Author: Francesca Paris, Communications Director

Rev. Rick Spalding retires from College chaplaincy

After over 17 years, Reverend Rick Spalding will leave his position as chaplain to the College at the end of the semester. Spalding joined the College’s staff as chaplain to…

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Bottoms Up: ‘In-Cider Scoop’ on best autumn drinks

As the leaves turn and the colors change, as each dining hall presents its assortment of apples with varying quality, as the temperature begins to drop (well, maybe), you will…

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Goodrich reopens in Dodd

After weeks of set-up, Goodrich Coffee Bar opened its doors in the Dodd dining room on Sept. 20. Colloquially referred to as “Doddrich,” Goodrich has reopened with slightly altered hours…

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WOTQ: How is your day going?

"Just went to class, did some math, eating. It's an average​ day." Jonathan Carrasco ’20 "It's been great. I went to the Natural Bridge State Park and went to class…

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One in Two Thousand: Justin Sardo

When Justin Sardo ’18 showed me his wall of pants and started recounting his strange dreams to me on a daily basis, I knew we were going to be friends.…

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Acceptance rate for class of 2021 drops to record low of 14.6 percent

On March 23, the College announced that it had offered 1253 students admission to the Class of 2021. Following a 22 percent spike in applications to the College for a…

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CC rejects censure, issues warning for Cap & Bells

Last night, College Council (CC) voted 22–3 in favor of issuing a formal warning to Cap & Bells, the College’s only student-run theatre group, for 18 months. The warning will…

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Departments, programs revise course catalog for next year

Last Wednesday, the faculty approved changes to the 2017-18 course catalog, including changes to major or concentration requirements for art history, Arabic, philosophy, theatre, computer science, women’s, gender and sexuality…

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Al-Batal speaks at the College on the future of Arabic pedagogy

On Thursday, Mahmoud Al-Batal visited the College and spoke on the pedagogical challenges of teaching Arabic as the language has shifted since 2001. Al-Batal is a professor of Arabic at…

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Vermicomposting worms its way into the College community

There are thousands of worms squirming their way through the Environmental Center. Don’t worry, though; they’re hard at work. Like a tiny colony of worker bees, they chew through scraps…

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