act of scrutinizing another’s Facebook page. To my dismay, I was found…

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Beyond Hershey’s: students melt into chocolate-tasting experience

For those who still craved chocolate after Valentine’s Day, Dodd dining hall was the place to be on Friday night. The campus culinary club, Gusto!, hosted a chocolate tasting event…

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