Month: April 2011

Sustainable eating

To the Editor, It was a great pleasure to participate in the recent debate about the ethical issues associated with eating animals (“College debate team 'meats' its match in PETA…

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The right type of action

When thinking about the recent protest and subsequent arrest of four Williams students in Washington, D.C., it is important to keep in mind that all forms of direct action are…

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Breaking the cycle

According to the Centers for Disease Control, there are more than 19 million new cases of sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) in the United States every year. And yet, despite this…

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Inspired to speak

I remember walking out of East College last year when I was first confronted with Take Back The Night. Intrigued by the crowd’s silence, illuminated only by the light emitted…

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A failure to communicate

Last week, the College was lucky enough to be graced by a new crop of prefrosh: wide-eyed, awestruck and, to a fairly large degree, not Jewish. This year, Previews was…

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Women’s lacrosse stumbles 12-5 at Bowdoin

On Saturday, women’s lacrosse (8-7, 3-5 in the NESCAC) took on Bowdoin in a hard-fought battle ending in a 12-5 loss. Despite recognizing the strength of the Polar Bear squad,…

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Men’s golf claims 2nd in NESCAC season opener

Men’s golf finished second overall in Sunday’s shortened NESCAC spring opener. Saturday’s inclement weather forced the Taconic Golf Club to close and caused the first round of play to be…

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Baseball succumbs to Jeffs’ series sweep

Baseball dropped both games in a doubleheader against Amherst on Sunday. The men lost the late game 8-5 and the early game 7-2. The men also suffered a 14-2 defeat…

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Men’s tennis splits week

Tenth-ranked men’s tennis (10-6, 3-2 in the NESCAC) lost to Middlebury on Sunday, falling 7-2. The loss came after a successful week for the men, who defeated 14th-ranked Bowdoin on…

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Cycling ends season strong

The cycling team wrapped up the collegiate road racing season with Dartmouth’s L’Enfer Du Nord series and the University of New Hampshire’s Live Free or Ride Hard series on April…

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