Month: February 2013

Macklemore cancels highly-anticipated spring fling concert

Yesterday Macklemore and Ryan Lewis, the act intended to headline the College’s spring fling, called off their agreement to perform in Williamstown on April 14. Acting within the rights of…

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College addresses sexual assault cases

On Friday, Dean Bolton sent an all-campus e-mail to update the student body on how the administration has been addressing incidents of sexual assault. Bolton’s e-mail reported the number of…

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ConsentFest unites schools against assault

Last Saturday and Sunday, approximately 50 students from as far as Chicago, Ill. gathered in Griffin Hall for ConsentFest, co-sponsored by Men for Consent (MFC) and the Office of Student…

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Prof. Ed Burger assumes presidency of Southwestern

Last Wednesday, Feb. 20, President Adam Falk sent out an all-campus e-mail announcing that the Francis Christopher Oakley Third Century Professor of Mathematics Edward Burger had been elected as the…

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Veritas Forum fosters religious dialogue

Friday evening in Goodrich Hall, Professor Richard Elphick of Wesleyan University lectured on the question, “Is Religion Dangerous?” The lecture was the introduction to this year’s iteration of the annual…

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College continues winter break shutdowns, saves $28,500

During the 2012 winter break, the College reduced its energy use by 18 percent, saving $28,500 by lowering temperatures in buildings and eliminating unnecessary electricity usage. The average daily energy…

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College restructures Facilities management

After a comprehensive assessment of the department last summer, the College has opted to restructure the management of Facilities. The positions of associate vice president and director of Facilities operations…

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Amateurs and veterans spin cinematic tales in ice show

The Figure Skating Club put on its annual Figure Skating Show last weekend, presenting “From Screen to … ICE!!!” at the Lansing Chapman rink on Friday. Lasting about an hour,…

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Kora concert recalls legacy of narrative music, inspires social change

Last Sunday, visiting artist Ballake Sissoko graced the stage of the Brooks-Rogers Recital Hall in the Ernest Brown World Music Series. Sissoko is a world-renowned Mali kora player. The kora…

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Members of WCFM cruise the College air waves

It’s always a little uncanny to hear the distinct voice of my entrymate Anthony Evans ’16 reverberate off the walls of our common room on Monday nights when I know…

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