Month: November 2017

Putting the books back in ‘bookstore’: Making the College bookstore a community space

While the Williams Bookstore has its upsides, including a friendly and helpful sales staff, we believe that the bookstore’s corporate management fails to cater to the needs of the community…

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Paradise Papers shed light on College, higher education insurance industry

The College is a shareholder in a reinsurance company based out of Bermuda, the recently-leaked Paradise Papers reveal. The documents leaked from the Bermuda-based law firm Appleby show that the…

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Mika Brzezinski ’89 discusses journalistic career, tour series

In the three decades since Mika Brzezinski ’89 first applied to the College, her career has been characterized by a series of setbacks and triumphs which eventually led her to…

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Football earns 31-24 OT win over Amherst in historic Homecoming bout

They don’t call it “The Biggest Little Game in America” for nothing. At Homecoming on Saturday, a chilly Veteran’s Day with thousands in attendance at Farley-Lamb Field, football (6–3) notched…

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Energy, speed, intimacy score win for ‘The Wolves’

Not for a single scene does The Wolves lessen its speed and lucidity. The second you enter CenterStage at the ’62 Center for Theatre and Dance, the tempo is high.…

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Faculty express concerns over new bookstore

Since the Williams Bookstore’s opening in August, many students and faculty have expressed concerns over the internal management and trade book section of the store. Currently, the College has a…

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The role of secularism at the College: Why we need a non-religious chaplain

As the Preach it Forward campaign has made clear, people who enter the Chaplains’ Office do not leave any of their identities at the door. Faith identity is no exception,…

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College adopts unified non-discrimination, harassment and sexual misconduct policy

At the Nov. 8 faculty meeting, the faculty approved and adopted a new unified non-discrimination, harassment and sexual misconduct policy and unified grievance procedures, by a vote of 46 yes…

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On being thankful: The importance of criticizing the things we love

One of the things I miss most about home is the food. My family constantly jokes about my grandmother’s real home being the kitchen — the place you can always…

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How we define a Latinx: Language as a part of la cultura

Three times a week, I walk into my Intermediate Spanish class with the inability to roll my Rs and to understand when it’s okay to use the subjunctive. I always…

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