Category: Features

Doug does the Olympics

Valentine’s Day has arrived and I’m back in the saddle again as far as writing for the Record is concerned.

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Opening bank account not fun

Disillusionment is the bad taste left in your mouth after the canned spinach which your parents feed you only after having pumped you full of Popeye cartoons and stories of how canned spinach is like green lifesavers.

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Spoon or Fork? How ’bout a Spork!

As I put my tray onto the conveyor belt to be cleaned after eating in Baxter the other day, I could not help but examine the silverware left on my tray.

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Students flee Williams campus for exotic locales

During Winter Study 1998, more travel courses than ever before fanned out across the globe. The eight courses, three more than in 1997, attracted 110 Williams students, more than twice as many as in previous years.

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Students and faculty get a taste of bania, of Pirozhki, of snow outside Weston

Weston Hall got a new look last Thursday when a Russian steamhut, or bania (BAHN-ya) went up on the front lawn.

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The Arena is latest venue for ARC

Thursday night, the Activity Resource Center bussed students to The Arena, an activity center in Pittsfield.

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The Acclaimed OCC Quiz

How much do you know about getting a job?

As a member of the Class of 1998, I have been spending this Winter Study browsing the literature at the OCC, slouching in a chair and half-heartedly jotting addresses from various pink Job Notebooks onto some notepad with "Putnam Investments" written at the bottom.

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Roger’s Corner

Record: Hi Roger. Roger: I would like to state that I’ve never committed any indiscretions with Paula Jones. We’ve always maintained an honorable relationship.

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One in 2000: Jeff McMahon

Jeff McMahon- Junior

Residence: West

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The end is nigh…

The Apocalypse is upon us. We at the Record will spew forth the seven plagues at Williams this semester, as the seven angels from Books 8-11 of Revelation blew their trumpets to signal the first seven plagues of the Apocalypse.

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