Month: March 2013

Carrigan, Lee assume ACE leadership

Last Saturday, Katy Carrigan ’14 and Louisa Lee ’14 won the 2013-14 co-presidential election for All-Campus Entertainment (ACE). Twenty-five percent of the student body voted in the election. Though Carrigan…

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Comprehensive fees rise for 2013-14

In an all-campus e-mail sent on Monday, President Falk informed the College community that the College’s comprehensive fee for the 2013-14 school year will increase by 3.75 percent. The comprehensive…

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King, Schiff ’82 to speak at 2013 commencement

Trustees, faculty, staff and students on the Honorary Degrees Committee chose social justice advocate and tennis icon Billie Jean King to deliver the commencement address for the Class of 2013.…

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Spring Street Blues, 3-7-13 and 3-9-13

Thursday 3-7-13 8:35 p.m., Lasell: Two students came to the Security office in Hopkins Hall basement to report stolen articles from the women’s locker room in Lassell. One had her…

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CC approves significant increase in spring concert ticket prices

Last Wednesday, College Council (CC) voted to support an increase in ticket prices for the formerly scheduled Macklemore and Ryan Lewis concert. Ticket prices will be allowed to rise from…

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Alum talks green responsibility

Last Thursday, Attorney Matt Wessler ’01 returned to the College to give an address about “Climate Change and the Courts: When Congress and the President Fail to Act.”  Wessler litigates…

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College selects 5 honorary degree recipients for commencement

When the class of 2013 celebrates their graduation at the College’s 224th annual commencement on June 2, they will be joined by seven honorary degree recipients. Two of the recipients,…

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‘Rite of Spring’ informs, excites in unprecedented collaboration

Last weekend, the College hosted an exciting centennial tribute to Igor Stravinsky’s classic and controversial opera, The Rite of Spring. Though the ballet met controversy at its inception, even causing…

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Dark imagery dominates ‘The Crucible’

The opening minutes of the theatre department’s production of The Crucible were immediately foreboding and intense, an unsettling foray into darkness: With the black curtains almost completely drawn, the only…

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Superb acting carries ‘Rust and Bone’

On paper, Jacques Audiard’s Rust and Bone seems unwatchable. The screenplay was adapted from a collection of short stories and this collection of disjointed vignettes do not appear to structure…

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