Month: March 2018

Confronting an evolving JA system: Considering changes to the entry and reimagining the structure of JAAB

Given that the Junior Advisor (JA) system is a unique and defining feature of campus life with a longstanding history at the College, we at the Record feel compelled to…

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College appoints Maud Mandel as next president

Yesterday, the Board of Trustees announced the appointment of Maud S. Mandel as the College’s 18th president. Mandel, who will be the College’s first female president, was unanimously selected by…

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First annual Comedy Festival brings laughs to campus

Third Wheel Improv (above) was one of the visiting groups that performed in this past weekend’s first annual Comedy Festival. Photo courtesy of Chris D'Silva. Amidst midterms and sky-high stress,…

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Women’s track and field takes silver at NCAA Indoor Nationals

11 athletes from women’s track and field scored 37 points and placed second at NCAA Nationals on Friday and Saturday. The majority of Friday’s schedule was made up of preliminary…

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Molière’s classic comedy satirizes 17th-century France

Photo Courtesy of Keith Foreman/The '62 Center.‘Tartuffe’, originally banned for speaking against 17th-century French monarchy and the Church, now serves as a mockery of the past. A bigoted man trying…

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Spelling error sparks conversations on Muslim student representation

On Tuesday, Feb. 27, campus facilities installed a misspelled sign in the basement of Thompson Memorial Chapel that read “Muslin Common Room” rather than “Muslim Common Room.” The sign, which…

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Justifying the change: JAAB members explain its decision process and next steps

In a year marked by falling application numbers, record-high rejection rates for Junior Advisor (JA) offers and negative campus discourse surrounding the JA system, the endurance of the residential structure…

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Women’s lacrosse drops three consecutive games to start season

Mid elder Emma TenBarge ’19 scored five goals in Saturday’s 15-10 loss to Trinity on Farley-Lamb Field. Photo Courtesy of Sports Information. Women’s lacrosse (0–3, 0–2 in the NESCAC) lost …

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Athletes of the Week : Anna Passannante ’20 and George Peele ’20

Anna Passannante '20 Women's track and field Chapel Hill, N.C.  "We are all very happy for Anna. She ran a smart race and competed really well. She has worked very…

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Captains’ Corner: Tobias Muellers ’18

Team: Men's track and field Hometown: Burlington, Vt. Residence: Woodbridge Major: Chemistry Snack bar order: Chicken shawarma with side salad What is your background in sports? I played soccer. I think it was my first…

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