Month: March 2016

A minor improvement: Reconsidering the implementation of minors at the College

By reopening discussion on the possibility of adding minors to the College curriculum, the Committee on Educational Affairs and College Council is addressing a crucial concern about the College’s program…

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Stevenson to speak at commencment

The College will be awarding eight honorary degree recipeients at commencement. The recipients are (from L to R): Wang Leehom ’98, Carrie Hessler-Radelet, Frank Deford, Bryan Stevenson, Sarah Bolton, David…

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CEA addresses faculty-proposed course and major changes

Before the faculty meeting on March 9, the Committee on Educational Affairs (CEA) sent a memorandum addressed to the College’s faculty detailing proposed changes to multiple majors and concentrations. The…

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UL invites Charles Murray to deliver speech at the College

Students gathered in Brooks-Rogers Recital Hall to listen to Charles Murray speak. Grace Flaherty/Photo Editor. Uncomfortable Learning (UL), an unofficial student organization at the College that aims to provide a…

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Williams Catering cooks up imaginitive cuisine

The College’s catering service gets creative in providing delicious food for events in the Faculty House and elsewhere. Photo courtesy of Jeanette Kopczynski. Although many students at the College are…

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Designs for new Spring Street Bookstore surface

The Willmott Lot, on the corner of Spring and Walden Streets, will serve as the location for the new Spring Street bookstore. Photo courtesy of Bookstore Building Committee. The College…

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Falk announces tuition raise

On Thursday, President of the College Adam Falk sent out a campus-wide email announcing changes in the tuition for the 2016-17 academic year. Tuition will increase by 3.46 percent. This…

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Author Elizabeth Kolbert speaks on climate change

Elizabeth Kolbert delivers the spring Sigma Xi lecture about climate change and the topics of her most recently published book. Grace Flaherty/Photo Editor. On Friday, Pulitzer Prize-winning author and Class…

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Professors debate holiday foods

Students gathered in Baxter Hall to witness the excitment of the Latke-Hamantaschen debate. Emory Strawn/Photo Editor. I am unashamedly a hamantaschen person. Admitting this, however, often provokes strange looks and…

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Students with nontraditional school backgrounds thrive at the College

For the majority of students at the College, a standard high school experience is a held expectation. In a conversation about high school experiences, typically the only question asked is…

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