Month: October 2017

All on the same team: Contemplating the objective of EphVentures

Campus discussion about the value of TeamEph, including a panel held last Thursday, has sparked important questions about the goal of First Days and EphVentures, particularly for fall athletes who…

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Gospel Choir protests anthem on Mountain Day

On Friday, Gospel Choir used its Mountain Day performance of “The Star Spangled Banner” to draw attention to racial injustices in America and at the College. Huddled together at the…

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‘Celestial Pavilion’ design wins architecture class competition

Last Thursday at solar noon, 12:39 p.m. EST, over 20 students, faculty and staff gathered in the Celestial Pavilion, designed by Kate Latimore ’19. The pavilion is a sleek and…

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Maimaron leads late comeback as Ephs top Panthers on final play

Bobby Maimaron ’21 connected with Frank Stola ’21 for a touchdown on the final play of the game, as football (4-1) topped Middlebury 27-26 on Saturday. In a thrilling comeback,…

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‘Battle of the Sexes’ becomes an instant classic

The Battle of the Sexes is one of the most iconic moments in sports history, a watershed event that had and continues to have an outsized impact on American popular…

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Students accuse College of racial bias in recent disciplinary action

On Oct. 8, Emily O’Brien ’18 released a petition on change.org via Facebook calling on the College to drop charges after a recent campus arrest and change its disciplinary practices,…

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Williams 101: Senior Staff Organization

This piece is the first installment in our “Williams 101” series, a set of articles on the basic structure and operations of the College. Our aim in this series is…

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Supporting the Davis Center: Examining the College’s commitment to diversity

Our names are Linda Worden and Claire Bunn, and we were two of the community builders at the Davis Center last year. The community builders are students hired by the…

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Passing the buck on misogyny: The epidemic of complacency towards sexism

There are many men who, for one reason or another, feel personally faultless when it comes to misogyny and rape culture. These men tend to respond to conversations surrounding rape…

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The advantages of TeamEph: Promoting understanding about athletic orientation

About a month ago, a student released an op-ed (“No Team in Team Eph” (Sept. 20, 2017)) calling for the abolition of a first-year orientation program called TeamEph, correlating it…

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