Month: September 2013

Warm Lights, Crisp Nights

The lights of Chapin Hall illuminate the lush greenery of Paresky lawn as dusk begins to settle.Nathaniel Boley/Photo Editor    

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Meet and Greet

Diana Abu-Jaber signs copies of her book Crescent for students after her Williams Reads lecture.Nathaniel Boley/Photo Editor

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Psych services extends outreach

Psychological Counseling Services (Psych Services) is becoming more prominent on campus. According to the Psychological Counseling Data 2012-13, 27 percent of the student body sought counseling at Psych Services and…

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Pell grants reveal breadth of student income diversity

Financial aid at elite institutions like the College is an equalizer: It allows students otherwise unable to afford the high costs of attendance to gain access to an excellent education.…

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Open classrooms encourage faculty to exchange pedagogy

The recently developed Open Classroom Initiative (OCI), co-created by faculty members Dave Richardson, professor of chemistry, and Janneke van de Stadt, chair of German and Russian and associate professor of…

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Open doors, open ideas

The open classroom initiative, spearheaded by two professors and supported by many others, is now underway, allowing professors to attend select College classes regardless of their status or department affiliation.…

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Mindful Need

This semester, the College’s Psychological Counseling Services (Psych Services) is offering a new variety of resources to strengthen its presence on campus. With the expansion of group therapy sessions and…

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Professor breaks onto big screen

While most students on campus know Liza Johnson as a professor of art and chair of American studies, many are unaware of her increasingly successful presence in independent film. As…

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‘Fruitvale Station’ screening illuminates racial stereotypes

‘Fruitvale Station’ confronts racial issues that persist in modern society and at the College. Photo courtesy of Best Wallpaper. Last Friday night, the department of Africana studies sponsored a free…

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Ailey II nods to iconic past, looks toward new future

Ailey II, a New York City dance company, gave a breathtaking performance on Sept. 17 at the ’62 Center for Theatre and Dance. Photo courtesy of Kate Kiernan. Given the…

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