Author: Jeongyoon Han, Staff Writer

Inside the Williamstown Masonic Lodge: The myths and facts of Freemasonry

It is the oldest fraternity organization in the world, an enigma to those who do not know the traditions and mysteries that its members have access to. With the group’s…

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Students design specialized courseload with contract major option

The College offers 37 majors, each of which is housed in a certain academic department with a set curriculum. There is, however, one lesser-known type of major that gives students…

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Economics professor investigates conflicts of interest in medicine

In May 2017, Matthew Chao, assistant professor of economics, published (along with 10 others) an investigation into the association between pharmaceutical policies in teaching hospitals and physician prescribing. This study,…

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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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Graffiti remains a campus mystery

Just outside Whitman’s dining hall, there is a piece of graffiti that has gone untouched for years. The words “Si nos dan a un@  Nos dan a tod@s!” have hung…

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Former IT specialist, psych Ph.D. explores implicit cognition

What started as a decision to take a psychology course on a whim during his sophomore year of college became a life-long passion for Jeremy Cone, assistant professor of psychology.…

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College, students respond to DACA repeal

In response to Attorney General Jeff Sessions’ Sept. 5 announcement of a gradual “wind-down” of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program (DACA), President of the College Adam Falk reaffirmed…

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